2018 Education Indicators Report Released today

2018 Education Indicators Report Released today

November 14, 2018
Educate Maine released our 2018 Education Indicators Report today.  Press coverage and news stories can be found by clicking on the following links: Maine Public -- Education Report Finds Maine Is Progressing, But Some Students Are Still Dealing With Disadvantageshttp://www.mainepublic.org/post/education-report-finds-maine-progressing-some-students-are-still-dealing-disadvantages NewsCenter Maine -- Report: Children from 'disadvantaged'… READ MORE
Educate Maine Board Member gives $1M gift to USM for digital science & innovation center

Educate Maine Board Member gives $1M gift to USM for digital science & innovation center

October 24, 2018
Michael Duyak has gifted USM $1M for the creation of The Michael E. Dubyak Center for Digital Science & Innovation, which will be located on two floors of USM's Portland Science Building, will be devoted to undergraduate and graduate programs in computer science and technology including data analytics, cyber security, computer programming and mathematics.His advocacy for STEM-related fields includes his deep involvement in Educate Maine, Project>Login and FocusMaine and… READ MORE
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATORS

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATORS

October 05, 2018 · Recruiting teachers for the 2019-2020 cohort!
Teachers apply now to be a part of the upcoming cohort!
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Regional Code.org Administrator and Counselor Sessions dates announced

Regional Code.org Administrator and Counselor Sessions dates announced

September 29, 2018 · Please RSVP to attend the one closest to your school!
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and Educate Maine are hosting a number of breakfast workshops regionally across the state to share how we can support the expansion of computer science programs in Maine schools.
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Educate Maine named NASBE's 2018 'Friend of Education'

Educate Maine named NASBE's 2018 'Friend of Education'

August 22, 2018 · National Association of State Boards of Education announced the national award today
Educate Maine, receives national award: NASBE's 2018 'Friend of Education.'
Of the organization, NASBE President and CEO Kris Amundson had this to say "Educate Maine demonstrates why on-the-ground partners are critical to the success of important statewide education initiatives. We are proud to honor such supportive, knowledgeable stakeholders working on behalf of Maine students."
Read more here: http://www.nasbe.org/…/educate-maine-named-nasbes-2018-fri…/
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Thomas College program helping give first-generation students an EDGE

Thomas College program helping give first-generation students an EDGE

August 21, 2018 · A program that brings first generation freshmen to campus before the semester starts has been highlighted in a report addressing Maine's workforce challenges.
A press conference and discussion on expanding postsecondary education opportunities to increase a skilled workforce took place at Thomas College in Waterville on Monday August 20, 2018.
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Making Maine Work Report Released

Making Maine Work Report Released

July 26, 2018 · Critical Investments for the Maine Economy 2018
Educate Maine, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, and the Maine Development Foundation are proud to present you with Making Maine Work: Critical Investments for the Maine Economy 2018. The goals and recommendations within this report were informed by over 1,000 respondents to a survey of employers and business leaders statewide.  That survey asked them to identify the top priorities for the next governor and legislative leadership.  It is not an exhaustive list of issues - it is a focused list of the top priorities for Maine employers.  It is no surprise that workforce - skills and size - were at the top of that list! To view the full report and executive summary please use this link:  Making Maine Work.
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STEM Grant Opportunity Announced for K-12 Maine Educators

STEM Grant Opportunity Announced for K-12 Maine Educators

July 24, 2018
Grant opportunity for K-12 Maine educators announced! Feel free to share this information with educators in your network. Five $2000 grants and one $5000 grant will be awarded to educators this fall to support innovative STEM ideas.
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Incumbent Worker Grant Funds Available to Employers

Incumbent Worker Grant Funds Available to Employers

June 11, 2018
The TechHire Partnership Grant is a federally-funded grant awarded to Coastal Counties Workforce in Brunswick and available statewide.  One goal of TechHire is to help build a highly-skilled, highly-trained workforce for Maine’s information technology (IT) and computing sector.  The program is currently seeking Maine businesses to participate in theincumbent worker training aspect of the program.  TechHire can provide training dollars under the grant for assisting with… READ MORE
Read our newest Spring newsletter for updates & news from Educate Maine

Read our newest Spring newsletter for updates & news from Educate Maine

May 21, 2018
We released our spring newsletter today. Read more for news and updates:  READ MORE