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18 Military St. • Houlton, ME 04730
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College Transitions Spring 2018

 

Posted by Patti Sloat  on October 26, 2017 | Read more in: News, Events, Upcoming Classes, and Health Science/Workforce/Vocaitonal

Great Start to the Year with Career Pathways

We had various students start the semester with us and are proud of four students that completed all the components of the career pathways program. New Assistant Director Ken Ervin is seen here with (L to R) Toni, Nick, Josh, and Khorena. They are on their pathway to a stong future.career pathways

 

Posted by Joe Fagnant  on October 1, 2016

Welcome Ken

Ken Ervin joins us as the new assistant director. Ken brings with him a wealth of experience with college transitions, college readiness, and working with students to help them attain their goals in post secondary education. His past experiences at Franklin Pierce University will be a valuable asset to our learners. His work with the TRIO Talent Search program also brings together experiences with making connections to students of all ages. Ken began with us on September 6 and he has already made an impact on the students and in the community. Ken is also ready to start our first basketball team (he's the tall guy in the picture)! Welcoming him to the adult education team is director Joe Fagnant.

Ken and Joe

 

Posted by Joe Fagnant  on October 1, 2016

First HiSET of 2016-2017 School Year

Congratulations to Mollie Greenier. She worked extremely hard this past summer to complete her HiSET in time for her acceptance in Northern Maine Community College. You finished on chapter in your life, to now open many more opportuntiies. We are happy to stay connected to you through your classwork with NMCC. Awesome job. Mollie is seen her being contratulated by new director, Joe Fagnant.

Mollie

 

Posted by Joe Fagnant  on October 1, 2016

Adult Education PSS Course Graduates Five

Otis Smith, Director of RSU 29/70 Houlton Hodgdon Adult Education, and David Keaton, Director of Region Two CTE, are pleased to announce the graduates of the Winter Region Two CTE Personal Support Specialist (PSS) Course.  Successfully completing the course under the instruction of Region Two PSS Instructor Becky Russel, R.N. were Leanne Chamberlain, Meghann Clark, Isabel Marcus, Jenna Merritt, and Avonlea Rackliff.  PSS training is comprised of 50 hours of classroom instruction and prepares individuals to work either in an institutional or home care setting. Adult Education offers several options to assist individuals interested in beginning a career in the Allied Health Care field.  If you are interested in exploring your Allied Health Career Pathway options, please call 521-3100, ext.  3154, to schedule an appointment.   

Pictured from left to right: Isabel Marcus, Becky Russell instructor, Leanne Chamberlain, Avonlea Rackliff, Meghann Clark, and Jenna Merritt.

Pictured from left to right:

Isabel Marcus, Becky Russell –instructor, Leanne Chamberlain, Avonlea Rackliff, Meghann Clark, and Jenna Merritt.

 

Posted by Bernadette Farrar  on March 11, 2016

CNAs Pinned December 17, 2015

 Otis Smith, Director of RSU 29/70 Houlton Hodgdon Adult Education, and David Keaton, Director of Region Two CTE, are pleased to announce the graduates of the Region Two CTE Fall 2015 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course.  Successfully completing the course under the tutelage of Region Two CNA Instructor of Kim Fox, BSN, were Kimberly Carter, Audrey Doughty, Chelsea Folsom, Elizabeth Gardner, Natalie Hill, Kirsten LaRosa, Libby Taylor, Staci Merritt, Megan Sides, and Shania Stover.   CNA training is comprised of 180 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of clinical experience.   For those interested in beginning a career in the Allied Health Care field, Adult Education has another CNA course at Region Two starting January 5, 2016.   Online registration for the CNA course is available at sad29.maineadulted.org.  For those interested in registering for the CNA course by phone, please contact 521-3100, ext. 3150.

Pictured L to R:  Back Row – Kirsten LaRosa, Shania Stover, Chelsea Folsom, Elizabeth Gardner, Taylor Libby, and Natalie Hill.  Front Row – Audrey Doughty, Staci Merritt, Kimberley Carter, Megan Sides, and instructor, Kim Fox.

 

Posted by Bernadette Farrar  on December 23, 2015

RSU 29/70 and RSU 50 College Transitions Programs a Proud Sponsor

RSU 29/70 and RSU 50 College Transitions Programs are proud to be sponsoring online streaming for the 2015 Houlton Rotary Auction.

Additionally, these two College Transitions programs will also be co-sponsoring, in conjuction with many other area  businesses, live streaming of area high school basketball games on the WHOU website this winter.  

Adult education is providing many ways for you to connect to your community.  Be looking for our huge schedule of winter programming to appear in the Houlton Pioneer Times in December, and remember, When you Think of Getting Ready for College, Think College Transitions.

College Transitions Information Video

 

 

Posted by Bernadette Farrar  on November 23, 2015 | Read more in: News

Adult Education CNA Graduates Pinned Friday, April 17, 2015

Otis Smith, Director of RSU 29/70 Houlton Hodgdon Adult Education, and David Keaton, Director of Region Two CTE, are pleased to announce the graduates of the Region Two CTE Winter Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Course.  Successfully completing the course under the tutelage Region Two CNA Instructor of Kim Fox, BSN, were Sydney Bradshaw, Stephanie Kelly, Crystal Ladd, Cassidy LeFay, Barbara Nanton, and Kathryn Wrin.  CNA training is comprised of 140 hours of classroom instruction and 80 hours of clinical experience.   For those interested in beginning a career in the Allied Health Care field, Adult Education is offering a Personal Support Specialist (PSS) course at Region Two beginning on June 8.   Online registration for the PSS course is available at sad29.maineadulted.org.  For those interested in a CNA course or registration by phone for the PSS course, please call 521-3100, Ext. 5.

 

Pictured L to R: Barbara Nanton, Crystal Ladd, Kim Fox – Instructor, Stephanie Kelly, Sydney Bradshaw, and Cassidy LeFay.  Also graduating but not pictured – Kathryn Wrin.

 

Posted by Melody Gonya  on June 4, 2015

New Books New Readers Concludes in Houlton

The latest New Books New Readers series to be offered through RSU 29/70 Adult Education concluded on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  New Books New Readers is a program for adults that is sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council.  Learners get to read nine children's books (which they get to keep and add to their own library) and have an adult discussion around the theme that is the thread that connects the books and the conversation.  A distinguished scholar,  also provided by the Maine Humanities Council facilitates the discourse.  Annaliese Jakimedes, an author from the Bangor area, led the most recent series that focused on the topic of "Justice."  Annaliese led two sessions, one with males and one with females, at the Aroostook County jail, and one coed session at the Houlton Higher Education Center.  Watch the RSU 29/70 Adult Education Course offerings to partcipate in New Books New Readers this fall. Enrollement in adult education is not required to particpate.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by Bernadette Farrar  on April 14, 2015

CNA Graduates

A Step on their Career Pathway

The Houlton / Hodgdon Adult Education program would like to present the most recent group of graduates for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program.  Each student has successfully completed the 220 hour certification program, including classroom, lab, and clinical requirements.  Additionally, each has completed a step on their career pathways ladder in the health sciences field. 

For more information on our career pathways health science programs, contact Adult Education at 521-3100 x5.

From left to right (front row - seated): Becky Russell, Nursing Instructor; (back row):  Miranda McClure, Karla Flanders, Krista Maguire, Michelle Moore, and Shelby Lane 

 

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Posted by Tracy Rockwell  on June 5, 2014 | Read more in: Events

 
 

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