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Month: January 2020

Whitefield, Boothbay, and Appleton EIRs 2020

Whitefield’s Educator in Residence: Isaac This winter is my second as a Leadership School EIR, and my first at Whitefield Elementary School. Last winter, I worked at Searsport Middle and High School, which was much larger. I’m really excited to be at a small K-8 school this winter. One of Whitefield’s defining features is its use of restorative practices. Once

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Woodland and South Bristol EIRs 2020

South Bristol’s Educator in Residence: Cam  With my second year at South Bristol School beginning I feel at home. Every student I interact with there is a connection. I greet every student by name, and I look forward to working with every class every day. The staff at South Bristol School bring the energy of support and engagement with students

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DMS and Hope EIRs 2020

Damariscotta Montessori School’s Educator in Residence: Ross The beginning of my second year of the Educator in Residence program (EIR) has, though been a little hectic, also proven to be a fantastic beginning to what I hope will be a fun ten weeks! I work the program at a school called Damariscotta Montessori School, located in Damariscotta, Maine. Even before

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Educator in Residence 2020

When it began in 2013, the Educator in Residence (EIR) program placed seven educators in six schools with the goals of working deeper with local communities, retaining quality staff through the winter months, and broadening the impact of KWE programming. In collaboration with the school, an individualized Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was developed for each educator based upon the needs

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