Graduate Programs - Literacy Education
The University of Maine’s Literacy Education graduate programs provide the opportunity to explore vital issues of literacy research and instruction with nationally recognized faculty. The UMaine literacy faculty has:
- published over 30 books, plus numerous scholarly articles
- been recognized with two University-wide Faculty Excellence awards
- established a national site for Reading Recovery Teacher Leader Training
- developed and implemented the Maine Literacy Partnership
- founded the Maine Writing Project a site of the National Writing Project and programs such as Young Authors’ Camps, Effective Practices and writing retreats
- received two Spencer Foundation Grants
- collaboratively secured a $4.7 million federal Reading Excellence Act grant and served as providers of training and development
- Dr. Susan Bennett-Armistead, Assistant Professor, Early Literacy
- Dr. Jan Kristo, Associate Dean for Instruction
- Marcia Boody, University Trainer, Maine Literacy Partnership
- Dr. Rich Kent, Associate Professor & Coordinator of Academic Programs in Literacy. Director, Maine Writing Project
- Ken Martin, Lecturer
- Jane Wellman-Little, Lecturer
- Maja Wilson, Lecturer
- Mary Rosser, Director, Center for Reading Recovery
- Master’s Program in Literacy Education, M.Ed.
- Certificate of Advanced Study in Literacy Education, C.A.S.
- Doctoral Program in Literacy Education, Ph.D.
- Special Programs in Literacy