SMART for Schools


SMART is an outreach initiative of the University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Education and Human Development (SEHD). We aim to provide:

  • Individualized assessment services
  • Consultation with schools and districts related to implementation of best practices
  • Professional development to support the ongoing sustainability of effective instructional practices
  • Tutoring for children in Kindergarten through grade 5 with reading difficulties
National Technical Assistance Center on Response to Intervention


What is SMART?

SMART's mission is to address the learning and behavior needs of students in Maine schools and support schools implementing MTSS-A(Academics) and MTSS-B (PBIS).

How can we help schools achieve these goals?

  • Assessment
  • Consulting
  • Professional Development
  • Technical Assistance