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: Cheri Weston, Brenda Evans & Mary Lou Sullivan

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

Holiday Open House and College Fair--December 16

If you are thinking about college, you won't want to miss our upcoming college fair and holiday open house on Tuesday, December 16, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Representatives from KVCC, UMA, USM and CMCC will be here to showcase their academic programs and answer your questions.

We'll also have representatives from the Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) and the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) to talk about planning and paying for your college education.

The evening will include holiday refreshments and door prizes.

For more information, contact College Transitions Advisor, Jennifer Olin at 582-3774.

Don't miss out on these seasonal craft classes!

It's time to think about decorating for the holiday season. Why not take one or more of these classes (taught by Arlene Gagnon) so that your home will be beautifully decorated?

Thanksgiving Cornucopia....November 24
Holiday Boxwood Tree....December 1
Holiday Wreathmaking....December 2
Outdoor Holiday Kissing Ball....December 9
Double Candle Holiday Centerpiece....December 15

To register for these classes online, go to

Snow Flakes will be coming soon--be ready with these hats for kids

Kids Loves These Character Hats!strong>

November 5, 2014 6:00-8:30 p.m. Registration fee $19

If you know the basic crochet stitches, then this class is for you. Learn to crochet a character hat for the little adventurist in your life. You will make the basic hat pattern that can be used for a variety of characters. In class you will make an owl hat. They are perfect for everyday wear or as a gift. Supply list is available upon registration.

To register online, click on this link https://msad11.coursesto...

Back by Popular Demand-Recycled Wool Sweater Mittens!

We had so many requests, we had to reschedule another class!

November 17, 2014 6:00-8:30 p.m. Registration fee $12

Keep your hands super warm this winter with mittens made from recycled wool sweaters. They will be felted for density and lined with soft fleece for warmth in our cold Maine winters. Please bring your sewing machine, scissors and notions to class. A supply fee of $10.00 is payable to the instructor at the time of class.

To register online, click on this link https://msad11.coursesto...

Calling All Artists

Whether you work in oil, acrylics, or watercolors, join us! All levels of painting abilities are welcome to our open studio class which begins October 30th.Through sharing knowledge, techniques, and methods amongst a group of peers, you gain ideas and tricks of the trade to develop as an artist. Through critiquing, we will learn to see through the eyes of another person. This will help us to honestly evaluate our own work and expand our own vision, understanding, skill and experience. This six week class meets from 6:00-8:00 pm at Gardiner High School. Cost is $59.00. Register at or call 582-3774 for more information.

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