Professional Development & Training

Child Nutrition
Farm to School Updates Webinar

Child Nutrition Farm to School updates.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): February 25, 2019
1:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: Online



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Child Nutrition
Financial Know Your Numbers Webinar

Financial Know Your Numbers webinar


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): February 25, 2019
1:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: Online



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Adult Education
Career and Education Advising

This 6-week research-based online course will give participants the opportunity to join a community of practice and learn new advising strategies or sharpen current strategies.Participants will examine approaches and competencies for advising adults; apply adult learning, identity, and career development theory; explore education and career resources; consider social, cultural and economic contexts in diverse advising populations; develop strategies to assist an advisee in planning for the future; and discuss ethical issues that might arise in an advising setting.


Hosted by: Amy Poland
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

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School Turnaround Team
Chronic Absenteeism: Strategies to Engage Parents and Students

Session Description: There are multiple factors that can lead to chronic absenteeism. Families can be strong partners in preventing the problem and creating solutions. This interactive session will focus on parent and youth perspectives as well as effective strategies to engage student and families in addressing absenteeism using an asset-based approach.


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Susan Lieberman, Director, Count ME In

Cost: Free

Date(s): February 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: U Maine Machias



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Assessment
Spring 2019 Maine PAAP Administration Training Refresher

This training will highlight the key administration activities for the Maine Spring 2019 PAAP assessment (eg, how to administer the PAAP and how to assemble the PAAP portfolio).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Hosted by: Sue Nay
Special Presenter: Measured Progress

Cost: Free

Date(s): February 27, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Online



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Child Nutrition
Special Provisions CEP and Provision II

Special Provisions meeting to discuss CEP. Schools needing to recalculate their percentages or considering adopting CEP. Provision II will also be discussed.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): February 28, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Nokomis Regional High School Room 101 266 Williams Road Newport, ME



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Assessment
MSAA Test Coordinator Training

Update of changes to the MSAA system, TC responsibilities, required training for all users, how to add users, and how to close student tests.


Hosted by: Sue Nay
Special Presenter: Sue Nay

Cost: Free

Date(s): February 28, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Online Webinar



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School Turnaround Team
TLN Meeting


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: State School Support Team

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 1, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Room 541 Burton Cross Bldg., DOE Augusta, ME



No Registration Required
SAT: Using Assessment to Strengthen Instruction

Balanced Assessment professional support for secondary teachers - companion to the K-8 events provided in January,


Hosted by: Maine DOE
Special Presenter: Michele Mailhot

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 1, 2019 - March 1, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location: University of Southern Maine 88 Bedford Street, Portland Abromson Center



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Health Education
2019 WINTER WELLNESS WORKSHOP DAY

This professional development opportunity provides a forum for school personnel and supporters of school employee wellness programs to: -learn keys to successful schoolsite health promotion and wellness programs; -gather and share new and true resources, strategies, and ideas to support and promote wellness programs; and -network and share successes with like-minded people regarding school employee wellness programs. Presentations at this years workshop support schoolsite health promotion and wellness with insights from school leaders, key components for successful programs, resources, tools, and engaging opportunities to learn.


Hosted by: Susan Berry
Special Presenter:

Cost: $30.00

Date(s): March 1, 2019 - March 1, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Senator Inn 284 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330



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Adult Education
CCRS Phase 3, ELA: Observation Toolkit

Phase 3: Observation Toolkit is the third component of CCRS implementation and focuses on standards in the classroom.

This blended course introduces a tool that provides concrete examples of what English Language Arts standards look like in the classroom. It is designed for instructors, those who support instructors, and others working to implement the CCRS, and will help programs insure that they are implementing standards effectively.

The course involves pre- and post-work on Schoology and a live meeting via video conference using the Zoom platform. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive 9 continuing education hours.


