Celebrate the Read to ME Challenge During the Month of February

For the 6th year, the Maine Department of Education will collaborate with community organizations and schools to support the Read to ME Challenge, a month-long public awareness campaign held in February to promote childhood literacy in Maine. This year we will celebrate the Read to ME Challenge with a series of recorded videos by students … Continue reading Celebrate the Read to ME Challenge During the Month of February

MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioner Makin will Kick off Read to ME Challenge Monday, February 3.

WHAT: To kick off the 5th annual Read to ME Challenge, Maine Department of Education’s Commissioner Pender Makin will read to kindergarten-2 students at Lincoln School in Augusta.  Joining the Commissioner will be Senator Matthew Pouliot and Representative Donna Doore.  Following her reading of Full, Full, Full of LOVE, Commissioner Makin will issue a challenge to others … Continue reading MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioner Makin will Kick off Read to ME Challenge Monday, February 3.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioner Makin will Kick off Read to ME Challenge Monday, February 3.

WHAT: To kick off the 5th annual Read to ME Challenge, Maine Department of Education’s Commissioner Pender Makin will read to kindergarten-2 students at Lincoln School in Augusta.  Joining the Commissioner will be Senator Matthew Pouliot and Representative Donna Doore.  Following her reading of Full, Full, Full of LOVE, Commissioner Makin will issue a challenge to others … Continue reading MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioner Makin will Kick off Read to ME Challenge Monday, February 3.

Read to ME Challenge to Kick-off February 3rd at Lincoln School in Augusta

Year five of the Read to ME Challenge is scheduled to begin on February 3, 2020.  Maine Department of Education Commissioner Pender Makin will launch the campaign by reading to children at the Lincoln School in Augusta.  She will follow up her reading by issuing a challenge to participate in the 2020 campaign.  The Department … Continue reading Read to ME Challenge to Kick-off February 3rd at Lincoln School in Augusta

MEDIA RELEASE: Maine DOE Kicks off February ‘Read to ME Challenge’ at Young School in Saco

Saco – Maine Department of Education Acting Commissioner A. Pender Makin along with students, educators, and administrators from Young School in Saco officially kicked off the Read to ME Challenge on Monday, February 4, 2019. In its 4th year running, the Maine Department of Education launches the Read to ME Challenge as way to encourage communities throughout … Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: Maine DOE Kicks off February ‘Read to ME Challenge’ at Young School in Saco