Maine schools make EdWeek innovation list

Maine schools have long been looked to as national leaders in education innovation. That's why I am not surprised that Education Week recently named three of our state's schools to a list of those across the country worth visiting. Among the 35 high schools named in Tom Vander Ark's “On Innovation” column because they “personalize … Continue reading Maine schools make EdWeek innovation list

Portland’s Karen MacDonald named 2014 Maine Teacher of the Year

Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen announced the King Middle School sixth-and seventh-grade teacher as Maine’s top educator in a surprise all-school assembly Tuesday PORTLAND – A 24-year veteran teacher at the state’s most diverse middle school is the 2014 Maine Teacher of the Year. In a surprise assembly at King Middle School (KMS) in Portland … Continue reading Portland’s Karen MacDonald named 2014 Maine Teacher of the Year