Undergraduate Teacher Education


Anti-Racism Starts with Education

One of the School of Education and Human Development’s newest faculty members is using education to take on anti-racism.

Assistant Professor Malone Awarded Anti-Racist Grant

Larissa Malone, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation under their Rapid Response Fund: Educators for Black Lives Grant to continue her work promoting anti-racism in education through the support and encouragement of the educators themselves.
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.

Teacher Education Faculty Scholarship

Several ETEP and Teacher Education faculty members are engaged in scholarship throughout the state.
Portland Museum of Art Director of Learning & Interpretation Phillippa Pitts presents on Visual Literacy, Visual Thinking, and Visual Questioning at the  fourth-annual Assessment Literacy Conference

Annual Assessment Literacy Conference draws hundreds of Maine teachers

More than 330 educators from across Maine convened at the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine (USM) Monday and Tuesday, May 7-8, for the fourth-annual Assessment Literacy Conference.

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.

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.