Lynn Andrews

Instructor Spotlight: Lynn Andrews

CFTEA Instructor Spotlight: Lynn Andrews Skowhegan Savings Instructor with CFTEA for 10+ Years This is what she has to say about her experience as a CFTEA instructor: “At the beginning of my first class, I like to open up the CFTEA website and show the class where they can find information about certificates and diplomas and let them know that Principles of Banking is a core requirement and once this class is completed, they are on their way to meeting


Have your say!

With so many courses to choose from, we’ve worked with professionals to create customized educational career paths for growth within your field or to grow into a field. Explore our career paths at Have your say in telling us what is missing or what you would like to see developed as an educational career path! Click here to share your insights to help us help you unlock your potential:  We’d love to hear your thoughts!  No idea too big or

Alexandra Johnston

Spotlight on Success: Alexandra Johnston

Spotlight On Success: Alexandra Johnston Damariscotta Bank & Trust This is what Alexandra had to say about taking courses with CFTEA: “CFTEA courses have given me so much confidence. Having the knowledge and skills to perform my job accurately and efficiently has been incredible. Each and every situation I have encounter I have been able to pull skills or knowledge from a course I took through CFTEA! Learning never stops. I believe that if you think you know it all,


CFTEA featured in Mainebiz magazine!

CFTEA has been recognized for its support and partnership for workforce development in MaineBiz magazine!  So thrilled to be working in partnership with Portland Adult Education and area financial institutions!  

Lise Patterson

Instructor Spotlight: Lise Patterson

CFTEA Instructor Spotlight: Lise Patterson Androscoggin Bank Instructor with CFTEA for 10+ Years This is what Lise had to say about her experience as a CFTEA instructor: “I have been in the banking industry since 1979. With that amount of experience comes a valuable skill set and “tricks of the trade” that only time and experience can provide. Sharing that information, in my opinion, is not only vital but is also a responsibility for anyone who has a career in any


Updated Awards Catalog with Interactive Links

For the first time, the CFTEA Awards Catalog containing requirements for our certificates, certifications and diplomas has been updated with interactive links! This interactive PDF document highlights our new educational career paths and leverages our website to provide key insights into course descriptions and details.  A huge thank you to our board members and team that have worked hard to make this experience possible for students, managers and those in learning and development. With so many courses to choose from,


Supporting Local Workforce Development

CFTEA, as a Maine non-profit, is excited to provide ABA’s textbook, outline for coverage of material and instructor support as we continue to give back to the community! So thrilled to be working with financial institutions across the Portland area to support workforce development. Program trains new Mainers to be bank tellers The 12-week New Mainer Teller Training Program launched Jan. 6 with 15 students. BY STAFF REPORT A new Portland Adult Education program will help foreign-trained professionals with backgrounds in


Spotlight on Success: Meagan Halliday

Spotlight on Success: Meagan Halliday Damariscotta Bank & Trust This is what Meagan had to say about her experience working with CFTEA: “I decided to take the Modern Supervisor course with CFTEA because I wanted to increase my knowledge and skills when it comes to being a manager. I was offered to take the course when I received my promotion to Assistant Manager. I have also encourage some of our Customer Relationship Representatives to take the customer service course offered


Branch Manager Bootcamp Comes to Maine

Taught by national retail industry leader, Jennie Sobecki.   This program focuses on the unique needs of community banks across the nation.  This program has been updated and is returning after several years.  The content is focused on branch managers and those interested or identified to move into a branch manager role in the near future. Two Day—Branch Manager Boot Camp New Gloucester, Maine This two-day series will focus on the next generation manager who will be leading the transition to


The latest on the updated Principles of Banking Textbook

We have eagerly been awaiting news on the update (2012) and release of ABA’s Principles of Banking book.  It has been over a year in the making and word has come into CFTEA on that final status.  It is coming, just a month later than anticipated.  However, we are in the final stages!  Any pre-ordered books will be automatically shipped as soon as they are printed.    NOTIFICATION on Principles of Banking Update The Principles of Banking text is still

Signup for our newsletter and be the first to know about new courses and discounts:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.