UMM to Host Education Policy Speaker on Feb. 23

Machias, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will host Gordon Donaldson on Monday, February 23rd at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Donaldson will be the last speaker in a series of education policy talks marking the University's one-hundredth year of teacher education. His topic will be: "What Difference Do School Districts Really Make in Student Learning?"

Dr. Donaldson is a professor of Education at the University of Maine where he teaches graduate courses on educational leadership and research. He has been active in statewide efforts in Maine to develop leadership at the school level, and more recently, in advocating for community schools. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Donaldson was principal of Ellsworth High School, a teacher on North Haven, and in Boston and Philadelphia.

Gordon Donaldson's talk will take place in the Portside room of Kimball Hall. There will be a question and answer session and discussion of education policy issues following his talk.

For more information contact Jon Reisman at 255-1242.

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