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About Anita J. Stewart McCafferty

Dr. Stewart McCafferty comes to USM from the ranks of public school leadership; most recently, she was the principal of Reeds Brook Middle School in Hampden, Maine (RSU #22). Prior to that, she was an assistant principal and athletic director at Mattanawcook Junior High School in Lincoln, Maine (RSU #67). Anita spent fifteen years teaching in and leading middle schools and is passionate about creating dynamic enviornments in which young adolescents,their educators, and the community at large collaborate to solve authentic community problems while learning rigorous, meaningful curriculum. She advocates providing ample opportunities for both students and staff to participate in and develop leadership skills; her doctoral research examines the impacts of high-quality service learing upon students, educators, and community partners.


Present Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership, University of Southern Maine


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