Educate Maine is a group that champions career readiness by increasing the educational attainment of Maine people, enabling all students to succeed in postsecondary education and in the workplace. They recently announced that Amy  Boles, the director of Hancock County Technical Center has joined their Board of Directors.

Educate Maine oversees such landmark programs ilke the Maine Teacher of the Year program, Education Leaders Experience, Project>Login, and FocusMaine Intern Experience. More information is available at their website

According to their press release "Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) serves high school students from six different schools in the Ellsworth area. Boles came to HCTC in 2009 after serving as assistant principal of Ellsworth High School for five years. A former social studies teacher at Massabesic High School, Boles has been working in Maine schools for more than 20 years. She has a bachelor's degree from Colby College as well as a master's degree and a Certificate of Advanced Study from the University of Maine. She is passionate about career and technical education (CTE), serves on the CTE Committee of the Maine State Board of Education, and is active within the Maine Administrators of Career and Technical Education (MACTE). Boles currently serves on the board of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce and the local YMCA Youth Sports Soccer Board. She also is a volunteer youth travel soccer and basketball coach in Hancock, where she resides with her family."