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Amy Lilly expresses gratitude for “Unique Learning Experience” with the New England Institute!

The New England Institute for Teacher Education provides a unique learning experience. It has kindled my quest to learn, integrate, and apply the information I have studied. I have taken two courses and plan to sign up for my third this spring.  The institute’s mission, staff, and curriculum have literally shifted my life, to say… Read more »

NEI’s Executive Director meets with MAAI leadership team during recent blizzard!

The Leadership Team of the Maine Arts Assessment Initiative:  Rob Westerberg (Choral Director at York HS), Catherine Ring (Ex. Director, New England Institute), Suzanne Goulet (Visual Art Teacher, Waterville HS),  Argy Nestor (Director of Art Education, Maine Arts Commission), Jeff Beaudry (Professor, USM), Pam Kinsey (Music Educator, Easton Schools), Bill Buzza (Music/Art Educator, Auburn Schools)… Read more »

“6 Reasons Students Need the Arts” – Maine Educator January 2015

“6 Reasons Students Need the Arts” – Maine Educator, January 2015 “Researchers find that continued learning in the Arts correlates strongly with higher achievement in both meath and reading.” Maine Educator, January 2015. NEI’s very own, Rob Westerberg (Choral Director at York High School) talks about how the Arts teach perseverance, saying “… lessons in… Read more »