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RiseUP Retail Math W19
with Paula Raymond
RISE Up is a powerful program offering training and credentials that help you to find a job in retail. This spring, MMRACE is offering Part I of the National Retail Federation’s RISE Up program - Retail Industry Fundamentals - to help you stand out in the crowd! The Retail Industry Fundamentals credential prepares participants for jobs as entry-level retail associates in distribution centers, call centers, and stores. Our spring session will include the Retail Industry Fundamentals Certification & Basic Computer course. In addition, you will participate in an eight-week retail math course to best prepare you for the tasks and responsibilities in retail. Eligibility requirements include a 7th grade reading and math level prior to enrollment. For more information or to schedule an enrollment appointment, please contact our office 873-5754. Enrollment deadline: Mar. 25.
Small Business Start Up Messalonskee W19
with Jean Dempster
This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed. Please pre-register by Thursday, Apr. 11. Limit 20 students.
Substitute Teacher Training W19
with Ronald Merrill
Substitute teaching in the public schools can be very rewarding as well as very challenging. In this workshop an experienced and well-respected local substitute teacher will share his knowledge and strategies with those who want to find success as a substitute teacher. Topics will include classroom and behavior management, the substitute survival pack, resources and expectations from local schools, helpful hints to keep any classroom on track, and information about staff conduct, affirmative action and harassment policies. Persons who successfully complete this two-hour workshop will receive a certificate that will be acknowledged by local schools as part of the application packet. Limit 10 students.
Substitute Teaching 101 Messalonskee W19
with Paula Callan
Substitute teaching can be demanding yet satisfying. In this class the instructors will share their strategies and experiences working with students. You will learn about behavior and classroom management, school resources, survival, district expectation, and useful information for keeping the class on track. You will learn about staff conduct, affirmative action, and harassment policies. At the end of the class you will receive a Certificate of Completion that you can use as part of your application packet in local school districts. Limit 20 students. Storm date of Feb 7.