Maine State Chamber, Educate Maine unveil plan to close state's 'skills gap'

Maine State Chamber, Educate Maine unveil plan to close state's 'skills gap'

June 21, 2017
The Maine State Chamber of Commerce and Educate Maine unveiled today an ambitious plan to close the skills gap for Maine employers by doubling in three years the number of students enrolled in hands-on, technical and career-focused educational programs.
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MMSA and Educate Maine awarded Google’s CS4HS Grant.

MMSA and Educate Maine awarded Google’s CS4HS Grant.

May 24, 2017
The Maine Mathematics & Science Alliance (MMSA) and Educate Maine have been announced as state partners to Google’s Computer Science for High School (CS4HS) program. This grant program will provide resources to allow Maine teachers to strive for excellence in their teaching of Computer Science (CS) - something that will help propel Maine forward in technology education.
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Venture Hall, Thomas College and Project>Login Launch Pilot Program with Code Fellows

Venture Hall, Thomas College and Project>Login Launch Pilot Program with Code Fellows

April 24, 2017
Three Maine organizations are bringing a successful coding school to Maine in an effort to increase the public’s access to educational opportunities around software and web development, and to increase employers’ access to qualified developers.
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Thomas College, Educate Maine partner

Thomas College, Educate Maine partner

April 06, 2017 · University Business
Thomas College’s Center for Innovation in Education and Educate Maine’s Maine Teacher of the Year program announce a new partnership to help Maine’s future teachers thrive.
 
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UNE selected as the Bootcamp provider for the TechHire Maine program

UNE selected as the Bootcamp provider for the TechHire Maine program

February 02, 2017
The University of New England Academy of Digital Sciences has been chosen as a learning provider by Coastal Counties Workforce, Inc. (CCWI), which together with Educate Maine received a $4 million U.S. Department of Labor TechHire grant to help people upgrade their skills in the digital age
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Maine schools code their way to the future

Maine schools code their way to the future

January 31, 2017
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and Educate Maine announce plans to expand K-12 computer science instruction through partnership with Code.org.
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Business group holding education summit in Portland, Maine

Business group holding education summit in Portland, Maine

December 09, 2016 · Washington Times
Educate Maine is holding its Education Symposium on Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is designed to bring together business, public policy and education leaders for presentations and workshops.
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Maine Business and Education Leaders to Gather at Educate Maine’s Education Symposium in Portland

Maine Business and Education Leaders to Gather at Educate Maine’s Education Symposium in Portland

December 09, 2016 · Bangor Daily News
Business and education leaders from across the state will convene at the Educate Maine 6th annual Education Symposium on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland.
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HOW 2 OF MY STUDENTS OVERCAME GREAT ADVERSITY, AND WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THEM

HOW 2 OF MY STUDENTS OVERCAME GREAT ADVERSITY, AND WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THEM

June 09, 2016 · Bangor Daily News
Around this time of year 15 years ago, one of my former students lost his mother. Around this time of year one year ago, another of my former students delivered the most inspirational salutatory address I have ever witnessed. These two young men, Mike Moore and Joey Newell, are both successful college students now.
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HOW MY TEACHING PHILOSOPHY IS ROOTED IN ANCIENT METHODS

HOW MY TEACHING PHILOSOPHY IS ROOTED IN ANCIENT METHODS

March 10, 2016 · Bangor Daily News
It’s OK to worry about kids and how best to teach kids. But it’s not a new worry. “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” That is a summary of complaints directed at young people in ancient Greece more than 2,000 years ago.
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