Anderson, Albee featured in Press Herald article about bill to raise minimum teacher salaries

Liam Anderson, a junior at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development studying early childhood education, and Emily Albee, a three-time UMaine alumna, were featured in a Portland Press Herald article about a bill that Maine lawmakers are considering to raise teachers’ minimum salaries to $50,000. “For the aspiring educators seeking out the opportunity to positively impact their community with their passion for the profession, the current teacher salary scale is the most restrictive obstacle towards achieving such an opportunity,” said Anderson, a member of the Student Maine Education Association chapter at UMaine who serves on the MEA Government Relations committee. and the Sun Journal shared the PPH report.