What helps expand other people’s horizons, boosts their well-being, or helps them maintain an active mind? What allows YOU to give back to your community and is an enjoyable and enriching experience for both you and them? The answer is...becoming an Adult Education instructor and sharing your knowledge, talent, and enthusiasm. If you are curious and want to learn more, please register for a one-on-one session (in person, or can be via Zoom) with Heidi, our Adult Education Director. There is no obligation to join our team, but we hope to tempt you with the opportunity!
MCST Adult Education is an official Certiport® Exam Test Center, proctoring exams for individuals with current and relevant digital skills to obtain credentials for the competitive global workforce. Certification exams include the official Microsoft Office program, the Microsoft Technology Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Associate program, the Adobe® Certified Expert program, the Autodesk® Certified User program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User program and the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. The proctor fee must be paid at the time of testing here; the fee is based on the length of the exam. Please call 596-7752 option 3 with questions and to schedule a testing appointment.
Certiport® testers must purchase an exam voucher online http://www.certiport.com/PORTAL/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=672&roleid=101
Come learn how to use this cloud-based video conferencing platform which lets you attend classes virtually and meet with others either by video or audio-only or both! Zoom creates a way for in-person classes to still “meet” and enjoy the ability to connect with others. In this live class, we will show you how to download the Zoom app and explore its basic features. Also, we will create a “Zoom meeting” so you can practice and gain confidence in using it. Some helpful resources will be provided. Bring your laptop, tablet, or phone (iOS or Android) to this class (you must know your username/password to access your account, please!) Or if you prefer, we will provide a device for you to use.
Jean Vose is a Master Gardener, certified horticulturalist, backyard beekeeper and nature instructor. Jean sees that COVID has sparked a deeper interest in gardening throughout the midcoast; “people have always gardened in hard times, but food is only part of that story. They are motivated by the desire for beauty, a creative or physical outlet, contact with nature, or tangible results.” For many, the most notable interactions for the summer of ‘20 was kibitzing with neighbors as they all work their gardens. The May 13th live class features Maine’s Local Pollinators and the plants that feed them. Pollinators are critical to our food supply, but many of our pollinators are in decline due, in part, to habitat issues. Most of our landscapes have little to offer pollinators in the way of food, but it’s possible to provide a pollinator habitat in your yard. Greater garden yield is the benefit.
This two night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.