Farmington Education grads get hired.

According to the University of Maine at Farmington’s 2018 teacher education unit alumni survey, 84% of respondents indicate being employed as a teacher in the field and a majority being hired within one year of graduation. In addition, 98.9% of graduates responding to the survey said they were very satisfied or satisfied with their UMF program.

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
  • 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