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Summer 2018 Course Offerings

See what courses we have for summer 2018. Registration starts in March!
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USM announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 Fall Semester Dean's List.
USM professor Flynn Ross

Professor's opinion piece addresses changes to teacher certification

USM School of Education professor Flynn Ross wrote an opinion piece in the Bangor Daily News about the impact that changes to teacher certification will have in Maine.

Education experts from USM advise Maine Charter School Commission

A report authored by two professors emeritus from the University of Southern Maine is calling for changes in how the state measures success at its charter schools.

Partnership between RSU14 and USM offers rich experiences for interns and classrooms

For more than a decade, Windham has welcomed teacher interns from USM into their classrooms. More recently, RSU14 and USM have formed a true partnership, offering real benefits to both interns and the district.
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Rehabilitation Counseling Students Present at National Conference

Two graduate students in the Rehabilitation Counseling program, presented at a national conference in Washington DC
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USM partners with Portland schools to help increase diversity among teachers

A new USM course for people interested in teaching — especially people of color with an interest in Portland schools — was spotlighted by the Portland Press Herald.
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Forecaster highlights USM-Portland partnership on diversity

A new USM-Portland partnership that aims to encourage people from diverse backgrounds to enter teaching was highlighted May 23rd in The Forecaster newspaper. The story by reporter Kate Irish Collins was titled "Portland schools launch initiative to increase staff diversity."
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USM Education alumna awarded Fulbright to teach in Indonesia

After teaching immigrant children from Somalia, Djibouti, Angola, Congo and Kenya in Maine classrooms, USM Education alumna Amy Quirion wants to use her skills as an English teacher abroad. And she's doing it as a Fulbrighter.
President Cummings interviewing guests from the School of Education and Human Development and Portland Empowered on the set of the USM update

Replay: 'The USM Update' 4/3/2017

Get an update on USM's sustainability efforts and learn how USM students are being prepared to tackle the environmental challenges facing the planet. Also, hear how USM is preparing its educators to adapt to the changing demographics in Maine's classrooms. Plus, a discussion on the findings of the first in-depth analysis of Maine's juvenile records system.

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