Mary Ellin Logue

Mary Ellin LogueAssociate Professor, Early Childhood Education
Phone: 207.581.2726

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

Bio: Mary Ellin Logue has been a faculty member at the University of Maine since 2002. Previously, she was a senior research associate at RMC Research, an educational research organization working on education and policy issues. She holds a doctorate in early childhood education from the University of Massachusetts. Her areas of expertise include: early childhood education, special education, parent involvement, Head Start, Title I, family literacy, program development and teacher education. She currently serves as director of the School of Learning and Teaching.

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

Courses taught at UMaine

  • CHF 304: Field Experience in Early Childhood
  • CHF 322: Curriculum and Methods for Teaching Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
  • CHF 450: Early Childhood Special Education
  • SED 505: Diversity and Development
  • HUD 521: Science as Inquiry in Early Childhood

Sample publications

  • Logue, M. E. (in press). 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.
  • Logue, M.E. & Detour, A (2011) “You be the Bad Guy”: A new role for teachers in supporting children’s dramatic play. Early Childhood Research and Practice. Vol. 13 (1).
  • Logue, M.E. & Harvey, H. Preschool teachers’ views of active play (2010) . Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 24(1), 32-49.