Hosted by: Amy Poland
Special Presenter: Valerie Sullivan

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 4, 2019 - March 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Blended: Schoology and Zoom



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Adult Education
CCRS Phase 3, Math: Observation Toolkit

Phase 3: Observation Toolkit is the third component of CCRS implementation and focuses on standards in the classroom.

This blended course introduces a tool that provides concrete examples of what mathematics standards look like in the classroom. It is designed for instructors, those who support instructors, and others working to implement the CCRS, and will help programs insure that they are implementing standards effectively.

The course involves pre- and post-work on Schoology and a live meeting via video conference using the Zoom platform. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive nine continuing education hours.


Hosted by: Amy Poland
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 4, 2019 - March 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Blended: Schoology and Zoom



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Adult Education
HiSET Examiner Re-Boot Training

All HiSET staff who administer HiSET tests (computer-based or paper-based) will be required to complete a HiSET Examiner Re-Boot training before July 1, 2019. This face-to-face training satisfies this requirement.

The training will review the HiSET and Maine High School Equivalency testing requirements, policies, and procedures for administering both HiSET CB and PB tests to ensure both the security and equity of the HiSET test sessions in Maine.

Please note: If you are unable to attend this session, there will be additional opportunities to satisfy the HiSET examiner Re-Boot requirement, including an online webinar.

REMINDER: Academic teaching in any of the HiSET subjects at secondary school level or below while also serving as HiSET Chief Examiner or Test Administrator is not allowed.

The educational requirements for a HiSET Chief Examiner is a Bachelor's degree or higher and an Associate's degree or higher (or equivalent credits) for a HiSET Test Administrator.


Hosted by: Kelley Heath
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 4, 2019 - March 4, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Cross Office Building, Room 103A/B 111 Sewall Street Augusta



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School Turnaround Team
The Fundamentals of Trauma Sensitive School Implementation

The Fundamentals of Trauma-Sensitive School Implementation: Principles, Practices & Action Planning In this session, school teams will identify interventions that are priorities for implementation and plan for their role out. Teams will be introduced to a broad array of potential trauma-competent intervention domains (Relationship Building & Wellness, Classroom Approaches, Specialist Interventions, Family & Community Engagement, and District Leadership) and how they can be implemented at the whole-school, focused group, and individual support levels. Additionally, school teams will engage in prioritizing areas for intervention, and will be led through a process, informed by implementation science, to identify and adequately plan for intervention. Teams will have access to technical support, including tools and resources, for implementation of their selected interventions, and will identify metrics for trauma-competent fidelity and to measure progress moving forward


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Cassie Yackley, Psychologist

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Elks Lodge: 108 Odlin Rd, Bangor
Odlin Road, Bangor


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Learning Design Lab at East Grand School

Maine Educators are invited to visit East Grand School in Danforth, Maine on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019, to join a Learning Design Lab lead by Kim Gray, a Kindergarten teacher, Jill Plummer, a Middle School teacher, and Jennifer Gilman, a 6 through 12 Mathematics teacher. This is an opportunity for educators to visit classrooms and talk with students and teachers about ways technology is successfully integrated into elementary, middle, and high school grades.

Elementary grades use digital learning portfolios to capture evidence of student learning over time and to engage families in their students learning journey. Middle grades have a new cohort that has embarked on project based and place based learning. Visiting educators can also engage with high school students who will demonstrate some of their work with 3D printing and the schools Virtual Reality Lab. After visiting classrooms, educators will have time to debrief the experience with lead teachers and to be supported as they plan ways to bring what they have learned back to their schools.

