Sustainable Development Goals

This year, CFTEA, reached GuideStar’s non-profit seal of Platinum Transparency. We are happy to provide our major Sustainable Development Goals as a universal call to action to better our communities by 2030. The five at CFTEA are quality education for all, gender equality, decent work and economic growth, innovation and infrastructure and climate change. Our continued decisions will support the development of these goals in helped our communities support quality, affordable workforce and career development. Thank you for supporting CFTEA


Support our non-profit through Amazon purchases

In May, CFTEA joined AmazonSmile as a non-profit. Giving to a non-profit or charity is a personal matter. We are registered under our IRS legal name as Northern New England Center for Financial Training. If you are interested in supporting us through your regular Amazon purchase from your computer, tablet or app, either now or in the future, it is now available and greatly appreciated. All proceeds received go directly into supporting our Learning Management System and the new options


Combating the Loneliness Epidemic at Work

Combating the Loneliness Epidemic at Work If you feel lonely at work, you’re not alone. In fact, about one-third of U.S. workers reported that they felt a general sense of loneliness, emptiness and disconnection from their co-workers. Signs that you may be struggling with loneliness include feeling disconnected from your peers, heavily scrutinizing others, being sensitive to others’ responses toward you and having difficulty trusting people. The hardest step to take when overcoming loneliness can often be the first one—reaching


Instructor Spotlight: Jessi Jaquish (COVID-19 Edition) PART 2 of 2

During these unprecedented times, we at CFTEA would like to continue to acknowledge and celebrate the flexibility and adaptability that both our instructors and students have shown. In part 2 of this interview Jessi explains how, despite restrictions put in place due to COVID-19, she was able to successfully navigate teaching virtually!   “I know that I was a braver then I normally would have been because we already had a student who had been participating via video conference from


Spotlight On Success: Deanne Guay

Spotlight On Success Deanne Guay Passumpsic Bank Hear what Deanne has to say about her experience learning with CFTEA: “I have benefited in many ways from my courses with CFTEA. I’ve learned how to be confident when talking to customers and speak in a way that they understand. I also have learned about being a team player and also have gotten tips on how I can write more professionally. Right now my goal is to work my way up to


Instructor Spotlight: Jessi Jaquish (COVID-19 Edition)

Instructor Spotlight: Part 1 of 2 Jessi Jaquish Union Bank, VT & NH   During these unprecedented times, we at CFTEA would like to continue to acknowledge and celebrate the flexibility and adaptability that both our instructors and students have shown. Many of our instructors and students are very comfortable with our live format of classes. We understand it may be out of their comfort zone to tackle online learning and we applaud those who, even if unsure at the


CFTEA is a National SHRM member

Exciting news! CFTEA is now a national SHRM member! This collaborative connection continues CFTEA’s strong commitment to supporting HR goals, such as workforce development and employee career paths


CFTEA receives GuideStar Non-Profit Seal of Transparency

Our organization earned a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency by sharing our key metrics and highlighting the impact we’re making. Check out our updated#NonprofitProfile on GuideStar (Now part of @CandidDotOrg): CFTEA GuideStar Profile We’re committed to the highest level of transparency! Our organization earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the progress and results we’re making toward our mission!  


Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

There are new challenges for employers currently open or looking to open to the public in the near future. The CDC has provided helpful guidance and considerations for employers. This link provides a 3 page PDF document provided on our website to support community health.

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