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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…

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Spent the day at the Challenger Learning Center of Maine planning for our Mission to Mars that we will take during our Summer Academy. Jennifer Therrien presented me with a certificate of completion after a day of training to help lead the Mars mission this summer. Unfortunately, we won’t leave orbit, but the students will experience what it’s like to be in mission control and on the space station.....all the exercises develop 21st century skills needed in the workforce. ... See MoreSee Less

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Quality education is a community effort. If you missed out on the opportunity to tour Mt. Blue High School and see Foster Tech Center programs on Tuesday, there are still two more dates to stop in and see the great things they are doing there. You might even see a Bridge Academy Maine student somewhere along the way! ... See MoreSee Less

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