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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

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28 Jameson Hill Road • Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 • (207) 934-7922 • Fax: (207) 934-3705

College Transitions



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Information Sessions

 Our FALL 2018 information sessions are on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 from 10 AM - 12 Noon or 4 - 6 PM, Saco Learning Center, 80 Common St. 

Call (207) 282 3846 to register or follow the links above to register online.

How does Adult Ed save you money for college? NO COST education...REALLY!!

Information Sessions are FREE! ...AND so is our program...AND so are our academic courses!

Walk-ins are welcome and sessions are usually held in August or September for our Fall semester and in January for our Winter semester. REGISTRATION encouraged. 

Register online for our College Transitions Info Sessions or call us today at (207) 282-3846 or email our Student Services Coordinator Liis Nigol at

We can help you get ready for College!

Why go to College?

  • To complete an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in an interesting field

  • To explore a new career or advance in your current job

  • To attend classes part-time while you work or the children are in school

  • To earn a better salary

Getting a college degree means you are more likely to be employed and earn more money. In the 21st century the ability to acquire knowledge and skills plays a significant role in one’s success and quality of life. A post-secondary education program will increase your competitiveness in the job market.

The more you learn, the more you earn. It is that simple!

How can Adult Education help you get into college?

We offer the following student support services:

  • College counseling with our Student Services Coordinator and the Maine Education Opportunity Center

  • College preparation courses to help you improve your skills (see description below)

  • Accuplacer testing for students who want to know if they have the skills necessary for college classes

  • Help with filling out financial aid and college applications

College Transitions

These courses focus on refining skills in the essential areas of reading comprehension, writing skills, and math applications. Featured courses include: Algebra, College Prep Writing Skills, Information Technology.

In addition, we do Accuplacer testing, financial aid, college applications, and other college readiness support are offered throughout the school year. There are also opportunities for college visits scheduled in both the Fall and Winter semesters.

Our professional Career Counselor will do Advisement that covers everything you will need to know before, during, and after college. Now thats support!

Financial Aid Information

Get an overview of college finances and complete the Free Application of Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA). Become prepared to access the funding needed for college.

Accuplacer Testing

The Accuplacer test is required for students wishing to enter a community college and is available at no cost to our academic students. The test helps students recognize individual strengths and weaknesses in math and English. When test results are discussed with our Student Services Coordinator, they can be used to identify adult education classes that help prepare students for college. Space is limited for the Accuplacer, so you must call (207) 282-3846 and register prior to testing.

If you haven’t been in school for a while we can help you

  • Develop and sharpen your academic & computer skills

  • Get the inside scoop on how college works & what’s expected

  • Find financial aid & prepare applications

  • Prepare for college placement tests

Call us today at (207) 282-3846 or email our Student Services Coordinator at or our main office in Old Orchard Beach (207) 934-7922.

We can help you get ready for College!

To be eligible, you must have:

  • High school diploma or HiSET and take the Accuplacer test with us.

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28 Jameson Hill Road • Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064 • (207) 934-7922 • Fax: (207) 934-3705