Research and Outreach

Students to lead literacy activities at Old Town Elementary

Preservice teacher candidates from the University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development will put some of what they are learning in their literacy methods courses into practice 5–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at literacy night at Old Town Elementary School.

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College of Education and Human Development opens Parenting Relationships Research Lab

The Parenting Relationships Research Lab was created by assistant professor of family studies Daniel Puhlman, whose research explores co-parenting and fathering. The lab will focus on all relationships involved in parenting, especially parents’ relationship with their children and parents’ relationships with each other, but also grandparents, extended family members, teachers and other caregivers.

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Taylor to serve on Reading Recovery Council board

Lori Taylor, a Reading Recovery trainer with the College of Education and Human Development’s University Training Center for Reading Recovery and Comprehensive Literacy, has been elected to a seat on the Reading Recovery Council of North America (RRCNA) Board of Directors.

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MDOE quotes Knowles about leadership development program

Paul Knowles, a lecturer in educational leadership with the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, is quoted in a recent Maine Department of Education newsletter story about the first cohort of the Maine Leadership Development Program.

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Sezen-Barrie’s work on K-12 engineering education featured by UMaine Research

Asli Sezen-Barrie, assistant professor of science and engineering education, is profiled in the latest UMaine Research newsletter. In the article, Sezen-Barrie, who received a 2019 Summer Faculty Research Award, discusses her work to build stronger pre-service programs that include the engineering education for future educators in Maine by focusing on teachers.

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