The 2019 Mitchell Institute Fall Gala is sold out!

We are thrilled to announce that the 2019 Mitchell Institute Gala is officially sold out. Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for their enthusiasm! We are excited to celebrate the accomplishments and stories of Mitchell Scholars. For more information, please visit our gala page.

New Mitchell Institute Alumni Council Members

We are thrilled to announce the newest members of the Alumni Council. As members of the Council, these four Alumni will support the work of the Institute in a variety of ways, strengthening the MI’s ever-growing network of Scholars and Alumni. Our new members are: Nicole Derr (Thornton Academy 2000, Bowdoin 2004) Sierra Kuun (Kennebunk… Read more »

MILE II: Maine Roots, Global Reach

We had an amazing time at our annual Mitchell Institute Leadership Experience II (MILE II) event on Saturday, March 2! More than 100 Mitchell Scholars and recent Alumni joined us for a day focused on “Maine Roots, Global Reach.” Many thanks to Unum for its generous and continued support, which made this event possible. We are also… Read more »

The 2017 Mitchell Institute Gala is sold out!

We are elated to announce that the 2017 Mitchell Institute Gala is officially sold out! We have had an incredible response from our supporters, and we are excited to bring together more than 400 of today’s business and community leaders with over 80 of tomorrow’s leaders: Mitchell Scholars. Thank you to all of our generous… Read more »

Student Aspirations Survey of Maine High School Educators

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In June 2013, the Mitchell Institute surveyed Maine high school principals and guidance counselors about student aspirations. We received 155 survey responses from 108 high schools—84% of Maine’s 129 public high schools–and 16 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Centers—representing 50% of Maine’s 28 CTEs. Key findings include: Maine educators report that their communities encourage and value college… Read more »