Our mission is to support curriculum leaders and to champion curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices and policies that enhance learning. The Maine Curriculum Leaders’ Association’s (MCLA) Board of Directors and its members work together by:
- Promoting and providing professional learning.
- Influencing policy and decision making.
- Advancing the use of effective practices.
- Developing and fostering partnerships with organizations consistent with our mission.
- Supporting opportunities for networking and sharing.
Nominate the unsung curriculum leader in your district by June 30, 2014. MCLA’s Curriculum Leader of the Year is recognized with the awardees chosen by Maine’s education associations and the Teacher of the Year, receives an annual MCLA membership and free attendance at our two major conferences. Download a nomination form.
Join MCLA on May 28 for Helping Stakeholders Understand Standards: Communicating about Proficiency-based Diplomas. This experience is designed for curriculum leaders, principals, and superintendents and will be led by Nora Carr, President of the National School Public Relations Association and Chief of Staff in the Guilford County, North Carolina Public Schools. The May 28 registration deadline is May 19, 2014. Learn more and register multiple participants online on our Professional Learning page.
April 15, 2014 Choosing Graduation Standards and Providing Opportunity to Learn, 9:00 — 3:00 (registration at 8:30), Hampton Inn, Waterville. The registration fee is $75 per person. Register by April 7. Register up to four participants online or download a paper registration form.
June 18, 2014 Opportunity to Demonstrate Proficiency — Assessment in a Proficiency-based System 9;00 — 3:00 (registration at 8:30), Hampton Inn, Waterville. The registration fee is $75 per person. Register by June 9. Register up to four participants online or download a paper registration form.
Download the essential proficiency-based diploma components.