Seeking comments for proposed Rule Chapter 13: Qualifying Examinations for Teachers, Educational Specialists and Administrators

Rulemaking for Chapter 13: Qualifying Examinations for Teacher, Educational Specialists and Administrators been filed as a proposed routine technical rule. A hearing date and comment period have been scheduled. The proposed rule has been posted on the Proposed Rule web page of the Maine DOE website. Proposed rules can be found in order of chapter number.

Purpose of the rule revision: This rule outlines passing scores on Education Testing Service (ETS) tests necessary for professional educator certification. Proposed changes include updated test numbers to align with ETS changes and revised language to align recently passed Chapter 115 changes that go into effect July 14, 2018.

Hearing Date: July 16, 2018 at 10:00 – 11:00 AM Room 500 of the Cross State Office Building, 111 Sewell Street, Augusta, Maine.

Comment period: ends on July 30, 2018.

Comments may be submitted in person at the time of the scheduled hearing or in writing via email to Jaci Holmes at