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Plan for Engineering

Looking to bring an engineer into your classroom? For over three years, the Engineering Ambassadors program has paired local engineers and other STEM professionals with teachers and their students to bring engaging design challenges to middle and secondary classrooms in the greater Portland area.

Click Here to register today for one of two themed workshops:

Electrical systems

Central Maine Power, Augusta (snow date, March 16)

Developers of biochemical containment
and filtration equipment

The Baker Company, Sanford (snow date, March 16)

We’ve created two short videos that showcase the work of engineers that live and work right here in Maine. These videos are a product of the Engineering Ambassadors program in an effort to connect more of Maine’s students to engineers.


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For More Information Contact Lynn Farrin

Check out MMSA’s extensive collection of K-12 Engineering Resources. Lesson plans, activities, videos, curriculum programs, standards and readings for engineering education. Consider pairing resources found in this list with the videos above.

Celebrate Engineer’s Week (February 26-March 4) by attending the annual Engineering Expo. This year’s event happens on Saturday, March 4, 9am-2 pm at the University of Southern Maine, Gorham.


Plan for Computer Science Regional Partnership

MMSA and Educate Maine are proud to announce the two organizations have been selected as Regional Partners through a collaborative partnership. We will provide quality computer science professional development to educators and act as a regional hub for computer science education.

Maine teachers can apply to be part of's Professional Learning Program; an intensive, year-long program for middle and high school educators. Teachers who apply and are accepted to the program can participate in all parts of the program at no cost to the teacher or school. This opportunity provides needed support to teachers and schools to implement computer science in middle schools and high schools across Maine. 

For more information, please visit:

Information Session for Administrators
Mar. 2, 2017    7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Husson University, Bangor
Click Here to Learn More
This is a chance for you to learn how your educators can take advantage of free computer science professional development training and grab breakfast before heading to school.


Exploring Computer Science

Are you looking for a way to integrate computer science into your classrooms?  Join us this summer for the Exploring Computer Science Workshop to learn how to integrate this nationally recognized professional development into your classroom and join a growing network of teachers committed to bringing CS to Maine's students.  All K-12 teachers are welcome!

For more information, please visit:

Free Coding Workshop for Kids

MMSA is running a Scratch workshop at the Maine Science Festival's Teen Tech Night on Friday, March 17 at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor. Visit for more information.

Plan for the Maine State Science Fair

MMSA and JAX are co-sponsoring the Maine State Science Fair on Saturday, March 25 at Colby College in Waterville. The event is open to the public and the schedule is on our MSSF project page. Student registration is closed, but we're still in need of judges. Register to be a Judge.

 Ways to Give

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donate to MMSA

Did you know, that a $100 donation gives enough flexibility to our operating budget that we would then have the opportunity to provide an educator with a scholarship to attend one of our full day workshops? And remember, that one educator works with dozens of students every single day.

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