Important Announcement (Updated Monday, August 10, 2020)

We are now in Phase 1 of our Return to Business plan. Our Academic Learning Centers in Dexter (Dexter Learning Center) and Dover (Penquis Higher Education Center) are open by appointment for one-on-one meetings with your instructor. Students are expected to wear appropriate face coverings when in common areas of the learning centers.  Wearing face coverings in the classroom will be at the discretion of your instructor. Upon arrival, the front door at PHEC (Dover) and the classroom door at DLC (Dexter) will be locked. Please arrive promptly at your designated appointment time (as we will be expecting you) and knock on the door. A PVAEC staff person will come out and ask you a series of health/wellness screening questions upon entry. If you are not feeling well on the day of your appointment, we ask that you please stay home and reschedule when you are feeling better. We are still offering remote/distance and pickup/drop off options for all academic students in Dexter, Dover, Guilford and Milo.

Please contact your instructor to make an appointment for in-person learning.

High School/HiSET Diploma Students: Liza DeWitt 207-564-5881, ldewitt@pvaec.org Facebook

College Transitions/Career Readiness Students: Leah Gomes 207-564-5883 lgomes@pvaec.org Facebook

NEW STUDENTS: We are currently accepting new students for all academic programs! Please contact Assistant Director, Eve Salley to set up an intake appointment to join our program. Eve Salley 207-564-5884 esalley@pvaec.org Facebook

Enrichment: We are planning to offer several classes later in October-November at PHEC in Dover. Space will be limited as classes will be set up to practice physical distancing. Scroll down to view the brochure for more info or contact Hilda at 207-564-6525, email hroberts@pvaec.org, Facebook

Fall 2020 Brochure: Our Fall Brochure will be hitting area mailboxes by mid-September. Scroll down to view the PDF of the PVAEC Fall 2020 Brochure.

Welcome to PVAEC Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

The Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative (PVAEC) is a collaborative formed in 2005 that combines four school districts:  MSAD 4 (Guilford), MSAD 41 (Milo), AOS 94 (Dexter) and RSU 68 (Dover-Foxcroft).  Our cooperative pools all of our talents and resources to best serve the communities that make up this region. We have Learning Centers in Dexter, Dover Foxcroft, Guilford, and Milo.

PVAEC offer courses in 5 major categories:

Career Readiness courses help prepare our students by providing the modern skills training necessary for new careers, promotions, and other career advancement.

College Transitions courses assist people of all ages wishing to make the transition into college-level courses.

HiSET™ & High School Diploma courses help people complete their high school education.

Adult Transitions courses are for people who already have their high school credential, but want to continue learning, and our Career Readiness and College Transitions programs don’t fit your needs.

Enrichment courses include courses in skills such as arts & crafts, fitness, gardening/farming and also include a variety of unique and fun experiences.


Click below to view our Fall 2020 Course Brochure:

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PVAEC Text Message Alert System

PVAEC now utilizes an automated text message alert system with Remind® that will notify you of weather-related cancellations and other important announcements regarding class cancellations and schedule changes at PVAEC. Once you are added to our system, you will receive a text message from 81010 asking if you wish to receive our updates. Reply YES to receive our messages. Reply NO to opt out. PVAEC will NEVER share your contact information with third parties without your consent.
Remind® Security Overview: https://www.remind.com/resources/security-overview

*You must be at least 13 years or older to sign up for this message alert system.

Msg & data rates may apply.

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