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1437 Poland Spring Rd. • MSAD 61 & 72 • Casco, ME 04015
darlene.perry@lakeregionschools.org • 207-627-4291 Toll Free: 1-888-825-4291 • Fax: 207-627-3113
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Registration Information

To register for the HiSET or the Learning Center, call Elaine at 627-4291 ext. 23, or come into our office to get the process started.  We are here for you to help you accomplish your educational goals. Academic classes will begin on September 14, 2015.

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on August 14, 2015

University, College and Distance Learning

University College

Crooked River Adult Education is pleased to be a Delayed Viewing Site for University College, allowing residents of our region access to hundreds of online degree programs offered by the University of Maine system.  Students view recorded ITV class lectures online. Students go to Crooked River Adult Education for exams, to collect materials, and to use the computer lab.  Please note: if you are a new student to the University of Maine system contact Erica Watson at 207-282-4111 or erica.watson@maine.edu.  If you are a returning University of Maine student you can go to www.learn.maine.edu/saco.  Once there click on the Maine Street icon at the top of the page. This will take you to the Maine street section.  On the left click on the Distance learning class search. This will bring you to the Maine street portal where you can choose the academic term and location.  On the location drop down menu please select "Bridgton - delayed viewing".  Doing so will ensure that your classes will be linked to our program and you can access our building for assistance, tests and exams and receiving your books for class.  Please call Erica or us for further assistance.    

Listed below are the Degree and Certificate programs available at a distance: 

University of August - UMA

University of Machias - UMA

University of ME Fort Kent - UMFK

University of ME Orono - UM

University of Southern ME  - USM

University of ME Presque Isle - UMPI 

Complete  online programs include (but are not limited to):

Accounting                                                                                                                                                                          Early Childhood Education                                                                                                                                                 Information Security                                                                                                                                                               Applied Health HIT                                                                                                                                                          Computer Info Systems                                                                                                                                                       Foods & Nutrition                                                                                                                                                                   Medical Lab Technology                                                                                                                                                    Criminal Justice                                                                                                                                                           Paralegal Studies                                                                                                                                                             Dental Hygeine                                                                                                                                                          Healthcare Mgt                                                                                                                                                                  Substance Abuse Rehab                                                                                                                                                          GIS (Geographic Info Systems)                                                                                                                                       Emergency Mgt/Homeland Security                                                                                                                                     Leadership and Org Studies

Visit learn.maine.edu/faq/delayed-viewing/ or call 1-800-868-7000 for more info.

SMCC Fall Schedule -  Coming soon

CMCC Fall Schedule -  Coming soon

Ed2go / Gaitlin Education

Ed2Go now offers over 300 comprehensive, in-depth, career related courses that you can take on your own time from the comfort and convenience of your own home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many of these lead to industry recognized certifications and licenses.

Here is some of the categories offered:  

Business and Professional

Healthcare and Fitness

Hospitality and Service Industry

Management and Corporate

Foreign Language

Computer technology

Starting your own business

For more info, visit www.ed2go.com/cracec or call 207-627-4291 ext. 21.

 

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 17, 2015

General Information

Crooked River Adult Education / Fryeburg Area Adult Education is located at The Crooked River Adult Education Center, 1437 Poland Spring Rd., Casco, Maine.  Our hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Our Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  We are closed on Fridays, holidays and school vacations.  Our telephone number is 207-627-4291, toll free number 1-888-825-4291 and fax number 207-627-3113.

Our website is a part of the new Maine Adult Education Portal, sponsored and managed by the Maine Adult Education Association. When you visit the new MAEA website online at http://www.maineadulted.org, you can search for courses and programs statewide to find the perfect class closest to where you work or live.

PLEASE NOTE:  If SAD 61 school district cancels school in the morning due to inclement weather we will not be having classes that day.  If we decide to close early due to inclement weather, you can check your local television stations, (Channel 6, 8 or 13) to see the cancellation of MSAD 61 & 72 Adult Education.  If we close early due to inclement weather no classes will be held after the closure time.

Registration & Fees

Course fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.  Your place in class is held only with full payment.  Late registrations are accepted if space is available.

How to Register

 online

crookedriver.maineadulted.org

 Mail

Use the registration form on page 31 to mail in your registration. Include a personal check or money order payable to MSAD 61 Adult Ed. Mail to: Crooked River Adult Education, 1437 Poland Spring Rd., Casco, ME 04015.

 Come in

Register in person at our office.

 Phone

We will accept registrations by telephone, but we must receive payment at least 1 week prior to the class start date or we will not hold your seat.

