Event: 2019 Annual Education Symposium
Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
Location: Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland

The Educate Maine Symposium is a convening of over 350 business, policy, and education leaders who gather to hear from education experts, to learn from one another, and to honor talented Maine educators. The agenda includes a morning plenary followed by interactive workshops on a range of education topics spanning early childhood through adult workforce development. The event includes the annual Leadership Luncheon, where we honor the accomplishments of educators from across Maine and where the Weston L. Bonney Leadership Award is presented to an individual or organization championing student achievement in Maine.

REquest for proposals:

We have closed the proposal submission form. We received a large number of proposals and are currently reviewing submissions. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit thoughtful proposals. 

2019 Program Agenda

(subject to possible changes)

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and Networking
9:00 am - 9:55 am  Welcome and Plenary Presentation
9:55 am - 10:10 am Break
10:10 am - 11:00 am Breakout Session 1
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Breakout Session 2
12:10 pm - 12:40 pm Lunch
12:40 pm - 1:20 pm Leadership Luncheon Awards 
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Breakout Session 3


If you would like to be a sponsor please email us at

Lead Sponsor

lead luncheon award sponsor

Champion Sponsors








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