What It Is

Maine State of Learning is a project fueled by public and private partnerships across the state of Maine to provide more learning opportunities to Maine citizens of all ages, recognize that learning through digital badges, and connect it to statewide proficiencies, career pathways and personal goals.

Personal, professional and community growth.

How It Works

  • FORM A NETWORK

    of existing organizations and schools offering learning programs eliminates the boundaries and extends beyond the classroom across Maine.

  • PROVIDE MORE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

    to capture the learning, connect it to deeper learning opportunities and communicate it back to schools and employers.

  • USE DIGITAL BADGES

    to capture the learning, connect it to deeper learning opportunities and communicate it back to schools and employers.

  • CONNECT EVERYTHING

    up into state-level standards, proficiencies and industries.

  • KICK IT ALL OFF

    with an initial pilot in the summer of 2015 with an initial pilot in the summer of 2015 from which MSOL will grow and expand.

Who Benefits

  • MAINERS

    Maine citizens of all ages will have access to more opportunities for growth and success.

  • LEARNING PROVIDERS

    Providers across the state will reach a broader audience, connect to other providers and better understand their learners.

  • EMPLOYERS

    Local businesses and employers can on-ramp citizens into jobs and careers.

  • LOCAL ECONOMY

    Maine as a whole ensures citizens are on the path to success, develops a more skilled workforce and celebrates the culture and experiences that make it unique.

Maine ensures citizens are on a path to success, develops a more skilled workforce and celebrates the culture and experiences that make us unique.

Summer 2015 Pilot

We're piloting these ideas this summer with early adopters in the greater Portland area and across the state.

The pilot will feature summer programs in 4 tracks and recognize the learning and skills through digital badges.


View badges by track

  • ENVIRONMENT / OUTDOORS

  • AGRICULTURE / FOOD

  • ARTS / MAKER

  • COMPUTER / TECH