PRIORITY NOTICE: 2019-2020 NEO Maine Schools and Public School Approval Scheduled to Open May 3

It is that time of year again for each school administrative unit (SAU) to submit annual school reports, including the annual approval report for the unit, certifying progress on the Comprehensive Education Plan. This is in accordance with 20-A M.R.S. Chapter 206 and Maine Department of Education (DOE) Rule Chapter 125, which requires information  to … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: 2019-2020 NEO Maine Schools and Public School Approval Scheduled to Open May 3

PRIORITY NOTICE: 2019-2020 NEO Maine Schools for Private Schools and School Approval Process Scheduled to Open May 3

In accordance with 20-A M.R.S. Chapter 117, the Maine Department of Education (DOE) requires private schools seeking approval status to be approved annually. Private School Approval Process Updates As indicated in last year’s guidance (July 12 and  October 2), the 2019-2020 private school approval annual report submission deadline is moving to an earlier date than previous years … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: 2019-2020 NEO Maine Schools for Private Schools and School Approval Process Scheduled to Open May 3

NEO Account Passwords Soon to Expire

A password reset email will be sent out to all NEO user accounts on January 31, 2019. Any unchanged passwords will expire after 7 days. For security reasons, NEO will now require a password change every 90 days. If you have any questions comments or concerns in regards to this action, please contact the MEDMS … Continue reading NEO Account Passwords Soon to Expire

Reminder to Superintendents: Updating of District Assessment Coordinators (DAC) in NEO

As a reminder to superintendents, Maine DOE is currently in the process of releasing and reviewing assessment results from the 2017-2018 MEA test administration.  We will soon transition into sharing information about the upcoming 2018-19 test administration. All critical communication regarding the Maine Educational Assessments (MEA) is sent to the individual listed as the District … Continue reading Reminder to Superintendents: Updating of District Assessment Coordinators (DAC) in NEO

Important Update About NEO Accountability Report and Certification

This year the Department launched the NEO Accountability Report and Certification reports which were created to assist with data reporting for assessment and accountability.  These reports were meant to be used by districts and schools ahead of time to validate data for students who need to be assessed, allowing for a clean data set to be sent to … Continue reading Important Update About NEO Accountability Report and Certification