Office of Educator Preparation
School of Education and Human Development Accredited by CAEP
USM’s School of Education and Human Development Accredited by CAEP. The University of Southern Maine is the first institution in the University of Maine System to achieve national accreditation for both its initial and advanced educator preparation programs.
The Boys & Girls Club: A Ten Year Anniversary
Persistence through a pandemic: Celebrating the upside of a decade-long partnership between University of Southern Maine and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine. We marvel at the ways USM students have created programs that continue to generate great interest and may have lingering, even long-lasting effects on the youth served in local communities and for future teachers themselves!
English Major Casey White: On Becoming a Teacher
Casey White's teaching journey began at USM, where she was an English major in the Undergraduate Teacher Education pathway