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Maine DOE Opportunities

May 30, 2020

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COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION

Commissioner of Education Pender Makin will be hosting a Zoom update on education in Maine during the current pandemic on Tuesday, June 2, from 4:00-5:00.

Please register in advance for this meeting, as there is a 500-person maximum. You can register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Questions or topics of interest may be submitted in advance by emailing Chief-of -Staff Jessica Nixon at Jessica.nixon@maine.gov by Tuesday at 8:00 am.

The meeting will be recorded and posted on our website.

INNOVATIVE EDUCATORS SOUGHT FOR MAINE LEARNING MODULES

The Maine Department of Education invites all interested educators, curriculum leaders, and Maine educational community organizations to join us in designing an a-synchronous library of learning modules in a Maine Learning Results-aligned scope and sequence. These project-based modules will be integrated to ensure that learning is synthesized across traditional subject areas and learning experiences are designed to be mutually reinforcing.

Work will take place beginning June 15th and run throughout the summer with a launch of the website on September 7th. Each participant will be trained in a-synchronous instructional design by Maine DOE digital learning specialists, as well as supported in their content by Maine DOE content specialists. Participants will be expected to produce at least one learning module, but more may be accepted. Stipends will be provided for modules used in the Maine DOE library.

Participants must be Maine educators, including curriculum leaders and Maine educational community organizations.

To register click here.
For more information please contact Beth Lambert, beth.lambert@maine.gov or Page Nichols, page.nichols@maine.gov.

2 comments

  1. With all the gains the Arts have made in education here in Maine in the past decade, it will be fundamentally important for Arts Educators to define and advocate the importance of the role of arts in the lives of every citizen. Thank you Argy, for pointing out these venues!


  2. It’s all about a ‘place at the table’ and we’re there because we keep our learners at the heart of educational decisions. It’s leaders like you Charlie that never give up. Thanks for being there Charlie!
    ~Argy



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