Spotlighting Maine’s Efforts to Strengthen Education for Students, Families and Schools Across the State

This webinar brings together Joe Marro, Senior Policy Advisor for Governor Janet Mills of Maine, and the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Education, Pender Makin, to discuss their ongoing work together to strengthen education in Maine, including in the areas of educator recruitment and retention, cross-agency collaboration, and student and school staff well-being.  


  • Pender Makin, Commissioner, Maine Department of Education   
  • Joe Marro, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Governor Janet Mills  
  • Moderator: Seth Gerson, Program Director for K-12 Education, National Governors Association