School of Education and Human Development
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.
Alumna is Honored for Her Work with the Visually Impaired
Alumna Taya Tarr, a vocational rehabilitation counselor, has been recognized by the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI) in Vermont with the Commissioner’s Award for her exceptional work.
USM grad Cindy Soule named 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year
For the second consecutive year, Maine’s Teacher of the Year is a University of Southern Maine graduate.
USM Student Helps Seniors with Alzheimer's
Kacey Foerster, a member of the class of 2021 at the University, is taking time to help some special seniors in her community.
USM Alumna is named Cumberland County Teacher of the Year
Cindy Soule ‘00, a graduate of USM’s ETEP program, has been named the 2020 Cumberland County Teacher of the Year. Soule, a fourth-grade science teacher at Riverton Elementary School, cultivates in her students a sense of curiosity in the natural world and encourages them to be active participants in their own learning.
PhD Candidate Receives American Library Association Honor
Public Policy PhD candidate, Sonya Durney, has been named to the American Library Association’s (ALA) Policy Corps.
USM Alumna is Named 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year
Erin Maguire has been named the 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the Maine Principals’ Association (MPA).
2019 Wall of Achievement Inductees
The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) kicks off each new academic year by awarding distinguished alumnae with induction to its Wall of Achievement.
USM's Summer Reading and Writing Workshop Turns 50
The Department of Literacy, Language and Culture’s 2020 Reading and Writing Workshop is gearing up for its 50th summer of discovery for young readers and writers.
20 Years of Leadership in Literacy
The University of Southern Maine has led the way in the field of Literacy Education for the past 20 years.