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Professional Development Resources in Maine for Educators

The Department of Education web site features a calendar of training events and opportunities along with an extensive list of training and development providers. The Department's training and development initiatives are also featured.

For the most current listing of training and development providers visit the Department of Education web site:


Training and Development Providers




American Institute for Creative Education (AICE)
PO Box 763
Bath, ME 04530
Phone: 877-778-2423


Bearnstow on Parker Pond
84 Bearnstow Road
Mount Vernon, ME 04352
Phone:. 293-2280


The Center for Educational Services
PO Box 620
Auburn ME 04212
Phone: 783-0833


Challenger Learning Center of Maine
NASA Educator Resource Center
30 Venture Way
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 990-2900
fax 990-2040


Institute for Global Ethics
Address: PO Box 563
Camden, ME 04843
Phone: 236-6658


KIDS Consortium
215 Lisbon St, STE 12
Lewiston, ME 04240
Phone: 784-0956


Kieve Affective Education, Inc.
PO Box 169
Nobleboro ME 04555
Phone: 563-6212


Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities (MADSEC)
675 Western Ave, Suite #2
Manchester, Maine 04351
Phone: 626-3380


Maine Arts Commission
193 State Street
25 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0025
Phone: 287-2724


Maine ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
PO Box 926
Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: 729-6652


Maine Audubon
20 Gilsland Farm Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
Phone: 781-2330


Maine Council for the Social Studies
Dr. Rebecca Berger
147 Vienna Road
New Sharon, ME 04955


Maine Education Association
Professional Development
35 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 622-5866


Maine Educators’ Consortium
140  Sophie May Lane
Norridgewock, ME 04957
(207) 634-4413


Maine Historical Society
489 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 774-1822


Maine Humanities Council
674 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME 04102
Phone: 773-5051


Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
PO Box 5359
Augusta ME 04332
Phone: 287-5881


Maine Principals' Association
PO Box 2468
Augusta, ME 04338-2468
Phone: 622-0217


Maine Resource Stewardship Alliance
46 Road Less Traveled
Bryant Pond ME 04219
Phone: 674-2963


Maine School Leadership Network
Maine Development Foundation
45 Memorial Circle
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 622-6375


Maine School Management Association
49 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 622-3473


Maine Support Network
PO Box 390
Readfield, ME 04355
Phone: 685-3171


New England Institute for Teacher Education
PO Box 460
Stonington, ME 04681


Primary Source
Maine Programs Office
47 Maine Street, Suite 210
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-7146 (phone)
(207) 990-6068 (fax)


Spurwink Institute
899 Riverside St.
Portland ME 04103
Phone: 871-1204  


Technology Integrators & Collaborators
40 Pork Point Rd.
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
Phone: 666-3530


The Chewonki Foundation
485 Chewonki Neck Road
Wiscasset, Maine 04578
Phone: 882-7323


The Theater Project
14 School Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: 729-8584


Very Special Arts of Maine
PO Box 4002
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 761-3861

Regional Partnerships


Central Aroostook Council on Educational Personnel (CACE)
235 Preble Hall
181 Main St
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Phone: 768-9608


Down East Educational Partnership (DEEP)
Union 92
443 Main St.
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone: 667-7571


North Woods Partnership
191 Granite
Millinocket, ME 04462
Phone: 723-6426
No website


Penobscot River Educational Partnership (PREP)
Union 87
14 Goodrich Drive
Orono, ME 04473
Phone: 866-4916


Rural School Partnership
Maine Center for Educational Services
RR #3 Box 1090
Lincoln, ME 04457
Phone: (800) 287-0833
No website


Southern Maine Partnership
37 College Avenue, USM
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone: 780-5498


Washington County Consortium
10 Torrey Hall
University of Maine at Machias
Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 255-1219


Western Maine Partnership
UMF, 104 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: 778-7185

Colleges & Universities

Pre-Service and In-Service

Thirteen of Maine's colleges and universities offer coursework in education leading to teacher certification. A list of institutions and contacts can be found on the Department of Education website

Many of the colleges and universities also have in service training and development initiatives for teachers, administrators, parents and students.

Maine's Technical College system provides education training and development programs as well. A link appears on the Department's website