UMM to Host Education Commissioner Oct. 29

Machias, ME - Susan Gendron, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Education, will give a public address on Education Policy Issues and Challenges at the University of Maine at Machias on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Portside room of Kimball Hall.

Commissioner Gendron is coming at the invitation of UMM President Cynthia Huggins as part of the college's efforts to mark a century of teacher education next year. In 1909 the Washington State Normal School began training teachers for Washington County and Maine.

Gendron, who has a BA and Masters Degree from the University of Southern Maine, spent the first ten years of her career as a Kindergarten Teacher. She is active in the Maine School Superintendent Association, Association for Supervisor & Curriculum Development and the American Association of School Administration.

For more information contact Jon Reisman at 255-1242.

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