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MSAD 61 Substitute Teacher Training
with Mike Emery
In this one-hour training, MSAD 61 staff will review the requirements for becoming a substitute teacher in MSAD 61 and how to get on the substitute list; professional expectations and best practices for substitute teachers; what to expect at the various schools in the district; and some district policy and legal information. Participants who complete this training are eligible to receive an additional $10 per day in substitute pay, and this includes current substitutes!
Free. Pre-registration required.
Instructors: Rhonda Springer and Mike Emery
Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training
with Woodford Family Services
We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. A Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.
Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families and we are excited to connect our community with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program.
This online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a wait list for services and become an integral part of a child’s treatment team. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. You can start at any time and finished at your own pace.You will complete 12 online modules then (3) 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Interest List
with To be determined AE
We are not currently offering this program, however Gray New-Gloucester Adult and Community Education may be. For more information, please visit www.gngadulted.org or call Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education at (207) 657-9612.
140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship
For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Includes hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
*By "signing up" for this class you will be put on our interest list. Currently there is no CCMA course scheduled at Lake Region and Fryeburg Area Adult Ed. Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education may already have a class scheduled and we encourage you to reach out to them.
National Healthcareer Association Certification
Are you employed as a phlebotomist or clinical medical assistant and don't have your National Healthcare Association certification? A real plus for career advancement or employment. Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education is an authorized site to proctor this nationally recognized exam. Visit nhanow.com to determine if you qualify to sit for the exam based on your work experience. Examinees self-register and pay for the exam online. Then call us to arrange a testing date!
with Chris Connor
The Phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team who obtains a patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed across the healthcare system. Classroom and clinical experience at Bridgton Hospital includes medical terminology, blood collection, procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.
Class includes the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. Clinical experience for this class is held at Bridgton Hospital, Bridgton, Me.
Class size is limited.
Instructor: Christopher Connor
Saturdays. 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
*** Next class starts August 26, 2023 ***
There is still space in this course. Email or call us to start the registration process today! 207-647-5138
Real Estate Sales Agent Course
This 55-hour remote learning real estate agent course, approved by the Maine Real Estate Commission, is a prerequisite to taking the Pearson VUE state licensing exam. Based on the book, Introduction to a Successful Career in Maine Real Estate, by Charles “Kim” Coit, its content includes material that is basic to the practice of real estate in Maine. Concepts covered:
- How the business is organized and regulated by the Maine Real Estate Commission
- Licensing laws and agency relationships
- Fiduciary duties of a licensee with an agency agreement with a buyer or seller
- Private property rights with attention to the public and private limits that may exist on those rights.
- Required disclosures licensees must make to make to buyers and sellers
- Basics of contracts and how to complete agreements for real estate transactionsIntroduction to real estate financing and overview of different loan products available
- Closings and closing costs
- Tax considerations of property ownership
- Miscellaneous federal laws including Fair Housing and Americans with Disabilities.
The material is presented in manageable modules. Students read the text and then answer short questions based on the text. The questions are designed to help students focus on key points and reinforce learning. The course has four quizzes. Students take the quiz and with a passing grade of 75, move on to the next topics in the course. Students may retake quizzes until they secure a passing grade. The final course grade is the grade attained on the final exam. Students may retake the final exam as well. Students have 1 year to complete the course.
Upon passing this course AND completing a course evaluation required by the Maine Real Estate Commission, students will receive a Certificate of Completion. This Certificate is your ticket of admission to the Pearson VUE state licensing exam. Students have one year from the course completion to take the Pearson VUE test. We recommend taking the test as soon after completing the real estate agent course as possible.
When students pass the Pearson VUE exam, they affiliate with an agency. The Designated Broker of the Agency and the student sign the application for a license and send the application to the commission for processing.
Students are welcome to call or email the real estate course instructor at any time during the course with questions.
- Introduction to a Successful Career in Maine Real Estate textbook
- Maine Real Estate Commission License Law Reference Book
Your Role as a New Banker
Are you new to the banking world? Do you need to develop the skills to be successful with customers and co-workers? Or are you an experienced employee interested in improving your customer relations skills and professional skills for success?
All customer contact is critical to an organization’s success with its customers or members. Your Role as a New Banker is part of the Foundations in Banking Certificate.
Topics covered include: Professionalism, Communication, Quality Customer Service, and Promoting your Financial Institution’s Products.
Register here or call 207-647-5138 to start the application process for the next class.
Cost: $99 + $50 book
Erin Nelson & Mary Martell (Norway Savings Bank)
Aaron Hagan (Key Bank)
Laura Briggs (Evergreen Credit Union)