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We are two Maine Teachers!

Kate Meyer

Kate Meyer lives in Ellsworth and teaches at Mt. Desert High School as an English Language Arts and Design Thinking Teacher.  She has been teaching for more than twenty years.  She was named the 2020 Hancock County Teacher of the Year.  Kate has earned a Masters in both Educational Leadership and Literacy Education from the University of Maine at Orono and she is a National Board Certified teacher.  Kate has extensive training and experience in design thinking, adventure education, and student-centered coaching. During her time at MDI, Kate served as an advisor for Operation Breaking Stereotypes, spearheaded the innovative Island Pathways alternative education program, and has been the co-teacher of the Eastern Maine Skippers Program.

Nicole Karod

Nicole Karod lives in Damariscotta and teaches at Mt. Ararat Middle School, as a science teacher.  She has nineteen years of experience as a classroom teacher at the elementary and middle levels including several years teaching in North Carolina.  A graduate of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Nicole spent her formative years working in numerous roles at the school and worked her way up to directing summer camps for MSSM.  Nicole’s passion for leadership has led into curriculum development, spearheading student leadership opportunities and she currently serves as her district’s teacher past association president.  Nicole holds a Masters in Elementary Education from Gardner Webb University and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Literacy from the University of New England.

We are dedicated educators with a passion for utilizing the power of Artificial Intelligence to revolutionize the world of education. With a combined 40 years of education experience and immediate immersion in the world of AI, we are developing and crafting innovative teaching methods and strategies that leverage cutting-edge AI technologies to enhance student learning outcomes. We are committed to staying up-to-date and  we are enthusiastic about sharing our knowledge and insights through our blog. We hope you’ll join us on this exciting journey as we explore the limitless possibilities of AI in education and strive to make learning more engaging, personalized, and accessible for all students.

Kate and Nicole are both Uncharted AI fellows