Dr. Flynn Ross is chair of the Teacher Education Department and coordinator for ETEP, the Extended Teacher Education Program at the University of Southern Maine. She is a former state co-coordinator of the Scholars Strategy Network, to 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.
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