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INFORMATIONAL LETTER: 98
POLICY CODE: DD
TO: Superintendents of Schools (please forward to Assistant Superintendents, Principals, Curriculum Coordinators, Service Learning Coordinators and other Interested Parties)
FROM: Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner
SUBJECT: Request for Proposals (RFP):
The Maine Department of Education is
pleased to announce the Maine Learn and Serve Service Learning “Living Democracy”
grant program. This initiative is a program of the Corporation for National and
Community Service designed to support the implementation of Service Learning
linked with history, civics and government in Maine middle and high schools.
Grant applications will be due by ,
local time, on
Applications are sought for grants in the amount of $8,575.00 that support the continued implementation of Service Learning in schools/school systems that are experienced in Service Learning and wish to link Service Learning with history, civics and government.
be given to programs with clearly stated measurable objectives addressing the
components of the program as outlined in the RFP. The deadline for submission
of applications is , local
For further assistance, please contact Lora S. Downing, firstname.lastname@example.org, 624-6740 and for a copy of the application please visit the Department’s Service Learning website at http://www.maine.gov/education/lsa .