The County reports on drafting, engineering technology dual-enrollment program
The County reported the SAD 1 Presque Isle Career and Technical Center has announced a dual-enrollment opportunity for students in the drafting and engineering technology program. As a result of a collaboration between the University of Maine College of Engineering, Bridge Year Educational Services Inc. and the technical center, beginning in fall 2018, students enrolled in the the drafting and engineering technology program will be able to earn college credit for the course, according to the article. Since 2014, 13 Presque Isle Career and Technical Center graduates have been accepted into the UMaine College of Engineering, majoring in mechanical engineering technology, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering. The opportunity will provide an enhanced pathway for SAD 1 students desiring to pursue an engineering degree through UMaine, the article states.