What do I do? Who do I tell?
We are always open to suggestions for new courses. Please let us know of anything you would like to see offered. Contact adult ed at email@example.com or 453-4200, ext. 3114.
If you would like to teach a course, please fill out our course proposal form and return to the adult education office.
A refund is available if:
1. a class is cancelled for any reason or full;
2. You withdraw from class prior to the start date of the class.
Refund requests made after a class has begun will be considered on an individual basis at the discretion of the Director (minus a $5 processing fee).
On-line registration refunds will be credited back to the card used in the transaction. The fees associated with online registrations are non-refundable.
All other refunds may take up to four weeks to process.
To have a copy of your transcript sent to you, a college or employer please send us the following information:
- Your full name – including any name you may have attened under
- Your date of birth
- The last four digits of your social security number
- A current telephone number
Send this information to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207.453.5200 ext. 3114.
To order an official copy of your GED or HiSET diploma visit and register online at:
Maine College Transitions Programs are comprehensive, integrated or sequential programs of study leading to enrollment in a post secondary institution.
Maine Adult Education College Transitions Programs are offered through local adult education programs.
Programs and Locations
From I-95: Take exit 132 and turn east on Route 139 (Western Avenue). Proceed a half mile and turn right on to School Street.
From Waterville: Take College Avenue from Waterville to Main Street in Fairfield. Go straight at the traffic light and turn left onto Western Avenue (by Circle K). Proceed .4 miles and turn left on to School Street.
From Skowhegan: Take Route 201 into Fairfield and turn right onto Route 139 (Western Avenue). Proceed .4 miles and turn left on to School Street.
We are the small gray building on the left as you drive on to School Street.
Entrance and parking are on the opposite side of the building that you face as you drive in.
To find your local program, please visit: http://www.maineadulted.org/ and use the “Find a Local Program” search box located near the top of the homepage. By entering your town and radius in miles, you can quickly and easily locate the adult education programs closest to you.
You may also click the “Find Programs” button on the homepage to view listings and an interactive map of all the programs in the state.
YES! We are a receive site for the University of Maine System!
The University of Maine System 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 in Fairfield. For more information or to register call 1-800-868-700 or visit the University’s website at http://learn.maine.edu.
What are ITV courses?
ITV courses are live broadcasts by faculty from the 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. Maine 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.
You can also take exams for your ONLINE CLASSES at the Fairfield Site at Lawrence Adult Ed.
To register to take your exams at this site, visit: https://sites.google.com/a/maine.edu/testing-location-registration/
Yes and Yes!
Online Learning at Ed2Go Has TWO Great Options!
INSTRUCTOR LED COURSES
Welcome to online learning! Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. Our instructors are famous for their ability to create warm and supportive communities of learners.
Most courses run for six weeks (with a ten-day grace period at the end). Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.
New course sessions begin every six weeks. Please visit our Online Instruction Center to see exact start dates for the courses that interest you.
All courses require Internet access, E-mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or Firefox web browsers. Some courses may have additional requirements. Please visit our Online Instruction Center for more information.
HOW TO GET STARTED
- Visit our Online Instruction Center: www.ed2go.com/sad49
- Click the COURSES link, choose the department and course title you are interested in and select the ENROLL NOW button.
- Follow the instructions to enroll and pay for your course. Here you will enter your e-mail and choose a password that will grant you access to the Classroom.
- When your course starts, return to our Online Instruction Center and click the CLASSROOM link.
- To begin your studies, simply log in with your e-mail and password you selected during enrollment.
Prices start as low as $109!
CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS
Online Career Training Programs can start your students on a path to an in-demand profession. They can begin these programs at any time and learn at their own pace. Upon successful completion of all coursework, they will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Your Schedule • Your Budget • Your Future…Today!
Lawrence Adult Education, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.
Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.
To get started visit our Career Training Program site at https://careertraining.ed2go.com/sad49/.
If you have mailed in your registration for a class which was already full, you will be contacted and given the option to be placed on the waiting list for that class.
If you register in person, you’ll know immediately the status of the class.
If you search for courses online, you will know because the web page will say “Course full” and give you the option of subscribing to the waiting list.
Registration fees are noted in each course description. The listed fee includes any necessary textbooks and/or materials. Some courses require additional materials and/or equipment, and some may require a supply or materials fee paid directly to the instructor and will be noted in the description.
Personal enrichment classes are priced to self-sustain. Meaning that we charge the minimum to pay for the instructor and materials required.
Facility use: The school district charges $5 per student enrolled in non-academic classes held at buildings other than the adult education building.
There are no fees for high school completion, HiSET, and college transitions classes for students in those academic programs. However, these classes may be taken by anyone not in those academic programs – and any applicable book and/or lab fees will apply.
Online registrations: 1. When a student registers on our website, a fee per registration (typically $1.99) is added. 2. CourseStorm charges a small percentage of each transaction plus the standard credit card payment processing fee. (Fees vary by transaction volume.) The fees associated with online registrations are non-refundable.
If you are on a waiting list, you will be contacted if a space becomes available. Please do not go to the class unless you have been contacted. All waiting lists are handled on a “first come – first served” basis and each class is filled in the order people were placed on the waiting list.
Yes, we accept online registrations using all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) or PayPal accounts for personal enrichment courses.*
Payments made online are processed through PayPal, one of the world’s largest merchant card service providers. You may know PayPal as a popular way to pay for goods and services at websites such as eBay, but PayPal also has a stellar international repuation as a card services provider, with an outstanding record of protecting against fraud and ensuring the latest in security.
To learn more about PayPal’s record of safety and security, please visit the PayPal Security Center.
You do not have to have a PayPal account to register online.
*Academic (diploma, HiSET, college transitions) registrations must be done in person. Call 453-4200, ext. 3114 for an appointment.
Registration fees must be paid at the time of registration. Book fees must be paid before class begins. You may also register by mail. Registration forms are included in our printed catalog and a printable form is available here on our website. A check or money order with all costs covered must accompany the form.
We accept registrations by telephone, fax and online for most courses and accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
All academic registrations (adult basic education, high school diploma, HiSET and college transitions) must be done in person. Call Lawrence Adult Education for an intake appointment at 453-4200, ext. 3114.
Adults (17 and older) can earn a high school diploma through the adult education program. Previously earned credits as well as life experience will count toward your credit total. Adults may earn credits through evening classes or computer assisted learning (OdysseyWare).
All courses taken for diploma credit are free.
Call the adult education office to schedule an intake appointment and find out how you can become a high school graduate!
If you are at least 17 years old and left school without a diploma, the HiSET might be the way for you to earn your high school credential. Learn about HiSET preparation classes and testing requirements, take a practice test, and get ready to move forward with your education. Call us for an appointment today!
The HiSET has replaced the GED in the State of Maine.