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Babysitter Training at Lawrence Adult Ed in Fairfield

September 23, 2014

BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Program (the Second Edition) published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an important program for babysitters. It is exciting and interactive and provides training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. We will cover the most current practices for safety and injury prevention, First Aid basics for emergency, quick reference tools for babysitters, and a fun, easy to follow booklet. The program will prepare you to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and CPR, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Designed for young people ages 12 and older who are interested in learning the skills for babysitting. A parent or guardian must accompany young people 12 to 17.

A lab fee of $20 is payable before the start of class. Fee includes book and certificate.

Kelly Roderick, Certified BLAST Instructor with Atlantic Partners EMS.

Click here to register!


Posted by Kathy Cote  on September 5, 2014

The 2014 Boston Flower and Garden Show - Worth the Trip!




The view from the Top of the Hub Restaurant on the 52nd floor of the Prudential Center:





Posted by Kathy Cote  on March 17, 2014 | 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

Now is the time to get your GED!

Click here for information on getting your GED diploma:



Posted by Kathy Cote  on April 29, 2013 | Read more in: News and Links


Click on link to see article:

Online GED Seeksers  Presented with Bogus Diplomas, Lawsuit Alleges

More information on fraudulent GEDs:



Posted by Kathy Cote  on March 27, 2012 | Read more in: News and Links

Ad Council GED Achievement Campaign


Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council are proud to partner on a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign that aims to help high school dropouts get started on the road to their GED® Diploma.

These young adults know they need to get their GED Diploma but need to be reminded they can do it. The multi-media campaign is scheduled to launch in July 2010 and all materials will be available in English and Spanish. View the TV PSA.

All PSAs will feature a toll free number 877-38-YOURGED and a new website, where people can find free referrals to local GED programs and information on the GED Diploma process. The program referrals come from a new comprehensive database developed in collaboration with National Center for Family Literacy and ProLiteracy.

We encourage you to extend the reach of the campaign through your communications. For Frequently Asked Questions about the campaign materials and usage, please refer to this document. For more information on the referral database, please visit

Thanks in advance for your support!

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation and The Ad Council





GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education® and may not be used
or reproduced without express written permission of the American Council on Education.


Posted by Kathy Cote  on July 19, 2010

Adult Education - An Investment Worth Making

Adult Ed Article.doc


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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