MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education

MSAD53 Community: MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education is interested in what you have to say. We are in the process of evaluating our program and looking to see what YOU the community would like to have offered. MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education offers programming in the following areas:

HiSet Programming

Job/Skills Training

Enrichment Classes


We would love to get your input, hear your feedback, and have you participate in our programming. If you have a skill or a hobby that you think might make a great class please let us know. We ask that you take a few moments and fill out this brief survey.

Kind Regards

Brian Cole

MSAD 53 Adult and Community Education Assistant

Use this link to navigate to the MSAD 53 page for information regarding classes and registration:

Ways to Register:

In Person:

MSAD #53 Adult Education

167 School St. Suite A

Pittsfield ME 04967

By Email:

By Fax: 487-6310

Call: 487-5107

**New Requirement**

You MUST pre-pay for classes at least one week in advance to secure your registration. If we do not receive prepayment, there may still be room in the class, but we cannot guarantee all supplies will be available or even that the class will run if no one has registered in advance.


Classes are offered at school throughout our districts. Locations are indicated on each class. Once you are registered, we will inform you as tot he exact room of your class.


Our Adult Education Programs are closed the following dates: Jan 19 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb 16 (Presidents' Day), Feb. 16-20 (February Vacation), Apr. 20 (Patriots' Day), April 20-24 (April Vacation), May 25 (Memorial Day). Exceptions to this policy are indicated.


If the class requires a textbook, one will be provided to you.

Book Deposits:

A $25 book deposit is required for all textbooks loaned to students. Upon the return of the book we will gladly refund the deposit.

Attendance Policy:

Students in the diploma classes are expected to be present at ALL classes. If you are unable to attend a class it is YOUR responsibility to contact the instructor and/or Adult Ed. Office. If you miss more than 2 classes, you may be required to withdraw from the course. Credits are given based on the number of hours of class time as well as successful completion of class work.


If our district's students are released early due to a storm, Adult Education classes are automatically cancelled. If school is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be announced on local television stations and websites, such as WABI-TV,


Unless otherwise stated, supplies and textbooks are not included in the course fee. Supply lists will be provided the first night of class unless noted. Supply fees are not eligible for discounts.