High quality, cost effective and accessible pathway that includes:
- Career planning
- Academic preparation
- Financial aid assistance
- College planning
- Accuplacer testing
These steps are designed to lead to enrollment in a post-secondary school.
No. Each program has certain characteristics that are the same. Two models are:
- Cohort model, all students enter the program at the same time and continue to work together through the program. Usually this type of program is semester based. Schedules may be one full day per week or two evenings per week or possibly two morning or afternoon sessions.
- Menu of services. Classes and services are offered at a variety of times and locations. Students work with the adult college transitions counselor to plan their schedules and complete course requirements.
Yes. Many adult education programs offer college preparation classes as part of their regular offerings. A student enrolled in one of these classes is NOT considered a Maine College Transitions Program student for purposes of the grant. The student would be considered an adult transitions student for subsidy or AEFLA reporting purposes.
RECOMMENDED ADMISSION CRITERIA
Good Physical and Mental Health
Good grooming and personal hygiene
Absence of drug and alcohol abuse
Dependable, reliable, work habits
Preferably a High School Diploma or HiSET (High School Equivaiency Diploma)
Pass the reading comprehension CASAS entrance test with a grade 9 or above level
Have a Maine CNA Registry acceptable State Bureau of Investigation Background Check
Important: You will be required to have a State Bureau of Identification (SBI) check done prior to beginning the clinical experience of this program and this must be submitted to the Registry when being placed on the Certified Nursing Assistant Registry. The attached fact sheet on employment restrictions provides information about felony convictions that will bar you from employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Please read the fact sheet and sign the application form stating that you have read and understand the information regarding your ineligibility for employment if you have any of the convictions.
Immunization MMR – unless born before 1956
All immunizations and testing required by the cooperating clinical facility, including Hepatitis B. Evidence of negative T.B. test or negative chest x-ray
Physical Exam within the past year – statement from a physician stating the candidate is physically capable of doing C.N.A. work
At least 2 personal references and 2 work related references
Interview with primary instructor
Please call (207) 493.4272 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application today!
You may register by phone. Your seat in any class will not be confirmed until receipt of a check, money order, or cash has been received.
You may pay at the main office, or send payment to RSU39 Adult Education at 308 Sweden St. Suite 2, Caribou, ME, 04736.
We do not accept credit cards.
Please call the office – 207-493-4272.
If you register in person, you’ll know immediately the status of the class.
If a class is full you may be be on a waiting list.
If you are on a waiting list, you will be contacted if a space becomes available. Please do not go to the class unless you have been called. The teacher will have to send you to our office in order to check your wait list status if you just show up for class. All waiting lists are handled on a “first come – first serve” basis and each class is filled in the order people were placed on the waiting list.
Yes. We accept call-in registrations for most classes. We do not accept call-in registrations for classes that require testing, an application process, and/or director approval.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
There is no charge for the HiSET (High School Equivalency Diploma), but you must enroll as a student and pass a series of pre-tests before taking the official test.
- To attend classes in Adult Education, you must be 18 years old and not enrolled in High School.
- You may if you are homeschooled.
- You may if you have not been enrolled in a high school or any state approved private school for at least one full year. Written approval from the superintendent or designee of your school district is required.
- You may if there are extenuating circumstances (documented, immediate need) that are acceptable to Adult Education and the school district in which you reside. Written approval from the superintendent or designee of your school district is required.
If you have met any of the criteria listed above, you may be enrolled in an adult high school diploma program.
If you have met any of the criteria listed above, you must be 17 years of age to be eligible for the HiSET, High School Equivalency Diploma, exam in the state of Maine.
No. We serve people from all over the state of Maine- any resident of Maine can register for our courses.
Not at this time.
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Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-4:30pm
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