Diversity Resources - Courses and Placements
Field Experience: Urban and Rural Education (EDG 425) New for Spring 2014 this course includes visits to six different urban and rural schools, including a day-long trip to a school in Auburn and an after-school program in Lewiston. This course satisfies the Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives General Education requirement. For more information, contact John Maddaus. Credits: 3
Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling (CEC 520)
Emphasizes understanding of diversity and cultural competency in counseling by examining philosophical, historical, cultural and gender foundations in multicultural and contextual theories across the life span. Field experience required. CEC 548/551, 553, and 556 are recommended but not required. Credits: 3
Project REACH offers 5 courses in teaching English as a Second Language – Scholarship for pre-service teacher education students covers the cost of tuition plus a stipend. Courses are mostly online or during summer session. For more information contact Shelly Chasse-Johndro.
Student Teaching placements in schools with diverse student populations in southern Maine can be arranged. For more information, contact Pam Kimball.
Student Teaching Abroad can be arranged in Australia, China, New Zealand, and Spain. Scholarships are available to assist with expenses. For more information, contact Orlina Boteva, Study Abroad coordinator in the Office of International Programs.
Counselor Education internships: Counselor education is currently offering internships in Vietnam and China, as well as exploring options in other countries. The current internship sites offer no-cost housing and a stipend to students during their stay. For more information, contact Annette Nelligan.