December 8, 2022
For Immediate Release: December 8, 2022
Maine Dept. of Labor to Hold Competitive Skills Scholarship Listening Session December 20
AUGUSTA -The Maine Department of Labor's (MDOL) Bureau of Employment Services will be holding a public listening session as it develops proposed rulemaking outlining changes to the Competitive Skills Scholarship Program (CSSP). The Competitive Skills Scholarship Program provides funding and support services for eligible Maine residents to pursue associate degrees, bachelors degrees or employer recognized credentials leading to high-wage, in-demand jobs in Maine.
CSSP rules have been in place since 2015, and changes are necessary to address technology advancements, rising costs and demographic diversity in Maine. The goal of the listening session is to hear what the public would like addressed during the rulemaking process.
When: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 2 p.m. The session will run between an hour and a half to two hours.
Where: The Frances Perkins Room at the Maine Department of Labors central office, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta.
The session can also be joined virtually by registering at the link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting: https://mainestate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kc-yopz0rH9xdygUohJSmE48DzPuTwDXS
If you require accommodation to attend this session, such as a sign language or other language interpreter, please contact Michelle Cameron-Doughty at email@example.com or (207) 620-6349 by Friday, December 16, 2022.