At CMCC: learning in class and on the job

March 7, 2018

CMCC pilots new classroom-job site construction degree program

AUBURN — After enrolling at Central Maine Community College, Stephen Sylvester opted into a pilot program unique in the Maine community college system that split time between school and a construction site.

The past two years, he’s sat in the classroom, then worked on finish carpentry. More classroom, then he helped build a garage.

Referring to his time at Foster Career and Technical Education Center in Farmington, the 20-year-old Livermore resident said, “I learned quite a bit at Foster Tech, but this just took it to a new level.” Read the full story»