Maine DOE Update – July 17, 2020


From the Maine Department of Education

Reporting Items

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News & Updates

The Learning Space a Huge Success – Maine DOE Thanks Teacher Contributors!

At the end of March, in the midst of transitioning their own classrooms to emergency distance learning, Maine teachers went above and beyond the call of duty to develop over forty original video lessons (aligned with Maine’s Learning Results) to provide exceptional learning opportunities for Maine students in grades 3-5, which aired on Maine Public Television’s new program, The Learning Space, a project of Educate Maine, the Maine Department of Education, Maine Public, and additional partners (MSMA, MCLA, MSTOYA, NBCTs of Maine, MEA, MPA, MADSEC, Dead River Company, Finance Authority of Maine, John T. Gorman Foundation, Kennebunk Savings, Maine Community Foundation, University of Maine at Augusta, Machias Savings Bank). | More

Task Force on Language Development for Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing to Meet 7/21

The Task Force on Language Development for Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, July 21 from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm.  Interested parties who wish to observe the meeting are requested to contact Karen Kusiak | More

Team Long Run Provides Free Programs to Keep Kids Physically Active all Summer

Team Long Run, a non-profit organization that supports active play for kids, has a series of free programs they have developed and are distributing to schools, community organizations, and families who are trying to help kids stay active and fit during a time when many summer programs have been disrupted by COVID-19. | More

Get to Know the Maine DOE Team: Meet Lisa Perry

Maine DOE team member Lisa Perry is being highlighted this week as part of the Get to Know the Maine DOE Team Campaign, learn a little more about Lisa in the brief question and answer. | 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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