Maine DOE Update – September 24, 2021

 

From the Maine Department of Education


Reporting Items

Restraint and Seclusion Data Reporting Deadline Extended to 10/15

To accommodate school administrative units that have not yet been able to file their restraint and seclusion data yet this fall, the Maine Department of Education has reopened the Restraint and Seclusion Reporting in NEO until October 15, 2021. | More

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News & Updates

Priority Notice: Grant Funds Available to Support the Expansion of Public Pre-K

Currently, public Pre-K in Maine is not universally available for all 4-year-olds. While the cognitive and social-emotional benefits of high-quality Pre-K are well documented, there are a variety of factors that contribute to the ability of School Administrative Units (SAUs) to offer public Pre-K and the extent to which they are able to enroll all eligible and interested 4-year-olds. | More

Reminders and Info Regarding ARP Funding for Homeless Children and Youth

Thank you for your patience as the Maine Department of Education has worked out the details for the $2.6 million awarded to Maine under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) program. Here are is some important follow up information and reminders about ARP-HCY I and II finding. | More

Get to know the Maine DOE Team: Meet Rob Susi

Maine DOE Team member Rob Susi is being highlighted this week as part of the Get to know the Maine DOE Team Campaign. Learn a little more about Rob | More


Maine Schools Sharing Success Stories

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Professional Development & Training Opportunities

Quarter 1 Data Collections Webinar on September 30th

The Maine Department of Education Data Team is holding a Quarter 1 Data Collections Webinar Thursday September 30th at 10am. | More

October EPS Student Reports Webinar on October 12th

The Maine Department of Education Data Team is holding an October EPS Student Reports Webinar Tuesday October 12 at 10am. | More

Dropout Reporting Webinar on October 7th

The Maine Department of Education Data Team is holding a Dropout Reporting Webinar Thursday October 7th at 11am. | More

FREE Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS) & Seeing Stars Workshops/Materials Available for 400 Maine Special Educators

The Maine Department of Education Office of Special Services is pleased to announce that Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS) and Seeing Stars workshops and materials are being offered free of charge for up to 400 Maine special educators across the state. | More

Free Webinar on Data Reporting for Maine Superintendents

The Maine Department of Education Data Team is holding a Data Reporting Webinar for Superintendents on Tuesday, October 5th at 10am. | More

FREE TRAINING: Behavioral Threat Assessment

Consists of 2 levels of training. Level 1: 8 eLearning modules, taking approximately 6 hours, to be completed at your convenience asynchronously online. Training window opens on October 4, 2021. Level 2: 4-hour Synchronous training to work through practice cases applying the methodology learned in the Level 1 training. October 19th via Zoom from 9:00-1:00. | More

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Latest DOE Career/Project Opportunities View current Maine Department of Education employment opportunities here