ATTENTION: As of June 2022 Maine Department of Education has instituted new educator Certification Requirements/Rules (Chapter 115).    These rule changes may impact your certification/re-certification plan.

“What is Chapter 115 and how will it affect me?”  Maine Department of Education has provided many resources to help understand changes and who it will affect.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  CHAPTER 115  What it is and how does it affect you?

Ch. 115 Regulations: How Did we Get Here? Pre-recorded seminar

Overview of Chapter 115   PowerPoint Presentation

REVISED CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Updated (as of June 2022) -individual endorsement Certification Requirement documents https://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/requirements

QUESTIONS?  CONTACT MDOE with questions regarding MEC course offerings and how they align with your particular certification plan.  Email: cert.doe@maine.gov

 

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JANUARY / SPRING 1 2023 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN 

 

MEC Courses are: Online, 6 week duration,  3 graduate-level college credits issued by Southern New Hampshire University
TUITION (no additional fees*)  
Professional Educator Courses $1295
Internships/Student Teaching- $1500
Tuition Payment is due by the end of the first week of class.
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PLEASE NOTE: When in question It is a students responsibility to verify MEC’s course compliance in meeting his/her updated June 2022 MDOE certification requirements.          
Coming in April 2023-
MDOE Mandated “Diversity-centered content related to today’s classroom ”
Course- title TBD
Coming in APRIL 2023
MDOE Mandated
“Development – (human development, educational psychology, developmental
psychology, or child development)

Course title TBD

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JANUARY 2023

MDOE MANDATED

EDTS 500ME Teaching Exceptional Children in the General Education Classroom January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Todays Schools, 8th OR 9TH edition by Ann A. Turnbull (Author), H. Rutherford Turnbull (Author), Michael L. Wehmeyer (Author),Karrie A. Shogren (Author) ISBN-13: 978-0133589344
ADMINISTRATION
EDLD 501ME Federal & Maine School Civil Rights and Education Law January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here La Morte, M. (2011). School Law: Cases and concepts. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. 10th edition Buy new or rent at:, http://www.amazon.com/School-Law-Concepts-Educational-Leadership/dp/0137072473 ISBN-10: 0137072473
EDLD 502ME Educational Leadership January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Senge, P. The Fifth Discipline: the Art and Practice of the Learning Organization). ISBN-13:9780385517256
EDLD 503ME Organizational Theory and Planning January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Owings, W., and Kaplan, L. (2011). Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Education: Theory into practice. Upper saddle River, NJ: Pearson education ISBN: 9780137050444
EDLD 504ME Supervision & Evaluation of Personnel January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Teacher Supervision and Evaluation (Wiley/Jossey-Bass Education) by James Nolan Jr. and Linda A. Hoover 3rd edition (Sep 14, 2010) ISBN: 0470639954
EDLD 505ME Community Relations January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here 9th edition
The School and Community Relations
Bagin, Gallagher and Moore
ISBN 10
0205509061
ISBN 13
9780205509065
EDLD 506ME Special Education Law January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022
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Register here Special Education Law, Loose-Leaf Version with Pearson eText Access Card Package (3rd Edition) Loose Leaf June 7, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0133399851
EDLD 508ME Cultural Differences January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Bucher, R,D, Diversity Consciousness: Opening Our Minds to People, Cultures, and Opportunities , 4th edition (Pearson, 2015) ISBN-13: 978-0321919069
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Culture and Diversity in the United States- So Many Ways to Be American by Jack David Eller, 2015, Routledge publishing ISBN-13 978-1138826694
EDLD 509ME Instructional Leadership January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Schmoker, M., (2011). Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning. Arlington, VA: ASCD. ISBN-13: 978-1416611301 and Tomlinson, C.A. & McTighe J. (2006). Integrating Differentiate
EDLD 510ME Curriculum Development January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Creating Standards-Based Integrated Curriculum, Aligning Curriculum, Content, Assessment, and Instruction by Susan M. Drake, 2nd edition ISBN 978-1-4129-1506-9
EDLD 500ME School Finance and Budget January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here
EDLD 507ME Ethical Decision Making January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Rebore, Ronald. W. (2113). The Ethics of Educational Leadership (2nd Edition) ISBN-13: 9780132907101
EDLD 512ME Internship – Administrative Leadership January 23, 2023-May 12, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Readings provided by instructor
EDLD 514ME Internship – Curriculum Coordinator January 23, 2023-May 12, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Readings provided by instructor
ADULT EDUCATION
EDLD 515ME Internship Adult Education Leadership January 23, 2023-May 12, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Readings provided by instructor
EDTS 503ME Adult Literacy January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Teaching Adult Literacy: principles and practice (Developing Adult Skills) ISBN-13: 978-0335237364
EDTS 504ME Philosophy of Adult Education January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice (Hardcover) by Sharan B. Merriam, Laura L. Bierema.ISBN-13: 9781118130575
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ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
EDTE 500ME Teaching and Learning with iPads January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here From Notepad to iPad : Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a (listed twice on web) New Generation of Students ISBN-10: 0415732169
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Career and Technical Education
EDCO 500ME Career and Voc Counseling January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Essential Elements of Career Counseling: Processes and Techniques, 3/E Norman E. Amundson, University of British Columbia, JoAnn E Harris-Bowlsbey, Loyola College, Maryland, Spencer G. Niles, Pennsylvania State University ISBN-10: 0132850648 ISBN-13: 978013285064
EDLA 504ME Literacy in Career and Technical Education January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here But I’m Not a Reading Teacher!: Literacy Strategies for Career and Technical Educators Paperback May 11, 2017
by Sandra Adams (Author), Gwendolyn Leininger (Author)by Sandra Adams ISBN 13: 9781542869881
EDTS 512ME Business Curriculum & Teaching Methods January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Effective Methods of Teaching Business Education Paperback 2013
National Standards for Business Education, National Business Education Association
ISBN: 0-933964-78-1.
PLUS
Access to:
National Business Education Standards – 2020 Edition
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EARLY CHILDHOOD
EDLA 507ME Language
Development and Early Literacy
January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Language Development in Early Childhood, 5th ed. Author: Beverly Otto Publisher: Pearson ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-0-13-455262-0, ISBN: 0-13-455262-8
EDTS 505ME Early Childhood Development January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective, 7th edition ISBN-13: 9780134522951
EDLA 503ME Extending the Chickadee Award January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Ten books on the current list of nominations for the Chickadee Award.
EDMA 502ME Numeracy for the Young Child

