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

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1. You can participate anytime, day or night. Log in from your home, office, or anywhere else you find yourself!

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3. No additional software is required. All you need is the web browser on an internet connected device.

4. Your instructor will log in several times per week to answer question and spark discussion with you and the other participants.

5. All courses are available for continuing education units - check with your employer to see if they'll cover your course fees.

Want to learn more? Visit our website or call 288-4703 if you need assistance accessing the website.


Posted by Anne Patterson  on August 23, 2016

Driver's Education Registration Form for 2016-2017 School Year

How to sign up for Driver’s Ed (School Year 16-17):

To reserve your place through Adult Ed:

1. Fill out the form below and bring with check for $100 written to “Bair’s Driving School” to the Main Office, the Adult Ed office, or mail to:    MDI Adult Ed, 1081 Eagle Lake Rd, Bar Harbor ME 04609.

Classes are Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:00-5:30pm unless otherwise noted.*

2. Attend Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting

NOTE: A mandatory parent meeting will be held at the high school. You will be notified about the meeting date by email and notice (sent home with student). (Typically it is held either the Thursday before class begins or is held following the first class at 5:30pm.) The parent must bring the balance ($360), the student’s birth certificate (copy is okay) (or current Passport), Social Security number, and the student.

---------------------return bottom portion to Adult Ed Office with check--------------Keep the top portion----------

Student Name:_________________________________

Address: _________________________________


Phone: __________________    _________________

Birthdate: ______________ Gender:   M     F  

Parent(s) Name: _________________________________

Parent email address: ____________________________

please write the email address legibly

[  ]  Enclosed check/cash for $100 payable to: Bair’s Driving School

[  ] Highschooler    [  ] Homeschooler   [   ] Adult

Indicate which session you are registering for:

 [  ] May 9     [  ] June 20 (*meets 9-11:30am T &Th)


Posted by Anne Patterson  on May 6, 2016

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.  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.

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 adulte are welcome to our classes.


Posted by Anne Patterson  on December 17, 2015

Free Maine Dirivers Permit Practice Tests

Driver's Ed Students: For free test practice go to this web site.


Posted by Anne Patterson  on December 18, 2014


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