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Professional Development

1. Summer Institutes

  • NEH Summer Institute – “Borders and Borderlands: The Acadian Experience in Maine” (July 21-August 10, 2014)

2. ONLINE Professional Development

3. Professional Development Workshops

  • Canada in the Maine Curriculum
    “An Exploration of Acadian History: The French in North America”
    Host: National History Day
    Thursday, October 24th, 1:00-2:30pm
    Wells Conference Center, Room 3
    University of Maine, Orono
    Presenter: Dr. Mary Okin, adjunct faculty Women’s Studies and Franco American Studies
  • Canada in the Maine Curriculum
    “Archaeology of Acadian Maine”
    Host: Eastern States Archaeological Federation/Maine Archaeological Society Conference
    Saturday, Nov 2nd, 1:40-3:00pm
    Marriott, South Portland, ME
    Presenters: Dr. Steven Pendery: St. Croix Island; Peter Morrison: Saint Sauveur; Gretchen Faulkner: Pentagoet; and Dr. Raymond Pelletier, discussant
  • National Council for the Social Studies
    “St. Louis French-Colonial Outpost: Teaching Global Marketplace with Fur Traders”
    November 22, 2013
    St. Louis Convention Center
    “1763: Revolutionary Gateway year for Canada and the United States”
    November 23, 2013
    St. Louis Convention Center

4. Workshops and Consultation

  • Consultation over the phone (207-581-4225), by email (,  gratis
  • In-District Workshops – Brochure


Tuition-free Summer Institute for K-12 educators
July 21-August 10, 2014
"Borders and Borderlands: The Acadian Experience in Maine"
More Info Here


Contact Information

Canadian Studies Outreach to K-12 Professionals - Northeast National Resource Center on Canada

MAINE: Betsy Arntzen
Canadian-American Center
154 College Ave., Orono, ME 04473

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NEW YORK: Amy Sotherden
Center for the Study of Canada/
Institute on Quebec Studies
133 Court St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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