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Teacher shortage | Maine Public


Maine faces a serious shortage of qualified pre-K through 12-year-old teacherse classrooms – for a range of key subjects including maths, English, science, music and art. Education leaders join us to describe why the shortage exists, what its consequences are – and about a wave of efforts to help fill the gaps, including building an education workforce for the future.

Pender MakinCommissioner, Maine Department of Education
Grace LeavittPresident, Maine Education Association
Dolly Sullivanprogram director for Maine Teacher of the Year, Educate Maine

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Kennedy Raymondelementary school teacher, Lewiston