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Adult Education & Enrichment


Adult Education & Enrichment
RSU5 Community Programs strives to provide diverse offerings for our community. We offer a variety of adult education services, including high school equivalency (Hi-Set), Programs for New Mainers, English for speakers of other languages, career development, College Transitions, enrichment, health and fitness, vocational training, workforce training, technology, and much more. We are always looking to expand our programs, so please let us know if you have ideas.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS, EMAIL OR CALL THE ADULT EDUCATION COORDINATOR AT 207-865-6171.
 
Hi-Set (formerly the GED)
We offer free advising services by appointment and Learning Labs with individualized instruction on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 pm at Freeport Community Services. Hi-Set testing is done by appointment only. If you are interested in high school completion, please be in touch.
 
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes for non-native English speakers. We currently offer a Beginner class and an Advanced class, and we also provide tutoring services thanks to the generosity of volunteers from the community. If you are interested in participating in our ESOL program as a student or as a volunteer tutor, please be in touch.
 
College Transitions
Thinking of going to college? Considering a trade school or a vocational program? Not sure how to start the process? Need some help figuring it all out? We offer free College Transitions services for students looking to pursue higher education. Students must have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible for this program. Advisors are available to help you with the process, whether that means deciding on a program, picking a college, completing the application process, finding financial aid, choosing classes, and more. Invest in your future today by making an appointment and pursuing your education!
 
Community Enrichment Classes
We offer a wide variety of community enrichment classes and travel opportunities through Community Programs. If you have an idea for a class, or are interested in teaching a class, please let us know.
 
Health Care Education Classes
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Thinking of a new career? Need a change? Consider taking a Health Care class today! These courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience. Each course ensures that students gain the necessary skills to excel in a professional healthcare environment. Additionally, these programs include access to an online community with interactive content and robust student services. The job placement rate for these classes is extremely high, so consider taking the leap today!
 
Ed2Go Online Courses
www.ed2go.com/rce
Thinking about pursuing your education? Maybe transportation is an issue, or maybe you work full-time. Ed2GO classes are available online now! We offer a wide range of highly interactive online courses. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.