The Maine Learning Technology Initiative 2.0 is a program within Maine DOE’s Office of Innovation. MLTI 2.0 delivers a state-level holistic technology program to schools. In 2021, first year of implementation, the program served 28,000 students and 2,850 educators. At full implementation, 2023-24, MLTI 2.0 will serve 56,000 students and 5,700 educators in grades 5 through 10. MLTI 2.0 is a set of inter-related dependent supports, measures, services, and activities that, together, build a foundation for a state and local partnership in technology. The program’s long-term goal is to provide the equitable integration of technology for engaging and effective educational experiences. MLTI 2.0 was designed by the 2020 MLTI Advisory Board to close Maine’s digital learning gap by supporting the acquisition of the latest equipment and software, providing rigorous professional learning resources, delivering state-level technology support, and enhancing local management efforts through systematic monitoring and support grounded in continuous process improvement. MLTI 2.0’s program components include professional learning, 1:1 devices, and infrastructure support.
State level digital learning specialists implement a state plan for professional learning which includes a renewed commitment to high quality, teacher-led professional learning in both the implementation of the state computer science plan as well as support for digital learning and technology integration.
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1:1 Personal Computing Devices
The program provides an annual allocation based on eligible student and educator population to purchase 1:1 personal computing devices from a menu of state contracts. Districts are also able to purchase additional devices for non-MLTI grades from these contracts at local expense.
MLTI 2.0 Approved Device List (Includes device specifications, mdm, and warranty information)
MLTI 2.0 provides a State Technology Infrastructure Specialist who will work with MLTI schools and districts to evaluate existing technology infrastructure and support your unit’s infrastructure plans. This position will also work with units to develop additional programs for students in the technological infrastructure fields.
Acting LTT Coordinator, Computer Science & Secondary Digital Learning Specialist