Maine DOE Update – June 6, 2019

From the Maine Department of Education

Reporting Items

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News & Updates

Maine FFA Officers Joined by Vermont in Presque Isle Leadership Training

Student State Officers of the FFA (formerly known as “Future Farmers of America”) from Maine and Vermont gathered at the University of Maine, Presque Isle on May 31-June 2, 2019 for a start-up leadership training conducted by Alex Morrissey, National FFA facilitator from Oregon. | More

Six Summer Interns Descend on the DOE

The Department of Education officially welcomed six summer student interns on May 28th. The students were selected for internship positions with the Department by the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center through their Maine Government Internships program.  Throughout the summer, the students will assist in the daily operations of the Maine DOE at the Augusta headquarters. | More

Seeking Innovative Educational Leaders to join Maine’s Leadership Development Program

The Maine Department of Education is excited to announce the launch of Maine’s Leadership Development Program (Maine LDP), an initiative designed to build and strengthen instructional leadership skills among Maine’s educational leaders at the school, district, and state levels. In our ongoing efforts to support and foster the educational expertise in Maine, educators who aspire to do the same are invited to take advantage of this high impact opportunity! | More

FREE Facilitated School Team Problem Solving Opportunity!

We are very excited to announce that the Maine Teacher Leadership Committee (Teach to Lead® Maine), in collaboration with the Maine Department of Education, United States Department of Education, and the University of Maine Farmington, will be hosting the second annual Powered By Teach to Lead® Summit on August 16, 2019.   This event encourages teams of teachers and administrators to identify a problem of practice or area of need in their school/district and develop a concrete plan to solve the identified problem/issue at their school. | More

Educational Plant Maintenance Association of Maine’s A. Burleigh Oxton Award for Excellence

The Educational Plant Maintenance Association (EPMA) of Maine is pleased to announce that they are seeking nominations for the A. Burleigh Oxton Award for Excellence.Nominations will be accepted until June 14, 2019. | More

Maine DOE Employee of the Week: Susan Berry

Maine DOE Health Education and Health Promotion Coordinator Susan Berry is being highlighted this week as the Maine DOE’s Employee of the Week! Learn a little more about Susan| More

Maine Schools Sharing Success Stories

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Professional Development & Training Opportunities

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Latest DOE Career/Project Opportunities