Agenda 8:30am - 9:00am: Arrival (light refreshments will be provided) 9:00am - 9:30am: Welcome and Introductions 9:30am - 11:00am: Classroom Visits 11:00 - 11:45am: Lunch (will be provided) 11:45am - 12:45pm - Conversations with lead educators 12:45pm - 1:45pm: Supported planning time 1:45pm - 2pm: Closing and Reflections


Hosted by: Amanda Nguyen, Digital Learning Specialist
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: East Grand School, 31 Houlton Road, Danforth, ME



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School Turnaround Team
The Fundamentals of Trauma Sensitive School Implementation

The Fundamentals of Trauma-Sensitive School Implementation: Principles, Practices & Action Planning In this session, school teams will identify interventions that are priorities for implementation and plan for their role out. Teams will be introduced to a broad array of potential trauma-competent intervention domains (Relationship Building & Wellness, Classroom Approaches, Specialist Interventions, Family & Community Engagement, and District Leadership) and how they can be implemented at the whole-school, focused group, and individual support levels. Additionally, school teams will engage in prioritizing areas for intervention, and will be led through a process, informed by implementation science, to identify and adequately plan for intervention. Teams will have access to technical support, including tools and resources, for implementation of their selected interventions, and will identify metrics for trauma-competent fidelity and to measure progress moving forward


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Cassie Yackley, Psychologist

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 6, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Elks Lodge, 397 Civic Center Dr., Augusta



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School Turnaround Team
The Fundamentals of Trauma Sensitive School Implementation: Principles, Practices & Action Planning

The Fundamentals of Trauma-Sensitive School Implementation: Principles, Practices & Action Planning In this session, school teams will identify interventions that are priorities for implementation and plan for their role out. Teams will be introduced to a broad array of potential trauma-competent intervention domains (Relationship Building & Wellness, Classroom Approaches, Specialist Interventions, Family & Community Engagement, and District Leadership) and how they can be implemented at the whole-school, focused group, and individual support levels. Additionally, school teams will engage in prioritizing areas for intervention, and will be led through a process, informed by implementation science, to identify and adequately plan for intervention. Teams will have access to technical support, including tools and resources, for implementation of their selected interventions, and will identify metrics for trauma-competent fidelity and to measure progress moving forward


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee : teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Cassie Yackley, Psychologist

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Elks Lodge 1945 Congress St. Portland
1945 Congress St.
Portland, ME

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Student Behavior
Regional School Counselor meetings

In an effort to keep school counselors informed of what the Maine DOE does and is doing to support school counselors, along with providing information pertaining to the role of the school counselor in Maines school, I will be holding regional meetings for school counselors to learn, understand, share, and discuss things.

There are 3 dates and locations at this time: Thursday, March 7, 9:00-12:00, Burton Cross Building, 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, room 103 Friday, March 8, 9:30-12:00, Machias Savings Bank, 4 Center St, Machias, please park across the street behind the hardware store Thursday, March 12, 9:00-11:00, Skidompha Library, 184 Main St, Damariscotta, Carpenter Room


Hosted by: Sarah Adkins
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

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Mathematics
SAT: Using Assessment to Strengthen Instruction (Mathematics)

SAT math data will be explored with opportunities to enhance connections to local data. This is the 9-12 companion to the K-8 Balanced Assessment events provided in January.


Hosted by: Michele Mailhot
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 8, 2019 - March 8, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location: Hampton Inn 768 Main Street Presque Isle Conference Room



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School Turnaround Team
Addressing Chronic Absenteeism: Using Data Effectively to Monitor Attendance

Using data in a strategic and ongoing way can provide an effective approach to understanding how best to monitor interventions and address chronic absenteeism. Educators analyze local assessments and attendance data to identify trends and take meaningful action to better engage students and families.


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Susan Lieberman, Director, Count ME In

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 14, 2019
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Augusta - Bangor Savings Bank 5 Senator Way



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English & Language Arts
SAT: Using Assessment to Strengthen Instruction (English Language Arts)

Balanced Assessment professional support for secondary teachers - companion to the K-8 events provided in January,


Hosted by: Maine DOE
Special Presenter: Morgan Dunton

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 15, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location: University of Maine Presque Isle 181 Main Street Presque Isle Campus Center



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School Turnaround Team
Addressing Chronic Absenteeism: Using Data Effectively to Monitor Attendance

Using data in a strategic and ongoing way can provide an effective approach to understanding how best to monitor interventions and address chronic absenteeism. Educators analyze local assessments and attendance data to identify trends and take meaningful action to better engage students and families.


