Our Mission

Maine Adult Education Association is a professional, non-profit organization that advocates for adult education locally, statewide and nationally and supports members in order to meet the educational, training and personal needs of Maine’s adults.

Maine Adult Education Programs are committed to meeting the educational, training and personal needs of Maine’s adults by offering excellently designed, cost-effective academic, training and enrichment classes across the state of Maine. 

(This site is designed to help Maine’s adults find the classes and programs that they need.)

Bendable Maine Has Launched!

What is Bendable Maine? 

Where Should You Begin?

Bendable is a statewide online system set up to help you, the end user, find the type of classes, training and education you are most interested in. 

Click on the button below to explore learning opportunities across Maine.

Ellsworth Adult Education and their digital literacy program was featured on the news. 

It’s never too late to learn digital literacy skills!

Click HERE for the story.

Learning for everyone

Make this 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.

Get your high school diploma or High School Equivalency credential (HiSet) at the Adult Education program nearest you.  High School classes and/or testing centers are available near you.  Click here for more information.

Maine Adult Education programs offer classes and tutoring sessions to help adults acquire and improve their skills in reading, writing, mathematics, English language proficiency, and problem solving to become self-sufficient and to participate effectively as workers, family members and citizens.  Click here to find the adult basic education program nearest you.

Various opportunities are available for learning more about special interests, hobbies, specific skills – or just for fun!  Adult Education programs offer many short and long-term enrichment classes designed to encourage and enhance lifelong learning in our communities.

Maine Adult Education programs offer customized training programs and computer classes designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to complete in the global economy.  Click here to find the workforce training programs or locate the program nearest you.

Maine Adult Education programs offer a comprehensive, student-centered program of study leading to enrollment and success in post-high school education and/or workforce training programs.  College transitions programs can be adapted to fit each learner’s needs whether it is career and educational counseling, help passing college placement exams, or other needed skills.  Click here to find the College Transitions program or the Adult Education program nearest you.

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