Ed has worked on issues of education and economic development in Maine’s nonprofit sector for over a decade and served in a variety of roles at the Maine Development Foundation, the Maine Center for Economic Policy and other organizations. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a master’s from the University of Maine. When not in the office you can try to find Ed somewhere in Maine’s North Woods.
Jason has worked as a teacher, college and career counselor, director of studies, and academic dean at Maine Central Institute (MCI), a town academy in Pittsfield. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Farmington in secondary education English, a master’s degree from the University of Southern Maine in educational leadership, and a doctorate in organizational leadership studies from Northeastern University. His dissertation focused on how school leaders foster and support innovation at their schools. Jason is the current chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. He is a member of the Maine STEM Council, Maine STEM Collaborative, and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Code.org Regional Partners.
Dolly started working in education advocacy in 1998 as the program director for the Maine Coalition for Excellence in Education, the forerunner of Educate Maine. In addition to directing MTOY, she works with the Education Leaders Experience team. She is a proud University of Maine alumna – go Black Bears!—and she and her husband, Tom, are longtime residents of Bucksport. They have two adult children, Brian and Keely, and an Irish Shorty Jack Russell, Weezie.
Amanda handles the organization’s financial, human resources and operational functions, and provides programmatic and event planning assistance. She earned her undergraduate degree from Wheaton College, and a Master’s in Public Administration, with a focus on nonprofit management, from the University of Southern California. Amanda enjoys the Maine outdoors with her husband and family.
Angela brings a wealth of workforce experience to her role on the TechHire Maine initiative in eastern and northern Maine. 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 chair of the steering committee for Building Bridges, a business and education partnership through the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the 2018 class of Bangor Region Leadership Institute. 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 her Masters of Science in Organizational Communication from MSU.
Katherine is the program manager for Project>Login focusing on the southern and western regions of Maine. She manages programs and partnerships that enhance educational pathways and workforce growth in the tech sector. Katherine has an undergraduate degree in Sociology from Tufts University and is currently pursuing her Master's in Policy, Planning, and Management at the University of Southern Maine. She has experience in a variety of non-profit organizations and higher education institutions including Transforming Education, American Institutes for Research, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Tufts University. She has served as project manager for a number of grant programs and continues to work with both high school and college students to support college and career aspirations.