Literacy Programs & Initiatives

The Maine DOE has several literacy initiatives in place to support schools and communities in strengthening literacy achievement.



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Literacy for ME

Literacy for ME is the Maine DOE's State Literacy Plan.  The plan sets a vision for improving literacy literacy achievement through the shared efforts of the DOE, publics schools and community partners.

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Literacy Links

Literacy Links is an informational literacy newsletter that is published 6 times a year. Past editions can be found here. 


Literacy Link Newsletters


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Archived Programs

Literacy programs that are no longer active have a variety of resources that will support high-quality literacy education.

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Archived Programs

These programs are no longer active, however we feel the content is too good to keep to ourselves.

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Ensuring young learners build strong proficiency with early literacy skills is one of the most vital missions of K-3 education. Reading, writing, listening and speaking are all critical abilities for our future citizens and require a strong foundation..

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Cross Discipline Literacy Network CDLN

This professional learning network fostered literacy practices that support learning across content areas. Educators from across the state learned together in person and in digital formats to promote literacy learning and improve student achievement.

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Lee Anne Larsen
Director, Early Learning
Phone: 207-624-6628

Dee Saucier
Inclusive Education Literacy Specialist & Dyslexia Coordinator
Phone: 207-441-1383