Damariscotta Montessori’s Educator in Residence: Ross The last seven weeks in my EIR position at Damariscotta Montessori have been a challenging but extraordinarily fun experience. My first year in the program proved that the kids at DMS are definitely closely intertwined with the programs and curriculum at Kieve, as many of the students have very fond memories of their time
Loranger’s Educator in Residence: Sam M. We’re just over halfway through one of my favorite times of the year, the Educator in Residence Program. This is my third winter at Loranger Memorial School in Old Orchard Beach, and I truly can feel difference between my first year to now. I feel like a celebrity when I walk through the halls.
Edward “Ned” P. Almy Kieve 1942-46; Kieve Parent 1967-68; Kieve Wavus Grandparent 1993-94 & 1996-2015 I first heard about Kieve from a neighbor, Bobby Nichols. Bobby Nichols, Ben Chapman and I were cabinmates and we kept in touch all our lives. To get to camp, I took a train from Boston, MA to Portland, ME in 90F degree heat and
OUT Maine’s Educator in Residence: Jess I’m three weeks into EIR, and what a great three weeks it’s been. My EIR placement is slightly unusual. Rather than teaching at a school, I’m spending ten weeks working on a project in conjunction with OUT Maine. By the end of the season, I’ll have written a “best-practices guide” to accommodating LGBTQ youth
Nobleboro’s Educators in Residence: Noah and Nelson This winter marks Noah’s third year at Nobleboro Central School and Nelson’s second year at the school. The staff and students of Nobleboro have been so incredibly welcoming to both of us since our return, and it is those positive responses that really make the EIR program such a wonderful experience. Nobleboro Central
Benjamin was all quiet, in a good way, kind of teary-eyed, not the usual Benjamin, not the usual reaction I get when he is excited. I am speaking about his reaction to receiving the letter confirming a scholarship for him this summer. When he knew I was filling out forms that determined his eligibility, there was nervous feeling he was
Can you believe that 60 amazing people now work at Kieve Wavus year-round?! And that thousands of people experience life changing moments on our campuses for over 300 days every year? Beyond the management team and the hardworking folks who
Woodland’s Educator in Residence: Neil I have been looking forward to continuing my EIR experience at Woodland Junior High school this winter. The past two years doing EIR in the Searsport School District have produced some amazing memories for sure. Moving on from Searsport was pretty difficult but the down east community of Woodland, Maine has already welcomed me with