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Gail Gibson (ME '98)

Principal

Mapleton Elementary School
Mapleton, ME

At the time of the Award, Gail Gibson was:

Principal
Mapleton Elementary School
Mapleton, ME

Grade(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


Biographical Information

As a teaching principal at Mapleton Elementary School in Mapleton, Gail Gibson uses what she learns in the classroom to help shape the school's curriculum. A highly successful grant writer, Ms. Gibson obtained funding for a school-wide teacher research team that meets once a month to review ways of improving classroom instruction. She also received funding to create a Parent Room at Mapleton, allowing parents to become more involved by giving them a place on campus to work on classroom-related projects, tutor students, and develop parenting skills. Ms. Gibson recently used donations from the community and a partnership with a local business to computerize the school library.



Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1969 University of Maine - Presque Isle, B.A.


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