 Confirmation

Because of the volume of students, we are NOT able to contact each person to confirm enrollment.  If you do not hear from us, you can assume that you are registered for your class.

 

Refund Policy

100% will be refunded if we cancel a course.  100% minus a $5.00 processing fee will be refunded if a student withdraws before the first session.  No refunds are made after a class has started. Exceptions to this policy may be made at the discretion of the Director.

 

Smoking Policy

There is NO SMOKING in our buildings and/or on the property.  This includes smoking in personal vehicles parked on school property.

 

Parking

We have a side parking lot available for the people using our building.  Please do not park in front of the building.

 

Inclement Weather

Call Superintendent’s offices at MSAD 61, 647-3048 or MSAD 72, 935-2600 to find out if classes have been canceled.  If regular school has been canceled, Adult Education classes are canceled as well and offices are closed. If there is an early dismissal, Adult Ed will send students home also. If regular school has a delay, it does NOT effect our class start times. Always use your best judgment about driving in inclement weather.

Other

Report ALL injuries (staff or student) to the main office.

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 17, 2015

HiSET ®

HiSET ®

If you want to pursue a rewarding career or continue your education, then getting your high school credential is the most important step you can take. Colleges as well as many employers require one. The HISET® exam, the new alternative to the GED® test, can help you achieve this important state-issued high school equivalency credential. 

HISET® exam registration, tutoring, and pretesting is available by appointment in Casco, Bridgton, Brownfield, Denmark, Fryeburg, and Lovell.

Official HISET® exam testing is offered at Crooked River Adult Education in Casco and the Fryeburg Public Library in Fryeburg.

Call Elaine Rowe at 627-4291 or 888-825-4291 Ext. 23 to schedule your first appointment.

 

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 17, 2015

On-line classes

Ed2go / Gaitlin Education

Ed2Go now offers over 300 comprehensive, in-depth, career related courses that you can take on your own time from the comfort and convenience of your own home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Many of these lead to industry recognized certifications and licenses.

Here is some of the categories offered:  

Business and Professional

Healthcare and Fitness

Hospitality and Service Industry

Management and Corporate

Foreign Language

Computer technology

Starting your own business

For more info, visit www.ed2go.com/cracec or call 207-627-4291 ext. 21.

 

University College Distance Learning

University College

Crooked River Adult Education is pleased to be a Delayed Viewing Site for University College, allowing residents of our region access to hundreds of online degree programs offered by the University of Maine system. Students view recorded ITV class lectures online. Students go to Crooked River Adult Education for exams, to collect materials, and to use the computer lab.

Listed below are the Degree and Certificate programs available at a distance: 

University of August - UMA

University of Machias - UMA

University of ME Fort Kent - UMFK

University of ME Orono - UM

University of Southern ME  - USM

University of ME Presque Isle - UMPI 

Complete  online programs include (but are not limited to):

Accounting                                                                                                                                                                          Early Childhood Education                                                                                                                                                 Information Security                                                                                                                                                               Applied Health HIT                                                                                                                                                          Computer Info Systems                                                                                                                                                       Foods & Nutrition                                                                                                                                                                   Medical Lab Technology                                                                                                                                                    Criminal Justice                                                                                                                                                           Paralegal Studies                                                                                                                                                             Dental Hygeine                                                                                                                                                          Healthcare Mgt                                                                                                                                                                  Substance Abuse Rehab                                                                                                                                                          GIS (Geographic Info Systems)                                                                                                                                       Emergency Mgt/Homeland Security                                                                                                                                     Leadership and Org Studies

Visit learn.maine.edu/faq/delayed-viewing/ or call 1-800-868-7000 for more info.

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 17, 2015

2015 Graduates

Congratulations to all. AdultEdGradSketches2015.pdf

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 17, 2015

Career Counseling

Thinking about a new or changing career but not sure which steps to take?  Our career pathways advisor is available to work with students assisting them in their career goals and can offer guidance with career exploration and readiness. Call if interested.  For more information contact Rhonda Jacobson at 627-4291 ext. 30.   

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 16, 2015

College Transitions

Do you want to attend college but are unsure of how or where to start?  Our College Transitions program is free to you and will help you: 

*  Take the Accuplacer® and get the support necessary to be academically prepared for college success

* Understand the college application and financial aid processes

*  Learn how college is structured and how to prepare to be a successful student

*  Explore program major options and why career exploration and research are important.

