Due to COVID-19 we are currently only working with academic students in-person using CDC recommended guidelines. All enrichment classes are currently being held (successfully!) online.
Our courses for the winter/spring semester will be posted by early-mid-December. Please click on the “Courses” link at the top of the page for a full listing. Check back frequently as we will add classes as we can.
You can also visit maineadulted.org for online adult ed classes available throughout the state of Maine.
Services provided include:
high school completion – transition services to college or career
career and college exploration – career and college preparation
driver’s education – workforce training
proctoring services for college classes (fee for non-UMaine System schools)
proctoring workforce certificate programs
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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 K-12 schools. In some cases, permission may be granted by the director.
Please contact Anne Patterson, Director, for details: 288-4703 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make this the year you earn your high school diploma… change jobs… learn an new skill… gain a new hobby….
Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.
In this two-part workshop, we will focus on organic methods to help gardeners and homesteaders establish and maintain healthy fruit production. In Part 1, we will discuss variety selection and soil preparation for planting young fruit trees, as well as how to grow a young tree in its early years before flowering and fruit production. […]
COVID times have thrown us off kilter in all respects, including our eating habits. In this 4-week class, we will compassionately explore and learn about the physical, emotional and environmental factors that can influence our food choices and eating patterns, with the intention of increasing awareness and creating a healthy balanced relationship with food. Learn […]
In this two-session series on growing fruit trees, we will focus on organic methods to help gardeners and homesteaders establish and maintain healthy fruit trees for home fruit production. In part 2, we will discuss organic methods of insect and disease management in order to produce quality fruit, as well as how to best manage […]
This class is designed to stimulate interest and questions about beekeeping as a hobby or to help with pollination. It covers what is needed, where to locate bee hives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they survive the winter. Many join the class because they are aware […]
We’ll be making two of JoAnne’s favorite dessert bars in this live, online class: Tangy lemon crumble bars and browned butter frosted pumpkin bars. Upon registration we will email the ingredient list so that you can cook along with JoAnne if you wish. Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send […]