Maine App Challenge deadline is May 18th!

Maine App Challenge deadline is May 18th!

April 17, 2020
The 2020 Maine App Challenge sponsored by Tyler Technologies is underway and accepting new applications until May 18th, 2020. The competition is open to Maine students who are 13 or older who want to create and present a mobile application and enter it to win one of three scholarships totaling $10,000. The top 50 submissions will receive a tablet.Interested students can learn more about the technical submission requirements here. The program will also award $500 to the Maine… READ MORE
2020 Maine Books Challenge

2020 Maine Books Challenge

March 31, 2020
2,020 BOOKS CHALLENGE OVERVIEWPurpose: To support local STUDENTS and BUSINESSES during this period of remote learning by getting books in the hands of as many Maine children as possible.Partners: Educate Maine is working with our network of County Teachers of the Year and Education Leaders Experience alumni to distribute books in all 16 counties. We are also supporting Maine’s independent bookstores. We know this will look different in different places, and we anticipate… READ MORE
COVID-19 Resources Available for Families, Educators & Communities

COVID-19 Resources Available for Families, Educators & Communities

March 27, 2020
Educate Maine has compiled a list of resources to assist families, educators and communities in response to the COVID-19 emergency. The page can be viewed here. This space will serve as a clearinghouse of those helpful resources and best ideas we gather from those who are on the front lines - educators! We will update the page regularly as we gather new information. If you have a best practice you want to share please send it to info@educatemaine.org   READ MORE
Educate Maine launches 2,020 Books Challenge!

Educate Maine launches 2,020 Books Challenge!

March 26, 2020 · SUPPORT LOCAL STUDENTS + SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS
2,020 Books Challenge OverviewPurpose: To support local STUDENTS and BUSINESSES during this period of remote learning by getting books in the hands of as many Maine children as possible.Partners: Educate Maine is working with our network of County Teachers of the Year and Education Leaders Experience alumni to distribute books in all 16 counties. We are also supporting Maine’s independent bookstores. We know this will look different in different places, and we anticipate… READ MORE
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