On-site consultation is FREE and available in all regions of Maine!
As of 3/16/2020, all consultation is via phone or video conference.
On-site consultation involves individualized, on-site support to programs using a partnership approach. Trained consultants offer a fresh perspective and provide opportunities to share ideas, learn more about a topic, and practice new strategies.
Working together, the consultant and the practitioner:
Meet and discuss the focus of consultation
Jointly develop a plan with agreed-upon goals and activities
Identify who will do what, and by when
Implement the plan
Meet to discuss how the activities worked and next steps
Programs can request on-site consultation on a variety of issues or topics, such as:
Guidance policies and procedures
Arranging your environment
Help with accreditation
Improving family engagement
Implementation of Maine’s Early Learning and Development Standards
Strategies for supporting children’s positive social and emotional development
Problem-solving approaches to prevent expulsion
Request on-site consultation today!
Program Directors, Administrators or Family Child Care Owners may request a consultation.
Our TA Manager will contact you within three business days.
Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm
(with the exception of state and federal holidays and University-wide snow days).