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Fryeburg Academy Announces New Head of School

Fryeburg Academy Announces New Head of School

FRYEBURG, Maine - Erin Mayo of Dallas, Texas has been selected as the new head of school for Fryeburg Academy, the school's board of trustees announced today.

"It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome Ms. Mayo to the Fryeburg Academy family," said AO Pike, president of the board. "Her passion for education and extensive experience in the independent school culture made her the unanimous choice of the search committee."

Mayo is currently the assistant head of school for Academics at the Episcopal School of Dallas, one of the top coeducational college preparatory institutions in the nation. She will officially join Fryeburg Academy July 1, 2013.

With more than 20 years of experience in education, Mayo has been involved in all aspects of independent school operations, from curriculum development, faculty recruitment, and strategic development to budgeting, major capital campaigns, and student life.

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MWPA Hosts November Writing Workshops

The Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) has launched a new series of Saturday writing workshops in November.

Bullying Prevention and Intervention for Early Childhood & School Age Providers, Teachers and Parent

This workshop is designed to help the early childhood and school age providers, teachers and parents (birth through age 12) understand how our culture, language and media models affect a child's view of the world and ideas about bullying and violence. This presentation will cover issues of brain development, prevention and intervention relevant to bullying in early childhood and beyond and what parents, teachers and caregivers can do to help children avoid being victimized or becoming too aggressive.

Gray-New Gloucester Middle School
31 Libby Hill Road
 

$40.00 * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information

Nominate a Student for a Unique Experience: YEA!

Nominate a Student for a Unique Experience: YEA!

YEA! focuses on a broad definition of entrepreneurship - the transformation of an idea into an enterprise that creates value. Nominate a student for this unique experience at yea@midcoastmaine.com
 
The Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber is excited and proud to bring this program to our region with support from the Kauffman Foundation*, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Dept. of Economic and Community Development and Southern New Hampshire University.
 
Whether it is the newest version of the Baby-sitters Club in the neighborhood, or the Environmental Action campaign at their school, young people have the imagination, courage, and intelligence to develop and launch their own, unique entrepreneurial ideas.
 
At YEA! students brainstorm ideas for business creation or social change and develop a business plan.

The Power of the Political TV Ad Event 9/20/2012

The Power of the Political TV Ad Event 9/20/2012

David Schwartz, a curator at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, and the country's leading authority on Televised Political campaign commercials  will be in Portland next Thursday, September 20 at 12:00 noon.   He will give the history of the TV ad in Presidential elections from the 1950s right on through the Super Pac-fueled environment of the 2012 election.   David will share examples from his museum's historic collection as well as insights on how they worked  - or didn't.     What: The power of the political TV ad When: Thursday, September 20, 12 noon  Where: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library Cost: $25 ad club members/$30 non members RSVP: info@maineadclub