Our Mission: To expand educational opportunities in rural Maine that develop and honor community while stimulating the innate curiosity of students and teachers.

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How do we meet our mission?

  • Proficiency-based Systems Design and Implementation

  • Content-Area Curriculum Development (pk-12)

  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design

  • Design and Implementation of District-wide Curriculum Systems and Structures

  • Multiple Pathways Development

  • Project/Place/Inquiry/Community-Based Curriculum Development

  • Collaborative Project Development

  • Alternative Education Program Models

  • Individualized Learning Systems

  • Inquiry-Based Gifted and Talented Program Design

  • Response to Intervention Strategies

  • Dropout Prevention Plans

  • Community Intervention Plans

  • Community and School Partnership Development

  • Teacher Support and Resourcing

  • Community Asset Mapping

Essential Questions We Focus On

"How do we bring community resources into a proficiency based classroom?"

"How do we build professional development opportunities that inspire and support teachers as they refine their practice?"

"How do we use the strengths and heritage of our communities to engage students in becoming successful contributors?"

"How do we use proficiency based systems to individualize education?"

"How do we engage schools and communities in the revitalization of rural Maine?"

"How do we teach students to take ownership of their learning, creating individualized pathways to success?"

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