Educate Maine announces three education leaders join its board of directors

Incoming members bring unique skills and experience as Educate Maine thanks two retiring board members for their service

PORTLAND – Educate Maine has announced that three education leaders have joined its board of directors. They are Hancock County Technical Center Director Amy Boles, Bowdoin College Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Michael Cato and Ellen Halliday, superintendent of RSU 29 (Hammond, Houlton, Littleton and Monticello). The new board members’ backgrounds and experience in education align with current education and workforce preparedness priorities in Maine and Educate Maine’s mission to ensure all Maine people are college and career ready. The announcement coincides with the departure of two long-serving board members, business consultant Ron Bancroft and business and public affairs executive Chris Hall.

“As we celebrate the leadership of Ron Bancroft and Chris Hall and thank them for their last nine years of guidance as board members, we are excited to

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Udemy Appoints Education Innovator Heather Hiles to Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, today announced the appointment of Heather Hiles to its board of directors effective immediately. Hiles brings 30 years of experience as an education leader, innovator, and successful entrepreneur with a deep commitment to equity in education.

“We are proud to welcome Heather to the Udemy board of directors. Her wealth of experience in technology, education, and workforce development will be an incredible asset as we continue to rapidly grow,” said Gregg Coccari, CEO of Udemy. “In an increasingly unpredictable world, Heather’s commitment to helping individuals gain access to the necessary skills to advance their lives will be invaluable to our mission to improve lives through learning.”

“I am honored to join Udemy’s board at a moment in time where learning is more vital than ever,” said Hiles. “Traditional education was built for a world that no

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