Grantees: Register now for the October 2020 Peer Learning Session

The October 2020 Peer Learning Session will be combined with the Maine Career and Technical Education Conference being held virtually on Friday, October 9, 2020.

Registration is now OPEN and can be accessed here:

Click here for a schedule that outlines the conference. While the primary focus of MCTE is career and technical education, we have worked hard to offer a robust agenda full of topics also relevant to college and career access. Each breakout session offers 14+ options to choose from.  For additional information about each session please go to

2014 Summer Interview

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Four-year grant aids in followup on Telstar grads

The Bethel Citizen – Thur Aug 2, 2012

Thanks to a new four-year, $10,500-a-year grant from the MELMAC Foundation, Telstar will continue to take classes of students on college visits, and Ted Davis will continue follow-up calls to new high school grads to ask them about their plans.

Those activities are among the components of a nine-year-old effort here to get Telstar High School students to make post-secondary educational plans – and then follow through with them.

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Carrabec elevates the bar

The Morning Sentinal – Thur Feb 2, 2012

ANSON — Eleven sophomores at Carrabec High School sat in a classroom Wednesday beneath painted ceiling tiles depicting the colleges they dream of attending: Harvard University, Marist College, University of Georgia, University of New England.

The students were selected specially to participate in a new program this year called Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, which targets “students in the middle.” They are smart students but can benefit from learning new study skills and taking demanding courses.

Like the rest of the school serving Anson, Embden, Solon and New Portland, they already are showing remarkable improvement.

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