Rachel Bousquet Named Director of Education & Residential Programs for KidsPeace in Maine
New Locations for KidsPeace Education Programs in Millinocket, Old Town
ELLSWORTH – KidsPeace has named Rachel Bousquet to the role of Director of Education & Residential Programs in Maine. The organization also announced new locations for its education services in Millinocket and Old Town.
Bousquet previous served as school principal at KidsPeace’s Graham Lake Campus in Ellsworth. In her new role she leads the Maine organization’s educational efforts and oversees the residential treatment services at the Campus. Bousquet is a state-certified school superintendent and former public school principal, she is a graduate from the University of New England with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership. She will be based at the Graham Lake Campus’s offices.
“I’m honored and excited that KidsPeace has given me this opportunity because I believe in the work we are doing here in Maine,” Bousquet said. “I look forward to continuing to serve alongside our wonderful staff to provide the best services for these kids.”
KidsPeace also announced that its satellite education programs have relocated to larger facilities in Old Town and Millinocket. The locations offer high-quality educational programming serving children K-12 in addition to early childhood program serving children ages 3-5. KidsPeace established the satellite programs in 2016 to meet the growing need for special education in the region; that growth led to the decision to relocate in order to serve more children and families.
The new location in Old Town is at 601 Stillwater Avenue, near the Old Town Elementary school. The Millinocket location are at 199 State Street, which is inside Stearns High School in Millinocket.
Since 1882, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, adults and those who love them. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened, more than 250,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers.
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