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1437 Poland Spring Rd. • MSAD 61 & 72 • Casco, ME 04015 • 207-627-4291 Toll Free: 1-888-825-4291 • Fax: 207-627-3113

News & Events

Upcoming CNA/PLUS WorkReady Course starting February 1, 2018

Our next CNA/PLUS WorkReady class starts February 1, 2018.

This program will prepare you with the skills to become certified and trained as a CNA in the State of Maine. This course will also give you the opportunity to earn a WorkReady Credential, recognized by our state and many local employers. Intake and orientation required.

Please call us at 627-4291 for more information.

Don't delay! Intake appointment must be scheduled on or before January 15, 2018 to be cnsidered for this class.


Posted by AE Admin  on December 5, 2017

SMCC classes @Lake Region High School

 MSAD 61 & 72 Adult Education is an off-campus site for Southern Maine Community College and will be offering 3 SMCC credit courses for the Spring 2018 semester.

Classes begin January 16, 2018 and are held @ Lake Region High School.

Registration for all classes should be completed through Southern Maine Community College.

SMCC Credit Courses:

ENGL 100- English Composoiotns: Tuesdays 3:30-6:15

ENGL 112- Introduction to Literature: Thursdays 3:30-6:15

MATH 140- College Algebra: M and W 3:30-4:45

SOC1 100-Intro To Sociology: Wednesdays 6-9:10 PM

Contact us about our College Transitions program offerings to help prepare students for college level work.

Call our office 627-4291 and ask for Rhonda Jacobson, our College Advisor for more information.


Posted by AE Admin  on November 9, 2017

College-Yes, it's possible!

If you have been thinking about going back to school and futhering your education our

Lake Region and Fryeburg Area Adult Education's College Transistions Program

could be perfect for you!


Our college preparation program will set you up for success with:

College and Career Guidance

     We can help you explore the right college and career

Academic Skills Development

     Prepare for and take college placement exams

Financial Planning

     Everyone's financial situation is different. We will help you find ways to afford college.

Ongoing Support

     We offer free resources and support to help you succeed every step of the way!

College Admission

     You are college material. We'll help you find your place and get you there.


We are very excited to also be offering our College Success Class which is a blended learning class focusing on the essential skills of a successful college student. These skills include study skills, time management, decision making strategies, financial literacy, career pathways exploration and academic readiness. This class fulfills a required college graduation credit at both Central Maine and Southern Maine Community Colleges. Students who pass this course will be awarded 1 credit hour on his/her college transcript!

Call or email us today to find out more about this program!

Call 627-4291 or email


Posted by AE Admin  on October 12, 2017

There is money available to pay for college!

File your FAFSA for 2018-2019 school year.

File early to maximize your financial aid!

Filing your FAFSA can be the first step in the college application process. The application is available October 1. 

Call us @ 627-4291 to talk with our college advisor about the process.

Use this great resource from the Finacial Authority of Maine (FAME): get Ready to File the 2018-2019 FAFSA checklist.

College is Possible! Let us help you find the resources available to help you pay for it!



Posted by AE Admin  on October 12, 2017

Spring 2017 CNA Pinning Ceremony

Our Spring 2017 Certified Nursing Assistant class will be having their pinning ceremony on June 15, 2017 @ 7 PM at the Crooked River School. This celebration marks the completion of the coursework and clinical experience required to prepare for their state exam. These students also received additional coursework that qualified them to earn the State of Maine WorkReady credential- an acknowledgement that they have demonstrated high standards of work-readiness skills.

We are so proud of all of the hard work and dedication these ladies! Congratulations to all of our hardworking CNA students! 


Posted by AE Admin  on June 6, 2017

Spring 2017 Adult Education Graduation

This is the time of year we all look forward to in the field of education: GRADUATION! We are lucky in the adult education world-we get to do two a year! Our spring graduation will be held on June 15th @ 6:00 PM at the Crooked River School. Our graduates wil receive their diplomas and their friends and families will come to witness the event and help them celebrate and acknowledge their acheivements. We know how hard our students work to complete their education. Adult students are juggling family, work and all of life's responsibilities. They still manage to find the time to work with our staff to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to receive their adult high school disploma or the HiSET high school equivelency diploma. we are so proud of them for their hard work and acheivements!

Congratulations To ALL of our hardworking graduates!




Posted by AE Admin  on June 6, 2017

Essentials of College Planning Workshop

We are partnering with the Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) to offer a workshop taught by Christy Le on Essentials of College Planning:

Wednesday, April 26th

10am - 12pm

Bridgton Town Office, 8 Iredale St., Bridgton, ME

This workshop introduces people to educational opportunities in general and MEOC services in particular. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The admission section reviews college options, the college search process and the application structure. The fundamentals of financial aid, including the filing process and the applications are covered in detail. Career options and counseling are introduced. Effective transitions into college, college readiness and study skills are discussed. The participant receives 101 The Essentials of College Planning Workbook, The Post Secondary Guide to Education in Maine, The Student Guide, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

For more information and to register, call 207-627-4291 or email our College & Career Advisor.


Posted by AE Admin  on April 6, 2017

Libraries Switch to NEW Download cloudLibrary

On March 1, 2017, the Maine InfoNet Download Library moved to a brand new eBook and Audiobook platform called cloudLibrary. This replaces the Overdrive platform used previously. 

Would you like some help downloading and understanding the new platform?

We are partnering with local public libraries to offer workshops for patrons who wish to access free eBooks & audiobooks from Maine's download cloudLibrary.  Bring your device and learn how to download free electronic books and audiobooks. You will need a current email address and a library card.


The workshops are being offered at the following libraries:

Naples Public Library April 29 10am-12pm
Casco Public Library April 30 1-3pm
Fryeburg Public Library May 2 4-6pm
Brownfield Public Library May 13 10am-12pm

Please call 207-627-4291 or stop by your library to sign up.  

There is only room for 4 people per session, but if there is enough demand we will add more classes.


Posted by AE Admin  on April 6, 2017

Looking for a job in the technology field? TechHire Maine may be for you!

TechHire Maine logo

TechHire Maine is connecting Maine's workforce to careers in information technology and computing.

The TechHire Initiative is a multi-sector effort to empower Americans with the skills they need, through universities and community colleges as well as non-traditional paths to technology training.

In August of 2015, Educate Maine’s Project>Login program received a TechHire Community designation from the White House on behalf of the program’s extensive network of Maine employers, educators, and workforce colleagues. Project>Login is now one of 71 TechHire Communities across the U.S.

TechHire Maine's focus is to recruit, assess, train, and place young adults and underserved individuals into Maine's IT industry. Participants take part in training and work experiences tailored to their career goals using a customized track approach. All of the tracks are driven by employer demand and provide opportunities to obtain the specific competencies or experiences participants need to meet their employment objectives.

Visit the TechHire Maine website, or download the TechHire brochure for more information.

You may also contact us at Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education by calling 627-4291 to learn more about how to take advantage of this exciting program.




Posted by AE Admin  on March 28, 2017

2017 Catalog is in the mail!

Look in your mailbox and around town for our Winter-Spring 2017 Course Catalog or download it here!

You can sign up for many of our courses online.  

Academic courses can be registered for in person by appointment in Bridgton, Casco, Fryeburg, Lovell, and other locations in MSAD 61 & 72.  Stop by our main office at Crooked River School in Casco or call 207-627-4291 for more information.


Posted by AE Admin  on January 3, 2017


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1437 Poland Spring Rd. • MSAD 61 & 72 • Casco, ME 04015 • 207-627-4291 Toll Free: 1-888-825-4291 • Fax: 207-627-3113