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_DSC0386 copyWestbrook School Department

Welcome to the Westbrook School Department section of our City’s website. For a full listing of school events, activities and more, please visit the WSD's site at www.westbrookschools.org.

For more information about specific School Departments, please visit westbrookschools.org/schools.

For information and resources for students and parents, including school calendars, district policies, transportation and storm cancellations, please visit our parent portal here.

And to keep up with the School Committee, please visit their page on the WSD site.


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ADULT EDUCATION

General Information:

Classes for Westbrook Adult Education are held at the Westbrook Community Center, 426 Bridge St., Westbrook, ME unless otherwise noted.

 To register for a class, contact Linda Lampron at lampronl@westbrookschools.org / phone:  854-0826

or go to Central Office (superintendent’s office) located at 123 Stroudwater St., Westbrook ME. 

To pre-test for a class, go to Central Office on Tuesdays from 10am-1pm or contact Carrie Peabody at peabodyc@westbrookschools.org.

On going classes:

English Language Classes:  فصول اللغة الإنجليزية:  Cours de langue anglaise :

We have ongoing English classes for adults at the beginner, advanced and intermediate levels.  For more information, contact Linda Lampron.   Please note – you must register and pre-test before attending to determine levels.

دروس في اللغة الإنكليزية اللغة: لدينا الجارية دروس في اللغة الإنكليزية للكبار على المبتدئين، المستويات المتوسطة والمتقدمة.  للحصول على مزيد من المعلومات، اتصل بليندا لامبرون.   يرجى ملاحظة--يجب تسجيل واختبار مسبقاً قبل حضوره لتحديد مستويات.

Cours d'anglais langue : Nous avons en cours cours d'anglais pour adultes : débutants, niveaux avancés et intermédiaires.  Pour plus d'informations, communiquez avec Linda Lampron.   Remarque – vous devez vous inscrire et test préliminaire avant d'assister pour déterminer les niveaux.

 Hi SET Prep Workshop:  Tuesday evenings 6pm-8pm at WCC (free, must register and pre test with Carrie Peabody prior to attending)

            HI SET Prep Workshop is a self paced study class with instructor present to

            assist students to prepare to take the high school equivalency test Maine      

            uses- the HiSET  (formerly GED).  Students will work on skills and have

            materials provided to them for assistance.  This class will run through the

            end of the school year – June 2016.

 Hi SET Testing – Maine’s New High School Equivalency Test

Hi SET replace the GED as Maine’s high school equivalency test.  To take the test, you must meet with Carrie Peabody by appointment to do a pre test prior to taking the actual test.  Pre tests are given to determine readiness to begin the process.  You can contact Carrie by email at peabodyc@westbrookschools.org or scheduling an appointment by calling 854-0826.


Database of Colleges in the U.S.  (search by area and more) 

Affordable Online Colleges

 Area Colleges and Universities


Husson logo

Husson Grand Opening

Westbrook is proud to have been chosen by Husson University and looks forward to a long, prosperous relationship with them!

www.husson.edu

Husson University relocated to Westbrook in February 2014 and with that move will come great opportunities for public private partnerships that will help make greater Westbrook thrive.  Read about their grand opening celebration here.

Husson Continuing Education

http://www.husson.edu/content/5116/academics

Husson Enrollment Information

http://www.husson.edu/prospective-students


The University of Southern Maine

http://www.usm.maine.edu/

As a flagship school in Southern Maine, USM is a public university located just 5 miles from Westbrook offering over 100 concentrations in such areas as Business Administration, Nursing, and Education. USM was founded in 1878 and has 9385 full and part-time students on two sister campuses in Portland and Gorham, Maine.  The City of Westbrook enjoys many great connections with USM including internships and community based learning programs.

To schedule a visit: http://usm.maine.edu/admit/visit-usm

Course and registration information: http://www.usm.maine.edu/academics

Continuing Education link for professionals:
http://usm.maine.edu/pce

What’s happening at USM?
http://usm.maine.edu/news


Bates College - Lewiston, Maine

http://www.bates.edu/

Bates College, located 35 minutes from Westbrook, was the first coed college in New England.  Bates is situated along the Androscoggin River and its setting is favorable for outdoor enthusiasts; skiing, canoeing, beaches, Lake Auburn and natural parks are all nearby. Approximately 95 percent of students live on campus in either a residence hall or one of Bates’ 25 Victorian homes. Bates offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in over 30 disciplines.

