Flynn Ross

ETEP Coordinator, University of Southern Maine

Flynn RossDr. Flynn Ross is the coordinator for ETEP, the Extended Teacher Education Program at the University of Southern Maine.  It is a graduate level teacher certification program.  She is the state co-coordinator of the Scholars Strategy Networkto promote public scholarship in the media and legislature to enhance democracy.  Her research is focused on high quality teacher preparation and ensuring access for underrepresented teaching candidates.  Dr. Ross is also involved in community action research to improve educational opportunities and attainment through the Westbrook Children’s Project.  She is the faculty coordinator of Equity and Excellence in Maine Schools, a Maine based clearinghouse of resources and supports for ensuring access to high quality education for all students. 


  • Equity and Excellence in Maine Schools

  • Diversifying the Teacher Work Force

  • Promoting Public Scholarship to Enhance Democracy

  • Fostering Global Awareness in Maine Schools