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· Stage
Login & Explore
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2020-12-03T12:00:00Z 2020-12-03T12:10:00Z America/New_York Login+%26+Explore https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome & State Leader Discussion
Hear from state-level leaders from Maine, Delaware, and Massachusetts on various models to approach the integration of SEL and equity in their work.
2020-12-03T12:10:00Z 2020-12-03T13:00:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%26+State+Leader+Discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Early Brain Development and Science-based Advice
ReadyNation
Amelia Bachleda
2020-12-03T13:10:00Z 2020-12-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Early+Brain+Development+and+Science-based+Advice https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Telling Many Stories: Examining the Curriculum with an Equity and Diversity Lens
RSU 14 and Windham High School
2020-12-03T13:10:00Z 2020-12-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Telling+Many+Stories%3A+Examining+the+Curriculum+with+an+Equity+and+Diversity+Lens https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Vibrant & Virtual: SEL and Equity in Maine's Island Schools
Island Institute
MANDY METRANO Yvonne Thomas
2020-12-03T13:10:00Z 2020-12-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Vibrant+%26+Virtual%3A+SEL+and+Equity+in+Maine%27s+Island+Schools https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
“She-cession”: The Economic and Workforce Impact of Covid-19 on Women and How to Support Economic Recovery
Panel: Maine Community Foundation, New Ventures Maine, Workforce Development Board, and Finance Authority of Maine
Erica Watson Gilda Nardone Maria MacDougal
2020-12-03T13:10:00Z 2020-12-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York %E2%80%9CShe-cession%E2%80%9D%3A+The+Economic+and+Workforce+Impact+of+Covid-19+on+Women+and+How+to+Support+Economic+Recovery https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Building Culturally Responsive Schools with SEL4ME
Office of School and Student Support, Maine Department of Education
Kelly O'Brien Weaver
2020-12-03T13:10:00Z 2020-12-03T14:00:00Z America/New_York Building+Culturally+Responsive+Schools+with+SEL4ME https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A Comprehensive Approach to Young Children's SEL Development
Educare Central Maine
2020-12-03T14:10:00Z 2020-12-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York A+Comprehensive+Approach+to+Young+Children%27s+SEL+Development https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Using Trauma Informed Practice in a Multitiered System: SEL for the 2020 Classroom
RSU 22
Kelly O'Brien Weaver
2020-12-03T14:10:00Z 2020-12-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York Using+Trauma+Informed+Practice+in+a+Multitiered+System%3A+SEL+for+the+2020+Classroom https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Working with and Supporting Aspiring and Current Students in Recovery
Panel: Northeast Workforce Development Board, Washington County Community College, Maine Development Foundation, University of Maine at Augusta
Erica Watson Joanna Russell NIchole Sawyer Susan Mingo
2020-12-03T14:10:00Z 2020-12-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York Working+with+and+Supporting+Aspiring+and+Current+Students+in+Recovery https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Centering Racial Equity in Social Emotional Learning
Carney, Sandoe and Associates: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Practice
2020-12-03T14:10:00Z 2020-12-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York Centering+Racial+Equity+in+Social+Emotional+Learning https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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STEM Classrooms: Recognizing and Addressing Social-Emotional Learning Needs
RiSE Center at University of Maine and Partners
Drew Myers Marina Van der Eb
2020-12-03T14:10:00Z 2020-12-03T15:00:00Z America/New_York STEM+Classrooms%3A+Recognizing+and+Addressing+Social-Emotional+Learning+Needs https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Facilitated Action Planning
Participants will join small groups and work to identify action steps to support SEL and equity within their communities, organizations, and across Maine.
2020-12-03T15:10:00Z 2020-12-03T16:00:00Z America/New_York Facilitated+Action+Planning https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
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2020-12-04T08:00:00Z 2020-12-04T08:45:00Z America/New_York Login+%26+Explore https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome
Educate Maine welcomes you to the 2020 Education Symposium
2020-12-04T08:45:00Z 2020-12-04T09:10:00Z America/New_York Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Participant & Speaker Support
Open throughout the day for event support
2020-12-04T09:00:00Z 2020-12-04T15:15:00Z America/New_York Participant+%26+Speaker+Support https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Gentlemen: Evolution of an Equity Initiative
Lyman Moore Middle School
Abdi Ali Jake Giessman Jane Hubley
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York The+Gentlemen%3A+Evolution+of+an+Equity+Initiative https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Supporting Students Through Career-Focused College Pathways
Thomas College
Ed Cervone
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York Supporting+Students+Through+Career-Focused+College+Pathways https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A Rising Retail Lifts All Boats
Maine Business Education Partnership: How the RISE Up Credential Enhances Maine's Workforce
Curtis Picard Mari O'Neil
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York A+Rising+Retail+Lifts+All+Boats https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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All Learning Counts: Increasing Adult Attainment of Quality Credentials and Understanding Recognition of Learning Potential
New England Board of Higher Education
Timothy Lyon Charlotte Peyser
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York All+Learning+Counts%3A+Increasing+Adult+Attainment+of+Quality+Credentials+and+Understanding+Recognition+of+Learning+Potential https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Maine's Biggest Threat to Our Economic Future
