Bright From the Start: The Best Educators Begin at Farmington.

  • Maine 2017 Elementary Principal of the Year, Jennifer McGee ’86, is a UMF Education graduate.
  • Maine 2017 Teacher of the Year, Tammy Ranger ’99, is a UMF Education graduate.
  • Maine 2015 Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Dorman ’93, is a UMF Education graduate.
  • Maine 2015 Elementary School Principal of the Year, Tracy Williams ’82, is a UMF Education graduate.
  • Maine 2014 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 2014 Apple Design Award at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference.
  • UMF was featured as a Newsweek.com Great Teaching School in 2015 and 2014.

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

A recent survey found 17 percent of all teachers in Maine schools hold a UMF degree.

  • Auburn
  • Augusta
  • Bangor
  • Belgrade
  • Benton
  • Biddeford
  • Bloomfield
  • Bristol
  • 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 in schools in:

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