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Business & Skills Training
with Christa Galipeau
Career Readiness is a work place preparation course designed to organize an individual for the necessary skills for successful job searching. Course focus is designed to fill out job applications, write resumes and cover letters, and learn soft skills when joining the workforce. Course will have guest speakers that work in human resources, field trips to job fairs, and learning what skills employers are looking for.
To Register: please call the Adult Education office at 764-4776
Registration - HiSET, Diploma, College Transitions and Adult Basic Education
with Christa Galipeau
This is where your future begins! Whether you are looking to complete your high school education (diploma or HiSET) or want to brush off skills for college, this is the first step. During this scheduled one-on-one meeting, we will walk you through all the registration paperwork, set your personalized schedule and give a clear picture of how our program works and what you can expect. You will also complete our CASAS intake testing to give us an idea of where you are academically and give us a starting point to set you on your path to a new future. Please plan on the process taking at least 2 hours. You may bring a parent, spouse or friend with you.
New student registrations are scheduled on Wednesdays at 6:00pm or Fridays at 9:00am. If these times are not an option for you, please call our office to discuss further options.
Please bring your Social Security Number and any past transcripts you may have.
You will receive a phone call from our office to confirm your registration and to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to working with you!
If you have questions, please call 764-4776.
with LeRae Kinney
Want to wish someone a happy birthday? Someone you know deserving a big congratulations? The PIHS Class of 2022 has you covered! Fill out the form via checkout telling us when, where and what "Yard Card" you need and we will take care of the rest!
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Application
with Christine McPherson
Provides necessary theory and skills to obtain employment as a Certified Nurse Assistant. Applications are available at the Adult & Community Education office. Cost includes book, pin, CPR training, criminal background check, and State exam fee. Offered in cooperation with the Presque Isle Rehab and Nursing Center. The class fee is $849. Upon receipt of your application, you will receive a phone call to set up an interview.
The objective of this course is to provide a means of acquiring basic nursing techniques and skills designed to furnish the graduate with entry-level skills in the health field.
The experience gained as a Certified Nurse Assistant also enables the individual to consider and pursue upward mobility in the health services as opportunities arise.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:
a. Maintain a proper physical and emotional patient environment
b. Report and record observations
c. Provide assistance in personal hygiene
d. Assist with body movement and ambulation
e. Assist with nutrition and elimination
f. Assist in emergency situations
g. Communicate in an effective, positive manner
h. Assist the registered professional nurse to provide general patient care.
The course will consist of 180 hours of instruction. 90 hours will be spent in classroom, 20 hours laboratory instruction, and 70 hours will be devoted to supervised clinical experience and instruction.
The classroom instruction will take place at the Presque Isle Rehab & Nursing Center. The clinical portion of the program will take place at various facilities in the area. The classroom and clinical course schedule will be distributed during the first class meeting.
a. Minimum age of 16.
b. Ability to read or write English.
c. Grade level 9.0 or higher, preferably 12.9.
d. Able to pass a State Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check.
e. Good physical and mental health. Good grooming and personal hygiene, absence of drug and alcohol abuse.
f. Demonstrate sincere compassion and understanding for elderly people. Dependable, reliable work habits. Dependable transportation.
g. Physical Exam within the past year - statement from a physician stating the candidate is physically capable of doing C.N.A. work.
h. Immunization MMR, unless born before 1956. All immunizations and testing required by the cooperating facility, including Hepatitis B. Evidence of negative T.B. test or negative chest x-ray.