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Broadband Workforce Development Initiatives

Introduction

The MCA strives to proactively understand the state’s broadband labor gap and identify ways to address it. To take full advantage of the federal funding available to Maine for broadband deployment, the MCA must analyze the state’s current broadband workforce. This includes determining the state’s current and future broadband workforce needs, exploring the education and training landscape necessary to fulfill those needs, and identifying opportunities to build a stronger pipeline of qualified workers to support broadband deployment.

What is MCA doing?

  • Working with the Maine Community College System to develop a targeted broadband training program

  • Coordinating with the Maine Department of Labor to establish broadband apprenticeship and pre-employment incentives.

  • Engaging industry partners to identify needs and craft programs to address gaps. 

Camoin Workforce Presentation RSVP

Maine Connectivity Authority (MCA), in partnership with Camoin Associates and Thomas P. Miller & Associates invites you to an in-person session on Friday, February 10th, when we'll unveil the much anticipated Broadband Workforce Analysis Report. The presentation will feature detailed strategies for expanding Maine’s broadband workforce development needs and strategies to fill current and future gaps in the broadband workforce pipeline. 

 

The event will include:

  • Presentation of the Report by Camoin Associates

  • Discussion Panel + Q&A

  • Introduction of the Workforce Advisory Committee

  • Lunch & Networking Time

Location: The Roux Institute (100 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101)

Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Arrive 15 minutes early to park and sign in)

Please RVSP Using the Form Below

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Thank you for registering.
We're looking forward to seeing you at the event!

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