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College of Education and Human Development

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Why join the College of Education and Human Development?

We are a vibrant academic community. Grounded in a commitment to inclusivity and support, we provide an environment where students can thrive. The diversity and scope of our education and human development programs is unmatched in Maine. Our unwavering pursuit of academic excellence ensures that our graduates leave with a robust education and the experience necessary to pursue meaningful and successful careers. For our alumni and community partners, our doors are always open for continued personal and professional growth.

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The College of Education and Human Development at UMaine is the largest educator preparation and training college in the state. Our educator preparation programs are accredited by CAEP, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. CAEP accreditation is a seal of approval that assures quality in educator preparation and that our programs prepare new teachers to know their subjects, their students and have the training that allows them to enter the classroom ready to teach effectively.

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