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 Education Alumna Becomes Assistant Professor!

Yalda Kaveh, who received her M.S.Ed in 2013 from USM, has been hired as an Assistant Professor at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers' College.

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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.