Maine has lots of good jobs in IT and computing, and lots of smart kids and adults capable of doing the work. Project>Login is all about bringing them together.
A program of Educate Maine, Project>Login is the state’s leading resource for anyone interested in the computing and IT field.
Parents of younger students: We offer online resources to encourage your child’s curiosity about computers, smart phones and tablets, the apps that make them work, plus robotics, numbers and systems. And you can learn about the school curricula available in the required skills, especially math, technical language, problem-solving and analysis.
High School Students: Maine high schools and institutions of higher education now offer all the courses and programs needed to help you get hired and succeed in a computer tech job.
College students: There are dozens of businesses that want to help you get the education and training you need to work for them. Many offer paid internships, which are a great way to try out a career path.
Educators: Check out resources to make your classroom a nurturing place for tech-minded kids!
Angela brings a wealth of workforce experience to her role with the Project>Login. Through partnership and collaboration, she leads the program to meet the needs of both students and employers. She was a Workforce Development Specialist at Eastern Maine Development Corporation and Workforce Coordinator at the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board and has worked on several jobs-related federal grant programs. She is past chair of Building Bridges, a business and education partnership through the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Bangor Region Leadership Institute, class of 2018. She is passionate about matching students and adults with educational programs and quality job opportunities in Maine. Angela earned her BS in Business Administration from the University of Maine at Augusta and a Master of Science in Organizational Communication from MSU. She is a member of Maine Technology Institute's IT Tech Board. Angela is currently a Microsoft TechSpark Fellow and CSTA Reimagining CS Pathways leadership team member. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking and camping.
Shelby comes to us with over six years of experience working in Maine non-profits, focusing on history and science. Shelby has done everything from program outreach, social media, and web design to organizing galas and photographing meteors. Since graduating from Ursinus College with her BA in History, she has continued to work with the U-Imagine Business Center as a mentor to current students wishing to pursue business careers. Shelby’s love for technology and STEM started in high school as a member of an award-winning robotics team. As the daughter of an educator, she has seen firsthand how the work Project Login does affects Maine students, educators, and businesses and looks forward to working towards its mission.
Ryah will be with us for the fall semester as an intern focusing on STEM Outreach & Exploration. She is currently a Junior at the University of Southern Maine, studying a Major in Communications and an undeclared minor in Holistic Health. She initially studied Elementary Education with the pursuit of becoming a teacher. A year into her college career, she discovered a growing interest in communication Studies. She is unsure of where she will go with this major but is excited about the opportunity to explore the field with this internship. She loves that Educate Maine combines two of her passions while still bringing her along the communication journey!