AUGUSTA – The Maine Education Leadership Consortium announces the award of grants to 12 Maine teachers to participate in a process leading to national board certification.

The $2,300 grants are made possible by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and matching funds from several public organizations. Area recipients are listed below.

Pamela Davis, graduated from University of Maine, BA, University of Southern Maine, MS, teaches at Edward Little High School, Auburn.

Linda Dillon, graduated from Long Island University, BA, Hofstra University, MEd, teaches at Lake Region High School, Naples.

Michelle DiMauro, graduated from University of Maine, BS, teaches at Edward Little High School, Auburn.

Lisa Galgay, graduated from University of Maine, BS, University of Maine, MEd, teaches at Hartford-Sumner Elementary.

Idella Harter, graduated from University of Maine, BS, Temple University, MEd, teaches at East Auburn Community School.

Gwenda Hatch, graduated from Wheaton College, BS, and University of Southern Maine, MEd, teaches at Marcia Buker School, Richmond.

Holly Johnson, graduated from University of Southern Maine, BS, teaches at Marcia Buker School, Richmond.

Christy Owens, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University, BA, and University of Dayton, MEd, teaches at Mount Vernon Elementary.

Mary Whitten, graduated from University of Maine at Farmington, BS, and University of Maine, MEd, teaches at Gardiner Area High School.

Susan Williams, graduated from University of Massachusetts, BA, and University of Southern Maine, MEd, teaches at Mabel I. Wilson School, Cumberland.

National board certification is one of the highest honors that is bestowed by the teaching profession and is a symbol of commitment to accomplished teaching.


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