January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Mathematics: The Creative Curriculum Approach ISBN-13: 978- 1879537880
EDSS 502ME Social Studies for the Young
Child (Early Childhood)
January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Social Studies for the Preschool/Primary Child (9th Edition) 9th Edition by Carol Seefeldt, Sharon D. Castle, Renee D. Falconer

ISBN-13: 978-0132867986

EDSC 504ME Science for the Young Child January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder ISBN-10: 156512605X; ISBN-13: 978-1565126053 Published by Algonquin Books,
EDLA 506ME Childrens Literature (ages birth- 5 y) January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Literature for Young Children, 7th edition (2013) Giorgis,Cyndi & Glazer, Joan I.
EDTS 508ME Infant Toddler Development January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Responsive Program Planning: A Relationship-Based Approach, 4th edition Donna S. Wittmer Sandy Petersen
Published by Pearson (January 11th 2017) – Copyright 2018
ISBN-13: 9780134450094
EDTS 506ME Observation and Assessment of Young Children January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Nilseon, Barbara. Week by Week: Plans for Documenting Children Development. 6th Edition. Belmont California: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2114. Print. ISBN-10: 1133605575
EDSP 503ME Early Childhood Special Education January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education by K. Eileen Allen and Glynnis Edwards Cowder 8th Edition ISBN- 13: 978-1111342104
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ELEMENTARY
EDLA 501ME Children’s Literature (K-8) January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Power of Picture Books in teaching Math, Science, and Social Studies, Grades PreK-8, Second Edition. Authors: Lynn Columba, Cathy Y. Kim,
EDMA 500ME Elementary & Middle School Math Methods January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here The Learning Mathematics in Elementary and Middle School author is George Cathcart Pearson Publishers 5th edition ISBN-10: 0132421996
EDSS 500ME Elementary Social Studies Methods January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Required Text: 50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms (4th Edition) [Paperback] Kathryn M. Obenchain (Author), Ronald V. Morris (Author) ISBN-13: 978-0133783681

