Maine Voices: Reimagining Higher Education
Maine Voices:Reimagining Higher Education with Clif Greim
"Economic growth depends on a skilled workforce with the training and credentials required to meet the needs of our state’s current and future employers. Maine is facing a workforce shortage across a number of important industries, including health care, construction, technology and education. A number of factors are contributing to this shortage, from our aging workforce reaching retirement, to slow population growth, to the evolution of traditional industries adapting to emerging global markets. Maine has an immediate need to attract, retain and cultivate a skilled workforce by leveraging every opportunity to engage new residents and build talent beginning with our youngest citizens. Times of crisis can spur the kind of innovation and collaboration that hold tremendous promise to adapt education models to meet the needs of our time." Read more here.