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Maine Adult Education Association

RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

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28 Lincoln Street • Rockland, ME 04841
cmonroe@rsu13.org • 207-594-9764
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About

Adult education in Maine is a statewide system of more than 100 connected learning programs and centers from Kittery to Fort Kent and everywhere in between. FOR PROGRAMS SPECIFIC TO ROCKLAND/THOMASTON AREAS, PLEASE CLICK HERE RSU 13 Programs.

Adult education programs offer courses in 5 major categories:

Business & Skills Training courses help prepare Maine citizens by providing the modern skills training necessary for new careers, promotions, and other career advancement.

College Transitions courses assist people of all ages wishing to make the transition into college-level courses.

HiSET & High School Completion courses help people complete their high school education.

English Language Learning courses give people the guidance, support, and training necessary to improve their literacy skills and the literacy skills of their family.

Personal enrichment courses include lessons in skills such as cooking and musical instruments, and also include a variety of unique and fun experiences including travel (local and international).

In any economy, Adult Education courses are great choices because they are local, affordable, and are designed to fit within your schedule.

Browse our courses today, and contact us if you have any questions or feedback.

 

Our Staff:

Christy Monroe, Director of Adult & Community Education, cmonroe@rsu13.org - Christy began working with Adult & Community Education in 2008, and became the Director at RSU13 in 2017.  She can be found working in her office on the 2nd floor of McLain on program design, budgets, grants and reporting for both the Adult Education program and After-School Arts programming offered to students K-12 across the district.  She enjoys connecting with students and welcomes them to stop by to chat anytime!

 

Callie Saulniers, Program Assistant, csaulniers@rsu13.org - Callie is the person who will most likely be answering the phone and setting up your initial intake appointment with us. She is also the HiSET Administrator and assists with our Arts in Action after-school art programs across the district. Callie is located in our main office and ready to welcome you into our program.

Caitlin Clark, Academic Coordinator, cclark@rsu13.org - Caitlin conducts Intake appointments, so she will be the first person you meet with when you enroll as a student with RSU13 Adult Education. She also works with students as an instructor in the Learning Center, as a career and college advisor, and as a coach to help you achieve your goals. Caitlin can connect you with programs and services in the community and is available to answer questions and provide support. 

 

Cathy VanDyke, Technology & Career Planning Consultant, cvandyke@rsu13.org - Cathy works with individuals and businesses on updating technology skills, helps guide our programming in technology, and keeps our computer lab up-to-date. As a career planning professional, she reviews our courses to ensure we continue to assist our students along their career journey. Her office is in our computer lab.

Peg Junge, Mathematics Instructor, pjunge@rsu13.org - Peg helps students improve skills for high school credentials and college math.  Peg enjoys working with students at all levels, making math easy to understand and to do successfully.  She also organizes and teaches College Next on site at UROCK, a college preparation course that has run since 2014. 

Brenda Hio-Hamdan, English Instructor, bhiohamdan@rsu13.org - Formerly a high school English teacher, Brenda teaches English in the Learning Center. She can help you prepare for the HiSET exam, or earn those high school English credits that are keeping you from graduating. Brenda also works with college-bound students to improve their English ACCUPLACER scores. In addition, she enjoys working with students who want to learn to read and write better to get ahead in the workplace -- or just for their own enjoyment and satisfaction!  

 

Elizabeth DiLalla, ELL Coordinator and Tutor, edilalla@rsu13.org - Elizabeth is ready to greet English as a Second Language Learners of all skill levels.  Students are invited to join in group conversation classes or one-on-one tutoring.   She can also help students study for the Citizenship Exam or for the TOEFL Exam. You will find Elizabeth on the 3rd floor in the Community Room. We are always happy to see new faces join our group!