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Maine Adult Education Association

Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

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200 Sanford Road • Wells, ME 04090
adulted@wocsd.org • (207) 646-4565 • Fax: (207) 646-4596
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Welcome

 

Welcome to the Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education website.

We hope you find it a helpful tool for information and registrations.

If you have any questions please call us at 646-4565 or email adulted@wocsd.org.

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Spring Zumba Students

If you attended a Zumba class in Spring 2014 (Zumba Sections 1-6), you are welcome to come to a one-night FREE class Robin is offering.

Where:  Wells Activity Center

When:  Wednesday, June 25, 6:15 - 7:15 pm

No registration necessary!

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Commissioner of Education Reflects on adult high school graduations


Commissioner's Update

 

From the Maine DOE

Over the past month, I’ve had the privilege of speaking at not one, but three, adult education graduations. Having a small part in the celebration of the huge accomplishments of these unique students has been one of the greatest honors I’ve had as your Commissioner of Education.

Earning a high school diploma requires incredible hard work and perseverance, even under the best of circumstances. But the best of circumstances isn’t something many adult education students have known when it comes to their schooling.

Though they don’t make the front pages like their traditional high school or collegiate counterparts, the stories of the graduates I have seen receive their high school diploma or its equivalent through adult education have been especially humbling and serve as a reminder of adult education’s critical role in our communities.

Continue reading

 

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Summer Book Discussion Groups at the Wells Public Library


Daytime Book Discussion Group
This group usually meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:15 pm at the Wells Public Library.

Most discussions are facilitated by Library Director Cindy Schilling and Adult Community Education Director Cheryl Dearman Mills.
Books for the program are available through the MINERVA online catalog. Please call the library at 646-8181 to register.


Here are the titles we will be discussing through August, 2014:

June 24 - The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore
 
July 22 - Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
 
August 26 - Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi

 


 


Evening Book Discussion Group
This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:15 pm at the Wells Public Library.

Most discussions are facilitated by Library Director Cindy Schilling and Adult Community Education Director Cheryl Dearman Mills.
Books for the program are available through the MINERVA online catalog.
Please call the library at 646-8181 to register.

Here are the upcoming titles through September, 2014:
July 8 - Stella Bain by Anita Shreve
August 12 - In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
September 9 - These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach

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 Our office hours are:

Monday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Thank you for your support.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

 

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Goodbye   Welcome HiSET.

Beginning January 1, 2014, the state of Maine will be awarding the high school equivalency diploma through HiSET. If you have passing scores on some GED tests but did not complete the full exam you will be able to carry those scores forward through December 2014. Don't wait, contact Mary at 646-4565 to finish your testing and earn your high school credential.

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Gift Certificates 

Gift certificates aren't just for the holidays.  What could be easier or better than getting a WOACE gift certificate for that special person? Check out the News & Event item to find out how.  

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Mission Statement

 WOACE commits to promoting life-long learning in our community in a safe and welcoming environment. WOACE creates experiences and partners with local organizations to provide a broad scope of services to enhance adults' roles as worker, community member and family member.

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Thank you for your support of adult community education and visiting our website.  We hope you have enjoyed your visit and find it easy to use and navigate.  We welcome your comments and suggestions.  You can get more information about our program by clicking on the links below.  If you have a suggestion for a course or program or would like to offer a course, please contact us at 646-4565 or email the Director at cmills@wocsd.org.

Our website is a part of the Maine Adult Education Portal, sponsored and managed by the Maine Adult Education Association. When you visit the MAEA website online at http://www.maineadulted.org, you can search for courses and programs statewide to find the perfect class closest to where you work or live.

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© 2014 Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education
200 Sanford Road • Wells, ME 04090
adulted@wocsd.org • (207) 646-4565 • Fax: (207) 646-4596