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Remedial Classes Have Become a Hidden Cost of College

Remedial Classes Have Become a Hidden Cost of College

One in four students have to enroll in remedial classes their first year of college, costing their families nearly $1.5 billion. The study also found that full-time undergraduate students who take remedial courses their first year are 74% more likely to drop out.


Prepare for college. Prepare for your future.

Maine College Transitions is a complete program that guides you toward your goal. Whether you know exactly what you want or have no idea what you could do, Maine College Transitions is the best place to start.

® Maine College Transitions is ready when you are. All you need is the desire to further your education and to have completed, or be working toward, a high school credential (GED or HiSET). Classes are taught by teachers who want you to succeed. You will be in classes with people like you who want to take the next step.

Hundreds of students who completed Maine College Transitions have gained entrance to trade schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges or universities. If you have a dream and the desire, we have the tools to get you to your goal. We will be there to guide and support you every step of the way.

Lawrence Adult Education can get you there! Our summer program begins June 6, 2016!

Call 453-4200, ext. 3114 for more information or to register.




Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 17, 2016

Lawrence Adult Education Accepting Course Proposals for Fall 2016!

Lawrence Adult Education is accepting course proposals for the Fall 2016 semester.

We're looking for instructors who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with our community!

We're looking for health and fitness instructors, technology instructors, arts and crafts instructors, and more.

Fill out a course proposal today and return to or 4 School Street, Fairfield, Maine 04937 by June 30.

We can't wait to hear from you!

The fall semester begins in September 2016.


Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 12, 2016 | Read more in: News

Driver Education at Lawrence Adult Ed in Fairfield

Driver Education - July 2016


A driver’s education course teaches prospective drivers about road rules, regulations, and road awareness. If you’re a new teen driver, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State (SOS) Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) requires you successfully complete a Driver’s Ed course as part of the graduated driver license (GDL) program.

Your Driver’s Ed course will cover topics including:

  • Maine road signs and traffic laws.
  • How to be a safe and responsible driver, including safety for motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
  • The effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving ability and the consequences of drug/alcohol violations.
  • Safe driving techniques.
  • Positive driving attitudes and behaviors.

NOTES: Birth Certificate, Social Security Number, and parent signature on application must be provided. Parent should plan to attend part of first session. Maximum Enrollment: 14 students

Students must be at least 15 years old by the first class meeting.

PLEASE NOTE:  Class schedule - Class meets Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and on Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.


Payment plan available

For more information and to register, visit:



Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 12, 2016

Lawrence Adult Education Graduation - June 8, 2016

On June 8, 2016, Lawrence Adult Education will be honored to hold it's 38th annual graduation for adult high school diploma and high school equivalency diploma graduates.

Graduation will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Williamson Auditorium at Lawrence High School, Fairfield.

We are so proud of our graduates!

Congratulations to you all!


Posted by Kathy Cote  on May 12, 2016 | Read more in: News

University College/University of Maine System

Did you know that you can take University of Maine System classes right here in Fairfield?

Univeristy College offers statewide access to courses and degrees from the University of Maine campuses. Courses are available online and through interactive television (ITV) at sites statewide including Lawrence Adult Education. For more information or to register call 1-800-868-7000 or visit the University College website at

What are ITV courses?

ITV courses are broadcast live by faculty from University of Maine System campuses to University College centers and sites across Maine. Students view the class on TV monitors and interact with the instructor and with other students using a toll-free classroom telephone. Many ITV courses include streaming video, allowing students to view lectures online.

Most ITV classes also require students to participate online through BlackBoard or other online instructional programs.



Posted by Kathy Cote  on October 24, 2013 | Read more in: Links

ED2GO Online Learning

 Online Learning at Ed2Go

These instructor-facilitated online courses are fun, convenient and highly interactive. All courses run for six weeks (with a two-week grace period at the end). Courses are project oriented and inlcude lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. Complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.


To get started visit our online Instruction Center at



Posted by Kathy Cote  on October 24, 2013 | Read more in: Links

Adult Education - An Investment Worth Making

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Posted by Kathy Cote  on April 8, 2010

College Transitions Program in the News

Channel 8 News:  Click here for video.

Channel 6 News:  Click here for video.


Posted by Kathy Cote  on January 26, 2010 | Read more in: News


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