Supporting teaching, learning, and leadership success across Central Aroostook County

What we do

CACE is an educational collaborative that teams with member schools in Central Aroostook County and the University of Maine at Presque Isle to support the success of teaching, learning and leadership.

How we help

CACE provides high quality professional development opportunities for its members, and secures local, regional, and national experts to deliver timely and relevant trainings and workshops for all educators. In addition to professional learning, CACE works with member organizations to leverage resources, provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas, and strengthen human resource systems, programs, and policies.

By the numbers

Supporting Great Teaching

Teaching standards

Teaching resources and support

Teacher Connect!

Supporting Great Leadership

Leadership standards

Leadership resources and support

Leader Connect!

Tools, templates and resources

For strengthening human resource management systems, programs, and policies 

Upcoming Events

Scroll through upcoming meetings, workshops and professional learning opportunities.

Professional development offerings described on our website are open to CACE members, other educators employed in Aroostook County schools are welcome to attend and may register as space is available.

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CACE Leader Connect!

July 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Join us for this special mid-summer Leader Connect session focused on fall reopening plans - an opportunity for school and district administrators to come together to discuss issues, ideas, opportunities, challenges, concerns, etc. Facilitated by nationally recognized educational consultant, Kim Marshall.  All administrators are welcome to ZOOM into this informal and information-rich discussion. 8:30-8:35am, Welcome and introductions 8:35-8:50am, Brief presentation / polling by Kim / Q&A 8:50-9:20am, What are your district's plans for reopening?  Issues, ideas, challenges, concerns? 9:20-9:30am, Closing…

Aspiring Leaders Workshop

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Aspiring Leaders Workshop: What does it look like (and mean) to be a building leader in 2020? Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm University of Maine at Presque Isle, Campus Center Workshop Facilitators Ted Hall, Senior Associate, Great Schools Partnership and former New Hampshire and Maine Principal Jamie Selfridge, Principal, Fort Fairfield High School Erin Ireland, Principal, Easton Elementary School Serving a school as its principal is among the most challenging, important, and rewarding jobs in education. Principals…

School Librarian Day

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

In collaboration with CACE, the Library at the University of Maine at Presque Isle is hosting a School Librarian Day. This is for all school library personnel. The goal of the day is to provide an opportunity for collaboration and communication between the UMPI Library and school libraries throughout Northern Maine. Part of the day will focus on what services the UMPI Library can offer free of cost to school libraries. Free refreshments and lunch will be provided. For any…

Training of Trainers on Child Sexual Abuse Personnel Awareness and Education

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Participants​ will be trained to deliver the one-hour personnel training required for all staff. This four-hour training is intended for school nurses, counselors, or educators who will serve as trainers to their peers/colleagues. Draft agenda: 8:30a - 9:00a Registration opens 9:00a - 11:00a ➤ Welcome and Introductions ➤ Overview of Law, Policy & Resources ➤ Understanding Child Sexual Abuse ➤ Understanding Sexual Development 11:00a - 11:45a Lunch on your own 11:45a - 1:30p ➤ Responding to Sexual Behaviors ➤ Response…

CACE Ed Tech Workshop: Supporting Positive Classrooms and Success for All Students

February 5, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This afternoon workshop is designed specifically for Ed Techs and will include presentations and activities that will help participants identify and evaluate strategies, techniques, and tools for working effectively with challenging student behaviors. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to analyze the role of social-emotional learning (SEL) in classroom management and how it impacts their work. Presenters include: Professors' Alana Margeson and Wendi Malenfant, College of Education at University of Maine at Presque Isle Mr. Eric T. McGough, …

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Ideas & Input

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CACE Partnership

University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769


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Phone: 207-592-0223

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