Happy Thanksgiving….


A couple of things I want to mention:


1.        Checkout the video on our website and let us know what you think.



2.       Are you registered?  You need to do that ASAP.


3.       We’re offering some interesting courses at the center this spring, including these and many more. Please visit the website: http://learn.maine.edu/ellsworth/files/2010/07/Spring-2011-EMCC-Onsite-Course-List1.pdf


***BIO 115 Human Biology

An integrated lecture-laboratory course introducing concepts in human biology.  Topics include body systems, growth and development, human heredity and how the human organism interacts biologically with its environment.  The course meets five hours per week, including two hours of lab.

ECE 127 Cognitive and Affective Development 

Theoretical aspects of cognitive and affective development will be studied with regard to the whole child. Experiences that promote learning, social relationships, self-awareness and moral development will be explored.

ECE 117 Observing and Recording in the Field      

Explores methods of observing, recording, and assessing children’s development and learning. Skills acquired as a result of this course will provide the students with the needed information to assess development and plan activities and experiences to individualize learning. Legal and ethical practices and confidentiality issues will also be discussed. (2 lec, 1 practicum).  HIS 101 American History Since 1898        

Explores the history of the United States from 1898 to the present. The course covers the political, social, and economic development of the U.S.

PSY 211 Human Relations             
Provides skills-based training, focusing on assertiveness, empathic listening and responding, sending and receiving clear messages, flexing to different styles, adapting tasks to include motivational strategies, praising and critiquing, transactional analysis, and effectively dealing with defense mechanisms and groupthink


*** This is the first time we have offered an onsite lab science at the center. I hope you take this opportunity to register.


4.       Save the date: Dec. 10. Holiday Party at the Maine Grind in Ellsworth, 5:30 PM -8:00 PM


5.       And finally: Happy Thanksgiving. Relax and get prepared for the busy final exam period.



Bonnie Sparks, Director
Hancock Cnty Higher Ed. Center

248 State St. Suite 1

Ellsworth, ME 04605
Fax: 207-667-7451