State Office seeks a Maine College Transitions Coordinator

The State Office of Adult Education seeks a Maine College Transitions Coordinator.  Please see below the specifics of this open opportunity at the State Office of Adult Education. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree Experience working with adult learners or relevant education background Preferred Qualifications Experience with Maine College Transitions with a local service provider Position Description… Read more ›

OH NO! Did you double-book yourself?

It happens to all of us at some point.  We’re all juggling so many moving parts it’s bound to happen that we overschedule an hour, afternoon, or more.  If you need to make a decision about withdrawing yourself from a course, meeting, or training event, you can now do that from the privacy of your… Read more ›

Welcome to the new PD Portal!

Greetings Maine Adult Ed practitioners, The team at the State Office of Adult Education is pleased to bring the community a new and improved PD Portal experience.  You can still find all the professional development activities we sponsor here in addition to a one stop shop for information on joining our listserv, a calendar view… Read more ›

RSU 24 Adult Ed offering new job training programs

Source SULLIVAN — Two new programs that tie training with real jobs in residential construction and as medical administrative assistants are being offered by Regional School Unit 24. “Local businesses have expressed their need for dedicated employees with good work ethic,” said Adult Education Director Ander Thébaud. “It’s about building a local work force.” She said… Read more ›

Distance Learning In Maine Adult Education Enhanced By Recent Grant Awards

November 29, 2015 Maine Adult Education Association Executive Director Shirley Wright has announced that Adult Education in Maine has received two significant federal grants to enhance distance learning for adults across the state.  These grants were written in partnership with Region Two School of Applied Technology in Houlton.  The funding is part of a federal… Read more ›

Maine students will have access to courses at 500 colleges

Here’s how Maine students will have access to courses at 500 colleges Maine college and university students will gain access to online courses at 500 institutes of higher learning in 36 states because Maine accepted the New England State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island also are members of the consortium.  AUGUSTA,… Read more ›

Portland Teaching Toolkit Conference — Registration Open!

1st ANNUAL TEACHING TOOLKIT LITERACY CONFERENCE:  Putting Literacy to Work   Saturday, November 14, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Portland Public Library 5 Monument Way,  Portland, Maine     FREE TRAINING! REGISTER ONLINE  HERE printable version of registration menu  HERE   CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Start              Finish 9:00 a.m.     9:30 a.m.     Registration, coffee and refreshments… Read more ›

Bangor – Registration now Open! Fourth Annual Toolkit for Tutors & Teachers

Save the Date: Saturday, November 21 @ John Bapst Memorial High School, Bangor Registration is now Open Here! WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND? Learn best practices in educating adults Gain hands-on tools to use with your students immediately Earn 5.5 CEH credits Choose from among 9 total workshops Network with others during facilitated discussions Be inspired by… Read more ›