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Educational Leadership Program Newsletter December 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine Dec 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter December 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside the issue:

  • Letter from the Department Chair
  • Alumni Spotlight: Rachelle Tome
  • Featured Faculty: Arts Educators: Maine Arts Assessment Initiative
  • Thinking About Internship?
  • Spring 2013 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory


Torch (November/December 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project Nov 2012

Torch (November/December 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Educational Leadership Program Newsletter November 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine Nov 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter November 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the Department Chair
  • Meet the Staff: Jennifer Rock, Graduate Assistant
  • Alumni Spotlight
  • In Memoriam: Kenneth Nye
  • Spring 2013 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory


Library Ledger, University Of Southern Maine Libraries Oct 2012

Library Ledger, University Of Southern Maine Libraries

Library Ledger

Fall 2012


Educational Leadership Program Newsletter October 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine Oct 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter October 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the Department Chair
  • Alumni Spotlight: John Jones
  • Faculty Comment from Lynne Miller: The ABC's of School Success
  • PhD Program Update from Lynne Miller
  • Tentative Spring 2013 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory


Torch (September/October 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project Sep 2012

Torch (September/October 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


The Maine Schools Study: Phase Ii Report On Improving Maine Schools Preliminary Analysis Of Maine High Schools, David L. Silvernail Phd, Erika K. Stump Phd Jun 2012

The Maine Schools Study: Phase Ii Report On Improving Maine Schools Preliminary Analysis Of Maine High Schools, David L. Silvernail Phd, Erika K. Stump Phd

School Improvement

At the request of the state legislature, the Maine Education Policy Research Institute (MEPRI) at University of Southern Maine (USM) has been conducting a study of public schools that have been identified as: (1) more efficient; and (2) improving. Over the past two years, MEPRI has developed a set of metrics for identifying schools whose students are beating the odds by performing significantly better on state assessments than is predicted from student and community characteristics, and to use this same metric to identifying improving schools, school that have a record of improvement. The goal of the two-phase study has been ...


Torch (May/June 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project May 2012

Torch (May/June 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Educational Leadership Program Newsletter May/June 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine May 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter May/June 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the Department Chair
  • Alumni Spotlight: Marco Alberti
  • An Interview with Ken Nye
  • Educational Leadership Symposium
  • Fall 2012 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory


English Department Newsletter 2012, English Department, University Of Southern Maine Apr 2012

English Department Newsletter 2012, English Department, University Of Southern Maine

Department of English Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Library Ledger, University Of Southern Maine Libraries Apr 2012

Library Ledger, University Of Southern Maine Libraries

Library Ledger

Spring 2012


Educational Leadership Program Newsletter April 2012, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine Apr 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter April 2012, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the Department Chair
  • Alumni Spotlight: Grace Valenzuela
  • Faculty Profile: Mary-Jo O'Connor
  • Tentative Fall 2012 Schedule
  • Summer 2012 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory


College Connections Newsletter, Spring 2012, Jeanne Curran-Sarto (Ed.) Apr 2012

College Connections Newsletter, Spring 2012, Jeanne Curran-Sarto (Ed.)

College Connections Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Kelly Hrenko Pairs Art Education with Portland Middle & High School Students to Explore Other Cultures
  • Deandra Guidi Wins Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation Scholarship
  • Stonecoast MFA Alumna has First Book Published
  • Brendan Morse, Political science Student, Travels to Jordan
  • The Distinguished faculty of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science
  • Michael Hillard Receives USM Trustee Professorship
  • Spring 2012 Calendar of Events


Educational Leadership Program Newsletter March 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine Mar 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter March 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this Issue:

  • Letter from the Department Chair
  • Faculty Profile: Andrew Dolloff
  • Principals and Technology Survey Results
  • Alumni Spotlight: Donna Lisnik
  • Summer 2012 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory


Torch (March/April 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project Mar 2012

Torch (March/April 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


More Efficient Public Schools In Maine: Learning Communities Building The Foundation Of Intellectual Work, David L. Silvernail Phd, Erika K. Stump Phd, Richard E. Barnes, Kenneth E. Kunin, Sarah E. Wintle Jan 2012

More Efficient Public Schools In Maine: Learning Communities Building The Foundation Of Intellectual Work, David L. Silvernail Phd, Erika K. Stump Phd, Richard E. Barnes, Kenneth E. Kunin, Sarah E. Wintle

School Improvement

This report describes the methodology used to identify Maine schools that were outperforming expectations and reports the results from conducting case studies of a representative sample of these and other Maine schools. Through these case studies, we were able to uncover what the schools were doing that set them apart from other schools and what other schools may wish to emulate as they work to build the foundation for improvement within their own schools.


More Efficient High Schools In Maine: Emerging Student‐Centered Learning Communities, David L. Silvernail Phd, Erika K. Stump Phd, Richard E. Barnes, Kenneth E. Kunin, Sarah E. Wintle Jan 2012

More Efficient High Schools In Maine: Emerging Student‐Centered Learning Communities, David L. Silvernail Phd, Erika K. Stump Phd, Richard E. Barnes, Kenneth E. Kunin, Sarah E. Wintle

School Improvement

The Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation at the University of Southern Maine conducted a study in 2010-2011 of a sample of Maine high schools. Funded in part by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, the study examined the degree to which these More Efficient high schools were also student-centered.

This report describes the methodology used to identify Maine schools that were outperforming expectations and reports the results from conducting case studies of a representative sample of these and other Maine schools. Through these case studies, we were able to uncover what the schools were doing that set them ...


The 2011-2012 Review Of Selected Components In The Essential Programs And Services Funding Formula, David L. Silvernail Phd, James E. Sloan, Amanda Bailey Jan 2012

The 2011-2012 Review Of Selected Components In The Essential Programs And Services Funding Formula, David L. Silvernail Phd, James E. Sloan, Amanda Bailey

School Funding - Essential Programs and Services (EPS)

No abstract provided.


Early Observations Of High School Deployment Of One-To-One Technology: A Qualitative Look At One-To-One Computing In Maine High Schools, Leanne C. Walker, Amy F. Johnson Phd, David L. Silvernail Phd Jan 2012

Early Observations Of High School Deployment Of One-To-One Technology: A Qualitative Look At One-To-One Computing In Maine High Schools, Leanne C. Walker, Amy F. Johnson Phd, David L. Silvernail Phd

Education Technology

This research compared the experiences of one-to-one deployment of a small group of MLTI high schools with those of a small group of netbook high schools in the following areas:

General observations: What have been the benefits and challenges of launching a 1:1 program in high school? Has the type of device affected the experiences of schools (netbooks vs. MLTI MacBooks)?

Usage of 1:1 Devices: How do the experiences of the students and teachers compare in the two different programs? Are the less expensive netbook devices adequate for use in the classroom? Does the level of technology integration ...


Torch (January/February 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project Jan 2012

Torch (January/February 2012), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Educational Leadership Program Newsletter January/February 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine Jan 2012

Educational Leadership Program Newsletter January/February 2012, Educational Leadership Program, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • Letter from the Program Coordinator
  • Faculty Profile: James Curry
  • Meet Our Staff - Kathie Bickford
  • Alumni Spotlight: Kim Brandt
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Tentative Spring 2012 Schedule
  • Notes of Interest
  • Faculty & Staff Program Directory