Meet the A.O.S. 96 Staff.....

Scott Porter, Superintendent of A.O.S. 96

Scott Porter,
A.O.S. 96 Superintendent


Scott K. Porter has served as Superintendent of Schools in AOS 96 from the time it was formed in May of 2010. Prior to serving the 11 towns in AOS 96, Mr. Porter was Superintendent of Schools for School Union 102 and the East Machias Municipal School District from 2005-2010. He served School Union 102 and MSAD 19 (Lubec) from 2003 to 2005 and MSAD 19 (Lubec) from 2000 to 2003. He was also employed as a teacher and administrator for Washington Academy in East Machias for 15 years.

Mr. Porter graduated from the University of Maine at Orono with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology in 1984. In 2000 he earned a degree from the University of Maine in Educational Leadership and in 2008 he graduated from the University of Maine with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership.

Mr. Porter is married and has three children. He resides on Gardner Lake in Whiting_
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You may contact Scott at the
central office 255.6585
or by
Email

Mary Maker, Director of Special Services A.O.S. 96

Mary Maker,
A.O.S. 96 Director of Special Education Services


Mary Maker started her career in Special Education in 1989 as a teacher of students with special needs at the Harrington Elementary School. In 1993 Mrs. Maker began teaching special education at the Rose M. Gaffney School in Machias. Mrs. Maker became the Special Education Administrator for School Union 102 in 1998 and has continued in that capacity, gaining the responsibilities of East Machias in 2005 and School Union 134 in 2009. In 2010 AOS 96 was formed, which includes 11 towns and 10 schools where Mrs. Maker has the duties of the Director of Special Education.

Mrs. Maker obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Special Education from the University of Maine at Farmington in 1988 and graduated from the University of Maine in 2002 with a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership. Mrs. Maker is married and has two children. She and her family reside in Marshfield.



You may contact Mary at the
central office 255.4381
or by
Email
Ken Johnson, Curriculum Coordinator, A.O.S. 96

Ken Johnson, A.O.S. 96 Curriculum CoordinatorMr. Johnson has served the Machias School System since 1996 when he began his career as a history and government teacher at Machias Memorial High School. After serving seven years in the classroom as a teacher and boys basketball coach, Mr. Johnson accepted the position of Curriculum Coordinator and moved to the central office in 2003. Mr. Johnson continues to serve in that capacity on behalf of all schools in A.O.S. #96. Along with his duties as Curriculum Coordinator, Mr. Johnson also serves as the Principal for Wesley Elementary School Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Maine in 1992 and a Master's Degree in History, 1993. In 2002, Mr. Johnson was awarded a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership also from the University of Maine.

Mr. Johnson and his wife, Michele, are both proud graduates of Machias Memorial High School and reside with their family in Marshfield.

You may contact Ken at the central office 255.6585 or by
Email
Carolyn Willey, A.O.S. 96 Office Manager
You may contact Carolyn at the central office 255.6585 or by
Email
Carolyn Willey, A.O.S. Business Manager

Carolyn graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 1993 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting. She has worked as a Business Manager for M.S.A.D. #77, Washington Academy, and AOS 96 (Machias Bay Area School System) since graduation.
Carolyn resides in East Machias with her husband.

Amanda Sprague, BookeeperYou may contact Amanda at the central office 255.6585 or Email

Amanda Sprague, A.O.S. 96 Bookkeeper

Amanda Sprague graduated from University of Maine at Machias with a Bachelor's Degree in Science. She has been employed as a bookkeeper for five years and has been at A.O.S. 96 Central Office since September 2012.  Mrs. Sprague currently resides in Machiasport with her husband.

 


Donna Michaud, Special Services Secretary You may contact Donna at the central office 255.6585 or by
Email
Donna Michaud, A.O.S. 96 Special Services Secretary

Mrs. Michaud is a native of Washington County and resides in Machiasport with her family. She is also a regular contributor to the Downeast Coastal Press, a local weekly newspaper and enjoys writing and photography.

Prior to employment with AOS 96, Mrs. Michaud worked for approximately 16 years for a local attorney as a paralegal and for two years as special education secretary for MSU 134.

Carol Geel, Bookeeper You may contact Carol at the central office 255.6585 or Email
Carol Geel , A.O.S. 96 Bookkeeper

Carol Geel resides in Jonesboro with her husband. They have three grown daughters and two grandsons. She worked previously at Hannaford Bros. for 26 years and at the Rose M. Gaffney School for the last 13 years. Mrs. Geel has been employed as a bookkeeper for AOS 96 since July 2012

 

Lisa Urqhart, A.O.S. 96 Secretary You may contact Lisa at the central office 255.6585 or by
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Lisa Urqhart, A.O.S. 96 Secretary

Lisa Urquhart resides in Roque Bluffs with her husband and three children.  Mrs. Urquhart worked as an Educational Technician for Rose M. Gaffney School and Machias Memorial High School for 7 years.  She has been the Secretary at the AOS 96 central office since 2007.

 



Bay Ridge Elementary | Elm Street | Fort O'Brien Elementary | Jonesboro Elementary |Machias Memorial High |Rose M. Gaffney Elementary
Whiting Village | Wesley Elementary


Contact our Office:

207.255.6585

FAX 207.255.8054

291 Court Street

Machias, ME 04654