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Every element of our education system works toward the goal of ensuring all students are prepared for success. This session will provide participants with a review of important changes resulting from the implementation of Every Student Succeeds Act* (ESSA) including an overview of Maine's Model for School Supports and indicators of school success. There will be an opportunity to pose questions related to Maine's Model of School Supports. The Maine DOE (Department) is trying to ensure all stakeholders have a…Find out more »
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 student and family perspectives as well as strategies that effectively increase student attendance, student engagement, and strengthen partnerships with families.Find out more »
ACEs 101: Why Should I Care About Adverse Childhood Experiences And My Students? What Does It Mean For My Classroom? What Does It Mean For My Community?
Our schools care about students and their futures. Our schools use amazing best practices to improve aspirations, test scores, graduation rates, college going rates, and retention rates, but still we are losing too many of our students. As teachers, guidance counselors, and school administrators we know we need to do better, but how. This session takes a look at ACEs- Adverse Childhood Experiences and the impact of these experiences on school success. What we know from ACEs is that a…Find out more »