When our children are learning, our community is growing. Here's to the ones who teach our children, and the ones who look after them. Their work to make our kids smarter and better people makes our community a better place. They're in it for us, and we're honored to be here for them.
Missing someone is your heart's way of reminding you that you love them.
Jeremie Sirois, Principal at Kennebunk High School, stumbled upon teaching during a college course which inspired him to pursue and study elementary education.
“I should have been a part time actress because teaching remotely is like I am putting on a show.”
“I remember March 13th vividly. It was the day schools sent everyone home with a level of uncertainty and a preconceived notion that it would be short term.”
"I love learning and have been inspired by the incredible teachers I had growing up in Howland, ME.”
Having been an athlete for most of his life, Scott Descoteaux, Principal at Biddeford Middle School, was captivated by the many coaches in his life such as Brian Curit, Ron Cote and Mike Landry.
Instruments are meant to be played to create a symphony of sound.
She started sneaking her Dad’s schoolbooks when she was a little girl to teach in her imaginary classroom.
“When I was in high school I worked at a summer camp. I was asked one summer to be a 1:1 mentor to a girl with Down Syndrome. From then on, I was intrigued and wanted to explore further how I could work in a field with young kids with disabilities.”
“Listen to the children and what they’re talking about - those little conversations are telling you what's going on in their world.”
Initially in awe, Jen Lang, owner of Bear Hugs Preschool, remembered the overwhelming rush of uncertainty she felt when the pandemic reared its ugly head in March.