Adult education in Maine is a statewide system of more than 100 connected learning programs and centers from Kittery to Fort Kent and everywhere in between.
The RSU 40/MSAD 40 Adult Education program offers courses in these categories:
Business & Skills Traning courses help prepare Maine citizens by providing the modern skills training necessary for new careers and career advancement. Classes in this category include computer training, social media, Internet, publishing, health care opportunities, notary public training and trades such as woodworking and welding.
ConnectME High-Speed, Broadband Internet Technical Assistance - RSU 40/MSAD 40 Adult Education is your source for information on how to use Maine's expanding high-speed, broadband Internet connectivity to help you meet educational goals, enrich your life, obtain health information, access governmental services and enhance economic and community development. Contact our office and arrange a special presentaion on the importance of high speed Internet for your civic or social organization - 832-5205.
General enrichment courses include a wide variety of course topics such as such as farming, gardening, conservation, tours, home buying, genealogy, investing, languages, and more!
Arts & Crafts courses offer the opportunity to learn to cook, create with clay, knit, do floral arranging, photograph, make jewelry, hook rugs and in general, express yourself creatively!
Health & Wellness courses help you get moving and stay healthy with classes such as dance, hula hooping, zumba, tai chi, hiking, skin care, martial arts and yoga!
Literacy courses give people the guidance, support, and training neccessary to improve their literacy skills and the literacy skills of their family.
HiSET (High School Equivalency Tests) & High School Completion courses help people earn a State of Mainr equivalency diploma or finish earning credits for an adult education high school diploma .
College Transitions courses assist people of all ages wishing to make the transition into college-level courses.
Safety courses offer training to help adults and youth stay safe with classes such as CPR, first aid, babysitting, bowhunting, snowmobile safety and the ever popular hunter safety.
Education to Go (Ed2Go) Online courses are tuition-based online classes that are done entirely on the Internet at the convenience of the student. RSU 40/MSAD 40 Adult Education contracts with Ed2Go to offer more than 250 different courses online in the following course categories: accounting & finance, business, college readiness, computer applications, design & composition, health care & medical, language & arts, law & legal, personal development, teaching & education, technology, and writing & publishing.
In any economy, Adult Education courses are great choices because they are local, affordable, and are designed to fit within your schedule.