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GARDEN TOMATO PRODUCTION
with Nick Rowley
Come learn about growning tomatoes! Tomatoes are one of the most valuable and sought-after produce items in the garden. Th s course will be a basic overview of tomato production for small gardens to small farms and will cover topics such as: tomato varieties, cultivation, pruning and pest control. Students only need note taking items and the desire to grow good tomatoes!
with Charlee Briggs
Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain, and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? Not with PiYO! This class ombines the muscle-sculpting, core firming benefits of pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat burning, workout that leaves your body looking long, lean and incredibly defined. Suitable for all levels!
INTRO TO KOREAN COOKING
Spend the evening creating a delicious bowl of Bulgogi with wonderful spices and side dishes from Korea. This yummy beef dinner with some simple side dishes can be spiced up or mellowed out based on your palate.
class - March 22(Snow Date March 29)
Personal Support Specialist (PSS)
with LAURIE HISCOCK
50 hour course will train you to provide daily living care to older adults and individuals with disabilities. You could be the difference between someone getting to stay in their home or going to a nursing home. Other options for employment include local care facilities.
REQUIREMENTS: 17 years and older, pass state background check, updated vaccinations including COVID 19. No high school diploma required.
Class will be held after in the Spring of 2023, if we have enough students.
Call Franklin County Adult Education at 207-778-3460 for more information.
BHP - BEHAVIOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING
with Woodfords Family Service
Looking for in meaningful work? Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s Children with intellectual disabilities, autism and mental health disorders and their families. As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certifi d Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with this wonderful ONLINE training and certifi ate program. Th s training will prepare you for employment through local social service agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. Th s program can be started at any time and fin shed at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules, then three 4-hour live (in-person) sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid& CPR Certifi ation. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certifi d and on your way to a life changing profession. Must be a Maine resident, and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma (or equivalent) to beome certifi d. Location: Online for course details see Woodfords Family Services www. woodfords.org/bhp-program.
BREATHING 101 (BREATH-TAKING BASICS
with CAROLE FREEMAN
What if you are breathing all wrong? Most adults use Dysfunctional Breathing most of the time. Everyone knows how to breathe, and we know that if you stop breathing, you die. But, if you never learn how to breathe well, you go on to become sick and tired. In this class, you will learn how to optimize your breathing to combat the downward spiral of stress, improve energy and stamina, reduce or eliminate shortness of breath, breathe to sleep more comfortable. You breathe every moment you’re alive, learning to breathe well becomes one of the most es-sential factors in felling your best and doing your best every day.
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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA)
with Lorna Collins
The 130 hour Certified Nursing Assistant Course is designed to prepare the student to be a Nursing Assistant. Call the Adult Ed Office at 778-3460 for an application, registration requirements and placement on a waiting list. Details regarding dates, location and fees will be provided to participants as the class list is completed.
Class will begin in the Fall of 2023
CERTIFIED REGIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA)
with LAURIE HISCOCK
This is a 40 hour course with 5 training sessions. This course will cover State of Maine regulations, some standard residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body, common medications in the majority of drug classes, and the practice of safe medication administration procedures. Additionally, participants will be provided the opportunity to practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, administering medications in the classroom setting and completing medication cards/worksheets or some other type of learning tool. Assessments required. *Recertification is required every 2 years
Need to contact the Franklin County Adult Education office at 207-778-3460, to get more information on this course.