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Susan Lieberman, Director, Count ME In

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: University of Maine, Machias



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SAT: Using Assessment to Strengthen Instruction

Participants will explore SAT sub-score categories, data, tools to connect local data to accountability and classroom practices.


Hosted by: Maine DOE
Special Presenter: Morgan Dunton & Michele Mailhot

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 20, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location: University of Maine 131 Munson Road Orono Wells Conference Center



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Farm to School Cook-off

Grab your aprons, its show time! The Maine Department of Education, Child Nutrition team is holding its Annual Farm to School Cook Off in the Spring of 2019 and we are recruiting teams to participate! A school nutrition team member and student duo from each district/school will compete to prepare one breakfast and lunch meal. Each meal must be planned with two local ingredients that are grown, raised, caught or manufactured in Maine as well as one USDA food. Our challenge ingredients are still TBD for breakfast and lunch. A student, school nutrition director and professional chef will evaluate the dishes based on presentation, taste, creativity and feasibility to be used in a school nutrition program.

The 2019 regional cook- offs will take place as follows:

  • March 21, 2019: Lake Region Vocational Center
  • March 22, 2019: Bath Regional Career and Technical Center
  • March 26, 2019: Eastern Maine Community College

Teams will be placed in a regional cook-off that is in the same geographic location as much as possible. The top team from each regional cook-off will compete at the final cook-off. The final cook-off date and location is to be determined. Contest details and rules will be provided once participation has been determined. If you are interested in this fun opportunity please complete and scan the information below to stephanie.stambach@maine.gov, by Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Contact Stephanie Stambach for more information and for questions.

Participant Names_________________________________________

Team Name____________________________________

District/School___________________________________

Email and Phone Number______________________________________


Hosted by: Stephanie Stambach
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 21, 2019
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: Lake Regional Vocation Center1879 Roosevelt TrailNaple, ME 04055



No Registration Required
School Turnaround Team
Addressing Chronic Absenteeism: Using Data Effectively to Monitor Attendance

Using data in a strategic and ongoing way can provide an effective approach to understanding how best to monitor interventions and address chronic absenteeism. Educators analyze local assessments and attendance data to identify trends and take meaningful action to better engage students and families.


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Susan Lieberman, Director, Count ME In

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Husson College, County Road, Westbrook



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Farm to School Cook-off

Grab your aprons, its show time! The Maine Department of Education, Child Nutrition team is holding its Annual Farm to School Cook Off in the Spring of 2019 and we are recruiting teams to participate! A school nutrition team member and student duo from each district/school will compete to prepare one breakfast and lunch meal. Each meal must be planned with two local ingredients that are grown, raised, caught or manufactured in Maine as well as one USDA food. Our challenge ingredients are still TBD for breakfast and lunch. A student, school nutrition director and professional chef will evaluate the dishes based on presentation, taste, creativity and feasibility to be used in a school nutrition program.

The 2019 regional cook- offs will take place as follows:

  • March 21, 2019: Lake Region Vocational Center
  • March 22, 2019: Bath Regional Career and Technical Center
  • March 26, 2019: Eastern Maine Community College

Teams will be placed in a regional cook-off that is in the same geographic location as much as possible. The top team from each regional cook-off will compete at the final cook-off. The final cook-off date and location is to be determined. Contest details and rules will be provided once participation has been determined. If you are interested in this fun opportunity please complete and scan the information below to stephanie.stambach@maine.gov, by Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Contact Stephanie Stambach for more information and for questions.

