Franklin County Community College Network (FCCCN) Holds Quarterly Meeting
April 16, 2013
The partners of the Franklin County Community College Network (FCCCN) met recently at the University of Maine at Farmington. Participants were provided an overview of the network’s “asset mapping” project. This effort is being funded through the Cummings Trust in partnership with the Franklin County Tourism Network and the High Peaks Cultural Council. The project’s goal is to identify and catalog Franklin County’s many assets in order to develop a strategic plan to uncover collaborative opportunities that can promote and accelerate economic growth across the County.
Attending the meeting were representatives from Central Maine Community College (CMCC), University of Maine Farmington, Franklin Community Health Network (FCHN), Franklin County Adult Ed (FCAE), Women, Work & Community, Mt. Abram Adult Ed, Wilton Career Center, Tri-Valley United Way, Coastal Enterprises (CEI), Workforce Investment Board (WIB), Foster Tech Center and Common Good Ventures.
ABOVE: Pictured left to right are (first row): Keegan Ballard, UMF student; Patty Ladd, Wilton Career Center; Michelle Hawley, CMCC; Karen Rogers, FCHN, Brittney White, UMF student; Chelsea Browning-Bohannah, UMF student. Second row: Nora Morris, UMF student; Cathryn Ingraham, UMF geography Intern; Kirsten Burbank, Mt. Abram Adult Ed director and CMCC adjunct instructor; Chris Paradis, CMCC; Betty Gensel, FCCCN & CEI; Ray Therrien, FCAE; Janet Smith, Women, Work & Community and CMCC adjunct instructor. Third row: Dr. David Dixon, Franklin Memorial Hospital; Gary Perlson, FCCCN; Jeff Sneddon, WIB: Glenn Kapiloff, Foster Tech Center director; Becky Dennison, FCAE; Randy Berry, CMCC; Drew Watt, Common Good Ventures. Not Pictured: Matthew McCourt, UMF geography professor and Nancy Teel, Tri-Valley United Way director.
About the Franklin County Community College Network
Through a partnership with Central Maine Community College, the FCCCN coordinates higher educational opportunities for students in Franklin County and is uniquely positioned to help fit the particular needs of the local community. In addition, the Network also works with the business community to help identify and deliver workforce training and professional development education programs at the lowest possible cost.
For more information about supporting the FCCCN, please contact Betty Gensel at 207-491-2752 or firstname.lastname@example.org