Youth & Family Outreach
Camelia Babson-Haley Melissa Cilley
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York Maine%27s+Biggest+Threat+to+Our+Economic+Future https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Learning Space, MOOSE, and More
Maine Department of Education & Educators Panel: The Learning Space, MOOSE, and More
Kaitlin Young Heather Whitaker Emily Doughty Page Nichols Tamara Ranger
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York The+Learning+Space%2C+MOOSE%2C+and+More https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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High School Career Exploration: Experiences in the Workplace
WEX Junior Associate Program and the IDEXX Information Technology Career Exploration Program
Daniel Westhoven Kaylyn O'Brien Cynthia Yuill Mariah Cunningham-Knaus
2020-12-04T09:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:05:00Z America/New_York High+School+Career+Exploration%3A+Experiences+in+the+Workplace https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Morning Keynote
Hear from Mike Simonds, Chief Operating Officer at Unum
Mike Simonds
2020-12-04T10:15:00Z 2020-12-04T10:45:00Z America/New_York Morning+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
Meet with sponsors and community organizations
2020-12-04T10:45:00Z 2020-12-04T11:15:00Z America/New_York Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Freedom in Her Voice: Closing the Confidence Gap and Developing Female Leaders
Mary Axelsen, Vice President Human Resources, EnviroLogix
Mary Axelsen
2020-12-04T11:15:00Z 2020-12-04T12:05:00Z America/New_York Freedom+in+Her+Voice%3A+Closing+the+Confidence+Gap+and+Developing+Female+Leaders https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Make It Happen! College Readiness for English Language Learners and Multilingual Students
Portland Public Schools
Grace Valenzuela Daniela Aryaie Danielle Wong Timothy Cronin
2020-12-04T11:15:00Z 2020-12-04T12:05:00Z America/New_York Make+It+Happen%21+College+Readiness+for+English+Language+Learners+and+Multilingual+Students https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Connecting to Maine’s Indigenous Cultures and Communities
Wabanaki Nations
HENRY BEAR
2020-12-04T11:15:00Z 2020-12-04T12:05:00Z America/New_York Connecting+to+Maine%E2%80%99s+Indigenous+Cultures+and+Communities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Partners for Children: A Business and School Collaboration
United Way of Greater Portland
Jennifer Burns Lisa Morrissette Alexis Jones Angela Atkinson Duina
2020-12-04T11:15:00Z 2020-12-04T12:05:00Z America/New_York Partners+for+Children%3A+A+Business+and+School+Collaboration https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Education Inside and Outside the Bars in Maine
University of Southern Maine
Joseph Jackson Abdulkadir Ali Mara Sanchez Ryan Thornell Katherine Darling
2020-12-04T11:15:00Z 2020-12-04T12:05:00Z America/New_York Education+Inside+and+Outside+the+Bars+in+Maine https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Business Partnerships and Workforce Development
Manufacturers Association of Maine and Destination Occupation
Bret Watson Rachel Knight Lisa G Martin
2020-12-04T11:15:00Z 2020-12-04T12:05:00Z America/New_York Business+Partnerships+and+Workforce+Development https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Lunch Break
Take an opportunity to stretch your legs, eat lunch, and meet with our sponsors and vendors
2020-12-04T12:05:00Z 2020-12-04T12:45:00Z America/New_York Lunch+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Leadership Keynote & Awards
Hear from Rodney Robinson, 2019 National Teacher of the Year, followed by Maine Educator Leadership recognition and presentation of the Wes Bonney Award
Rodney Robinson
2020-12-04T12:45:00Z 2020-12-04T13:35:00Z America/New_York Leadership+Keynote+%26+Awards https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Maine's Micro-Credential Ecosystem: A Key in Maine's "New Normal"
University of Maine System
gail senese Lisa Larson Claire Sullivan
2020-12-04T13:45:00Z 2020-12-04T14:55:00Z America/New_York Maine%27s+Micro-Credential+Ecosystem%3A+A+Key+in+Maine%27s+%22New+Normal%22 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Aquaculture ME: A Network Connecting Classrooms to Communities
Maine Sea Grant
Jaclyn Robidoux Morgan Cuthbert
2020-12-04T13:45:00Z 2020-12-04T14:55:00Z America/New_York Aquaculture+ME%3A+A+Network+Connecting+Classrooms+to+Communities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Comprehensive Dual Enrollment in Rural Education
RSU #38 - Maranacook Area Schools
Dwayne Conway Kimberly Ray
2020-12-04T13:45:00Z 2020-12-04T14:55:00Z America/New_York Comprehensive+Dual+Enrollment+in+Rural+Education https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Help Us Stay: Supporting and Retaining Educators of Color
Great Schools Partnership
Christina Horner Kate Gardoqui
2020-12-04T13:45:00Z 2020-12-04T14:55:00Z America/New_York Help+Us+Stay%3A+Supporting+and+Retaining+Educators+of+Color https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Transforming Talent, Infrastructure, and Innovation in Maine
Presented by the Maine Economic Recovery Committee
Maria Millard Povec Laurie Lachance Joshua Broder
2020-12-04T13:45:00Z 2020-12-04T14:55:00Z America/New_York Transforming+Talent%2C+Infrastructure%2C+and+Innovation+in+Maine https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Moving From Trauma Informed to Trauma Responsive
Biddeford School Department
Wendy  LeBlanc Andrew Young Margaret Pitts
2020-12-04T13:45:00Z 2020-12-04T14:55:00Z America/New_York Moving+From+Trauma+Informed+to+Trauma+Responsive https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Virtual Networking
Meet 1:1 with Educators, Business Leaders, Speakers, and Community Members - find common ground and connections to take action
2020-12-04T14:45:00Z 2020-12-04T15:15:00Z America/New_York Virtual+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
Meet with sponsors and community organizations
2020-12-04T14:45:00Z 2020-12-04T15:15:00Z America/New_York Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2020-maine-education-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Claire Sullivan

