Mary Ellin Logue

Mary Ellin LogueDirector, School of Learning and Teaching
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
Phone: 207.581.2726

304 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5749

Bio: Mary Ellin Logue is director of the School of Learning of Learning and Teaching with the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, where she is an associate professor of early childhood education in the teacher education program. Dr. Logue specializes in applying developmental theory to classroom practice. She has a strong background working at the national, state and local level with programs focused on children at-risk for school failure. She works extensively with pre-service and practicing teachers in elementary and early childhood schools. She has developed curriculum and professional development materials for the National Head Start Bureau and Title I and participated in the development of state learning standards for early childhood. She is a cooperating faculty member on the state-wide Elementary Science Partnership grant and supports state policy initiatives in early education. Prior to joining UMaine, Dr. Logue was a Senior Research Associate at RMC Research where, among other projects, she worked as a member of the Rural Technical Assistance Team for Title 1.

Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education, 1986, University of Massachusetts
M.A. 1976, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
B.S. 1975, University of Maine

Courses taught at UMaine

  • CHF 322: Early Childhood Social Studies
  • CHF 450: Early Childhood Special Education
  • SED 505: Diversity in Development
  • HUD 521: Science as Inquiry in Early Childhood

Sample publications

  • McGuire, P., Tu, S., Logue, M., Mason, C., Ostrow, K. (2017). Counterintuitive effects of online feedback in middle school math: results from a randomized control in ASSISTments. Journal of Educational Media International.
  • Logue, M.E., Tu, S., Fisher, S., Mason, C.A. (June 2015). Public preschool programs in Maine: Four case studies of quality programs. A report of the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI ). Orono, ME: University of Maine.
  • Fairman, J. Logue, M.E., LaBrie, S. (2016). Factors Influencing Parents’ Decision to Use Public Preschool Programs in Maine: Results of a Parent Survey. A report of the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI). Orono, ME: University of Maine
  • Logue, M. E. (2015). School Readiness. SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Logue, M.E., Dayhuff, M.H., Keen, R.C., & Field, T. Lessons from Roberta. Young Children, (2013). 68,3, 76079.
  • Logue, M.E, Cronkite, D, Shelton, H & Austin, J. (2012). Strengthening Partnerships with Toddlers’ Parents Through Toddler Stories. Revised and expanded from 2007 article. Spotlight on Infants and Toddlers. Washington, DC: NAEYC.