Annual Symposium tickets now on sale!

Annual Symposium tickets now on sale!

October 18, 2020 · Be one of the first to score a limited early bird ticket price first
  Registration for our 2020 Annual Educate Maine Symposium is now open! This year's event will be our biggest and best yet! Featuring dozens of presenters representing a broad range of topics related to education from cradle to career, come ready to be inspired, make connections, and learn. We're Going Virtual! In 2020, we are going VIRTUAL! Our team has been hard at work over the past few months designing an incredible remote experience that will bring you… READ MORE
Harold Alfond Foundation Pledges $500 million to Help Maine Economy

Harold Alfond Foundation Pledges $500 million to Help Maine Economy

October 16, 2020
Congratulations to our partner, FocusMaine, on being the latest recipient of a Harold Alfond Foundation grant! We're honored to be a partner & are excited to continue our mission to advance education policies and internship practices that prepare Maine students to be the next generation of productive, engaged citizens.
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Latest Report Released: How is Public Education Funded in Maine?

Latest Report Released: How is Public Education Funded in Maine?

October 16, 2020
Maybe you know a little about how funding is determined for Maine's public schools, or maybe you know nothing at all - yet. With an election right around the corner, Educate Maine and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce have teamed up again to share important information about school funding that will be useful to incoming legislators, school board members, educators, parents, and citizens.  Our latest report gives an overview of how public education is funded in… READ MORE
Portland 4th Grade Teacher Named 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year

Portland 4th Grade Teacher Named 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year

October 08, 2020
Cindy Soule, a 4th grade teacher at Gerald E. Talbot Community School has been named the 2021 Teacher of the Year by the Maine Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year Program. In a unique, limited audience outdoor event held at the Gerald E. Talbot Community School in Portland, the Maine Department of Education and Educate Maine named fourth grade teacher Cindy Soule Maine’s 2021 Teacher of the Year.
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Project>Login launches new podcast today!

Project>Login launches new podcast today!

October 05, 2020
The Project>Login Podcast is produced by Project>Login, a program of Educate Maine.
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Maine Dept. of Education launches MOOSE platform

Maine Dept. of Education launches MOOSE platform

September 22, 2020 · Free online learning modules for students pre-k through 12
Did you know the Maine Department of Education is providing free online learning modules for students pre-k through 12? Educators from around the state spent time this summer to develop phase one of the Maine Online Opportunities for Sustained Education (MOOSE) platform. Each MOOSE module is project-based and designed to be completed independently and self-paced. Additional phases of the MOOSE platform will roll out over the next school year. More information can be found here. READ MORE
Educate Maine statement on supporting higher education through the COVID-19 pandemic

Educate Maine statement on supporting higher education through the COVID-19 pandemic

September 18, 2020
Governor Mills signed a curtailment order on September 17, which addresses impending revenue shortfalls amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The order is aimed at avoiding deep programmatic cuts and layoffs across the state of Maine during this challenging time.Among the institutions seeing cuts are the University of Maine System (UMS), the Maine Community College System (MCCS), and Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), all vital education institutions that serve Maine people. Reductions in the state… READ MORE
WCCC Offering Marine Technology Certificate

WCCC Offering Marine Technology Certificate

September 15, 2020
Washington County Community College is offering a free new workforce certificate in Coastal Fisheries & Marine Technology.The course is designed for those in the Marine Industry looking for industry recognized credentials including: PADI Diver Certification, OUPV Captain's License or ABYC Certifications.  You can view a course list here or e-mail WCCC for more information.  READ MORE
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July 06, 2020 · Get updates and stay connected
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Microsoft Digital livestream event JUNE 30th

Microsoft Digital livestream event JUNE 30th

June 29, 2020 · upskilling people to prepare them for jobs
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions of jobs and accelerated the trend toward increased digitization of work. As economies start to reopen, many individuals will need new skills to return to work or to pursue new jobs and opportunities.    As organizations of all sizes consider how best to work in this environment, we’ll see increasing use of digital technology and therefore a stronger demand for digital skills… READ MORE