The following resources are available for Maine public schools working to implement a proficiency-based learning system and diploma.
- Survey for SAUs: 2015-16 Progress Report: Implementing Proficiency-Based Learning and Proficiency-Based Diplomas. The Maine DOE continues to use Survey Monkey as the tool that school districts use to report proficiency-based implementation progress each year. This 2016 progress report provides an opportunity to report progress made from July 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016.
Printable version of the survey for preview purposes.
- 2015 Snapshot of Implementation (PDF, 201KB)
- Extension Applications and Confirmations of Readiness by District. School district applications and COR recieved by the Maine DOE and response letters from the Department.
- District Self-Assessment. The Maine Department of Education and the Great Schools Partnership developed a comprehensive self-assessment tool for Maine school administrative units to support action planning for proficiency-based learning at the district and school levels.
- Confirmation of Readiness for 2018 Proficiency-Based Diplomas (No extension requested). (PDF, 360KB
MS Word version)
- Extension Request for Awarding of Proficiency-Based Diplomas .The extension request offers Maine school administrative units flexibility in achieving the awarding of proficiency-based diplomas.
- Glossary of Terms Related to Proficiency-Based Learning
- Proficiency-Based Learning Frequently Asked Questions
- Proficiency-Based Learning Resources. The Maine DOE, the New England Secondary School Consortium and CompetencyWorks provide online resources for implementing proficiency-based learning systems.
- Support Plan
- Using Your Transition Funds. The Maine DOE will distribute targeted funds to schools annually to support the transition to the proficiency-based diploma, starting in October of 2013.
- Webinars. Recorded presentations on a variety of topics related to the design and implementation of proficiency-based learning.