Welcome to Maine Educators’ Consortium!

Benefits of taking courses with MEC
MEC’s courses are:

  • Awarded college credits by Endicott College
  • Pre-approved by the Maine Department of Certification
  • Specifically designed to address certification requirements, salary advancement opportunities and professional development needs
  • Online and convenient, allowing educators to learn “on the go” or in the comfort of their own homes
  • Accessible 24 hours a day 7 days a week
  • Designed and taught by highly qualified experienced educators,
  • Flexible, allowing you to focus on your specific educational needs
  • Application based, letting you to earn credit for planning, creating, & implementing course material during your school day.
  • Tailored for today’s busy educator
  • Significantly lower tuition than courses at  University and other organizations

SPRING SCHEDULE – NOW AVAILABLE

MDOE State Mandated
EDPM 538 Teaching Exceptional Children in the General Ed Classroom

Administration
EDPO 518 Federal and Maine Law for Administrators
EDPF 518 Organizational Theory and Planning
EDPF 505 School Finance and Budget
EDPF 513 Supervision and Evaluation
EDPF 529 Community Relations
EDE 530 Critical Issues in Education
EDPA 584 Standards Based Curriculum Development
EDPU 511 Special Education Law for Administrators
EDPV 534 Mass Customized Learning

Across the Curriculum
EDCM 525 Introduction to Communication (not offered this semester)
EDPO 512 Assessments that Meet Learning Styles
EDPA 586 Teaching Digital Citizenship
EDPA 516  Educating Gifted/Talented Students/English
Anticipated: Teaching with Technology – IPADS

Early Childhood

EDPR 570 Early Childhood Development
ECPU 577 Observation and Assessment of Young Children
EDPF  545 Numeracy for the Young Child
EDPF 566 Science for the Young Child
EDPU 593 Early Childhood Special Education
EDPU 541 Children’s Literature (ages birth- 8 yo) not offered this semester
EDPV 574 Infant Toddler Development (not offered this semester)!
EDPO 503 -Language Development and Early Literacy (not offered this semester)
EDPA 518 Social Studies in the Early Childhood Classroom (not offered this semester)

Elementary
EDPM 559 Children’s Literature
EDPF 547 Elementary Social Studies Methods
EDPF 553  Elementary & Middle School Math Methods
EDPF 564 Elementary Science Methods
EDPF 556 Elementary Reading Methods
EDPR 546 Extending the Chickadee Award (not offered this semester)

K – 12 “Specials”
EDPR 540 Methods of Teaching Physical Education
EDPR 538 Methods of Teaching Health
EDPR 556 Methods of  Teaching a Foreign Language
EDPF 511 Health Education Part 1
EDPF 512 Health Education Part 2

Library Media
EDPF 520 Author Connections
EDPO 505 Library Media
EDPR 553 Collection Development & Management  (6 CREDITS )

Middle/Secondary School
EDPR 537 Methods of Teaching Middle & Secondary School English Lang. Arts
EDPR 536 Methods of Teaching Social Studies for Middle and Secondary Teachers
EDPR 555 Methods of Teaching Middle/High School Science

Para Professionals
EDPO 524 Paraprofessionals as Effective Practitioners Part 1(not offered this semester)
EDPO 525 Paraprofessionals as Effective Practitioners Part 2 (not offered this semester)

Technology

EDPR 596 Web Resources for Learning  (and Sharing Together -An Introduction to Google Docs, Google Earth, and Wikispaces )
EDPM 592 Digital Storytelling with IMovie
EDPM 583 Digital Information for K-12 Educators Part 1
EDPM 593 Digital Information for K-12 Educators  Part 2
Anticipated: Teaching with Technology – IPADS
EDPR 597 Thematic Units, Online and Recharged (not offered this semester)
EDPU 518 Methods of Teaching Computer Technology (not offered this semester)


Benefits

Welcome to the Maine Educators’ Consortium, Maine’s alternative to traditional college courses. We provide online, competitively priced, college accredited, graduate level courses to educators throughout the US and abroad. Our courses are specially designed to address certification requirements, salary advancement opportunities, and professional development needs. Our courses are educator-friendly, addressing topics relevant to teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals. Course work is “applied”, allowing credit to
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Accreditation

All of MEC’s courses are assigned 3 graduate credits by Endicott College, Beverly MA. Endicott College, founded in 1939,  is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Upon the completion of a course students will receive an “Official Grade” report, issued and mailed directly from Endicott College.   Courses taken for initial certification require an official transcript.  Official transcripts may be
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Registration

IMPORTANT:   Please read our general registration information page about tuition, payment and cancellation policy?   You can view it here Tuition for each 3 credit course is $875   – no additional charges (students are responsible for texts) Please contact director for pricing on our 6 credit, Collection and Mangagement course  tuition. Registration is now open for our 2015 Spring Session. Space is limited, so
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