Welcome to Washington County Adult & Community Education and Axiom Education & Training Center 

Our Mission:

Axiom Education & Training Center is a collaborative, innovative and technology-driven organization that advances the life-long educational and professional development of businesses and residents, while strengthening the economic, social, and cultural life of the diverse community.

Our Programs:

Washington County Adult Education (WCAE) programs offered by Axiom Education and Training Center (AETC) are available at locations across Washington County, from Danforth to Cherryfield.  Services include Hi-SET® tutoring, test preparation, and testing; Adult Basic Education; Digital Literacy; WorkReady training; and Enrichment Classes. Sites include local libraries,  schools, and Axiom Education and Training Center in Machias. Training for businesses can be arranged at the workplace.


Academic Courses:

Our academic courses (Hi-SET® and Adult Basic Education) follow a learning lab model. Teachers assess student skills and create a learning plan. We offer lab sessions with certified professional instructors in 3-4 hour blocks in various locations to make getting your education easier.

Please call us at 207-255-4917 or email classes@connectwithaxiom.com if you have questions or would like to get started on the next step in your education.


Our Office:

The Washington County Adult Education and Axiom Education and Training Center (AETC) is located on the second floor of the old 5 & 10 building in Machias (upstairs from Axiom Technologies). The office entrance is located in the rear of the building at 6 Colonial Way (between Whole Life Market. And Downeast Coastal Conservancy). The office is open 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. 

Class Fees:

Fees for our courses, classes, and workshops vary. If interested in scholarships for our classes, please contact Sharon Foss, Education Coordinator, 207-255-4917 or email classes@connectwithaxiom.com. Businesses in the Employee Initiative Program should contact Sharon Foss, 207-255-4917 or email classes@connectwithaxiom.com to register for courses, classes, and workshops.

For more information, contact:

Axiom Education & Training Center

Phone: (207) 255-4917

Email: classes@connectwithaxiom.com.

Website: www.aetc.us

Connect with us on Facebook: facebook.com/AxiomEducationTrainingCenter/

Register for courses online:  www.axiom.coursestorm.com



Course offerings are updated frequently. Visit our Academics, Digital Literacy or Enrichment pages to see what is currently available. 

Adult Ed Services