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Posted May 6, 2013
In the May 6, 2013 edition of the Portland Press Herald's Off-Campus Rachel Brown writes that school psychologists offer critical support to Maine students. These professionals respond to small and large crises and help youths stay on track to graduate.
Posted April 25, 2013
National attention is currently focused on the topics of college and career readiness. In Maine, student enrollment and performance in college has been an ongoing discussion as state educators and legislators consider how to best prepare our high school graduates for bright, successful futures. According to a recent study released by the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) at the University of Southern Maine (USM), several commonly held beliefs about Maine’s college preparation and participation rates may be inaccurate.
Posted March 13, 2013
Flynn Ross, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, wrote an Off-Campus piece in the Portland Press Herald on Monday, March 11, 2013 on how equity ensures excellence in Maine schools and nation-wide. Ross states, " Investment in early childhood education and a high-quality teaching force are two of the primary strategies for correcting our decline."
SEHD Annual Fall Fundraiser
Proficiency Based Diplomas: Resources and Materials to Help You on Your Journey
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
University Events Room, USM Portland