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How do I become certified as a teacher in Maine?

Mon, 07 May 2007 13:05:10 EDT

First you will need to complete a Teacher">http://www.maine.gov/education/cert/request.htm">Teacher Certification Request Form online or write to State of Maine Department of Education, Certification Office, 23 State House Station, Augusta ME 04333-0023 and include your full name and address. You may also call (207) 624-6603 to have the application materials sent to you. Once you have received the materials, complete both sides of the application. Attach a copy of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts if completed. Transcripts must show courses, credits, bachelor's degree received, and date conferred on the transcript. You must show proof of passing scores on the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) or the PRAXIS I Computer Based Test (CBT). List the certificate or endorsement code and the grade level on the bottom of the application. Submit the fee required by check or money order. Visit the Department">http://www.maine.gov/education/cert/index.html">Department of Education's Teacher Certification site for more information, to request an application, or to check your application or certification status online.



How do I find my local public library?

Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:03:43 EDT

View a list of public libraries, or conduct a search for a public library near you at http://www.maine.gov/msl/findlibs.htm .



How do I apply to homeschool my child?

Mon, 07 May 2007 13:06:13 EDT

See: Home Schooling Requirements and Application from the Department of Education, at http://www.maine.gov/education/hs/index.html .



How do I find out about public schools?

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:10:34 EDT

Public school profiles are available online from the Department of Education. Visit individual school and district websites at http://www.maine.gov/education/schools/index.html .



How do I apply for financial aid?

Thu, 25 May 2006 14:21:06 EDT

See the Maine.gov">http://www.maine.gov/portal/education/financing.html">Maine.gov Financing Education page for links to state and federal financial aid information.



How do I find out about Maine colleges and universities?

Thu, 25 May 2006 14:20:41 EDT

See the Maine.gov">http://www.maine.gov/portal/education/colleges.html">Maine.gov Colleges & Universities page for a list of schools with links to their websites.



How do I find information for a school report?

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:34:55 EDT

Start with our Maine.gov">http://www.maine.gov/portal/education/homeworkhelp.html">Maine.gov Homework Help page. Then check out the Facts">http://www.maine.gov/portal/about_me/facts.html">Facts & History section for Maine facts, historical societies, history links, maps, statistics, weather, wildlife and plant life information.