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Sanford Community Adult Education



Personal Enrichment

The Teen Brain

$145

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

One of the most turbulent periods in brain development occurs during adolescence. The teen brain actually functions very differently from the adult brain.  Certain kinds of thinking, such as decision-making, actually happen in different parts of the brain for adolescents and adults.  Understanding these complex changes can help calm the rough seas of the teen years, but also provide your teen with critical support and understanding that will promote better decision-making, better mental health, and better outcomes at school.  Come find out the important ways in which the teen brain is developing. Identify behaviors and attitudes that are influenced by these changes. Then learn to offer constructive strategies for establishing a better understanding of and communication with your amazing teen.

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm.Sanford

SCAEcertificate

Video Marketing

$245

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

Sight, sound and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Video is very hypnotic and it quickly speeds up the “know, like and trust,” factor with your audience. In this course you will discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business and build brand awareness. Find out how to shoot simple, effective videos without costly fancy equipment or savvy technical skills.  Discover the secrets to creating content that commands attention.  Learn how to dominate Google and YouTube with your video and to strategically use YouTube to market your business 24/7 -- even while you sleep. 

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

SCAEcertificate

Word-Level Grammar

$145

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

Get reacquainted with the parts of speech. Don't worry! There's no painful memorizing involved. With these fundamentals in your back pocket, you'll learn how to choose the right word from pairs that sound alike, but have very different meanings. 

Then you'll learn about subjects and predicates, the very foundation of sound sentence structure. You will build a grammar vocabulary and discover the value of using a dictionary as an everyday grammar research tool.

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

SCAEcertificate

 

WordPress Certificate

$495

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 12 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design.   During the first week, you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include an introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation, and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more.   Finally, acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more.    After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress. 

For full details, see: https://www.yougotclass.org/Index.cfm/Sanford

SCAEcertificate

Business Writing

$195

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

Take away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. And acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come.  

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

SCAECertificate

Understanding Debits & Credits

$195

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Sep 7, 2021

In this course, you will learn about the accounting equation and the five categories involved in every business (Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s Equity, Revenue and Expenses). Every financial transaction falls into one or more of these categories. Learn how to create a chart of accounts that meet the needs of your business. You will learn how double entry bookkeeping works and the process of recording debits and credits. This course will show you how to identify, analyze and record transactions using journal entries under the cash basis accounting method.

For full details, see  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfs/Sanford

SCAEcertificate

Raising Your Own Meat

$40

with Shana Therrien

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

If you've ever considered raising your own meat, get a crash course on raising pigs and poultry, but many of the tips can be used for other animals as well.  You'll learn about your different options for processing the meat - whether to use a commercial butchery or doing the processing yourself.  Both ways have been used by the instructors and they will talk about the nitty gritty of processing your own animals and the supplies you would need.

Estate Planning: Prepare for the Uncertainties of Life

$25

with Kathryn Bedell Esq

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Overview of basic estate planning, including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives.  Kathryn Bedell, Esq., is a law partner at Ballou & Bedell in York and has been practicing for almost 30 years.  Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matters.

 





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