Participant Names_________________________________________

Team Name____________________________________

District/School___________________________________

Email and Phone Number______________________________________


Hosted by: Stephanie Stambach
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 22, 2019
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: Bath Regional Career and Technical Center800 High StreetBath, ME 04530



No Registration Required
Child Nutrition
Financial Know Your Numbers Webinar

Financial Know Your Numbers


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 25, 2019
1:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: Online



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Farm to School Cook-off

Grab your aprons, its show time! The Maine Department of Education, Child Nutrition team is holding its Annual Farm to School Cook Off in the Spring of 2019 and we are recruiting teams to participate! A school nutrition team member and student duo from each district/school will compete to prepare one breakfast and lunch meal. Each meal must be planned with two local ingredients that are grown, raised, caught or manufactured in Maine as well as one USDA food. Our challenge ingredients are still TBD for breakfast and lunch. A student, school nutrition director and professional chef will evaluate the dishes based on presentation, taste, creativity and feasibility to be used in a school nutrition program.

The 2019 regional cook- offs will take place as follows: -March 21, 2019: Lake Region Vocational Center -March 22, 2019: Bath Regional Career and Technical Center -March 26, 2019: Eastern Maine Community College

Teams will be placed in a regional cook-off that is in the same geographic location as much as possible. The top team from each regional cook-off will compete at the final cook-off. The final cook-off date and location is to be determined. Contest details and rules will be provided once participation has been determined. If you are interested in this fun opportunity please complete and scan the information below to stephanie.stambach@maine.gov, by Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Contact Stephanie Stambach for more information and for questions.

Participant Names_________________________________________

Team Name____________________________________

District/School___________________________________

Email and Phone Number______________________________________


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 26, 2019
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: Eastern Maine Community College354 Hogan RoadBangor, ME 04401



No Registration Required
TS GOLD Assessment 1-day follow-up

This is a required 1-day follow-up training for teachers involved in the TS GOLD cohort funded by the ME DOE


Hosted by: Nicole Madore
Special Presenter: Nancy Hart

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 26, 2019 - March 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location: Educare in Waterville



No Registration Required
Child Nutrition
CACFP New Applicant Training

This training is for participants who plan on operating a program within the next 6 months. We recommend that you plan to have the person who will be responsible for administering the CACFP and the person who will be responsible for preparing meals and snacks attend the training.

Please register each person from your institution who will be attending the training.

Topics include Income Eligibility, Forms, Food Meal Components, Food Buying Guide, Portion Menu, All Meal Patterns, Milk Substitutes, Dietary Restrictions, CN Labels, Record Keeping, Point of Service Meal Counts, Claims, Reimbursement Rates, New Meal Pattern Handouts


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 26, 2019


Location: Burton Cross BuildingRoom 103 A and B111 Sewall StreetAugusta



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School Turnaround Team
Growth Mindset_Train the Trainer Cohort I

NEW CONTENT: THE POWER OF CRITICAL THINKING AND WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWTH MINDSET In this session trainees will learn: The powerful connection between critical thinking skills and adopting a growth mindset (including reasoning, making judgments/decisions and problem-solving) How to educate parents/guardians about growth mindset that will provide a consistent message and build the home-school connection Additional training implementation and techniques to engage adult learners, helping them to process content, and retain and apply information To troubleshoot training challenges


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Sue Bergman, Learning is Contagious

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: U Maine Machias



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School Turnaround Team
Growth Mindset - Follow Up Training Session # Three - 1 day only

NEW CONTENT: THE POWER OF CRITICAL THINKING AND WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWTH MINDSET In this session trainees will learn:

  • The powerful connection between critical thinking skills and adopting a growth mindset (including reasoning, making judgments/decisions and problem-solving)
  • How to educate parents/guardians about growth mindset that will provide a consistent message and build the home-school connection
  • Additional training implementation and techniques to engage adult learners, helping them to process content, and retain and apply information
  • To troubleshoot training challenges

    Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
    Special Presenter: Sue Bergman, Learning is Contagious

    Cost: Free

    Date(s): March 28, 2019
    9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Location: Jeffs Catering,15 Littlefield Way, Brewer



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Child Nutrition
Experienced Summer Training