*  Develop a plan of action and goals that will help you measure your progress

*  Receive a college application fee waiver 

College Transition class schedule:

Session 1  Tuesdays, October 6th - 27th     4 week session      10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2  Tuesdays, November 3rd - November 24th   4 week session      10:00 AM – 12:00 PM     

 

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on May 15, 2015

Fryeburg Area Partners

FRYEBURG AREA COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

Maine Families

Maine Families is a free support program for new parents.  Give your child the best possible start in life by becoming your child’s first and most important teacher.  Call Melissa Wakefield at 800-866-5588.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a free home visiting program for expectant parents and families with children from birth through three years of age. Call Fryeburg Head Start at
207-935-3911 Ext. 208.

Head Start

Head Start is a center-based child development program focusing on educational, social, health and nutritional needs of children three to five years of age. Call the Fryeburg Head Start Center at
207-935-3911 Ext. 202.

WIC

This Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children serves pregnant, breast-feeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. Generous income guidelines allow thousands of families to qualify even with employment income. Call 877-512-8856 for an appointment.

Community Concepts

Since 1965, Community Concepts, Inc. has offered a variety of housing, economic development and social services for the communities of Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties of Maine. These services support both the basic needs of low income families and promotes self-sufficiency.

17 Market Square
South Paris, ME 04281
(207) 743-7716

 

Fryeburg Area Libraries


Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

(227 Main Street) · P.O. Box 105 · Lovell, ME 04051    (   207) 925-3177

http://www.hobbslibrary.org/

Hours:

Monday   9 – 8
Wednesday Thursday , Friday &  9 – 4
Saturday  9 – 1
Tuesday Sunday &  Closed

Story time is 10:00am on Mondays 

Director: Anna Romer <aromer@hobbslibrary.org


Fryeburg Public Library
207-935-2731   515 Main Street Fryeburg, ME  04037 Phone: 207-935-7217 Fax:

http://www.fryeburgmaine.org/town-departments/library

Hours:

Monday - Wednesday 9:00 am -  4:00 pm  
Thursday 9:00 am - 1:00 p.m,  1:30  -  4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am  - 12:00 pm 

Librarian: Donnette Barnes  - library@fryeburgmaine.org


Brownfield Public Library
(207) 207-3003 (216 Main St.) P. O. Box 215  Brownfield, ME 04010 


http://www.brownfieldlibrary.com/index.html

Winter Hours

Monday 2:00 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Wednesday 10:00 am -1:00 pm

Thursday 2:00 - 6:00 pm

Friday 2:00 - 6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Story time is Tuesday at 10:30 am

E-mail:   info@brownfieldlibrary.com

Librarians: 
Judi Schenstrom <librarian@brownfieldlibrary.com
Sooz Spruce-Eland <frogdoglady@yahoo.com


Denmark Public Library

207-452-2200 (121 East Main St.) PO BOX 50, Denmark, ME 04022   
http://www.denmark.lib.me.us/Denmark_Library/Welcome.html
Winter Hours:
3:00 - 8:00 pm - Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm - Wednesdays 
3:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Thursdays 
9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. - Saturdays 

Children's Story Time, Wednesdays at 9:30 am  

Robin Gosbee, Librarian  denmarklib@denmark.lib.me.us     


Lewis Dana Hill Memorial Library

207-928-2301 2079 Main Street, North Lovell Maine 04231,  Phone: 

http://librarytechnology.org/libraries/library.pl?id=19282

Hours
5:00 -7:00 pm  - Tuesday /Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  - Saturday

The director is Nancy Wilson.

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015

Lake Region Community Partners

LAKES REGION COMMUNITY PARTNERS 

Maine Families

Providing you with a professional parent partner who will help you make smart decisions and positive choices for your family. Call the Opportunity Alliance at 877-770-8883.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a free home visiting program for expectant parents and families with children from birth through three years of age. Call the Opportunity Alliance at
800-698-4959 or 207-553-5810.

Head Start

Head Start is a center-based child development program focusing on educational, social, health and nutritional needs of children 3 to 5 years of age. Call the Opportunity Alliance at 800-698-4959 or 207-553-5810.

WIC

This Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children comes to Crooked River Adult Education the 2nd Monday and 4th Tuesday of each month. This program serves pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants and children up to age 5. Generous income guidelines allow thousands of families to qualify even with employment income. Call
1-800-698-4959 for an appointment.

Fuel Assistance

LiHEAP provides a onetime supplemental benefit to your heating vendor for oil, K-1, LP gas, natural gas, wood or electricity. Income guidelines are used. For more information please call 553-5900 or visit opportunityalliance.org. Below are the dates that LiHEAP will be at Crooked River Adult Education for fuel assistance.

Tooth Protectors Inc.