EDSC 500ME Elementary Science Methods January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Even More Everyday Science Mysteries: Stories for Inquiry-Based Science Teaching by: Richard Konicek-Moran
978-1935155133

The following is out of print but may be used in lieu of above.
Everyday Science Mysteries: Stories for Inquiry-Based Science Teaching Book 3 Richard Konicek-Moran; ISBN-13 978-8130930022

EDLA 502ME Elementary Reading Methods

January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Promoting Literacy Development: 50 Research-Based Strategies for K-8 Learners 1st Edition ISBN-13: 978-1412987080
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K-12 SPECIALS
EDAH 500ME Methods of Teaching Theatre January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Theatre in the Classroom, Jim Patterson, Second Edition 2017
ISBN10: 1-4786-3231-3
Introduction to Theatre Arts, Suzi Zimmerman, 2004
ISBN13: 976-1-56608-091-0 (Please make sure this is the teacher edition version)
EDTS 502ME Methods of Teaching Foreign Language January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here The World Language Teacher’s Guide to Active Learning 2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138049574
ISBN-10: 1138049573
EDPH 500ME Methods of Teaching Physical Education January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Thomas, K 3rd Edition Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers ISBN-10: 0736067043
EDPH 501ME Methods of Teaching Health January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Teaching Today Health, D. Anspaugh and G. Exell 9th Edition ISBN-13: 978-0321596772
EDPH 502ME Health Education Part 1 January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Telliohann, S & Symons C Health Education ISBN-13: 978-0073380803
EDPH 503ME Health Education Part 2 January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Telliohann, S & Symons C Health Education ISBN-13: 978-0073380803
EDAH 501ME Methods of Teaching Art (K-12) January 20, 2023-March 2, 2023 Registration Closes January 11 , 2023 Register here Making and Being free download
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LIBRARY MEDIA
EDLD 511 ME Library Leadership January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Being Indispensable: A School Librarian’s Guide to Becoming an Invaluable Leader by Ruth Toor(Author) and Hilda K. Weisburg. (Author)
ISBN-13: 978-0838910658
EDTS 511ME Librarians as Co-Teachers January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here ELEMENTARY LEVEL
Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Elementary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact. Judi Moreillon. American Library Association, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1180-8 PB or ISBN 978-0-8389-9492-4 PDF
OR
HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL
Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact Illustrated Edition Judi Moreillon
ISBN-13: 978-0838910887
ISBN-10: 0838910882
EDLA 503ME Extending the Chickadee Award January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Ten books on the current list of nominations for the Chickadee Award.
EDTS 507ME Library Media January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here The 21st Century Elementary School Library Program: Managing for Results, SECOND Edition, by Carl A. Harvey. ISBN 978-1-4408-4244-3 for PB, and also an ebook is available, EISBN 978-1-4408-4245-0.
EDSC 502ME Foundations of Library and Information Science January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Foundations of Library and Information Science, FIFTH Edition, by Richard E. Rubin and Rachel G. Rubin. ISBN 978-0-8389-4744-9
EDTS 510ME Collection Development & Management – Library Science January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Collection Dev and Manag for 21st Century Library Collections – 2nd edition ISBN-13: 978-0838917121
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MIDDLE/SECONDARY>
EDSS 501ME Methods of Teaching Social Studies for Middle and Secondary Teachers January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Zevin, Jack 4th Edition Social Studies for the Twenty-First Century Methods and Materials for Teachers
ISBN-13: 978-0415749794
EDLA 505ME Methods of Teaching Secondary School English Language Arts January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Burke, J The English Teacher’s Companion, 4th Edition A Completely New Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession ISBN-13:978-0-325-02840-8
EDSC 501ME Methods of Teaching Middle & High School Science January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry and Argumentation (2nd Edition), Llewellyn, Douglas ISBN-13: 978-1452244457
ISBN-10: 1452244456
EDMA 501ME Methods of Teaching 7-12 Math January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Styles and Strategies for Teaching High School Mathematics Thomas, Brunsting, Warrick ISBN-13: 978-1412968355
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SPECIAL EDUCATION> January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022
EDSP 500ME Assistive Technology for Special Education Student Learning January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Assistive Technology in Special Education: Resources to Support Literacy, Communication, and Learning Differences by Joan Green
ISBN-13: 978-1618217585
ISBN-10: 1618217585
EDSP 501ME Teaching Study Skills for the Special Needs Students (gr 6 -12) January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Study Skills for Learning Disabled and Struggling Students: (NEWLY REVISED) Grades 6-12 (4th Edition)* Strichart, Stephen S.; Mangrum II, Charles T.
ISBN 13: 9780137146604
EDSP 502ME Teaching Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Autism Spectrum Disorders: Foundations, Characteristics, and Effective Strategies ISBN-13: 978-0133833690
EDSP 505ME Classroom and Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Classroom Management. David Hulac & Amy Briesch, The Guilford Press, 2017. ISBN: 978-1462531752
EDSP 507ME Assessment in Special Education January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here By: Tara Guerriero, Mary Houser, and Vicki McGinley, The Special Educators Guide to Assessment: A comprehensive overview by IDEA Disability Category, 1E. SAGE, 2021. ISBN: 978-1544344232
EDSP 506ME Collaborative Partnerships Among Individuals with Disabilities, Families, and Professionals January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Parents and Families of Students with Special Needs, Collaborating Across the Age Span,. SAGE, 2018. ISBN: 978-1506316000
Vicki A. McGinley & Melina Alexander (Editors)
EDSP 504ME Curriculum and Instructional Programming for Students with Disabilities January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here What Really Works for Exceptional Learners,
By: Wendy Murawski & Kathy Lynn Scott (Editors),1E. Corwin/CEC, 2017. ISBN: 978-1506363479
EDLD 516ME Internship: Special Education Administration January 23, 2023-May 12, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Readings provided by instructor
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TECHNOLOGY> January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022
EDTE 506ME Methods of Teaching Computer Technology January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching (8th Edition)

