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Maine Adult Education Association

Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

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1081 Eagle Lake Rd. • Bar Harbor, ME 04609 • 288-4703 • Fax: 288-9002



As of 12/13/18: Currently the classes cannot be uploaded to this site so online registration will not work until the problem is fixed. In the meantime, please email us at and we'll send you an electronic version of the catalog so you can register by mail or phone. Or click here Catalog_Winter_19.pdf

Mt. Desert Island Adult Education offers free and/or afforable education

to adults who want to go farther, be better, know more, gain more, and live better.

The Fall Catalog will arrive in your mail about September 1.

Services provided include:

 high school completion

transition services to college or career

career and college exploration

career and college preparation

workforce training

proctoring services for college classes 

proctoring workforce certificate programs

enrichment classes


Watch for our fall and winter course listings in your mail (to all residents) to view the catalog.


Our affliate, ed2go, offers online classes year-round.

Click on the box below to access hundreds of online classes!

(These classes are offered by ed2go, an affiliate company.)







Mount Desert Island Adult Education's Age Policy:  Unless otherwise noted in the course description, courses are open to individuals seventeen years and older, who are not attending elementary or high school.  In some cases, permission may be granted by the director. 

Please contact Anne Patterson, Director, for details: 288-4703 or email her at

You can also check out our latest news, and if you have any questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions section. Get started with your next learning experience!


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1081 Eagle Lake Rd. • Bar Harbor, ME 04609 • 288-4703 • Fax: 288-9002