Education Commissioner affirms commitment to accountability in wake of reformer’s resignation

AUGUSTA – Maine’s Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen released a statement today in response to the resignation of Florida Education Commissioner Dr. Tony Bennett, affirming his Department’s commitment to school reform and accountability. Bennett, who like Commissioner Bowen is a member of the visionary Chiefs for Change education reformers group, headlined the Governor’s Education Conference: Putting … Continue reading Education Commissioner affirms commitment to accountability in wake of reformer’s resignation

Building leadership capacity to transform our schools

Today marks the launch of Maine DOE’s new School Improvement Webinar Series. It’s one of the many resources we’re making available to support the school improvement work initiated by our Maine School Performance Grading System. We hope you’ll join us on our four free webinars already scheduled this month. They’ll focus on topics including the … Continue reading Building leadership capacity to transform our schools

Education Department supports schools with new improvement webinar series

AUGUSTA – As educators look to better support student success following the release of the state’s new letter grades, the Maine Department of Education is offering a series of school improvement webinars. The one-hour webinars begin this Thursday and are free for educators. Topics to be covered in the four June sessions include: maximizing the … Continue reading Education Department supports schools with new improvement webinar series