Thomas College Center for Innovation in Education

2018 Summer Institute

“Innovating in Education for Maine’s Diverse Population of Students”


June 26-28, 2018


Attend for FREE!  Fill out the Grant Application.

(The Grant Application only takes 10 minutes to complete!)


This year's Center for Innovation In Education's Summer Institute is Innovating in Education for Maine’s Diverse Population of Students.

Maine Educators serve a diverse population of students including rural, at-risk, and immigrant populations. During the 2018 CIE Summer Institute, we will focus on innovations in education to serve the needs of the diverse population of Maine students. Particular emphasis will be placed on the following innovative educational strategies: STEAM, Proficiency, and Digital Learning. Limited grants are available to support registration costs.

Visit our Summer Institute website for more information:

Registration includes:

-Continental breakfast day 1, 2, & 3

-Lunch day 1, 2, & 3

-Access to keynote address on day 1, 2, & 3

-Access to all breakout sessions

-A team "coach" carefully selected from applications that fit this year's theme

-Contact hours for 2.5 days of PD

-Possibility of earning graduate credit (costs extra)

-Possibility of earning CEUs (costs extra)

Dr. Kate Cook Whitt
Assistant Professor of Education
(207) 859-1156 / 

Thomas College
180 W River Rd
Waterville, ME 04901

Symposium Friday May 25th 2018

University of Maine 

Augusta Campus


This spring we are bringing together K-12 educators from across the state of Maine to build networks, learn from each other, and celebrate our successes implementing change. This event joins participants and partners in MMSA’s programming providing a unique opportunity to link formal and informal educators as we build a STEM education movement in Maine.

Learn new skills, meet new people, and learn how you can benefit from some of the most innovative STEM professional development in Maine!

Registration is $20 and includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Registration now open!

2nd Annual National Math Coaching Conference 

Engaging Students: It's All About Instruction

June 5, 2018

University of Maine

Farmington Campus

Keynote: Steve Leinwand

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Resource Corner:  

Blogs that Might Inspire You

Here are a list of blogs that present current ideas in Math. Of course these are the opinions of individuals, therefore we do not take responsibility as an association for what the links might contain.

Tracy Zager  

Becoming the Math Teach You Wish You'd Had

Christopher Danielson 

Overthinking My Teaching

Dan Meyer 

Great Maths Teaching Ideas

Sarah Caban 

Math on the Edge

Heidi Fessenden

Too Teeter and Too Totter

Sara VanDerWerf

Pam Rawson


Michael Pershan

Teaching with Problems

Fawn Nguyen

Finding Ways


Joanna Burt-Kinderman

Problematizing Math Teaching


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