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Nadine Bravo - Recipient of the NECTFL Scholarship for 2022

Congratulations to Nadine Bravo, who has been named as the recipient of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) scholarship for 2022.
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Larissa Malone Receives NEA Foundation Envision Equity Grant

Larissa Malone, an assistant professor in the Teacher Education Department, has received a National Education Association (NEA) Foundation Envision Equity grant for $5,000 for Maine Black Educators Collective (MBEC) 2022 Programming.
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USM Alumna Kristin Leffler to Receive Pulitzer Fellowship

University of Southern Maine alumna, and graduate of the Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP), Kristin Leffler has been announced as a Pulitzer fellowship recipient! Kristin will be concentrating on documenting youth incarceration and the meaning of justice.
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USM Alum Named Superintendent of the Year

Christopher Howell '92, '96G leads the Windham and Raymond school system.
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USM Alum Jessica Harvey Named 2021 Androscoggin County Teacher of the Year

USM Alum Jessica Harvey named Androscoggin County Teacher of the Year for 2021
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Michelle Strattard Named 2021 Maine History Teacher of the Year

The University of Southern Maine is proud to congratulate Michelle Strattard for being named Maine's 2021 History Teacher of the Year.

Learning Pods Lessen Stress During Pandemic

The University’s Andrea Stairs-Davenport, associate dean of the School of Education and Human Development and Professor of Literacy Education, and Flynn Ross, associate professor and chair of the Teacher Education Department, both contributed to the Portland Press Herald’s article about families hiring tutors to lessen stress during the pandemic.
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Inequity in Homeschooling

Andrea Stairs-Davenport, associate dean of USM’s School of Education and Human Development and professor of Literacy Education, and Flynn Ross, associate professor and chair of USM’s Teacher Education Department, both contributed to the Portland Press Herald’s article about the inequity of families choosing to homeschool their children during the pandemic.
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Maine's Public Schools for the Common Good

The University’s Flynn Ross, associate professor and chair of the Teacher Education department contributed an opinion piece to the Bangor Daily News with her views on the importance of Maine’s public schools for the common good.
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USM storytellers collaborate for new book about the Presumpscot River

USM Professor of Environmental Science and Policy Robert Sanford co-edited the recently published book “River Voices: Perspectives on the Presumpscot” — and he had a raft of USM faculty and staff collaborators on board for the project.

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