Robert G. Hasson, Jr. Confirmed as Maine Commissioner of Education

During a 10:00 AM vote of the Maine State Senate on Thursday, March 30th, Robert G. Hasson, Jr., Ed.D. was confirmed as Maine Commissioner of Education. The vote was the final step in Hasson’s confirmation following his nomination by Governor Paul R. LePage, an interview by the State Board of Education, and a vote of … Continue reading Robert G. Hasson, Jr. Confirmed as Maine Commissioner of Education

Media Advisory: 2nd Annual Farm to School Cook-Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Debra Plowman, DOE, 624-6620 (Augusta)  Acting Commissioner of the Department of Education Robert Hasson has announced that Rachel Paling joined the team in the Department of Education as the Director of Communications on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Rachel previously worked as the Communications Manager at the University of Maine, Augusta where she held […]

Media Advisory: Maine DOE welcomes new Director of Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Debra Plowman, DOE, 624-6620 (Augusta)  Acting Commissioner of the Department of Education Robert Hasson has announced that Rachel Paling joined the team in the Department of Education as the Director of Communications on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Rachel previously worked as the Communications Manager at the University of Maine, Augusta where she held … Continue reading Media Advisory: Maine DOE welcomes new Director of Communications

Preliminary FY 2018 State subsidy printouts available

The Department is pleased to announce that the FY 2018 (2017-18 school year) preliminary State subsidy printouts, known as ED 279s, are now available here on our website: http://www.maine.gov/doe/eps/ These preliminary amounts are based on Governor LePage’s proposed biennial budget. Governor LePage’s FY18 budget proposal includes $991.3 million for general purpose aid for Maine schools and … Continue reading Preliminary FY 2018 State subsidy printouts available

Priority Notice: Transportation EFT-21 and EFT-24 annual report due date extension

EFT-21 and Transportation Safety and Training Report and EFT-24 Transportation Vehicle Mileage and Operations Annual Data Report due date extension The due date for the year-end Transportation Vehicle Mileage and Operations Annual Data Report (EFT-24) and the Transportation Safety and Training Report (EFT-21) have been extended to March 31, 2017 in order to accommodate design … Continue reading Priority Notice: Transportation EFT-21 and EFT-24 annual report due date extension

Take the ‘Read to ME Challenge’

Augusta - Maine’s First Lady launched the Read to ME Challenge today at the Blaine House. Reflecting on how she and her husband, Governor Paul LePage, raised their children by reading to them and exploring the world through reading, Mrs. LePage shared, “I knew that when a child learns to read, there is nothing they … Continue reading Take the ‘Read to ME Challenge’

Priority Notice: EFT-24 Transportation Vehicle Mileage and Operations Annual Data Report due date extension

EFT-24 Transportation Vehicle Mileage and Operations Annual Data Report due date extension The due date for the year-end Transportation Vehicle Mileage and Operations Annual Data Report (EFT-24) has been extended to March 17, 2016 in order to accommodate design updates.  The new updated report will open February 16, 2017. Between February 16, 2017 and March 17, … Continue reading Priority Notice: EFT-24 Transportation Vehicle Mileage and Operations Annual Data Report due date extension