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Electronic Health Records

$116

with Catherine Eliot

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
This hands-on course covers the core competencies of organizational and technical support for medical computer software records, the type used in a healthcare facility. Course topics include medical record content and format, techniques for filing, maintenance and acquisition of health information, and processes of collecting, computing, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data related to healthcare services, all of which is done with EHR computer software. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology. The price of this course does not include a book fee of $108.00.
Teller Training
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Teller Training

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Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 14 weeks
TELLER TRAINING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM This 12 week program is designed for foreign trained professionals with a background in the banking and finance industry. It consists of five individual courses which will prepare participants with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in the position of Teller. Graduates will earn the Today’s Teller Certificate from the American Banking Association and the Center for Financial Training & Education Alliance, a nationally recognized credential. The Today’s Teller curriculum will be co-taught by employers from local banks and credit unions including, Bank of America, Gorham Savings Bank, Bangor Savings, cPort Credit Union, and Infinity Credit Union. Students will also participate in courses covering Customer Service for Banking, Basic Math, Basic Computer, and Job Search Strategies. Successful students will have the opportunity to meet directly with employers for mock interviews and other networking opportunities. For more information and application instructions contact Bridget Kahn, kahnb@portlandschools.org. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.

AutoCAD 1

$116

with Peter Morton

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This course introduces the student to the basics of drawing using CAD (computer aided drafting). This class will cover drawing commands, editing drawings, line types, use of layers, dimensioning, applying text and plotting of drawings. The class will also introduce architectural and mechanical drawing. Prerequisites : basic computer skills
Educating All Students:  Exceptionalities And English Language Learners
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Educating All Students: Exceptionalities And English Language Learners

$322
Calendar Jan 13, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
In today’s inclusive classrooms, teachers must help all students learn. Teachers must understand the cognitive, social, and physical needs of their students and design curriculum, instruction and assessment that take into account these needs. To do so, teachers must be familiar with the characteristics of diverse learners with moderate to severe learning and behavioral disabilities and the legal issues associated with these disabilities. This course is part of the Education Academy Certificate Program. It meets MDOE teacher certification course requirements for teaching exceptional students. Prior approval is required. For information or an application packet contact: Sally Sutton, 874-8155 or suttos@portlandschools.org Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
English Reading And Writing Review For The Praxis Exam
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English Reading And Writing Review For The Praxis Exam

$284

with John Wensman

Calendar Jan 13, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This course will help teaching certification candidates review and prepare for the Praxis Core Reading and Writing Tests. Students will work on their essay writing; understanding, analyzing and evaluating different texts; and test taking skills. Students will be expected to complete homework assignments between classes. Target audience is Language Arts Level 200/300 or a US bachelor degree. Prior approval for the course is required. Contact the PAE office for information 874-8155. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.
Teaching That Promotes Student Learning
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Teaching That Promotes Student Learning

$322
Calendar Jan 14, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 13 weeks
In this class, students will identify and use teaching theories, methods, and tips that promote student engagement, inclusively and outcomes-based learning. Students will apply some of the latest practices to promote student learning, such as differentiated learning, social-emotional learning, project-based learning, and backwards design. Students will understand the process and practice of lesson planning and identify specific ways they can support learning objectives as Educational Technicians. This course is part of the Education Academy Certificate Program. Prior approval is required. For information or an application packet contact: Sally Sutton, 874-8155 or suttos@portlandschools.org Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.




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