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Innovation in Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials, University of Maine System

Jake Giessman

Assistant Principal at Lyman Moore Middle SchoolAssistant Principal, Lyman Moore Middle School

Mike Simonds

Chief Operations Officer, Unum

Mari O'Neil

General Manager, Outlets at Kittery

Christina Horner

Senior Associate, Great Schools Partnership

Kate Gardoqui

Senior Associate, Great Schools Partnership

Daniela Aryaie

Student, University of Southern Maine

Wendy LeBlanc

School Counselor, Biddeford School Department

Andrew Young

Resiliency Resource Coach, Biddeford School Department

Margaret Pitts

Principal, Biddeford School Department

Alexis Jones

Principal, Brown Elementary School

Angela Atkinson Duina

Assistant Professor, University of Southern Maine

Jennifer Burns

Senior Director of Education, United Way of Greater Portland

Tamara Ranger

Educator Excellence Coordinator, Maine Department of Education

Camelia Babson-Haley

Executive Director, Youth & Family Outreach

Page Nichols

Chief Innovation Officer, Maine Department of Education

Mara Sanchez

Policy Associate, University of Southern Maine

Heather Whitaker

2020 Maine Teacher of the Year; Alternative Education Teacher, Gorham Middle School

Jaclyn Robidoux

Marine Extension Associate, Maine Sea Grant

Mariah Cunningham-Knaus

Maine-based Nonprofit Consultant

Charlotte Peyser

Senior Policy and Research Analyst, New England Board of Higher Education

Jane Hubley

School Social Worker, Lyman Moore Middle School

Timothy Lyon

Vice President for Analytics & Strategy, Maguire Associates

Dwayne Conway

Principal, Maranacook Community High School

Abdi Ali

Educational Technician, Lyman Middle School

Joseph Jackson

Coordinator, Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition

Curtis Picard

Executive Director, Retail Association of Maine

Joshua Broder

CEO, Tilson; Co-chair Maine Economic Recovery Committee

Bear Shea LCSW

Mental Health and School Counseling Specialist, Maine Department of Education

Kelly O'Brien Weaver

Coordinator of School Counseling, RSU 22

Rodney Robinson

2019 National Teacher of the Year

Susan Mingo

President, Washington County Community College

Amelia Bachleda

Outreach and Education Specialist, Institute for Learning & Brian Sciences, University of Washington

Erica Watson

Program Director Education & Workforce, Maine Development Foundation

Gilda Nardone

Executive Director, New Ventures Maine

Joanna Russell

Executive Director, Northeastern Workforce Development Board

MANDY METRANO

Teacher, Monhegan School

Maria MacDougal

College Access Counselor, Finance Authority of Maine

Marina Van der Eb

Maine STEM Partnership Coordinator, RiSE Center at University of Maine

NIchole Sawyer

Dean of Workforce and Professional Development, Washington County Community College

