Comment period open for the Science & Technology science standards

The Maine DOE is announcing an open comment period for the Science & Technology science standards.  This is the first phase of opening Maine Learning Results for Science & Technology only. The initial public comment period will be followed by the convening of a science review committee to scrutinize comments and existing standards in an … Continue reading Comment period open for the Science & Technology science standards

Maine DOE honors the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

   On Friday evening, May 19th, Maine DOE honored the four state finalists for the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and Science (PAEMST) with a dinner held at the Maple Hill Farm Inn located in Hallowell.  Shari Templeton, Maine DOE Science and Technology Specialist, and Michele Mailhot, Maine DOE Mathematics Specialist, planned … Continue reading Maine DOE honors the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Maine DOE seeking presentation proposals for Early Childhood Education Conference

The Maine DOE's Early Childhood Education (ECE) conference team is seeking presentation proposals from PreK and Kindergarten teachers for the 2nd annual ECE Conference scheduled for August 14 at the Augusta Civic Center. This year's conference focus is "STEAM Starts Early". The morning keynote address will be given by national speaker Doug Clements and the teacher presentations will run concurrently during the afternoon … Continue reading Maine DOE seeking presentation proposals for Early Childhood Education Conference

MEA Alternate Science – PAAP submissions due April 30th

The Personalized Alternate Assessment Portfolio (PAAP) Science testing window is coming to a close. The PAAP assesses students with the most significant cognitive disabilities in grades 5, 8, and third year high school as an alternate to the MEA Science assessment. All electronic PAAP submissions are due April 30th.  Measured Progress has provided return material … Continue reading MEA Alternate Science – PAAP submissions due April 30th

Learning Technology Grants Program Announced

The Department is announcing an evolution to our support of technology in public middle schools and high schools. Beginning July 1, 2017, MLTI Grants will be available to public middle schools and high schools to fund technology and support for 7th and 8th grade students and staff, and for staff in high schools with locally-funded … Continue reading Learning Technology Grants Program Announced

State Assessment Results for 2015-16 Now Publicly Available

Augusta – The Maine Department of Education today released state assessment results for the 2015-2016 school year. “We are confident in this year’s test results, and hope parents, teachers, administrators, and other interested parties will value and utilize the data gathered through the assessment process,” said Dr. Charlene Tucker, Maine DOE’s Assessment and Accountability Team … Continue reading State Assessment Results for 2015-16 Now Publicly Available

MEA Alternate Science testing window opens December 1, 2016

The MEA Alternate Science assessment, the Personalized Alternate Assessment Portfolio (PAAP) assessment window opens December 1, 2016.  At this time teachers administering the alternate science assessment will be able to register and identify the students they will be assessing at: https://profile.measuredprogress.org/paap/login.aspx. It is highly encouraged that teachers begin this process in December to view the … Continue reading MEA Alternate Science testing window opens December 1, 2016