Information for parents
http://www.bates.edu/parents/

What’s happening at Bates
http://www.bates.edu/news/

To schedule a visit:
http://www.bates.edu/parents/visiting-campus/

Course and registration Information:
http://www.bates.edu/academics/


Bowdoin College - Brunswick, Maine

http://www.bowdoin.edu/

Bowdoin College, located less than an hour from the heart of Westbrook, is a private, coed University with a storied 225 year history. In a recent survey conducted by Students Review Inc, over 25,000 students from 15 New England Colleges were asked to rate the overall quality of experience at their respective universities. Bowdoin attained the second best score, beating many prominent schools throughout New England. 

Information for parents:
http://www.bowdoin.edu/parents-families/index.shtml?utm_source=globalmenus&utm_medium=drop-down-box&utm_campaign=global-menus

What’s happening at Bowdoin?
http://www.bowdoindailysun.com/


To schedule a visit:
http://www.bowdoin.edu/about/visiting/index.shtml

Academics:

http://www.bowdoin.edu/academics/


Colby College – Waterville, Maine

http://www.colby.edu/

Located less than ninety minutes from the greater Westbrook area is Colby College, a private institution with an enrollment of 1863 full-time students, and has more than 50 majors across more than 20 academic departments.

Colby offers a unique 4-1-4 based academic calendar, with a 4 week session between Fall and Spring semesters where students are encouraged to study abroad. Nearly 70 percent of Colby students study globally, including many of whom visit one of Colby’s three satellite locations in Spain, France, and Russia.

Colby College’s study abroad program:

http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/acaddept/economics/study-abroad.cfm

Info for students and parents:
http://www.colby.edu/admissions_cs/

Contact Colby:

http://www.colby.edu/admissions_cs/request-information.cfm

Schedule a visit:

http://www.colby.edu/admissions_cs/visit/day_visits.cfm


Saint Josephs College - Standish, Maine

http://www.sjcme.edu/

Located on the shores of Sebago Lake, and ten miles northwest of Westbrook, ME, Saint Joseph’s is Maine’s only Catholic faith based college.  SJC has over 30 majors and concentrations and has tuition that’s more affordable than most private, four-year colleges in Maine.

In the past several years, Saint Joseph’s has expanded to an online learning platform, and has over 30 online degree programs.

The City of Westbrook works closely with the college and has hired many of their criminal justice students and full time law enforcement professionals in the City.

Online degree information:
http://online.sjcme.edu/graduate-professional-studies-degrees.php

For parents:

www.sjcme.edu/admissions/parents

Continuing Education and Training:
http://online.sjcme.edu/continuing-education-and-training.php

Schedule a visit:
http://www.sjcme.edu/admissions/visit


Southern Maine Community College

http://www.smccme.edu/

Southern Maine Community College empowers students to respond to a changing world and enhances economic and cultural development in Southern Maine by providing a variety of educational opportunities and partnerships.  It does so from their magnificent seaside campus only 15 minutes from Westbrook.

To schedule a visit:
http://www.smccme.edu/info/campusesvisit.html

Course and registration information:
http://www.smccme.edu/academics-a-registration/departments-a-programs/academic-departments.html

Continuing education link:
http://www.smccme.edu/continuing-studies.html

See the campus:
http://www.smccme.edu/info/campusesvisit/south-portland-campus.html


The University of New England – Biddeford, Maine

http://www.une.edu/

With dual campuses in Biddeford and Portland, 5 miles from Westbrook, UNE offers Maine’s only college of medicine. UNE also offers small class sizes and a broad array of majors ranging from Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) and Dental Hygiene, to Marine Science and Business.  UNE’s Portland Campus offers many advanced degree opportunities.

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Online Programs:
http://www.une.edu/academics/programs.cfm?view=college
           

Continuing Education and Training:
http://www.une.edu/oce/

For parents:
http://www.une.edu/parents/resources.cfm

Schedule a visit at UNE:
http://www.une.edu/admissions/undergrad/visits/


AccreditedOnlineColleges.org 

An education-focused resource that includes several comprehensive databases which allow anyone to search for accredited online schools throughout the nation, specific online degree programs, or online colleges in Maine that can help you pursue an education and career of your choice.


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