Student of the Month – Scarborough, January 2018: Carl Lamoine

Congratulations to our January Student of the Month in Scarborough, Carl Lamoine! During the week, Carl works long house on a lobster boat, and attended our weekend CDL class. Each weekend, he would take a 45-minute ferry ride from Swans Island followed by a four-hour drive to get to our Scarborough Campus. During class, he

How to Choose Your HVAC/R Training Program

Starting a new career is a big step. The research and planning needed to ensure that you’re making the right decision can be a full-time job in and of itself. If you’re looking to begin your career as an HVAC/R Technician, we have some tips that can help you know what to look for in

In-Demand Tech Jobs and Our Training Connection

CIO.com recently posted an article titled, “The 7 most in-demand tech jobs for 2018 — and how to hire for them,” in which they forecast the IT job market in 2018. While the article is targeted to business leaders and their hiring concerns, from our perspective, we view the article as a window into how

The Future of Cyber Security

As the calendar turns to 2018, the technology industry has its eye keenly on the issue of cyber security. No longer is cyber security a side conversation as the cost to companies is only expected to rise in the coming years. With this timing, we’re excited to be launching our new Cyber Security Program. But,

Student of the Month – Scarborough, October 2017: Ingrid Hall

Congratulations to our October Student of the Month in Scarborough, Ingrid Hall! Ingrid has shown real dedication to successfully completing her program while keeping up with a busy schedule. One day each week, she drives down from Northern Maine to complete her training in one, long 12-hour day. She consistently not only completes her required

What are Some of the Highest Paying Trade School Careers?

Do you want a career with outstanding pay? Do you want to land that dream job or get your foot in the door without a four-year university degree? Discover how to have the opportunity to work in a great career field with these careers that do not require a four year degree or beyond. Avoid

Congratulations to Our Graduates

At the end of October, we took time to celebrate the accomplishments of our students at our Fall Graduation Ceremony for our Scarborough and Lewiston campuses. Family, friends, and supporters packed the room at the Marriott at Sable Oaks in Portland to congratulate the students who worked so hard to start new careers and change

Trade School vs College – What’s the Difference?

For most high school graduates, a degree from a four-year college seems like the only option as far as higher education is concerned, and many high school seniors know which university they’ll be attending by mid-year. There is one option, however, that many students don’t consider for their educational transition into a lifelong career: trade

Student of the Month – Scarborough, September 2017: Bradley Van Fossen

Congratulations to our September Student of the Month in Scarborough, Bradley Van Fossen! Currently enrolled in the Computer Repair Technician program, Bradley is very self-motivated and always puts in the work that will make him a success in the IT field. Along with his reliability and accountability, Bradley’s background and presence in the class adds

Student of the Month – Scarborough, August 2017: Luke Pelletier

Congratulations to our August Student of the Month in Scarborough, Luke Pelletier! One of our Healthcare students and a member of our Student Leadership Program, Luke was a big part of our hurricane relief drive in September. Extremely helpful and a joy to have around, Luke is the first to greet students when they walk

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