Welcome to Bangor Adult & Community Education!

We are your local source for lifelong learning. Whether you are looking to prepare for a new career, transition to college, complete high school, improve English language skills, or learn a new hobby we can help you on your journey. Browse our classes and sign up today.

Free Bus Driver Training 

Bangor Adult & Community Education and Maranacook Adult Education are partnering to provide Bus Driver Training. The CDL (Class B) class prepares students to meet the Maine BMV Class B school bus driving requirements and consists of 42 hours of classroom instruction to prepare students for the state written and skills exam and 30 hours of driving instruction to prepare students for the state road test.

Class dates are Nov. 4 – Dec. 18 on Thursdays from 6:00pm – 9:00pm and Saturdays 8:00am – 2:30pm. 

For more information, please contact The Learning Center at 941-6316.

This training is funded by the Workforce Innovation Grant through the Maine Department of Education.


The Learning Center

The Learning Center is open Monday- Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. by appointment only. Please call 207-941-6315 to schedule an appointment. We are following all CDC and Maine Department of Education Covid-19 guidelines.



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Learning for everyone

Make 2021 the year you learn to play guitar…get your degree… change jobs…

Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.

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    Foundations of Investing

    Foundations of Investing is an educational program for people who want an overview of investing, including key terms and types of investments. Foundations of Investing covers the basic features of bonds, stocks and packaged investments, and the importance of asset allocation. Please call 941-6315 to register. 

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    Intermediate Painting and Drawing

    This course is designed for individuals who have been painting and drawing for two years or more and want to learn more about composition, color mixing, new techniques, and other related art issues. This class will focus on specific art interests and expand knowledge about painting and drawing. Participants will work in the medium of […]

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    Guitar for Beginners

    You’ll be strumming chords in no time with this fun, friendly method for learning guitar. Learn the basics of six-string guitar,tuning, strumming and the 18 basic chords. Course topics include learning to read music, fretting chords, and finger stretchingexercises. Prior knowledge of music reading is not required. Open to beginners and intermediate guitar pickers.

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    Spanish for Beginners

    This course offers an introduction to Spanish in a personalized and fun style. The class is designed to help students acquire a foundation of Spanish vocabulary while learning how to speak and listen to the language for general and practical use. Students are encouraged to speak Spanish whenever possible in the class. The book is […]

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    Beginner Level Yoga

    Yoga has been shown to have vast health benefits for people of all body types and fitness levels. If you can stretch your muscles, you can do yoga! This six-week series will introduce basic yoga postures (along with modifications) and healthy alignment with some breath work and relaxation/meditation sprinkled in. We will play with linking […]

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