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Accounting I Messalonskee F17
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Accounting I Messalonskee F17

$35

with Vickie Veilleux

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This class will introduce you to the basics of accounting - debits and credits. You will learn to use ledgers, journals, balance sheets, income statements, and spreadsheets. You will need a 3-ring binder, pencil/pen, and calculator for this class. Class will be held on Sept. 20 - which is a district early release day.

Earn: Accounting I
Cell Phones/Smart Phone for Beginners & Seniors Messalonskee F17
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Cell Phones/Smart Phone for Beginners & Seniors Messalonskee F17

$11

with Eli FitzGerald

Calendar Sep 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you wish you had a cell phone or smart phone? Do you wish you knew better how to use the one you have? Would you like to text like the kids and grandkids? Or perhaps you don’t know what features you need, or would wish you had if you had only known when you signed up for the phone? Bring your phone, cords, and booklet if you have one, and if you don’t that’s ok this is the night to learn about cell phones and what they can do. Limit 6 students.

Computers for Seniors F17
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Computers for Seniors F17

$39

with Christine Kreider

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 7 weeks

This class will focus on all personal electronics for seniors: phones, tablets, laptops, Chromebooks, Windows or Mac. Bring in any device and let us help you with any questions you may have! Limit 10 students.

Digital Photography Messalonskee F17

$55

with Eli FitzGerald

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
In the first two weeks of this class we will cover the basics of the DSLR digital camera age. Then we will move on to a more advanced look at aperture, shutter speeds, ISO, photo composition and how they are used together to create an outstanding photograph. We will also be taking an in-depth look at natural lighting as well as flash lighting techniques including on and off camera lighting. Each week will have a unique photo assignment. A DSLR camera is needed as well as knowledge of your camera and experience using it. Limit 10 students.
Digital Photography, Small Group Tutorial Messalonskee F17
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Digital Photography, Small Group Tutorial Messalonskee F17

$35

with Kirsten Guyaz

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Come learn more about both the artistic side of photography - such as composition and design, and the technical aspects - such as shutter speed, loss and non-loss files, downloading to electronic formats, simple editing, and more. Please bring your camera, manual, charged batteries, and all cords to each class. If you have a laptop, please bring it, as well as a card reader if you have one to upload your photos. This class is open to young people ages 13-17 years who are interested in photography. They must register with a registering participating parent or guardian. Limit 5 students.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2017 F17

$65

with Debra Rockwell

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn how to use QuickBooks Pro in a hands-on environment. Class includes setting up company files, customers, jobs and vendors, and entering and paying bills. These are just a few of the topics that will be covered. Attendees should have an understanding of basic accounting principles. Limit 12 students.

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Keyboarding F17
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Keyboarding F17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Touch keyboarding is the primary source for inputting information into the computer. Keyboarding skills are necessary as they impact the ability of a person to communicate both socially and professionally. Keyboarding skills are used in word processing and database software, email or instant message communications. In an academic setting, keyboarding skills are a substantial time-saver and a tool for students at any level; those who are unable to use this tool may fall behind. Lacking proficiency in this skill, it is almost impossible in today’s market to seek and find meaningful employment or to be independent at the college level. Touch keyboarding also facilitates the development of writing, spelling and grammar. Limit 15 students.

Earn: Keyboarding
LibreOffice: The Free Alternative to Office Suite F17
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LibreOffice: The Free Alternative to Office Suite F17

$35

with Christine Kreider

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

LibreOffice is an office suite similar to Microsoft Office, and is available free (a donation is requested) online. This course is designed for those who want a full-featured office application (which runs on both Windows and Mac computers) without paying a lot. The course will cover how to download and set up LibreOffice, Writer, Spreadsheet, Database, and Getting Other Stuff! Participants should bring their own laptops. No iPads or tablets please. Limit 20 students.

Earn: LibreOffice




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