PRIORITY NOTICE (UPDATE): Virtual Meeting Schedule – Friday 4/10

UPDATE: Many of today’s meetings may be canceled due to wide spread power outages across the state. If a session is not available today it is likely because the host does not have power – we apologize for the inconvenience. 

Virtual office hour schedule for Friday, April 10, 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.)

FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2020

Brain Centered Emotional Support Kellie Bailey 8:30
Pre K for ME- Focus on SWPLN & Math Nicole Madore 9:00 AM
Healh Education and Physical Education Susan Berry and Jean Zimmerman 9:00 a.m.

See email from Susan Berry
for password or request password from Susan
Social Studies: Sharing No Tech & Interdisciplinary Ideas Joe Schmidt w/ Jenn Lagasse/Ellsworth Elementary School 10:00am Contact Joe Schmidt for meeting link and password
Special Education: Weekly Wrap Up Special Ed Consultants 10:00 AM
Alternative Education                   *email Heather for zoom password Heather Whitaker (Maine 2020 TOY) 12:00 p.m.
PK-12 Science Networking/Office Hours Shari Templeton 12:00 p.m.
Google Classroom Support (FOLLOW UP TO using the “classwork” tab) Jason Anderson, VPA Specialist 1:00 p.m. (90 minute session)
SEL Content Hour – social distancing vs emotional distancing Kellie Bailey 2:00
CED and CTE Networking Diana Doiron & Meg Harvey 2:00 PM Contact Diana or Meg for link & password &
Brain Centered Emotional Support Bear Shea 3:30