Bridge Academy News Archive

  • The Bridge Academy program finished up the Summer Academy season this week for the Region Two School of Applied Technology, Foster CTE Center, and Tri-County Technical Center. Congratulations to the Nokomis HS juniors for breaking the record by one point and winning the Bridge Trivia......

  • What’s it like for a #Maine teacher in our mentorship program? Interested in learning more? Let’s chat!    ...

  • What does the post-Covid workplace look like? How have things in the workplace and education shifted? What skills are ‘essential’ on the horizon for today’s students to find gainful employment or business ownership? They are all important questions as we move out of the Covid......

  • Each month Bridge Academy facilitates meetings between high school math teachers and college faculty to discuss ideas and innovation in teaching mathematics. Yesterday Dr. Emaly Piecuch, from Jackson Laboratory in Maine, was a guest speaker to introduce Teaching the Genome Generation and many other links to......

  • What a privilege to help Hermon High School, United Technologies Center and Eastern Maine Community College connect the dots for these two incredible students, Brooklyn and Malaya. Many thanks to Maine Women Magazine for this great article! If you’re a school in #Maine who hasn’t......

  • Join us in welcoming Hon. Joyce Maker – Fmr. Maine Legislator, MCCS Board of Trustees, and Senator Matthew Pouliot from District 15 to our incredible Board of Directors!  ...

  • While Kaarie was taking her college courses through the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) and University of Maine within her traditional classroom settings at Hermon High School, she was also attending the Building Construction program at UTC. With the combined college credits that students......

  • Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing stories with you about new initiatives in our program, and more importantly, graduate success stories of the Bridge Academy program from around the state. We are always encouraged by the feedback we hear from students after......

  • We took some time recently to take a look back at February 28th, 2017 when Mike Rowe, TV host of the popular show “Dirty Jobs”, testified before the House Education & the Workforce Committee on the importance of career and technical education. Rowe’s words in......

  • The University of Maine System and Maine Community College System recently contracted with D2L for their learning management system (LMS), known as “Brightspace”. In the past, the two systems used different platforms to administer online course content to students. With both systems now using Brightspace,......