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Winthrop/Monmouth Adult & Community Education

Our Classes

Aerobics Class


with Robert Dupuis

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class is for people ages 16 and older. Enjoy the action packed physical strength training to help you lose weight and tone your body. Go beyond what you think you can do.

Beginner Adult Karate


with Ryan Chamberland

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is designed to show you, the new student, a look at the matrial art of the Japanese and shome of the other martial arts that Ryan Sensei has trained in as well. The physical activity level is set at your leverl so if you have been afraid to do martial arts because of the physical level this activity is for you. This course will show you an in-depth look at street self defense without the risk of you being injured. Uniform is included. Call for more info on this class 377-2465.

Beyond the Point and Shoot Camera


with Lloyd Cutting

Calendar Mar 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will cover the basic and advanced controls of a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera with interchangeable lenses, their function, and how to use them. The camera modes will include: P, Automatic, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual mode and the use of the histogram. Setting the white balance, continuous shooting mode and some of the auto focus modes. We’ll also take a look at the Zone System (Adams) and how it can be used with the DSLR camera, look at some difficult lighting situations and explore B & W photography. 

Bring your DSLR 35mm camera with interchangeable lenses to class. 

BLAST! Babysitter Training


with Josh Wheeler

DATE AND TIME TBA Call 377-2265

BLAST! is a 4 hour course for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter.  Designed for people ages 13 and older, the course covers pediatric 1st Aid, household safety, and fundamentals of childcare. 

BLAST! – begin babysitting safely and competently.

Price includes the $10.32 cost of book.

Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer


with Academy of Medical Professions

Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. $1500 or $3000 for both. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams. For more information or to register, call Winthrop Adult Ed at 207-377-2265.  This is an on-line course with open enrollment.

Clinical Medical Assistant
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Clinical Medical Assistant


with Academy of Medical Professions

Calendar Feb 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

All-inclusive 16-week certification course:  Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.   Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations.  Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA .  $3000 includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Externships may be available in your area.   Payment plans are available. To register call 207-377-2265 today!

College Readiness Course ~ FREE


with Sue Brennan

Calendar Jan 24, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

College can be expensive! 

Save your financial aid – Take advantage of your local AE program!!!

A unique opportunity to earn free college credits, offered through  Winthrop Adult Education.   Depending on the college, the credits earned through this Adult Education class count toward electives or the required college freshman seminar course for that particular college. This free 15-week course will provide adult students with the tools andstrategies needed to gain confidence and succeed in college.

Students will take part in career exploration, note-taking and test-taking skills, financial literacy and time management. Technology will be used in the classroom for online discussions and research presentations.

To register or for more information,  call 377-2265



with Josh Wheeler

This course is designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an AED (Auto External Defibrillator) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.  The course also provides students with knowledge of emergency response, recognition of medical emergencies, and skills specific to providing emergency cardiac care to adults, children, and infants. Price includes $6.95 book fee.

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