Mathematics is often referred to as the gatekeeper school subject. Careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields are some of the highest wage, highest growth areas in Maine. Furthermore, STEM knowledge is a critical ingredient to developing informed citizens. By increasing understanding in these areas, the Maine Department of Education seeks to support gains in student mathematics achievement and aspirations to pursue STEM careers.

As part of the Maine DOE’s commitment to supporting schools in the delivery of effective K-12 mathematics instructional programs, this site provides teachers, administrators, non-profits, higher education faculty, parents and community members with a broad range of resources reflective of Maine’s learning standards.



Michele Mailhot
Mathematics Specialist
Maine Department of Education
207-624-6829 (office) | 207-557-5134 (cell) 
Cheryl Tobey
Elementary Mathematics Specialist
Maine Department of Education
207-624-6673 (office) | 207-215-4756 (cell)