National Board Certified Teacher Scholarship Funds available

State law, 20-A MRSA Section 13013-A subsection 5 & 6; as amended by PL 2012 c. 702, established the National Board Certification Scholarship Fund to encourage teachers to apply to and enroll in the certification program offered by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, or its successor organization. A school administrative unit or a … Continue reading National Board Certified Teacher Scholarship Funds available

National Board Certified Teacher Salary Supplement Request due November 10

Superintendents of a school administrative unit or the director of a publicly-supported secondary school or CTE region, with eligible staff who have attained National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification prior to July 1, 2017, must submit to the Maine DOE the list of those eligible to receive the salary supplement for the 2017-18 school … Continue reading National Board Certified Teacher Salary Supplement Request due November 10

FY17 EF-S-07 Opening for Data Entry on October 18th

The EF-S-07, Special Education Out of District Placement Tuition and Board report for Fiscal year 2017 will open for data entry on October 18, 2017  and will close for submission on November 18, 2017. Districts that paid out of district placement tuition during FY17 school year are urged to compile the information before October 18 … Continue reading FY17 EF-S-07 Opening for Data Entry on October 18th

CTE Enrollment Requirements for EPS Subsidy calculations

With the upcoming Career and Technical Education (CTE) requirements for EPS subsidy calculations it is extremely important that all enrollments, primary and concurrent, are uploaded in Synergy State Edition prior to the certification due date of October 30. The accounts have all been created for the CTE Directors and are active in Synergy.  As a … Continue reading CTE Enrollment Requirements for EPS Subsidy calculations

Notice of CDS Part B 619 Committee Meeting and Invitation for Public Attendance

Child Development Services and the Maine Department of Education are convening a CDS Part B 619 advisory committee which is tasked with identifying and addressing all issues related to the proposed transition of special education and related services for children age 3 to kindergarten age 5 to the public schools and developing recommendations to be … Continue reading Notice of CDS Part B 619 Committee Meeting and Invitation for Public Attendance

MEDIA RELEASE: Dover-Foxcroft elementary school music teacher named Maine 2018 Teacher of the Year

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Media Contacts: Dolly Sullivan - Educate Maine, 207-631-3385 Rachel Paling - Maine DOE Director of Communications, 207-624-6747 DOVER-FOXCROFT – In a surprise all-school assembly today at SeDoMoCha Elementary School, Maine Department of Education Commissioner Robert G. Hasson, Jr. named SeDoMoCha Elementary music teacher Kaitlin Young as Maine’s 2018 … Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: Dover-Foxcroft elementary school music teacher named Maine 2018 Teacher of the Year

Upcoming DOE sponsored assessment workshops

The Maine DOE is sponsoring a series of four workshops for the MEA Alternate Mathematics and ELA/Literacy (MSAA) and the MEA Alternate Science (PAAP) assessments. These workshops will be held: Tuesday, November 15th in Presque Isle at the Hampton Inn Wednesday, November 16th in Bangor at the Black Bear Inn Thursday, November 17th in Auburn … Continue reading Upcoming DOE sponsored assessment workshops