ISBN-13: 978-0134746418
ISBN-10: 0134746414

EDTE 502ME Web Resources for Learning January 20, 2023-March 2, 2023 Registration Closes January 11 , 2023 Register here Blogs, Wikis, -AN INTRODUCTION TO GOOGLE DOCS, GOOGLE EARTH, AND WIKISPACES) Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, 3rd edition, Corwin. ISBN-10: 1412977479 Richardson, Will (2010)
EDTE 505ME Digital Storytelling with iMovie January 20, 2023-March 2, 2023 Registration Closes January 11 , 2023 Register here None
EDTE 507ME Thematic Units, Online and Recharged January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Understanding by Design Prentice Hall; Expanded 2nd edition (July 24, 2015)Grant Wiggins Jay McTighe ISBN-10: 0131950843
EDTE 501ME Multimedia -Empowering Students (Having Fun with Media Tools) January 20, 2023-March 2, 2023 Registration Closes January 11 , 2023 Register here Multimedia Projects in Education: Designing, Producing, and Assessing ISBN-10: 1598845349
EDTE 508ME Using Blogs and Wikis in the Classroom January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms 3rd Edition Will Richardson ISBN 978-1-4129-7747-0
EDTE 503ME PART 1 Digital Information for K -12 Educators (Making the most of your Macbook) January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Learning First, Technology Second The Educators Guide to Designing Authentic Lesson Kolb, Liz ISBN-13: 978-1564843890
EDTE 504ME PART 2 Digital Information for K -12 Educators (Making the most of your Macbook) January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here Readings on How, When and Why to Use Technology: Staff, ISTE: 9781564846938: Amazon.com: Books.
EDTE 500ME Teaching and Learning with iPads January 6, 2023-February 16, 2023 Registration Closes December 28, 2022 Register here From Notepad to iPad : Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a (listed twice on web) New Generation of Students ISBN-10: 0415732169