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Award-Winning Alumni

In our learner-centered professional community, we blend tradition with innovation to explore the challenges that readers and writers face today.

Our alumni are frequently named Maine Teacher of the Year and recognized for innovation, professionalism, and dedication in teaching. 

Graduates of our Literacy program are prepared to enhance literacy instruction in their classroom as K-12 teacher-leaders, or to serve as literacy specialists, literacy coaches, Title I Directors, and literacy interventionists. 


Our TESOL program is home to a multicultural and international community. Our graduates teach in Maine, elsewhere in the U.S., and internationally, including Japan, United Arab Emirates, Belgium, and Egypt, among other countries. 

As lifelong learners, we encourage our alumni to continuously explore, study, analyze, and critically discuss matters of culture, equity, access, and diversity. 

Our alumni are frequently named Maine Teacher of the Year and have also been named a Boren Fellow and Fulbright Fellow.