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
2018 County Teachers of the Year Announced

2018 County Teachers of the Year Announced

May 11, 2018
Maine's 2018 County Teachers of the Year Announced!
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Educate Maine issues RFP for presenters at 2018 Education Symposium

Educate Maine issues RFP for presenters at 2018 Education Symposium

March 26, 2018
Educate Maine invites you to submit a proposal to present at our 2018 Education Symposium & Leadership Luncheon on Dec. 7, 2018.
We are looking for dynamic speakers and engaging presentations.
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Educate Maine adds new staff member to Project>Login Team

Educate Maine adds new staff member to Project>Login Team

March 12, 2018 · Join us in welcoming Katherine Sadowski
Educate Maine recently hired Katherine Sadowski to join the Project>Login team as their southern and western Maine Program Coordinator.
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Nominate a County Teacher of the Year

Nominate a County Teacher of the Year

January 26, 2018 · Application period closes on Feb. 5
Applications now being accepted.
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