3 Aggregate Road, Poland, ME 04274
Phone 207.998.2727 | Fax 207.998.2753

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Ell Fanus, Gifted and Talented (GaTE) Teacher


Ell is the gifted and talented teacher at Bruce M. Whittier Middle School and Poland Community School. She provides GT services in multiple subject areas for grades four through eight and offers enrichment opportunities for students in grades two through eight.

Jackie welch

Jacie Welch, Gifted and Talented (GaTE) Teacher


Jacie Welch received her gifted and talented certification during the pandemic and is thrilled to be working with the students and Elm Street and Minot Consolidated School. She brings more than ten years worth of classroom experience, mostly in the primary grades, but has always enjoyed the creative aspects of accelerating her students to think outside the box. Jacie received her Bachelors of Education degree from Boston University and her Masters in Education Administration from Lamar University. When not in the classroom, she enjoys spending time with her three teenage boys and two doodles. 

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