• Phone :
    • (207) 874-8155
    • Address :
    • 14 Locust Street
    • Portland, Maine 04101
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What Classes Can I Take?

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Portland Adult Education offers a variety courses in four program areas:

Personal Enrichment 
Personal Enrichment courses take place in various Portland schools and centers throughout town. If you would like to learn a new language, join an exercise class or brush up on your art skills, we have a class for you.

Job and Workforce Training

Our Job Training program, located at Cathedral School, prepares individuals for a more fulfilling career.  If you want to gain skills for an entry level job, improve your skills for a promotion or reenter the workplace, we have classes from Excel to Medical Terminology that will help get you there. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)  The ESOL program, located at Cathedral School, helps students improve their English reading, writing, grammar and life skills. ESOL classes also help students prepare for employment and continuing education.

Academics The Academic program at PAE, also located at Cathedral School, includes classes in Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.