Tag: Maine DOE

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UMS, Maine DOE expand whole-student supports for Maine schools

More K–12 students and educators in Maine are set to benefit from stronger social, emotional and behavioral supports thanks to Maine PBIS, a collaboration between the University of Maine System and Maine Department Education, which is adding 21 new schools to its professional development cohort.

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UMaine Educational Leadership program to offer courses leading to Maine DOE athletic director certification

Athletic directors are now expected to have building administrator certification as well as coursework in athletic administration. To meet the anticipated demand, the University of Maine’s Educational Leadership program, part of the College of Education and Human Development, will begin offering a sequence of courses this fall that fulfills the Maine DOE requirements for athletic director certification.

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Educators invited to PBIS retreat in August

With the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact students, families and teachers in Maine, the University of Maine System (UMS) and the Maine Department of Education (DOE) are teaming up to offer a training Aug. 8 for educators on the use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in schools.

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