Learning Facilitator Credential Program

How do I know if the Learning Facilitator Program is for me?

Learner Application

Partner School Application

Maine Education Matters Podcast with EMCC & Maine DOE

Program FAQ’s

A free, short-term education training program available to participants across the state

  • All instruction is offered in a hybrid format using Zoom and the online platform Brightspace; required Zoom meetings take place from 4:00-6:00 to accommodate most work schedules
  • Complete a one-week 3-credit boot camp that prepares learners to enter classrooms to provide instructional support under the guidance of a classroom teacher
  • Participate in a learning community, facilitated by EMCC faculty, for at least 45 hours over the course of the school year
  • Complete at least 315 hours in a classroom setting under the supervision of mentor teachers and MCCS faculty
  • Earn digital badges that lead to a Learning Facilitator Micro-Credential and that can be turned into credits toward a certificate or degree program!
  • Partner schools receive a stipend and technology to support the program

The Learning Facilitator Program faculty are committed to supporting our partner schools to meet their staffing needs through this high-touch, immersive mentorship program.

We are committed to developing education paraprofessionals who have the skills to build meaningful relationships with students and school staff and provide high-quality instructional support and guidance to students in partnership with classroom teachers.