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Dr. Katherine Yardley

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Associate Provost, Dean of Educat...

Local Address: Maine, United States
The University of Maine at Farmington

Employment History


  • Ph.D.
13 Total References
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"We'll be able to start working ..., 29 Sept 2014 [cached]
"We'll be able to start working with these students in seventh grade and support them and their families to create a college-going culture," said Katherine Yardley, UMF associate provost, dean of the College of Education, Health and Rehabilitation and grant program manager.
"As we're trying to use different cutting edge strategies, you want to make sure you know what is most effective in creating a college going climate and raising student achievement," said Yardley.
After the study the different intervention methods, she said they can then share those findings with other schools.
In addition it will work working directly with students, the program will work with their families.
"So one aspect would be supporting families so they have an understanding and feel comfortable understanding financial aid and visiting schools," she said.
When choosing the schools to work with, Yardley said they looked at factors like the number of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch, the high school graduation rates and the number of students going on to college.
"This program is exciting because it then works on multiple levels to look at what the resources are and what can then strengthen academics," she said.
Governance | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, 28 Mar 2014 [cached]
Higher Education Lead: Katherine Yardley, Ph.D., Associate Provost, Dean of Education, University of Maine at Farmington
Rural school systems struggle with special education, 25 Jan 2004 [cached]
Kathy Yardley, dean of the College of Education Health and Rehabilitation at the University of Maine at Farmington, said all the education courses there discuss how to work with children with disabilities, how to modify curriculums and how to provide assisted technology.
UMF students in the education program also are required to take a course in special education, she said.
"The faculty are making a conscious effort to include more about children of all abilities in their courses," Yardley said.
"A new feature of the grant ... [cached]
"A new feature of the grant this year is the opportunity to follow and support GEAR UP students and their families during the first year of college," said Katherine Yardley, UMF associate provost, dean of the College of Education, Health and Rehabilitation and grant program manager.
21st Century Sites Contact List 2003-04, 13 Aug 2004 [cached]
Contact: Dr. Katherine Yardley, Dean
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