Programs and People: 

Gail Senese, State Director of Adult Education
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
Phone: (207) 624-6755
Fax: (207) 624-6655
TTY: (207) 624-6800



Data Systems: 

MaineSTARS – Secure Transparent AdultEd Reporting System

Followup Methods: 

GED: Program Data
Employment: Data Match
Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match

Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement: 
  • Desk Audits comparing submitted data to other reports submitted by the local programs.
  • MaineSTARS includes the capability to produce reports comparing various performance measures for various subgroups; programs are provided with an annual Program Report Card that tracks that programs performance over a three year period.
  • State Staff audits data on an ongoing basis to make sure data is clean. Cross checks against other data reports that local programs are required to submit to the State.
  • Site visits to ensure program compliance with state and federal guidelines.
State Tools and Resources: 


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