Maine DOE Update – February 21, 2020



From the Maine Department of Education

Reporting Items

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News & Updates

Maine DOE Launches #LoveTeaching Campaign on Valentine’s Day

The Maine Department of Education (DOE) today kicked off the national #LoveTeaching campaign in Maine. Running February 14th through February 21st, the #LoveTeaching Campaign is observed by educators around the country as an opportunity to celebrate teaching, leading, and learning in a way that unites and invigorates educators and those they inspire all around the world. | More

Call for Nominations- Honor your School Nurse!

We are pleased to share that the Maine Association of School Nurses has announced a call for nominations for the Maine School Nurse of the Year (SNOY) 2020-21! This award recognizes an outstanding school nurse for contributions to the school and community they serve. The award provides recognition to an individual who demonstrates leadership in 6 areas of practice: care provision, program management, health education, professional development, community involvement, and research. | More

IEP Team Placement Decisions

The Maine Department of Education’s Office of Special Services would like to clarify the IEP Team’s responsibility as it relates to the educational placement of a child with a disability. | More

Maine Students Encouraged to Participate in 2020 School Bus Safety Poster Contest

The national 2020 School Bus Safety Poster Contest is underway and Maine is encouraging students to participate again this year.  The theme is Be Safe – Know the Danger Zone! Please share the contest information below with transportation staff and educators state-wide that are interested in helping students participate in this exciting opportunity to show off their visual arts skills and their knowledge of school bus safety! | More

Maine Department of Education Seeks Qualified Peer Reviewers for 21st CCLC Grant Proposals

The Maine Department of Education is seeking qualified peer reviewers to read, assess, and score competitive grant proposals for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Program.  This federally-funded grant program provides opportunities for schools and communities to develop “community learning centers” that serve children and youth during out-of-school time. | More

Maine Schools Sharing Success Stories

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Professional Development & Training Opportunities

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Latest DOE Career/Project Opportunities

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