Educational Leadership

Andrew Dolloff PhD

Part-time Lecturer
Andrew Dolloff

Office Location

221 Bailey Hall


(207) 780-5316

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Educational Policy and Leadership, University of Southern Maine


Dr. Dolloff has more than 35 years of experience as a school leader, including as a high school principal and superintendent of schools. He has been recognized by state and national associations for his leadership, while schools under his direction are frequently identified among the highest performing in the region.

Areas of Expertise

Educational Leadership, School Finance

Areas of Scholarship

Public Policy, Educational Leadership


2021 Ten Things You Should be Doing for Your District – Maine School Superintendents' Association

2020 Leading During a Pandemic - Maine School Superintendent’s Association Four Imperatives of Trust - Principal Leadership, National Assoc. of School Principals publication, March 2020 Becoming the Leader You’d Like to Follow - New England League of Middle Schools annual conference

2019 Leading Every Day - Southern Maine Youth Leadership Conference

2017 Wellness in your District - Maine Department of Education Wellness Conference

2015 One year to your Strategic Plan - Maine School Management Association (

Awards and Recognition

2021 Maine School Superintendent of the Year

2020 New England League of Middle Schools Outstanding Superintendent

2017 Maine School Superintendent Outstanding Leadership Award

2004 Maine High School Principal of the Year

Professional Activity

2020 – Present: Board of Directors, New England School Development Council

2018 – Present: Chair, Southern Maine Regional Service Center Board of Directors

2015 – Present: Maine School Superintendents’ Association Legislative Committee (Chair, 2020 – present)

2012 – Present: University of Southern Maine Educational Leadership Advisory Council (Chair, 2019 - Present)

2015 – 2016: Maine Department of Education Proficiency Council

2012 – 2014: Maine School Superintendents’ Association Executive Committee

2002 – 2006: Maine Principals' Association (MPA) Legislative Committee (Chair, 2005-2006)

2002 – 2005: MELMAC Education Foundation – Principals’ Advisory Committee

2004 – 2005: Harvard Graduate School of Education Principals’ Center – National Advisory Committee