Powers Hall, 1921

Teacher education has a proud tradition at UMaine-Machias. In 1909, Washington State Normal School opened its doors in Machias with the express mission of training teachers. In 1970, the institution became known as University of Maine at Machias.

Today, UMM continues to draw upon its rich history of preparing individuals to work as K-12 educators. During their time at UMM, our pre-service teachers have a wealth of opportunities to engage with currently practicing K-12 classroom teachers in local schools through field experiences that begin during the first year in our programs.  Our graduates become highly qualified teachers with strong educational foundation in content and pedagogy.

Education majors may choose from one of the following concentrations:

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Inclusive Early Childhood

Contact Us

Heather Ball, Associate Professor of Special Education
229F Torrey Hall