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Outsmart the Scammers Seminar

with Mike Curtis


February 6th, 2024

$18 More Info

Incidents of fraud are on the rise, and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. This presentation will help give you the information you need to outsmart the scammers. During the program, we’ll discuss how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources you can turn to in the event you or loved ones are targeted, and steps you can take to protect yourself and others.

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Understanding the Maine Death with Dignity Act – April 2024

with Valerie Lovelace


April 24th, 2024

Free More Info

There is still a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation about Maine’s compassionate end-of-life care option. Many providers and patients in Maine are still not familiar with Maine’s Death with Dignity Act. In effect since September 2019, the law permits physicians to practice medical aid-in-dying under specific circumstances. Join this class to get fact-based information and all the details you need to know about Maine’s law, how to have the conversation with your physician, and how to qualify for the law or support your loved ones who may be qualifying.

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Magic for Adults

with Rick Bernard


April 29th to May 20th, 2024

$62 More Info

If you are looking for a fun way to entertain your children, grandchildren, or friends, Magic for Adults is for you. Learn some of the more baffling, humorous, and fascinating tricks and stunts. Instructor Rick Bernard has been performing and teaching magic for more than 30 years and will teach techniques that include card magic, rope magic, coin magic, and great tricks using common household items.

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Google Drive – January 2024

with Teresa Johnson


January 30th to February 1st, 2024

$48 More Info

This course will cover the use of Google Docs, Sharing files, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. Students will need a (free) Gmail account to participate in this class. The first night covers Docs & Sharing Files: How to navigate the Doc toolbar, design, save and recall your documents, all geared to optimal organization and communication, plus Sharing Files: what the options are for sharing of documents as well as good protocol for sharing. We will cover how you and your team (of 2 to 100) can all work from one document. Google Sheets (the spreadsheet piece in Google Drive) and Google Slides (the feature that allows users to make slideshows for presentations) will be covered in the second class. We will cover the basics as well as copyright permissions; as time permits, other advanced features will be covered.

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QuickBooks (Online Version)-Basics & Intermediate

with Teresa Johnson


February 8th to March 21st, 2024

$98 More Info

This live, instructor-led Intuit-approved course, using Windows OS is geared for beginning/intermediate users. Students will learn to navigate one of the most widely used accounting software applications for small businesses. QuickBooks is an enormous aid in paying bills, invoicing, tracking expenses, paying sales tax and creating reports to better manage a small business or company. This course provides the MOS certification pathway (no expiration) for interested students, and they may elect to take the official exam when ready. Call the Adult Ed office for separate purchase details of the required printed textbook/eBook which accompanies this course. PLEASE NOTE: In class, students will use MCST provided laptops, but all students will need Windows OS operating computers at home in order to do homework assignments. Prior to class, please complete the 2-part form at this link.

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Intro to Photography, Part II

with Joseph Corrado


January 23rd to March 5th, 2024

$93 More Info

In this class, we will expand on the concepts and techniques started in our Intro to Photography class. Over the six sessions, there will be more in-depth instruction, as well as new concepts and practices that will give you even more creative control over your images. Further instruction in lighting and composition with more hands-on studio practice will be our focus. As with any intro class, it doesn’t matter what kind of camera you have. This class will help you take your photography to a higher level.