This training is for Summer Food Service Program Sponsors who have recently operated the program. It is mandatory that Summer Food Service Program Sponsors receive training in order to qualify to operate the program. The training will include an overview of program regulations, recent USDA updates, and will highlight areas where additional training is needed.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): March 29, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: MaineGeneral Medical Center Conference Rooms 2 and 3 35 Medical Center Parkway Augusta



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Child Nutrition
ServSafe Test Only

Arrive early, testing begins promptly at 2:00. Bring photo ID (you will not be able to take the exam if you do not have your ID), pens or pencils, erasers. Once test has begun no late arrivals will be allowed to take the exam.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: 51.00

Date(s): April 3, 2019 - April 3, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burton Cross BuildingRoom 541111 Sewall StreetAugusta



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School Turnaround Team
TLN Meeting

Next to the last meeting for this academic year


Hosted by:
Special Presenter: School Turnaround Leadership Coaches

Cost: Free

Date(s): April 5, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Room 541 Burton Cross Bldg., DOE Augusta, ME



No Registration Required
School Health
New School Nurse Orientation, Day 3

Day 3 is a continuation of the New School Nurse Orientation that began last September. It is a specialized program designed to help nurses transition into the educational setting. Some of the topics included in this session will be: Adverse childhood experiences, data collection and state reporting, and vector borne diseases.


Hosted by: School and Student Supports Team
Special Presenter: Multiple

Cost: Free

Date(s): April 5, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, ME



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School Turnaround Team
Addressing Chronic Absenteeism: Using Data Effectively to Monitor Attendance

Using data in a strategic and ongoing way can provide an effective approach to understanding how best to monitor interventions and address chronic absenteeism. Educators analyze local assessments and attendance data to identify trends and take meaningful action to better engage students and families.


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: Susan Lieberman, Director, Count ME In

Cost: Free

Date(s): April 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: University of Maine, Presque Isle



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Child Nutrition
Sanitation and SOPs Webinar

Sanitation and SOPs Webinar


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): April 22, 2019
1:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: Online



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Child Nutrition
CACFP Annual Training

We ask that institutions send no more than two people.

When considering who to send, think about the people who prepare your agreement, submit your claims or the person/people who train those who do these tasks.

The full agenda has not been finalized, some of the topics being covered will Civil Rights, Meal Pattern and the new online system.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition-CACFP
Special Presenter:

Cost: 15.00

Date(s): April 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Jeffs Catering15 Littlefield RoadBrewer, ME



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Child Nutrition
Aroostook County Experienced Summer Sponsor Training

This training is for Summer Food Service Program Sponsors who have recently operated the program. It is mandatory that Summer Food Service Program Sponsors receive training in order to qualify to operate the program. The training will include an overview of program regulations, recent USDA updates, and will highlight areas where additional training is needed.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): May 7, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Caribou Technology Center Hall of Fame Room 308 Sweden Street Caribou



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School Turnaround Team
TLN Meeting

Last one for this academic year


Hosted by: Teri Peaslee teri.peaslee@maine.gov
Special Presenter: School Turnaround Leadership Coaches

Cost: Free

Date(s): May 7, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Burton Cross Bldg., Room 103, DOE, Augusta, ME



No Registration Required
Child Nutrition
New Summer Sponsor Training/Experienced Summer Make-up

This training is for new Summer Food Service Program Sponsors who would like to operate the program. It is mandatory that all Summer Food Service Program Sponsors receive training in order to qualify to operate the program. The training will include a detailed overview of program regulations. There will be a break at noon for participants to have lunch on their own. Experienced sponsors are also welcome to register for this training if they would like to have a more detailed training.


Hosted by: Child Nutrition
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): May 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Marquardt Building Room 118 32 Blossom Lane Augusta



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Student Conference

Student Conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Check Back for updated Student Conference 2019 Event info!


Hosted by:
Special Presenter:

Cost: Free

Date(s): May 23, 2019


Location: University of Maine
Orono, ME


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