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Angela Oechslie named Project Login Program Director

Angela Oechslie named Project Login Program Director

December 04, 2019
We, at Educate Maine, are pleased to announce that Angela Oechslie was recently named the new Project>Login Program Director. Project>Login is our program focused on growing tech talent in Maine. Angela brings a wealth of workforce knowledge and experience to her role with the Project>Login program. She was a Workforce Development Specialist at Eastern Maine Development Corporation and the Workforce Coordinator at Tri-County Workforce Investment Board. She is past chair of… READ MORE
PROJECT>LOGIN AND UMFK’S RURAL U PARTNER TO LAUNCH NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSE FOR MAINE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

PROJECT>LOGIN AND UMFK’S RURAL U PARTNER TO LAUNCH NEW COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSE FOR MAINE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

November 19, 2019 · Business and education partnership supports new UMFK computer science course for early college students.
Business and education partnership supports new UMFK computer science course for early college students.Project>Login and the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Rural U Early College Program are excited to announce a new computer science course for the spring 2020 semester. As part of an effort to increase equitable access to more students and reach students in rural parts of Maine, this new computer science course offering will be available to Maine high school students as part of the… READ MORE

Code.org Professional Learning Program now taking applications for middle and high school teachers

November 18, 2019
Applications are now open!Educate Maine and Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance are excited to announce that applications for Code.org’s Professional Learning Program are now open. If your school is looking to offer Code.org’s computer science (CS) courses at the middle or high school level in 2020-21, please encourage interested teachers to apply today.Code.org’s Professional Learning Program is an intensive, year-long professional learning program for middle and… READ MORE
WEX JUNIOR ASSOCIATE PROGRAM - 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

WEX JUNIOR ASSOCIATE PROGRAM - 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

October 21, 2019
WEX and Educate Maine invite Maine high school students to participate in the WEX Junior Associate Program. This week-long program provides job shadowing opportunities for high school juniors and seniors at WEX offices in southern Maine. Students from participating schools will join WEX employees to learn more about future career opportunities. Students will be able to participate in projects to further their knowledge and skills in technology and business, gain an early… READ MORE
CYBER ROBOTICS CODING COMPETITION

CYBER ROBOTICS CODING COMPETITION

September 13, 2019
CYBER ROBOTICS CODING COMPETITIONLearning to code can be an intimidating challenge to anyone. It must seem especially daunting to students – and their educators – in an education system struggling to prepare them for the future where technology and jobs change so fast.WHAT: The Cyber Robotics Coding Competition [CRCC] is an online competition event for middle schools to promote STEM and Coding using a gamified platform with virtual robot simulation. By engaging students in a… READ MORE
CSforLPS and Project>Login will host FREE two-day K-12 computer science pathway workshop

CSforLPS and Project>Login will host FREE two-day K-12 computer science pathway workshop

September 04, 2019 · For Maine school districts
Project>Login has partnered with CSforLPS to offer a FREE two-day planning workshop for Maine school districts.Computer science education is growing throughout Maine. Teachers are attending high-quality professional development, debuting new computer science classes and integrating computer science into existing classes...however, students do not have a clear, articulate pathway for computer science to follow as they progress within the district.This free two-day workshop will help support… READ MORE
CSEdCon 2019 is Sept. 10-13 in Las Vegas

CSEdCon 2019 is Sept. 10-13 in Las Vegas

August 12, 2019
The Project>Login team will head to CSEDCon in Las Vegas next month. This global Computer Science Education Conference combines the Code.org Regional Partner Summit in partnership with CSTA, ECEP, and CSforALL and policy, international, local district and curriculum-focused tracks. Maine will be well represented at this convening. District Leaders from AOS #94, AOS #91, and Portland Public Schools are planning to attend as is Senator Matt… READ MORE
K-5 CS Fundamentals (Deep Dive) workshop

K-5 CS Fundamentals (Deep Dive) workshop

April 11, 2019 · May 4th in Sanford!
Educate Maine and Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance in partnership with Code.org will be hosting a K-5 Deep Dive CS Fundamentals Workshop on May 4th in Sanford. 
 
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WEX Junior Associate Program (accepting applications through Feb. 1st)

WEX Junior Associate Program (accepting applications through Feb. 1st)

January 14, 2019
WEX and Educate Maine are excited to announce and invite Maine high school students to participate in the WEX Junior Associate Program. This program provides job shadowing opportunities for high school students at WEX offices in southern Maine. Students from participating schools will join WEX employees to learn more about future career opportunities.Students will be able to participate in projects to further their knowledge and skills in technology and business, gain an early payments industry… READ MORE
COALITION LAUNCHES TO PROMOTE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR ALL MAINE K-12 STUDENTS

COALITION LAUNCHES TO PROMOTE COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR ALL MAINE K-12 STUDENTS

December 09, 2018 · CS4Maine outlines key objectives to ensure computer science is a subject area offered to all Maine K-12 students to prepare them for numerous open high- paying computing jobs in Maine and the technology driven world
PORTLAND, MAINE – A Maine coalition supporting computer science education for all MaineK-12 students launched Friday at Educate Maine’s 2018 Education Symposium in Portland.Computer Science for Maine (CS4Maine) formed to ensure computer science is a subject areaoffered to all Maine K-12 students. Founding organizations of the coalition include the MaineState Chamber of Commerce, Microsoft, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, Code.org,and Educate Maine. Additional coalition… READ MORE