Webinar on ESEA equitable share participation of Maine’s SAUs and non-public schools

The Maine DOE will offer a WebEx session June 8, 2017 from 10 – 11 a.m. providing guidance to school administrative units (SAUs) and non-public schools in the delivery and agreement of equitable services under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The ESSA includes separate … Continue reading Webinar on ESEA equitable share participation of Maine’s SAUs and non-public schools

PRIORITY NOTICE: MaineCare Seed payment adjustments to be made, review reports by April 12, 2017

The 2016-17 subsidy checks for General Purpose Aid for local schools will reflect adjustments in April 2017 for MaineCare Seed payments paid by the Maine DOE on behalf of school administrative units (SAUs) for the following: 2017 Quarter 2 MaineCare payment adjustments Detailed student reports for Quarter 2 are now available in Infinite Campus (State … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: MaineCare Seed payment adjustments to be made, review reports by April 12, 2017

PRIORITY NOTICE: MaineCare Seed payment adjustments to be made, report review by March 13, 2017

The 2016-17 subsidy checks for General Purpose Aid for local schools will reflect adjustments in March 2017 for MaineCare Seed payments paid by the Maine DOE on behalf of school administrative units (SAUs) for the following: 2017 Quarter 1 MaineCare payment adjustments Detailed student reports for Quarter 1 are now available in Infinite Campus (State … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: MaineCare Seed payment adjustments to be made, report review by March 13, 2017

Organizations needed to feed hungry children this summer

AUGUSTA — With the assistance of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Maine public schools have long offered a nutritious breakfast and lunch meal program to thousands of income eligible children in Maine during the school year. To extend this program, Maine Department of Education Child Nutrition (Maine DOE) is seeking organizations who would like to … Continue reading Organizations needed to feed hungry children this summer

Nominations sought for 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year

AUGUSTA – Nominations are now open for the 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year. Members of the public are encouraged to nominate educators who demonstrate a commitment to excellence and nurturing the achievement of all students at http://www.mainetoy.org through Feb. 6. To be considered, a teacher must hold at least a four-year degree and be … Continue reading Nominations sought for 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year

Maine DOE 2016 Survey for SAUs to report proficiency-based implementation progress

The following Priority Notice was sent on October 11, 2016 During the period of transition to proficiency-based learning and proficiency-based diplomas, SAUs are asked to report implementation progress annually.  The window for completing this year’s progress report is from October 11, 2016 through November 30, 2016. To preview this progress report, click here for a … Continue reading Maine DOE 2016 Survey for SAUs to report proficiency-based implementation progress

Public Charter School applications open through June 14

The Maine Charter School issued the following Request for Proposal last week. The Maine Charter School Commission, “the Commission,” is currently soliciting the development of public charter school applications throughout the State of Maine. The Commission is seeking detailed applications, fully addressing the key issues, from capable school developers who are committed to educating their … Continue reading Public Charter School applications open through June 14