"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."

William Butler Yeats, Irish Poet and Playwright (1865-1939)

Take a course with us and light a fire!

The New England Institute for Teacher Education is committed to helping teachers get relevant, excellent professional development for recertification. Some of our courses are approved for initial certification or for adding endorsements, such as Teaching the Exceptional Child, or our Gifted and Talented courses. All courses have been approved by the Maine Department of Education for 4.5 CEUs.

“Teachers” includes classroom and specialist teachers, administrators, educational technicians, parents and adults interested in learning and growing in their field. We’ve got something for everyone! Since 2011, our courses have been  taught by practicing educators who are passionate about their field and excited to work with adult learners.

Join us, and take care of your recertification or endorsement requirements AND learn something exciting and relevant that will impact your students in your classroom right away!

"My experience with the New England Institute for Teacher Education has been some of the best learning of my career. This is 21st Century learning as it should be, with a focus on the learner."

—Brian McPherson

"My involvement in this course not only helped me further develop the work I am doing for my teacher leadership role, it has also contributed to my work in the classroom and to the learning and growth of my students."

—Lori Spruce

"...it was a really powerful reflective experience that helped me rethink my practice and move forward in the face of new circumstances..."

—Pam Chernesky