Community of Practice

Accessible Educational Materials logoThe Maine AEM Program utilizes a group of dedicated individuals to discuss and help disseminate information about AEM. The Maine AEM Community of Practice (CoP) includes:

  • Jessi Wright, Maine CITE Program.
  • John Brandt, Maine CITE Program.
  • Hillary Goldthwait-Fowles, Ph.D., ATP, Assistive Technology Specialist – RSU 21.
  • Anne Bourque, Maine Parent Federation.
  • Chris Boynton, Circulation / Outreach / Special Services Coordinator Maine State Library.
  • Nancy Moulton, Program Director, Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children.
  • Shannon McFarland MA, CCC-SLP, ATP, Pine Tree Society.
  • Lou Isom, Program Director, Spurwink ALLTECH.
  • Jennifer Gleason, Maine Department of Education, Special Services.
  • Susan Walters, Special Education Director, Augusta Schools Special Education.
  • Joanne Benica, Director, Disability Service Center, University of Southern Maine.
  • Jess Berry, Director, Learning Assistance Center, University of Maine Farmington.
  • Sara Flanagan, Assistant Professor of Special Education, University of Maine.
  • Barbara Gunn, Special Education Director, Region 10 Technical High School.

The Maine AEM-CoP meets four times per year. For more information about joining the Maine AEM-CoP, feel free to contact the Maine AEM Program via e-mail at or by calling 207-621-3195.


rev: 09/13/2021