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Maine Adult Education Association

Belfast Adult Education

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6B Lions Way • Belfast, Maine 04915 • (207)338-3197 • Fax: (207)338-2960



Hours of Operation for the main office of Belfast Adult Education are:   Monday-Thursday, 8:30-12:00 and 12:30-6:00; Friday, 8:30-12:00  and 12:30-4:30; closed on all school holidays; school vacations 8:30-12:00 and 12:30-5:00; and summer vacation 8:00-12:00 and 12:30-5:00. 

Welcome to the web site home page of Belfast Adult Education, a division of Regional School Unit (RSU) #71.  Browse the web site by clicking on the above tabs or page links for the latest program information; search the course catalog for courses and their descriptions in five different categories; register for our courses online; or use the contact information to communicate directly with the main office.  CHECK for the most recent changes to program operations by clicking on the NEWS tab above.  SELECT from  a variety of page links including NEW COURSES, UPDATES to COURSES, SPECIAL NOTICES and ADJUSTMENTS to PROGRAM  PROCEDURES .

Belfast Adult Education does not discriminate in educational programs, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability unde the provisions of Title VI and XI of the 1972 Educational Ammendments, Section 504 of the REhabilitation Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The program does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability as defined by Title IX, Section 504, the Civil Rights Act and the Maine Human Rights Act.

Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services should make ther needs known to the Director or tot he ADA Coordinator or Equal Opportunity Officer/Affirmative Action Officer c/o Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 363, Belfast, Maine 04915 (207-338-1960).

Conditions from time to time will dictate that Belfast Adult Education temporarily close due to inclement weather.  Program students and staff should view WLBZ 2 Storm Center for the latest information regarding school cancellation.

Learners, visitors and staff  are reminded that the Adult Education campus is located on RSU #71 property and, therefore, is a smoke free campus.  Many individuals participating in adult education activites are allergic to strong odors and scents and can become quite ill.  Please refrain from applying such irritants before accessing adult education facilities.  Some examples of strong odors and scents include smoky or unwashed clothing, perfumes, cosmetics and hairsprays. 

Belfast Adult Eduation is pleased to announce that LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF WALDO COUNTY, a program formerly of Broadreach, Inc.,  has joined the adult education group of services and programs.  Click on the link, LVWC, to learn more about this esciting new program.      

Belfast Adult Education is proud to be a partner of the Connect Maine Coalition.  Click on Connect Maine Coalition to learn more about this important initiative to the State of Maine. You can check out the latest program news, visit our Frequently Asked Questions section or contact us with other questions. review our course catalog, or find out how to locate us.  Get started with your next learning experience- browse our courses now!

Click on the following links to learn more about our program.   

College Connection -Are you wondering about what your future holds for you?  If you have earned your high school dilpoma or equivalency certificate, then you may want to consider furthering your education.  Learn how you can start preparing for college by visiting Belfast Adult Education's college transitions program, The College Connection.   You may access information by clicking on  

Brochure - course listings for the current semester

Distance Learning Center

What about learning on line?  Belfast Adult Education has joined several distance learning / on line organizations to bring a variety of learning opportunities to Waldo County.  To learn more about the educational organizations with whom the program is partnered, click on  the link, Distance Learning Center . 

Calendar for the 2014-2015 school year

Cherck the Guiding Statements link for the policies and procedures that govern program operations.

Visit with our staff at places and faces





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6B Lions Way • Belfast, Maine 04915 • (207)338-3197 • Fax: (207)338-2960