Tech Center Director Announces College Credit Opportunity

ELLSWORTH — Amy Boles, Hancock County Technical Center director, has announced that students at the Technical Center will have additional opportunities to earn college credit while in high school.


Under the newly formed joint agreements between New England Institute of Technology in Warwick, R.I., and the Technical Center students taking courses in TV/Video Production at the school may earn college credit through the Advance Tech Program at the Institute.

Students taking specific courses in the TV/Video Production program at the school may earn up to five college credits toward an associate degree in Video/Audio Production Technology at the Institute.

Benjamin Speed, TV/Video Production instructor at Hancock County Technical Center, worked together with Tom Strolla, Video/Audio Production Technology Department, and Tara Totoro, coordinator of high school programs at New England Institute of Technology, to develop the joint agreement.

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