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Maine Adult Education Association

Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

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One Brooklyn Avenue • Waterville, ME 04901 • 873-5754-Waterville/Winslow ~ 465-9134-Messalonskee • Fax: (207) 873-7052



The joy of learning doesn’t come to a screeching halt after you leave school; we continue to pick up new things every single day, whether it’s ascertaining a mind-blowing fact from a nature documentary or learning how to react to a new situation. 

Learning is for life, not just for childhood, and adult education can equip you with the know-how, skills and confidence to advance your career or make life-changing decisions. 

So what are the benefits of upskilling and continuous learning as an adult? 

1. Personal development 

Seeking to learn new skills and develop new ideas is a process of self-improvement. Learning can not only give you a clearer idea of who you are as a person and where your interests really lie, but can also add more dimensions to your character and help you reach your full potential.

2. Confidence booster 

Learning is empowering. It gives you the chance to discover things you’re good at and expand your skills portfolio, thereby boosting your self-esteem and giving you a sense of pride from your achievements. Learning across your life span can enable you to make well-informed decisions, give you a better idea of what to do with your life and give you a sense of fulfilment. The social aspect of learning can also drive your confidence through the roof! 

3. Improves well-being 

It’s no secret that learning can drastically improve your quality of life; picking up new skills and developing new talents can widen your interests, give you a sense of purpose and fulfilment, protect against poor mental health and increase autonomy. Additionally, learning can add to your resume and make you more appealing to employers, which could bring economic benefits in the form of additional income. 

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Have you ever thought about teaching an Adult Education course?  

We are taking course proposals for next fall's brochure!

Please contact us at or 873-5754 for more information.

Course Proposal Form


View our Winter/Spring Course Catalog  


Office Hours

Messalonskee: Monday-Thursday, 5:30-9:00 PM

Waterville: Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Our mission is to provide affordable, quality, continuing education opportunities to the communities of Belgrade, China, Oakland, Rome, Sidney, Vassalboro, Waterville and Winslow.  Please visit our Registration Information page to learn how to register for one of our courses.

Our Age PolicyRefund Policy and Semester Calendars are available in our Frequently Asked Questions section. 

You can also check out our latest news, and if you have any questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.


© 2016 Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education
One Brooklyn Avenue • Waterville, ME 04901 • 873-5754-Waterville/Winslow ~ 465-9134-Messalonskee • Fax: (207) 873-7052