Literacy Education

USM’s Literacy, Language, and Culture Program is committed to promoting 21st century literacy, multilingualism, and multiculturalism locally and globally. Educators, school administrators, international teachers are encouraged to apply. Learn more about Literacy Education.

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Literacy Programs are Ideal for...

Professionals who are interested in literacy education, including teachers, educational technicians, adult educators, and school administrators.

Summer Practicum Experience

Master's level students complete their required literacy practicum by tutoring local children during the summer, 100% coordinated by the Literacy department!

Scholastic Writing Awards of Maine

The Southern Maine Writing Project, in conjunction with the Literacy, Language and Culture Program, was the host of the 2018 Scholastic Writing Awards of Maine.

Southern Maine Writing Project

The National Writing Project is the premier effort to improve writing in America. It has over 200 sites, including the Southern Maine Writing Project at the U.S.M.