DENTAL CLINIC AT CROOKED RIVER ADULT EDUCATION

Tooth Protectors Inc. (TPI) is a public health organization who provides affordable onsite preventable dental care.  Our services are provided by a team of Insured, Licensed, Fingerprinted, Registered Dental Hygienists who travel throughout Maine to help meet the need of preventative dental care.  We are HIPAA compliant, adhere to strict OSHA infection control and sterilization protocol and are fingerprinted through the Dept. of Education and State Police.

TPI increases access to dental care for Maine families and educates children about the importance of regular preventative dental habits at home and routine dental cleanings.  These habits change lives and will last a lifetime.  Not only will Tooth Protectors improve your oral health, but improve your confidence and self esteem with a healthy smile.

Dental services provided:

 Oral health patient education                       Temporary filings

 Oral Hygiene Assessment                             Fluoride Treatments

 Prophylaxis (cleaning)                                   Nutrition Counseling

 Partial/Denture Cleaning                              Smoking Cessation

 Disclosing (education of plaque level)        Sealants to prevent decay

 Referrals (if needed) for fillings, extractions and braces

Dental Insurances accepted include MaineCare for ages 1-21 years old, Cigna, United, Anthem and we also offer affordable rates for those who are uninsured.  Accepted methods of payment include credit card (MC/Visa/Discovery/American Express), check, cash, and money orders. 

To schedule an appointment call Tooth Protectors Inc. at 207-513-1111

For more information call 207-513-1111or visit www.ToothProtectors.org

Bridgton Community Center

The Bridgton Community Center (BCC) is a multigenerational center providing programs and services for all ages, located at 15 Depot Street in Bridgton and open 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday; weekends and evenings by appointment or for special programming.  Please contact us at 207-647-3116.

                  Weekly events include:

Monday:         Cribbage Club - 2:00 pm

Tuesday:        Chickadee Quilters - 9:30 am                       

                           Bridge Club 12:15 pm

                           Poke’mon Club - 3:30 pm

Wednesday:   Senior Lunch – Noon

Thursday:      Community Kettle Dinner

                        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

                 Support Groups:

Narcotics Anonymous

Every Monday, 7:00 pm

Caregivers Support Group

2nd Wednesday, 1:00 pm

COPD Support Group
1st Tuesday, 1:00 pm

The Gathering Place Support Group
Every Thursday, 12:00 pm

Prostate Cancer Support Group
3rd Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Foster Care Support Group
3rd Monday, 6:30 pm

 

                 Events and Classes:

BLAST Babysitting Class

United Ambulance, American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR & First Aid Certification. Must be 11 years old or older – call 647-3116 to register.

Saturday, April 18th

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Bridgton Community Center

Fee: $35

12th Annual Children’s Hands On Art Festival

Art and craft projects to make and take home. Music, Food and Fun.

Saturday, May 9th

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Stevens Brook School

Fee: Free

Empowerment Classes

Feeling topsy turvy? Lauire Xanthos, Psychic Medium, Shamanic Practitioner, Reiki Master Teacher, will teach you how to ground yourself, cleanse, and rejuvenate so that your chakras are all working in balance. Helps eliminate exhaustion, brain fog and physical pain.

Starts Tuesday, February 3rd

Meets every other Tuesday night 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Location: Bridgton Community Center
Call 647-3116 for more information.

 

Town of Casco Parks and Recreation Department

The mission of the Casco Parks and Recreation is to provide high quality affordable programs for all ages that will enhance the quality of life, encourage active lifestyles and stimulate community involvement.

FMI: contact Beth Latsey Recreation Director

Phone: 207-627-4187

Cell: 207-653-2133

Seniors - Come join us for lunch and fun!

Enjoy games, bingo, cribbage, or just sit and chat with some friends. It’s a great way to meet new people, have a great meal, or just get out! Reservations strongly recommended. Please call ahead to reserve your seat. For more information call 627-4044

Every Monday & Thursday
Lunch is served at 12:00
Location: Central Fire Station - Rt. 121, Casco

Fee: $3.00

 

Naples Recreation Department

Phone: 207-693-6364   Fax: 207-693-3667   Email: recreation@townofnaples.org

Sebago Recreation Department

Phone 207-595-8173   fmi: contact Corinne Davis, Recreation Director 

 

 

Posted by Darlene Perry  on April 23, 2015

 
 

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1437 Poland Spring Rd. • MSAD 61 & 72 • Casco, ME 04015
darlene.perry@lakeregionschools.org • 207-627-4291 Toll Free: 1-888-825-4291 • Fax: 207-627-3113