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MAEC renewed as the Region I Equity Assistance Center

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MAEC is thrilled to announce that it was recently awarded the Region I Equity Assistance Center by the U.S. Department of Education. The Center for Education Equity (CEE) provides technical assistance and training services to public schools and other agencies, in collaboration with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), SRI International, and WestEd. CEE builds… Read More »

MAEC expands family engagement efforts with the new Consortium for Engaging Families Across Maine (CEFAM)

MAEC is excited to announce that it was recently awarded the Statewide Family Engagement Center (SFEC) grant for Maine by the U.S. Department of Education. The Consortium for Engaging Families Across Maine (CEFAM) enables MAEC to build lasting ties and relationships with Maine’s education leaders, communities, and families striving for equity for all children and… Read More »

MAEC Internship – Hwa Pyung Yoo

Meet Hwa Pyung Yoo, Data and Evaluation Intern! We have been lucky to have a thriving internship program with dedicated, enthusiastic interns who share our passion for education equity. We recently sat down with Hwa to learn more about his commitment to education equity and his highlights as an intern at MAEC. Tell us about… Read More »

Up and Coming FSCE Events

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Putting the Family Engagement Core Competencies to Use in Your Work October 25, 2022, 1:00 PM Join us on October 25th at 1 pm (ET) for the next in our series of webinars on the Family Engagement Core Competencies. In our last webinar, we took a deep dive into what it means for family-facing professionals… Read More »

Why we do equity audits

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MAEC developed its first equity audit in 1992. Over the past thirty years, we have adapted and expanded it based on our experience working with schools and school districts. We believe it serves as a vital tool to ensure every student has the opportunity for educational and personal success. Equity audits assess educational gaps and… Read More »

MAEC Internship – Ian Rashleigh McNally

Meet Ian Rashleigh McNally, Data and Evaluation Intern! We have been lucky to have a thriving internship program with dedicated, enthusiastic interns who share our passion for education equity. We recently sat down with Ian to learn more about his commitment to education equity and his highlights as an intern at MAEC. Tell us about… Read More »

In Memoriam: Dr. Zollie Stevenson

Dear MAEC community,  It is with great sorrow that we share that Dr. Zollie Stevenson passed away on July 8, 2022. Zollie was a member of the Center for Education Equity (CEE) Advisory Board and a staunch supporter of MAEC for more than two decades, as well as a dear friend, civil rights activist, and… Read More »

Statement on the overturning of Roe v. Wade

June 29, 2022 Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ruling against the constitutional right of childbearing people* to make decisions about their own bodies. For the past 49 years, Roe has been critical in advancing gender equity in educational, economic, and political spheres. Last week’s ruling reduces choices for childbearing people,… Read More »

Statement on the 50th Anniversary of Title IX from MAEC President Susan Shaffer

June 23, 2022 Title IX is the federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in any school or education program that receives federal funding. Signed into law 50 years ago today, Title IX changed the course of education and our history. It creates equitable learning… Read More »

MAEC Internship – Allegra Kogan

Meet Allegra Kogan, MAEC Communications Team Intern! We have been lucky to have a thriving internship program with dedicated, enthusiastic interns who share our passion for education equity. We recently sat down with Allegra to learn more about her commitment to education equity and her highlights as an intern at MAEC. Tell us about yourself!… Read More »

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