Since 2003, the MELMAC Education Foundation has worked with 69 (51%) of Maine high schools. These 69 high schools work with approximately 52% of Maine high school students. In addition, the Foundation has provided grants to the 6 career and technical centers. These vocational/technical programs work with multiple Maine high schools, which may or may not receive MELMAC grants separately.
Click here for a listing (PDF file) of all MELMAC Education Foundation high schools and vocational centers reached through the Connect Aspirations to a Plan initiative. Connect Aspirations to a Plan grants cover the state (download PDF map of Maine high school districts with MELMAC grantees indicated)
Students at MELMAC high schools and vocational centers participate in a variety of college access activities designed to increase their college aspirations and to help them connect aspirations to a plan that will help them successfully enroll in college immediately following high school graduation. Learn more about those college access activities below.
College access helps students aspire to college and then support them as they complete the necessary steps to connect those aspirations to a plan to successfully enroll in college immediately following high school graduation.
There are ten required best practices for MELMAC Education Foundation high schools and vocational centers to implement as they work with Maine students:
For more about MELMAC high school awards, visit the Connect Aspirations to a Plan page.