School of Education and Human Development
Impactful Results for New Reading and Writing Teaching Method
Windham Primary School (WPS) has implemented a new way to teach reading and writing and the effect on student learning is astounding.
USM Alumna Named Sagadahoc County Teacher of the Year
Alumna Christine Del Rossi was named the 2018 Sagadahoc County Teacher of the Year. Del Rossi, who earned her BA in Art in 1996 and her MS.Ed. in Professional Education in 2013 from the University, has been a Visual Arts teacher at Mt. Ararat for 22 years, first at the middle school and now at the high school for the past six years.
MS.Ed. Candidate In Motion with Skillin Elementary Students
Justine Bouthot, who is a candidate for her MS.Ed. from the University, is a fourth grade teacher at Biddeford Intermediate School with a love for engaging young minds.
USM Alumna Named 2019 York County Teacher of the Year
Ethel Atkinson '98 has been named 2019 York County Teacher of the Year.
TESOL and Literacy Education Student and Alumni Publications
Recent publications of Literacy Education and TESOL students and alumni.
Save the Date for the Southern Maine Partnership Spring Conference
The Southern Maine Partnership spring conference will focus on inspiring and enhancing the capacity of district and school leaders to foster school environments that promote cultural responsiveness and inclusion to meet the needs of all learners.
TESOL student named Boren Fellow Recipient
TESOL student Kimberly McLaughlin has been named a 2019-2020 National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowship recipient.
USM's Flynn Ross joining Maine effort to address teacher shortage
USM’s Flynn Ross has joined a statewide effort to encourage more people to become teachers. Ross, an associate professor and USM’s Teacher Education chair, has been appointed to the Maine Department of Education’s Educator Talent Committee
USM Alumna Named 2020 Maine Teacher of the Year
USM Alumna, Heather Whitaker, has been named the 2020 Maine Teacher of the Year.
Register for the Fall 2020 Visible Learning Institute
Southern Maine Partnership hosts Professor John Hattie's only Fall 2020 US appearance at the Visible Learningplus Institute on September 23-24, 2020.