EDUCATOR VOICES

Integrating School and Community

The St. George Municipal School Unit (MSU) has found creative ways to support teachers’ innovative ideas, meet the needs of all students, and connect the community to their school. How are they doing it? By prioritizing relationships, staff and student wellbeing, and...

Giving Students Hope for the Future

Zoe Weil, co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE), shares her revolutionary approach to education, designed to provide young people with the skills, capacities, and experiences they need to feel confident in solving the problems they care...

Online Virtual Schools

After 31 years as an educator in the “bricks and mortar” public school system, Maine native Walter Wallace took on the role of Principal at one of the State’s two virtual public schools.   Prior to the Covid pandemic, many were suspicious of virtual schools.  Maine...

Magnet School Innovations

Kylie Bragdon, Head of the Maine Ocean School in Searsport is a self-described “Downeast Girl” who followed her family’s generational involvement with lobstering.  Sensing a need to provide educational opportunity to students who did not fit into typical district...