Extended Learning Opportunities


Maine allows for students to earn credit for their outside-the-classroom learning.

Many school districts in Maine allow for students to earn credit for outside the classroom learning. Extended learning opportunities allow for students to develop life and career skills while giving students more flexibility and choice in fulfilling school-based requirements.

Are you eligible?

Secondary school students attending public schools can participate.

What is an example of an Extended learning opportunity?

Extended learning opportunities may include but are not limited to an internship, job shadow, mentorship, apprenticeship, digital learning, independent study, and community service.

How do I find a program?

Extended learning opportunities vary on a district-by-district basis. Contacting your school district administrator can help you access available opportunities.

Who can provide extended learning opportunities in Maine?

A wide range of community partners can participate.