PRIORITY NOTICE: Virtual Meeting Schedule – Wednesday 4/1

Virtual office hour schedule for Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Maine Department of Education continues to schedule virtual office hours with Department Specialist to support educators and administrators during extended remote learning. During these meetings, our specialists will be available to provide support and guidance regarding distance learning and school supports, as well as to facilitate networking and resource sharing between educators.

As a reminder, virtual meeting schedules are regularly updated on this web page: Department will continue scheduling content specific office hours as needed.

Please note that Department staff hosting the virtual meetings have ramped up security measures to keep out participants that are attempting to hack into the meetings for reasons other than to participate in education related conversations.

Virtual Office Hours:

(Please note: some meetings have a 100 person max capacity.)


Brain Centered Emotional Support Kellie Bailey 8:30
Health Ed & Physical Ed focus on Accountibilty & Monitoring with grade span breakout rooms Susan Berry and Jean Zimmerman 9:00

See email from Susan Berry for password or request password from Susan
Pre K For ME Curriculum Overview Nicole Madore 10:00
School Clinical Mental Health “Office Hours” Bear Shea 10:00
Special Education: Elementary/Middle School Special Ed Consultants 10:00
Pk-5 Math Office Hour: Networking Jen Robitaille & Michele Mailhot 10:00
Using ArcGIS with your Students Joe Schmidt w/ Brandi LeRoy (Bangor HS) 10:00

Contact Joe Schmidt for password
K-6 Visual Art Office Hour Jason Anderson 10:00
7-12 Visual Art Office Hour Jason Anderson 11:00
Schoology Support Adult Education Megan Dichter 12:00
PK-5 Science: Audubon, Go2Science & Project Learning Tree mini-dives Shari Templeton 12:00
Pre K Open Office Hours Nicole Madore 12:00
Digital Learning – Best Practices Around Video Conferencing Jon Graham 11:00
Alternative Education Heather Whitaker (2020 Maine Teacher of the Year 11:00
6-12 Math Office Hours Michele & Jen 2:00
Career and Education Development Networking Diana Doiron 2:00 : 
Social Studies PK-12 Joe Schmidt 2:00

Contact Joe Schmidt for password
Digital Learning – Best Practices Around Video Conferencing Jon Graham 3:00
Brain Centered Emotional Support Bear Shea 3:30
English for Speakers of Other Languages April Perkins 4:00
6-12 Science: Strategies, Best Practices & Networking Shari Templeton 4:30-6