Inventory of Department of Education Rules

This report offers a complete listing of Maine Department of Education rules, as of Oct. 18, 2013. Read the descriptions to see which rules are Major Substantive and to determine the appropriate contact person.

Chapter Department of Education Staff Contact:
05 071 004 Equal Educational Opportunity (Joint Rule 94-348 with Maine Human Rights Commission) Deborah Friedman
05 071 007 Implementation of the Essential Programs and Services Funding Model - Major Substantive Rule     Jim Rier
05 071 013 Qualifying Examinations for Teachers, Education Specialists and Administrators Mark Cyr
05 071 014 Exceptions to General Residency Rules and Education of Homeless Students Jacinda Goodwin
05 071 018 Licensure of Residential Child Care Facilities (Joint Rule 10-148 & 14-193) Janice Breton
05 071 021 Secular Textbooks and Services to Private School Pupils Jim Rier
05 071 023 Collection of Staff Information Jim Rier
05 071 025 Administration of Special Education Adjustments; Definition of Budgetary Hardship Jim Rier
05 071 026 Rules Relating to Reorganization of School Administrative Districts Jim Rier
05 071 027 Rules for Determining Geographic Isolation Status Jim Rier
05 071 028 Closing a School in the Unorganized Territory - Major Substantive Rule  Shelley Lane 
05 071 033 071 033 Rule Governing Physical Restraint and Seclusion  - Major Substantive Rule Deborah Friedman
05 071 040 Rule for Medication Administration in Maine Schools - Major Substantive Rule Nancy Dube
05 071 045 Rule for Vision and Hearing Screening in Maine Schools Nancy Dube
05 071 051 Child Nutrition Programs in Public Schools and Institutions Walter Beesley
05 071 052 School Nutrition Program Eligibility Verification Process Rule Walter Beesley
05 071 058 Child Nutrition Programs in Child Care Centers and Recreational Center and Camps Walter Beesley
 05  071     060 060 New School Siting Approval - Major Substantive Rule Scott Brown
05 071 061 Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects - Major Substantive Rule Scott Brown
05 071 064 Maine School Facilities Program and School Revolving Renovation Fund (Joint Chapter 94-376) - Major Substantive Rule Ann Pinnette
05 071 081 Uniform School Bus Standards for Pupil Transportation in Maine Pat Hinckley
05 071 101 Maine Unified Special Education Regulation - Major Substantive Rule Janice Breton
05 071 104 Education Programs for Gifted and Talented Children Suzan Beaudoin
05 071 114 Purpose, Standards and Procedures for the Review and Approval of  Preparation Programs for Education Personnel Rachelle Tome
05 071 115 Certification, Authorization and Approval of Education Personnel - Major Substantive Rule Mark Cyr
05 071 118 Purposes, Standards and Procedures for Educational Personnel Support Systems Mark Cyr
05 071 119 Adjudicatory Proceedings on Certification Issues Arthur Keenan
05 071 120 Innovative Education Grants Rachelle Tome
05 051 122 Grant Application and Award Procedure:  Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Educational Services -   Major Substantive Rule Deborah Friedman
05 071 125 Basic Approval Standards:  Public Schools and School Administrative Units Randy Kassa
05 071 126 Immunization Requirements for Children (Joint Rule 10-144) - Major Substantive Rule Nancy Dube
05 071 127 Instructional Program, Assessment and Diploma Requirements - Major Substantive Rule Rachelle Tome
05 071 128 Truants and Dropouts Guidelines Jacinda Goodwin
05 071 129 Rights and Responsibilities of Educators and Pupils Deborah Friedman
05 071 131 The Maine Federal, State and Local Accountability Standards - Major Substantive Rule Rachelle Tome
05 071 132 Learning Results: Parameters for Essential Instruction - Major Substantive Rule Rachelle Tome
05 071 138 State Accreditation Standards and Processes Randy Kassa
05 071 140 Public Charter Schools - Major Substantive Rule Deborah Friedman
05 071 147 Rules for the Licensing of Privately Owned Business, Trade and Technical Schools - Proprietary Schools Rachelle Tome
05 071 149 Procedures for Obtaining Authorization for Institutions of Higher Education to Confer Academic Degrees or to Offer Degree Counses/Programs in the State of Maine Rachelle Tome
05 071 150 Licensing Privately Owned Correspondence Schools Rachelle Tome
05 071 161 Purchase and Storage of Hazardous Chemicals  Pat Hinckley
05 071 170 Standards for Evaluating Requests for Degree-Granting Authorizations and for Out-of-State Postsecondary Institutions Seeking to Offer Academic Credit Courses/Programs in Maine Rachelle Tome
05 071 221 Adult Education Administrative Cost Reimbursement  Gail Senese
05 071 222 Adult Career and Technical Education, and Workforce Training and Re-training, Cost Reimbursement Gail Senese
05 071 225 Adult High School Completion Programs Gail Senese
05 071 228 Standards for School-Based Child Care Services and Parenting and Child Development Education Janice Breton
05 071 229 Adult Education Fees Gail Senese
05 071 230 Adult Education Program Requirements Gail Senese
05 071 231 Vocational Program and Funding Procedure Margaret Harvey
05 071 232 Standard Criteria for Maine Secondary Vocational Programs Margaret Harvey
05 071 236 Program Evaluation Requirements Margaret Harvey
05 071 237 "Live or Outside Work" Margaret Harvey
05 071 245 Standards for Education Programming for Certified Nursing Assistants Margaret Harvey
05 071 250 School Approval for Nontraditional Limited Purpose Schools Randy Kassa
05 071 301 State Board of Education Members, Removal from Office by Governor Commissioner