MCLA + State Policy: How We Represent Members
MCLA tracks bills that impact curriculum, instruction, assessment and standards and proficiency implementation. We poll our members on upcoming bills and potential state policies and report the results to members, the Department of Education, and to the legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs. Read more on our Leadership page.
I was the lead Department of Education staff person who supported the State Board of Education’s Task Force on Learning Results. The Task Force was charged with developing a vision for education in Maine, a five-year plan to work toward it, and the development of a new set of state standards to replace Maine’s original Common Core of Learning. The vision was developed by stakeholders representing business, education, nonprofits, parents, and community members.
The standards development process began with the Guiding Principles. Continue Reading Heidi’s Short History of the Guiding Principles
MCLA’s Fall Conference — October 19 & 20, 2015
Guiding Principles Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
What participants said about the experience:
“Your sessions were excellent! Very useful and thought provoking.” “The conversations were fabulous!” “Practical information.” “Inspiring.” “I feel so much better about what I’m struggling with.” “Among the best conferences I’ve attended.”