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SCAE celebrates 35 graduates!


SCAE's Class of 2015 poses with SCAE Administration, teachers and staff.

June 10th marked SCAE's graduation ceremony at the Veterans' Memorial Gym.  A total of 35 high school credentials were awarded as well as nine employment skills certificates. 

This year's ceremony also paid notice to SCAE's CNA program which has been certifying nursing assistants for an impressive 35 years. 




SCAE Director Allen Lampert poses with 2015 graduate Inez Chadwick.  Not only did Inez earn her HiSET diploma, but she also earned the following employment Skills Certificates:  Administrative Support Staff Professional, Medical Office Support Staff Professional, and Computer Applications Professional.
During her SCAE career, Inez and her two children participated in SCAE's Families READ family literacy program and Inez received an award for her successful completion of that program as well!  A busy young lady! 
Congrats Inez!





Director Allen Lampert poses with Lynn Holston who was selected as SCAE's winner of the Vincite Award to honor her outstanding commitment to the pursuit of her education.  Vincite is Latin for Conquer!  Lynn is definitely a conqueror!  Way to go Lynn!


Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

Small Engine Repair at SCAE!

According to Enrichment Coordinator Sue Colley, Small Engine Repair is one of SCAE's most requested enrichment courses.
"I've searched for years to find an instructor for small engine repair" she notes.  SCAE is very excited to finally be offering this course this fall. 

SCAE is running two sessions of the 10-week course on Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning the week of September 15th.  Classes will be held at the Sanford Regional Technical Center from 6:30-9:00 pm. 



Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

Corporate Training at SCAE

SCAE is now offering a full menu of corporate training programs to meet the needs of local Sanford/Springvale businesses both small and large. Having worked with local companies like Waban, Southern Maine Health Care, and Nasson Health Care, providing training in Microsoft Office and customer service, SCAE is expanding its program to the greater business community in Sanford and Springvale.

SCAE provides training in:

Microsoft Office applications

Customer Service
Business Communication
Business Writing

Please contact Lisa Blancette at for more information


Posted by Sue Colley  on July 23, 2015

ConnectME Comes to Sanford!

About ConnectME

The ConnectME Authority is a component unit of Maine state government whose mission is to facilitate the universal availability of broadband to all Mainers and help them understand the valuable role it can play in enriching their lives and helping their communities and businesses thrive.

Duties of the Authority include:
•Establish criteria defining unserved and underserved areas;
•Enhance communications technology infrastructure;
•Monitor wireless coverage in areas where the authority determines the quality of the coverage is inadequate;
•Expand the availability of broadband to residential and small business customers in unserved or underserved areas;
•Expand the availability of broadband with bandwidth, synchronicity, reliability and security adequate to serve business, education and enterprise consumers in unserved or underserved areas;
•Otherwise enhance the State's communications technology infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas;
•Collect, aggregate, coordinate and disseminate information and data concerning communications services and advanced communications technology infrastructure in the State;
•Track investment in advanced communications technology infrastructure;
•Continually assess the availability of and need for advanced communications technology infrastructure in unserved or underserved areas within the State;
•Identify and secure federal and other funding sources for broadband or wireless deployment or education;
•Identify opportunities for coordination among providers, consumers and state and local governmental
entities, including coordination with the statewide emergency radio network; and
•Create and facilitate public awareness and educational programs to encourage
Nearly five years ago, approximately 86% of the state had access to high-speed Internet service with an adoption rate of approximately 40%. In the five years since the Authority was established, broadband access or availability has risen to over 91% with 73% of Maine households subscribing to some type of broadband service (compared to 68% nationally).

About the Authority
The ConnectME Broadband Authority consists of a board of five members, an Executive Director, Associate Executive Director, assistance from the Office of Information Technology and an Advisory Council.


Posted by Sue Colley  on December 13, 2013


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