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BUSINESS AND EDUCATION LEADERS CALL FOR INVESTMENTS IN CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION TO FIGHT MAINE’S LOOMING SKILLS GAP

A new research brief highlights the serious challenges facing Maine’s workforce, emphasizing the need to strengthen career-technical education and high-quality postsecondary learning.

 

LEWISTON, ME – Without key investments in career-technical education (CTE) and high-quality postsecondary programs, Maine faces a significant shortfall of skilled workers that imperil the state’s economy and will only get worse as the population continues to age…

"For anyone who is struggling, you will struggle, but these courses that are difficult are only to set you up for success in the future. Each teacher has their own methods and they are beneficial to learning. Challenge yourself now, and reward yourself in the future. The work will get more intricate but with these skills, you'll learn to think smarter. Whether you decide to go to college or not, these classes will stick with you."A former Bridge student from LRTC (Lewiston Regional Technical Center) & Lewiston High School wanted to share this message with their current Bridge cohorts. We felt that especially this year, it would be great for everyone in the program to hear, or any students across the state taking early college classes in general. These are challenging times, but there are those out there to help you, and it will pay off in the end! ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking forward to presenting at the Virtual Maine CTE conference this morning!#create #think #Excel ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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We asked our students, "Do you want to live in Maine after high school?" Love to hear many of them express an interest to Live and Work in Maine after HS! ... See MoreSee Less
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