Reminder: FEDES regional grant proposals due Nov. 7

The Maine DOE is reminding interested parties that proposals for grant funding offered through the Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Education Services (FEDES – RFP#201806118), are due on November 7, 2018.

Proposals must be submitted to the State of Maine Division of Procurement Services, by email, to Proposals@maine.gov, no later than 4:00 pm, local time. Proposals not submitted to the Division of Procurement Services’ email address by the deadline will not be considered for the grant award.

This is the third round of regional grant opportunities offered as part of the Maine DOE’s EMBRACE Regionalized Programs and Services initiatives.

The RFP, amendment, questions and responses from the Information Session, and questions and their responses received during the Question and Answer period can be downloaded from the State of Maine Division of Procurement Services website under RFP# 201806118.

For more information, contact Regionalization Project Manager and FEDES RFP Coordinator Jennifer Pooler at 624-6783 or Jennifer.g.pooler@maine.gov.

 

Charter school commission schedules more public input sessions

The following is a news release from the Maine State Charter School Commission.

Commission adds sessions in Presque Isle, Machias to hear from public about rural educational needs

AUGUSTA – The Maine State Charter School Commission will travel to Aroostook and Washington counties in early April to hear from the public about regional educational needs that could be addressed by charter schools.

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Video: Banquet honors Teacher of the Year, finalists

The 2012 Maine Teacher of the Year, Alana Margeson from Caribou High School, and the five finalists were honored at a banquet and awards ceremony Friday evening in Bangor.  Margeson received the title of 2012 Maine Teacher of the Year in a surprise all-school assembly in September.

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