Educate Maine is hiring an Event Planning and Marketing Intern for Summer 2019!

Educate Maine is hiring an Event Planning and Marketing Intern for Summer 2019!

January 24, 2019
Posted Date 1/24/2019   Educate Maine is hiring a full-time, paid event planning and marketing summer intern to support the FocusMaine Intern Experience. The internship will offer a project-based, goal-oriented and practical experience.The FMIE Event Planning & Marketing Intern will assist the FMIE Program Manager with planning, coordinating and managing approximately 12 social, recreational and professional development events to take place primarily in the Portland and… READ MORE
WEX Junior Associate Program (Accepting applications until Feb. 1st)

WEX Junior Associate Program (Accepting applications until Feb. 1st)

January 14, 2019 · Job shadow opportunities for high school students during school breaks
WEX and Educate Maine are excited to announce and invite Maine high school students to participate in the WEX Junior Associate Program. This program provides job shadowing opportunities for high school students at WEX offices in southern Maine. Students from participating schools will join WEX employees to learn more about future career opportunities.Students will be able to participate in projects to further their knowledge and skills in technology and business, gain an early payments industry… READ MORE
Educate Maine & The Maine State Chamber of Commerce release latest policy brief report: Getting Ready for High-Paying Careers in Maine

Educate Maine & The Maine State Chamber of Commerce release latest policy brief report: Getting Ready for High-Paying Careers in Maine

January 02, 2019
Educate Maine and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce has released their latest policy brief report. This report identifies the jobs and sectors that are in demand now, and that are projected to be in demand in Maine for the next ten years. For each of these sectors—computer analysis, construction, engineering, health care, hospitality, and manufacturing—the report describes the jobs that are in demand, the pathways for certification in each of these jobs, and how those interested… READ MORE

Mills nominates Education Commissioner

December 27, 2018
Governor-elect Janet Mills has nominated Brunswick Assistant Superintendent as her Commissioner of Education. Read more here: http://www.mainepublic.org/post/mills-nominates-brunswick-assistant-superintendent-be-education-commissioner READ MORE
COALITION LAUNCHES TO PROMOTE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR ALL MAINE K-12 STUDENTS

COALITION LAUNCHES TO PROMOTE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR ALL MAINE K-12 STUDENTS

December 09, 2018 · CS4Maine outlines key objectives to ensure computer science is a subject area offered to all Maine K-12 students to prepare them for numerous open high- paying computing jobs in Maine and the technology driven world
 PORTLAND, MAINE –A Maine coalition supporting computer science education for all Maine K-12 students launched Friday at Educate Maine’s 2018 Education Symposium in Portland. Computer Science for Maine (CS4Maine) formed to ensure computer science is a subject area offered to all Maine K-12 students. Founding organizations of the coalition include the MaineState Chamber of Commerce, Microsoft, Maine  Mathematics and Science Alliance, Code.org, and Educate Maine… READ MORE
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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