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Maureen A. Scane

Assistant Professor, School of Education
Middlefork Hall 352
(765) 973-8266


  • Ed. D., Educational Leadership, NOVA Southeastern University, 2001
  • Gifted and Talented Endorsement, Purdue University, 1991
  • M.A. in Elementary Education, Central Michigan University, 1971
  • B.S. in Science and English, Central Michigan University, 1967

Current Research Interests

Best practices in writing, diversity assessment instrument

Selected Publications

  • Scane, M., & Doerger, D. (2010). Good teachers need to be good writers: Designing and implementing a course for pre-service teachers. Studies in Learning, Evaluation, and Development. Vol. 7 (1), pp. 51-60, June 2010.
  • Scane, M. (2010). Muggins math: Tools for student success. Indiana Math Teacher. February 2010.
  • Smekens, K. & Scane, M. (2010). Launching the Writer’s Workshop Grades 3-12. 2nd Edition. Warren, IN: Smekens Education Solutions.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Coordinator and Teacher, Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools, 1973-2007
  • Teacher, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, Tennessee, 1969-1972
  • Coleman Community Schools, Coleman, Michigan, 1968-1969

Selected Awards/Recognitions

  • Teacher of the Year, 1989
  • Teacher of the Year, 1991