Read our most recent Educate Maine newsletter

Read our most recent Educate Maine newsletter

February 03, 2020
Educate Maine released our January 2020 newsletter. You can read it here: https://conta.cc/2RXjciK  READ MORE
Kate Howell joins Educate Maine as FocusMaine Intern Experience Program Manager

Kate Howell joins Educate Maine as FocusMaine Intern Experience Program Manager

January 17, 2020
Educate Maine is excited to announce that Kate Howell has joined the team as the Program Manager for the FocusMaine Intern Experience. Kate has worked in Human Resources and leadership roles throughout her career. Most recently, Kate was HR Generalist at EnviroLogix in Portland, ME focusing on recruitment, career development, and university relations. She led the national university relations program for EnviroLogix’ parent company, EBI and brings a wealth of knowledge in the area of… READ MORE
Now Hiring a Program Coordinator for Project>Login

Now Hiring a Program Coordinator for Project>Login

December 09, 2019 · Join our team at Educate Maine
Project>Login Program CoordinatorThe Project>Login Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities, events andprojects within Project>Login at Educate Maine as well as contributing to additional programswithin the organization.Essential Duties & Responsibilities Work closely with the Project>Login Program Director and Educate Maine staff members,business leaders, academic institutions, and workforce development partners to support themission and programs of… READ MORE
Educate Maine releases 2019 Education Indicators for Maine Report

Educate Maine releases 2019 Education Indicators for Maine Report

December 09, 2019
Educate Maine Releases “Education Indicators for Maine” 2019 ReportAnnual review of Maine’s education pipeline identifies progress and challengesPORTLAND, MAINE – Educate Maine released its seventh annual Education Indicators for Maine report Monday. The report is an in-depth examination of Maine’s education system beginning in early childhood and continuing through postsecondary education. The ten indicators measure access… READ MORE
Educate Maine Honors Cianbro with Education Leadership Award

Educate Maine Honors Cianbro with Education Leadership Award

December 09, 2019 · Cianbro “a true champion for education” in Maine
PORTLAND, MAINE – Educate Maine honored Cianbro with the 2019 Weston L. Bonney Education Leadership Award at Educate Maine’s annual education symposium on Friday in Portland. Since 1998, the award has honored an individual, group, organization, or Maine business that demonstrates leadership, commitment, and vision in ensuring that all Maine students have the opportunity to succeed. Richard Brescia, Vice President of The Cianbro Companies, accepted the… READ MORE
Angela Oechslie is our new Project>Login Program Director

Angela Oechslie is our new Project>Login Program Director

December 04, 2019
We, at Educate Maine, are pleased to announce that Angela Oechslie was recently named the new Project>Login Program Director. Project>Login is our program focused on growing tech talent in Maine. Angela brings a wealth of workforce knowledge and experience to her role with the Project>Login program. She was a Workforce Development Specialist at Eastern Maine Development Corporation and the Workforce Coordinator at Tri-County Workforce Investment Board. She is past chair of… READ MORE
PROJECT>LOGIN AND UMFK’S RURAL U PARTNER TO LAUNCH NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSE FOR MAINE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

PROJECT>LOGIN AND UMFK’S RURAL U PARTNER TO LAUNCH NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSE FOR MAINE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

November 19, 2019
Business and education partnership supports new UMFK computer science course for early college students.Project>Login and the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Rural U Early College Program are excited to announce a new computer science course for the spring 2020 semester. As part of an effort to increase equitable access to more students and reach students in rural parts of Maine, this new computer science course offering will be available to Maine high school students as part of the… READ MORE
CODE.ORG PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PROGRAM NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS

CODE.ORG PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PROGRAM NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS

November 18, 2019
Applications now open!Educate Maine and Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance are excited to announce that applications for Code.org’s Professional Learning Program are now open. If your school is looking to offer Code.org’s computer science (CS) courses at the middle or high school level in 2020-21, please encourage interested teachers to apply today.Code.org’s Professional Learning Program is an intensive, year-long professional learning program for middle and… READ MORE
Educate Maine releases latest policy brief

Educate Maine releases latest policy brief

November 06, 2019
Educate Maine and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce announce the most recent report in our ongoing policy brief series. This report examines important education data related to diverse student populations and identifies four broad strategies and 14 specific actions that schools and communities can take to support learners from diverse backgrounds. Strategies outlined in detail in the policy brief include:Ensuring school practices and policies support all students;Providing ongoing,… READ MORE
WEX Junior Associate Program - 2020 Applications Now Open!

WEX Junior Associate Program - 2020 Applications Now Open!

October 21, 2019
WEX and Educate Maine invite Maine high school students to participate in the WEX Junior Associate Program. This week-long program provides job shadowing opportunities for high school juniors and seniors 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