July 16, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2014 Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009; Alex Clifford, KVCC, 624-5120
AUGUSTA—The Augusta CareerCenter is partnering with Kennebec Valley Community College’s Maine is IT! Initiative to provide awareness of low-cost computer certifications and degrees. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Augusta CareerCenter at 21 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2 in Augusta on July 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon.
The event will include an awareness and question-and-answer session for individuals interested in receiving basic-to-advanced computer training. These low-cost training sessions range from basic computer proficiency to advanced Cisco and Microsoft systems administration. One year certificates and associates degrees in computer technician or computer systems integration are also available.
For more information, contact the Augusta CareerCenter at 207-624-5120 or 1-800-760-1573 or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CareerCenterAtAugustaMe . To learn more about KVCC’s Maine is IT! Initiative, contact Alex Clifford at 207-453-5159 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://kvcc.me.edu/Pages/Professional-Development/Current-Course-Offerings .
CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.
Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information and to register for workshops held at the CareerCenter. The CareerCenter, located at 21 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2 in Augusta, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.com .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.