Adult Education

We welcome adults in our communities to participate in a variety of learning opportunities.

Office Location:
Gardiner Area High School

The Adult Education Office is located at Gardiner Area High School in the C-Wing.
We welcome visitors. Office hours are:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 5:00 pm & 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 - 2:00 pm

Director: Diann Bailey
Secretaries: Brenda Evans & Mary Lou Sullivan

Also visit: http://msad11.maineadult...

Make Your Own Halloween Fairy Garden Pumpkin!

Be ready for Halloween with this eye-catching pumpkin fairy garden!

This would be a fun project for a "girls night out!"

Carve out the front of your pumpkin, then decorate with moss and miniature figurines.

A $10.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the class.

Students should bring miniature figurines to place in the fairy garden, as well as a carving knife and hot glue gun.

Class is on October 26 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration fee is only $10.

Click on this link to register: https://msad11.coursesto...

COMING NEXT WEEK--Learn to Song Write!!

Music inspires hope, unites hearts, changes moods and challenges thinking. In this class, join Martin Swinger and learn to write your own song.

You do not need to be able to read music to take this class.

Basic music theory and elements, song construction, and what makes a great lyric will be discussed, as well as how particular songs have impacted our world.

Martin Swinger is known for his sterling performance and vocal range, brilliant songs delivered well with an engaging stage presence for adult and family audiences.

Class starts on October 5, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Gardiner High School.

Register online at

Learn how to improve your home through energy efficiency!

Many of our homes were built before spray foam insulation and triple pane windows.

Don't miss this class, offered to you, FREE OF CHARGE, through the coordination of the City of Gardiner's Housing Committee. The class will provide information about the value of an energy audit, energy improvement do's and don'ts and the best way to get the biggest bang for your bucks. You will also learn about available rebates and how to access those dollars. Bo Jespersen, owner of Breathable Home, will be the presenter for this class.

There will be ample time after the presentations for a question and answer session. If you own an older home and you've been considering doing some renovations, this a class you won't want to miss.

The class is on Thursday, September 27, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Gardiner Area High School. Sign up today!

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Camera Class on Thursday, September 14!

Are you looking for a new camera or have someone on your Christmas list and don't know which camera to buy them?

There are so many brands, types and technologies, each one claiming to be the best, that it's hard to make sense of it all.

Join this roundtable discussion to learn what you need to know before purchasing a digital camera. The discussion will range from point and shoot cameras to high-end digital single lens reflex cameras, with the instructor bringing a wide variety of examples to view. Interchangeable lens options (with examples provided by instructor) and purchase resources, both online and locally, will be discussed.

Registration fee is only $19. Click on this link to register: https://msad11.coursesto...

Learn American Sign Language!

This class is starting soon on September 13. Registration fee is $69. Register at

Learn to build a vocabulary, sign easy sentences and gain insight into the Deaf/Hard of Hearing culture.This class is designed for beginners who want to learn a new language. It will be fun and exciting, so join us and meet some new friends!

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