Maine Department of Education
State Educational Technology Standards
Maine has educational technology standards.
Maine educational technology standards are embedded as part of the core curriculum standards.
State Educational Technology Plan
Maine has an educational technology plan.
Maine has an independent state level educational technology plan. In January 2001, the State completed and adopted a new plan, “Teaching and Learning for Tomorrow: A Learning Technology Plan for Maine’s Future.” The 2001 plan has been the guiding document for the state and for the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) for 7th and 8th grade students. For more information: http://www.maine.gov/doe/mlti/index.html.
District Technology Planning Requirements
Maine has requirements for district technology planning.
District level educational technology plans are required by Maine as part of each LEAs comprehensive or school improvement plan, and are revised every 3 years. The state provides support through e-mail and website support. The Learning Through Technology Team at the Department of Education has specialists that support and work with LEAs on the technology planning. Technology Plans are also required as part of participation in the Maine Learning Technology Initiative. These education technology specialists provide in-person direct consultation to LEAs as well as provides technical assistance via webinar and workshops as appropriate. For more information: http://www.maine.gov/education/edletrs/2003/ilet/ilet07.html