PRIORITY NOTICE: Regional Service Center application and guidance now available

The Maine Department of Education is pleased to announce that guidance documents, applications and forms for Regional Service Centers are now available on the EMBRACE Regionalization Information Center located on the Maine Department of Education Website. In a two part application process for Regional Service Centers, pursuant to 20-A M.R.S. Chapter 123: School Management and … Continue reading PRIORITY NOTICE: Regional Service Center application and guidance now available

Additional support for regionalization now available

Earlier this week seven retired educators participated in the Maine DOE's orientation and training session to become approved facilitators and consultants for the Department's EMBRACE regionalization initiatives. The Department is providing regional groups of school administrative units (SAUs) with up to $7,500 in funding for facilitation services delivered by individuals who have met these training … Continue reading Additional support for regionalization now available

FEDES regional grant opportunity info session on 9/26

The Maine DOE is seeking proposals to fund eligible projects through the Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Educational Services (FEDES) - RFP # 201708145 and is reminding school district administrators and other interested stakeholders of an online/telephone Informational Session next Tuesday, September 26 at 3 p.m. The session will begin with a brief introduction … Continue reading FEDES regional grant opportunity info session on 9/26

MEDIA RELEASE: Maine DOE announces $5 million available for regional grant opportunities

The State of Maine has announced a competitive grant opportunity for the Fund for Efficient Delivery of Educational Services (FEDES) to assist in financing the cost of local and regional initiatives to improve educational opportunity and student achievement through more efficient delivery of education programs and services. The FEDES grant opportunity is part of the … Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: Maine DOE announces $5 million available for regional grant opportunities

Maine DOE announces $5 million available for regional grant opportunities

The State of Maine has announced a competitive grant opportunity for the Fund for Efficient Delivery of Educational Services (FEDES) to assist in financing the cost of local and regional initiatives to improve educational opportunity and student achievement through more efficient delivery of education programs and services. The FEDES grant opportunity is part of the … Continue reading Maine DOE announces $5 million available for regional grant opportunities

Opportunities for Regionalization

As part of Maine’s plan for putting students first, the Maine Department of Education is focused on improving educational services and increasing student achievement through innovative regional partnerships. As a result of the passage of the biennial budget and the end of the 128th Legislative Session, new opportunities are now available to provide support for … Continue reading Opportunities for Regionalization