Maine DOE Update – September 6, 2018

From the Maine Department of Education

Reporting Items

National Board Certified Teacher Salary Supplement Request due October 15, 2018

Superintendents of a school administrative unit or the director of a publicly-supported secondary school or Career and Technical Education (CTE) region, with eligible staff who have attained National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification prior to July 1, 2018, must submit to the Maine Department of Education (DOE) the list of those eligible to receive the salary supplement for the 2018-19 school year by October 15, 2018. | More

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News & Updates

ESSA Implementation and Report Card Release #success4ME

During the fall of 2018, the Maine Department of Education (DOE) will begin implementation of ESSA including the rollout of Maine’s Model of School Supports and the public release of the Maine’s School Report Cards. | More

National Board Certified Teacher Scholarship Funds Available

State law, 20-A MRSA Section 13013-A subsection 5 & 6; as amended by PL 2012 c. 702, established the National Board Certification Scholarship Fund to encourage teachers to apply to and enroll in the certification program offered by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, or its successor organization. | More

Helpdesk Ticketing and Immediate Communication Procedures

Due to recent Data Team staff departures, the Maine Department of Education (DOE) Helpdesk currently has only one fulltime dedicated staff member, with augmented assistance from other members of the Data Team. While the Department is in the process of hiring additional staff, we ask that communications to the Helpdesk be submitted via email| More

NAEP Assessment Positions Available

Westat is recruiting for the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as NAEP or The Nation’s Report Card, for the National Center for Education Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Department of Education. | More

2018-19 Gifted and Talented SAU Program Application Forms Available

The 2018-19 Gifted and Talented SAU Program Application forms are now available. All applications are due by September 30, 2018 | More

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Professional Development & Training Opportunities

Assessment Professional Development and Learning

During the month of July, Department staff engaged in the review of submitted Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA)/SAU Consolidated Plans. All submitted plans have been reviewed and the Department continues final synthesis of review notes and team meetings in order to provide meaningful feedback to districts. | More

Gifted and Talented Workshops Available on September 12th and 14th

As a reminder to gifted and talented (GT) educators, the Maine Department of Education will sponsor two mentoring workshops for new and experienced gifted and talented educators. | More

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