Elementary Education

BDN shares Family Literacy Night news release

The Bangor Daily News republished a news release about the recent Family Literacy Nights at Alton Elementary School and Viola Rand Elementary School in Bradley, hosted by students in the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development.

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A photo of Maria Low and Joan Staffiere in a classroom at Shibles Hall.

Education connection: Student teacher reunites with elementary school principal at UMaine

Back in 2006 and 2007, Maria Low was in kindergarten at Capri Street School in Brewer, Maine. Joan Staffiere was the school’s principal. Low is now a college senior majoring in elementary education at the University of Maine, where Staffiere — who retired from a distinguished career as a public school teacher and administrator in 2008 — is now an adjunct instructor and student teaching supervisor.

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