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Accounting Fundamentals II  ONLINE
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Accounting Fundamentals II ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

While it is true that accounting professionals are scarce, those with corporate accounting experience are even more rare. This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Charlene Messier's online Accounting Fundamentals course (or another introductory accounting course) to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. In Accounting Fundamentals II, you'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness and accountability while also gaining a marketable skill, this is the course for you.

 

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/accounting-fundamentals-2?tab=detail

 

Choose your start date:

1/18/2017

2/15/2017

3/15/2017

4/12/2017

5/17/2017

6/14/2017

7/12/2017

8/16/2017

Computer Lab with Leah
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Computer Lab with Leah

$5

with Leah Gomes

Have questions about your new laptop or device? Want to learn how to organize files and photos? Has social media got the best of you? Are you overwhelmed by the world of online job applications? Don't even know where to begin???

Schedule a 1/2 hour appointment with our Technology Instructor, Leah Gomes. Contact Leah to discuss your questions and what device(s) you are using, and she will schedule an appointment with you. Appointments are required. Schedule yours by calling Leah at 207-564-5883, email LGomes@pvaec.org, or find her on Facebook. 

Appointments are required. Contact Leah to register. Appointments are generally scheduled on Mondays in Dover-Foxcroft. 

Discover Sign Language ONLINE
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Discover Sign Language ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go

Calendar runs for 26 weeks

It's truly amazing that we can communicate just by using our hands! Add different facial expressions, and you have a conversation—the language of Deaf people. In this course, you'll discover how to use this graceful, expressive language to communicate with Deaf people.

You'll begin with an introduction to the language itself, and learn to create the signs for numbers. You'll also master the sign alphabet so you can fingerspell proper names.

Then you'll learn to sign phrases and expand to complete sentences, and see how to put it all together so you can introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way you'll learn signs for colors, numbers, where you live, family, and the activities you like to do and even the ones you don't.

Throughout, you'll learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout, you'll be immersed in silence, so you'll gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language.

You'll also gain an introduction to the world of Deaf culture and explore topics such as lipreading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you'll be ready to sign!

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/learn-sign-language?tab=detail

 

Choose your start date:

1/18/2017

2/15/2017

3/15/2017

4/12/2017

5/17/2017

6/14/2017

7/12/2017

8/16/2017

Landowner 101 - Managing Your Woodlot Fall 2018

$10

with Adam Cates

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Woodlot owners in Maine manage their land for several different reasons: aesthetics, firewood, maintaining health and value, recreation, wildlife and forest products. This 5-week class, sponsored by the Maine Forest Service, will help you define your goals and make decisions on how to sustainably manage your woodlot for years to come. The class is being presented by Adam Cates, District Forester for Maine Forest Service. We will discuss forest management plans, tree identification, how forests grow, forest health, and options for timber harvesting. Guest speakers will also address topics such as wildlife habitat, non-timber forest products, working with loggers and foresters, and other information and assistance available for small woodland owners. Speakers and handouts will provide landowners with contacts and resources for future assistance. There will also be an optional field trip to visit a managed woodlot. Adam Cates is a District Forester for the Maine Forest Service, serving Piscataquis and northern Somerset county. As a licensed forester he assists forestland owners throughout central and western Maine with their woodland management and planning.

Professional Trainings with Penquis Fall 2018

Free

with Stephen Madera

Calendar Sep 1, 2018 , runs for 17 weeks

Day with the Penquis Child Abuse and Neglect prevention Council - Join the CAN Council for a day of training and discussion. Trainings include Mandated Reporter Training, Period of Purple Crying and Safe Sleep and Strengthening Families. –September 28, 2018 9-3 Penquis 50 North St Dover

Mandated Reporter October 12, 2018 Lunch and Learn 11-1 Penquis 50 North St Dover

Period of Purple Crying/ Safe Sleep October 13, 2018 9-11 Penquis 50 North St Dover

Strengthening Families 101/Protective Factors October 16, 2018 9-11am Penquis 50 North St Dover

Mandated Reporter- November 7, 2018 5-7pm Penquis 50 North St Dover

Strengthening Families 101/Protective Factors - November 14, 2018 5-7pm Penquis 50 North St Dover

Period of Purple Crying/ Safe Sleep- November 28, 2018 5-7pm Penquis 50 North St Dover

To register, or for more information please contact Stephen Madera 974-2479 smadera@penquis.org

Substitute Teacher Training Fall 2018

$15

with Walter Boomsma

Calendar Sep 11, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This fun one-day program is designed to prepare people interested in serving as a substitute teacher or ed tech. There will be plenty of “hands-on learning” that will include important classroom management techniques and teaching strategies. We’ll also cover some legal aspects and help you develop your own “sub pack” of resources and an action plan that will get you started on the right foot! If you’ve been subbing, this is a great opportunity for a “refresher” and some new ideas. Attendees will earn a certificate recognized by many local districts. One student comments, “…very engaging with a lot of real-life scenarios. I came away with new information even after subbing for a year.” The program is taught by Walter Boomsma, an experienced substitute teacher and adult educator.





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