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Student hugging smiling man in care facility.

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.
Condy Soule teaching class

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.
University of Southern Maine Public Policy PhD candidate, Sonya Durney

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.
NASSP 2020 Assistant Principal of the Year Erin Maguire shaking hands with a student

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).
University of Southern Maine School of Education and Human Development alumni.

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.
Student in USM's Summer Reading and Writing Workshop.

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.
Blooming trees on the USM Gorham campus.

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.
Teacher with elementary students

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.
Pine needles coated in ice

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 Justine Bouthot

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.

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