Maine Delegates and State Advisor Participate in National FFA Convention

  On October 25-28, 2017, the National FFA Organization (formerly known as “Future Farmers of America”) celebrated its 90th National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The FFA was established in 1928 as the leadership organization representing students enrolled in agriculture and natural resources programs.  At the middle and secondary levels, current membership is over 500,000 and … Continue reading Maine Delegates and State Advisor Participate in National FFA Convention

Maine’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Students Learn About Leadership and Service

Student leaders of the Maine FFA Association (formerly known as “Future Farmers of America”) conducted leadership workshops for over 150 students on November 13 & 17, 2017 in locations of Augusta and Presque Isle.  Maine FFA serves middle and secondary students enrolled in programs related to agriculture and natural resources, providing them with leadership training, … Continue reading Maine’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Students Learn About Leadership and Service

PRIORITY NOTICE: EPS Oct 1 Enrollment/Special Ed (EF-S-05) Reporting Certification due by November 22

The Maine Department of Education is asking all districts for verification and certification of the EPS Oct 1 Enrollment/Special Ed (EF-S-05) Report to be completed by Wednesday, November 22, 2017. At this time, all issues within the Synergy student data information system, and in the NEO Student Reports module have been resolved. We acknowledge the … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: EPS Oct 1 Enrollment/Special Ed (EF-S-05) Reporting Certification due by November 22

Resources for Alcohol Awareness Day, December 4, 2017

Community groups and schools across the state will be raising awareness about alcohol use and abuse on Monday December 4, Alcohol Awareness Day and throughout Maine’s Alcohol Awareness Week December 4 through 8. The State of Maine recognizes the need for schools and community organizations to address alcohol issues through Maine statute. The statute reads, … Continue reading Resources for Alcohol Awareness Day, December 4, 2017

Due Date for Graduation and Dropout Reporting Extended to 12/21

The Department of Education has extended the due date for the Graduation and Dropout report to December 21, 2017. Districts will gain access to the graduation module in NEO on December 4, 2017 and will have access to complete Graduation and Dropout report through December 21, 2017. Please note that there will be multiple districts that are required to submit these reports for the first time. If … Continue reading Due Date for Graduation and Dropout Reporting Extended to 12/21

Maine DOE joins the nation in celebration of “American Education Week”

In a Presidential Memoranda from The White House on Friday, November 10th President Donald Trump proclaimed November 12 – November 18, 2017 as American Education week.  “As we celebrate American Education Week, we are reminded of the vital importance of education for our children, for our communities, and for our world.”  The Maine Department of Education joins The White … Continue reading Maine DOE joins the nation in celebration of “American Education Week”

2017 Maine Integrated Youth health Survey Data

The 2017 MIYHS data has just been released. State and public health district data is available to the public for the 5th and 6th grade survey, as well as the middle and high school surveys. Kindergarten and third grade parent survey data is available at the State level. Go to MIYHS website: https://data.mainepublichealth.gov/miyhs/2017_reports_results Over 61,000 … Continue reading 2017 Maine Integrated Youth health Survey Data