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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

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

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Driver's Edge Driving School will run class starting June 17. This class will meet 9a-12p Mon/Tues  for 5 weeks - assuming school is finished for the year. If school is not done by this first week, we'll send you the class times in an email.  There are 30 hours of classroom instruction as well as 10 hours of driving instruction (to be scheduled later on). To register, pick up a form at the MDIHS Main office, click on the link below,  or email Next start date:   6/17.  

Class size is limited to the first 30 students. Please use this Driver's Ed Registration Form.

Driver's Edge Driving School has been awarded Maine's best drivers ed school 6 years in a row! If you have questions or want to pay for the class py credit card, you can call them at 941-9494.

Class dates/times are subject to change on Early Release, Exam, or Snow Days. Class does not meet if school is not in session due to holiday, weather, or other event.


Posted by Anne Patterson  on July 31, 2018

Registration and Program Information



      Registration and Program Information

Registration Options:

1. ONLINE 24/7 at   

2. Mail in registration form. (Call the office to confirm space.) 

3. In Person: Walk-in registrations are welcome.

Your payment reserves your space in the class. There is a $30.00 charge for returned checks.

Programs may be canceled due to insufficient enrollments.  Once you have registered AND paid, you will be contacted only if there is a change in schedule, typically by email so please monitor your email.  Consider yourself in the class unless we contact you.

Age: Unless otherwise notes in the course description, courses are open to individuals 17 years and older who are not attending elementary or high school. In some cases, the Director may grant permission otherwise.

Refunds: If Adult Ed cancels a class, a full refund will be issued. A full refund will not be issued if students withdraws seven days or less before the start of class. A full refund (minus $5) will be made for withdrawals more than seven days from the start of class. No refunds will be made after the class starts. If a student is dissatisfied with a class, he or she may write a letter or email to the Director with an explanation. Our goal is 100% satisfaction. 

Weather cancellations:

If school is closed for the day, there will NOT be Adult Ed classes (even if the sun comes out). If a storm develops after school is in session, check for evening cancellations which will be broadcast over the radio (WNSX), on, and on the website (as long as we have power.) Decisions will be made by 3pm. Email the Director if you are unsure. Please don’t call, as there may not be anyone in the office to receive your call.

Try something new this year at one of Maine’s 80+ local adult education programs. From Fort Kent to Kittery and everywhere in between, our programs offer thousands of classes including business skills training, fun, personal enrichment, and more. Access all programming at

MDI Adult Education serves Mt. Desert Island and the outer islands and Trenton. All adults are welcome to our classes.


Posted by Anne Patterson  on December 17, 2015


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