Farmington Education grads get hired.

According to a 2020 survey of UMF Education graduates over the past three years, 83% of respondents indicated being employed in the field of education, with 85% hired within a year of graduation and 73% employed within four months of graduation.

Overall, 94.3% of respondents indicated they were Very Satisfied or Satisfied with their teacher education preparation at UMF.

UMF Education graduates work in schools across Maine, throughout the U.S., and around the world.

  • Auburn
  • Augusta
  • Bangor
  • Belgrade
  • Benton
  • Biddeford
  • Bloomfield
  • Bristol
  • Caribou
  • Carrabassett Valley
  • China
  • Clinton
  • Ellsworth
  • Fairfield
  • Farmington
  • Gardiner
  • Hebron
  • Houlton
  • Kents Hill
  • Lewiston
  • Liberty
  • Madison
  • Mars Hill
  • Millinocket
  • Mt. Desert Island
  • Naples
  • Newport
  • Norridgewock
  • Oxford
  • Norway / Paris
  • Portland
  • Presque Isle
  • Raymond
  • Rockland
  • Rumford
  • Saco
  • Sanford
  • Skowhegan
  • Vinalhaven
  • Waterboro
  • Waterville
  • Westbrook
  • Wilton
  • Winslow
  • Wiscassett
  • And more

And in schools in:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Chile
  • England
  • Turkey

Bright From the Start: The Best Teachers Started at Farmington.

  • 2019 National Education Assoc. Foundation Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence recipient, Dan Ryder, is a UMF Education graduate
  • 2017 Maine Elementary Principal of the Year, Jennifer McGee ’86, is a UMF Education graduate
  • 2017 Maine Teacher of the Year, Tammy Ranger ’99, is a UMF Education graduate
  • 2015 Maine Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Dorman ’93, is a UMF Education graduate
  • 2015 Maine Elementary School Principal of the Year, Tracy Williams ’82, is a UMF Education graduate
  • 2014 Maine Elementary School Principal of the Year, Melanie Ellsworth ’84, is a UMF Education graduate
  • Since 2006 seven UMF Education graduates have been named Maine Teacher of the Year

Plus

  • UMF Education graduates have received the U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
  • UMF Education graduates received the prestigious Milken Family Foundation Educator Award
  • UMF Education graduates have been named Maine History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehman Institute of America
  • A UMF Education graduate is an Adult Space Camp graduate and earned certification at the Google Teacher Academy in London
  • A UMF Education graduate received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Award
  • A UMF Education graduate received the prestigious Apple Design Award
  • UMF was featured as a Newsweek.com Great Teaching School