Counselor Education

Kerry Bertalan

Administrative Specialist CL2

Office Location

School of Education & Human Development Office, 8H Bailey Hall


(207) 780-5316


Kerry has worked in the School of Education and Human Development since 1973. In 1992 she was honored with USM’s Distinguished Classified Staff Award. Over the past 42 years, she has had the privilege to assist over 750+ adult & higher education and 1,500+ Counselor Education students earn their M.S. degrees.

As a support staff person for the Adult & Higher Education, Counselor Education, and the Educational Leadership Programs, she is the front-line person who answers questions for prospective students to assisting students throughout their program. Some of the program activities that she coordinates are admissions, new student orientation, program workshops, comprehensive examinations, and the graduation certification process.  She also manages program course scheduling, program web pages, and student & alumni databases.

On a personal side, she and her husband resides in Gorham. She has a daughter (2008 USM graduate) and step-son (& three granddaughters living in the Cleveland, Ohio area). She enjoys traveling, camping, movies, photography, jewelry making, and spending time with family and friends.