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Undergraduate - ESL Endorsement (Project Opportunity)

Project Reach (formerly Project Opportunity) is a Title III grant supported by the Office of English Language Acquisition, United States Department of Education. The project is coordinated through the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Maine. The innovative, comprehensive, statewide project is partnered with the Maine Department of Education and the fifteen Local Education Agencies with the largest English Learner (EL) populations to implement a research-based collaborative to address diverse needs of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educators working with ELs. Project Reach brings together multiple disciplines from the humanities, social sciences, and STEM areas to work together in addressing EL education problems. This collaboration allows the implementation of a comprehensive, statewide program in support of K-12 ELs in Maine’s public schools. Through four core components, the project focus on:

Supported by the U.S. Department of Education award T365Z110040 at the University of Maine and the National Science Foundation award EPS-0904155 to Maine EPSCoR Sustainability Solutions Initiative.

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Education and Human Development
5766 Shibles Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2412
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System