Adult Education Professional Development
Ongoing professional growth is essential for ensuring that educators have the knowledge and skills they need to meet the increasing demands of their profession.
Maine Department of Education provides ongoing support and leadership to its local adult education programs through a variety of professional development services. Comprehensive, sustained and intensive trainings support improving teacher and administrator effectiveness and result in raising student achievement.
The choice of specific content topics is guided first by the direction provided by programs through the annual professional development plans, secondly by state, federal and local data and lastly by the initiatives and directives of state and federal funding agencies.
Easily find courses and workshops, register, and manage your online transcript all on the PD Portal.
Professional development planning and decision-making are driven by information from multiple sources of data, beginning with needs assessments and the development of a professional development plan by local programs.