Yvonne Thomas

Education Specialist, Island Institute

gail senese

State Director, Office of Adult Education, Maine Department of Education

HENRY BEAR

Maliseet Tribal Representative

Kaitlin Young

2018 MTOY, Music Educator/RSU 68

Kaylyn O'Brien

Strategic Talent Programs and Partnerships Manager, WEX

Drew Myers

High School Math Teacher, Old Town High School

Timothy Cronin

Program Director, Make It Happen!, Portland Public Schools

Kristin Chavonelle

Librarian, Windham High School

Rhonda Kaiser

Educare Central Maine

Amy Denecker

Librarian, Windham High School

Tammy Lorenzatti

Technology Integrator, Windham High School

Christine Frost-Bertinet

Assistant Superintendent, RSU 14

Christine Hesler

Director of Curriculum and Assessment, RSU 14

Vanessa Michaud

Assistant Principal, Windham High School

Beth Hufnagel

Assistant Professor of Science Education, University of Maine

Taylor Pierce

Grade 2 Teacher, Brewer Community School

Abdulkadir Ali

Opportunity Scholars Initiative, University of Southern Maine Muskie School

Helene Adams

High School Science Teacher, Cheverus High School

Neil Kirschling

Director, Policy and Advocacy, Rodel

Robin Chernow

Community Development Officer, Island Institute

Jennifer Fronczak

Middle School Teacher, East Grand School

Deqa Dhalac

Cutural Responsiveness and Family Engagement Specialist, Maine DOE

Jennifer Davis

Director for the Center of Student Success and Development - Bangor Campus, University of Maine at Augusta

Cherie Galyean

Director of Strategic Learning, Maine Community Foundation

Mary Axelsen

Founder and CEO, WeMaax Consulting

Kimberly Ray

School Counselor, Maranacook Community High School

Daniel Westhoven

Pathways Coordinator, Greely High School

Katherine Darling

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Maine at Augusta

Lisa G Martin

Executive Director, Manufacturers Association of Maine

Lisa Larson

President, Eastern Maine Community College

Lisa Morrissette

Director of Marketing, Dead River Company

Morgan Cuthbert

Educator, Frank H. Harrison Middle School

Ed Cervone

Executive Director of CIE, VP of Innovative Partnerships, Thomas College

Melissa Cilley

Board Vice Chair, Youth & Family Outreach

Laurie Lachance

President, Thomas College

Grace Valenzuela

Executive Director, Communications and Community Partnerships, Portland Public Schools

Cynthia Yuill

Global Head of IT Quality Engineering, IDEXX

Bret Watson

President, Jotul North America

Ryan Thornell

Deputy Commissioner, Maine Department of Corrections

Danielle Wong

Site Coordinator, Portland Public Schools

Emily Doughty

Educator Effectiveness Coordinator, Maine Department of Education

Rachel Knight

Founder and CEO, Destination Occupation

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Educate Maine

Championing career readiness through educational attainment, enabling all Maine students to succeed in postsecondary education and in the workplace.

Booths

FAME

Helping Maine families afford higher education

Husson University

Preparing graduates for careers in business, healthcare, and technology.

E-DIRECTIVES

Engaging, Effective, and Accessible Educational Systems for All

University of Southern Maine

Excel Here.

MaineSpark

Connect to your future

Junior Achievement of Maine

Training Maine’s Future Workforce through Business & Education Partnerships

Axiom Education & Training Center

Collaborative * Innovative * Technology-Driven Adult Education

University of Maine at Farmington - Division of Graduate Education

Graduate Programs that Change Lives

VHS Learning

Helping the students and teachers of Maine by providing collaborative and engaging learning opportunities that prepare students to be successful in college, careers, and life.

Educate Maine - 2020 Education Indicators

Understanding the data throughout Maine's educational pipeline

Project>Login

Growing the network of IT & computing professionals in Maine

Maine Teacher of the Year

Educate Maine administers the MTOY program in partnership with the Maine Department of Education

Education Leaders Experience (ELE)

Connecting Education + Business

FocusMaine Intern Experience

Connecting interns with Maine employers, each other, and Maine’s quality of life.

Live+Work in Maine

The career you want in the place you want to live

Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center)

Integrating STEM Education Research and Practice

Maine Maritime Academy

A College of Engineering, Management, Science and Transportation

Celebrate Maine

showcasing the educators and students of Maine