Marianne True

Marianne TrueMarianne True
Professor of Elementary Education and Childhood Studies

Phone: (603) 535-2660


Marianne True has worked in public schools as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal before coming to Plymouth State University. In addition to teaching courses in observation and assessment, organizational leadership, contemporary trends, and planning and problem solving, True works with school districts throughout the state on issues such as differentiation, classroom management, and the change process. She is the editor of the New Hampshire Journal of Education. True is the faculty advisor to the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and a member of the graduate council.

Degrees and Education
  • EdD, Educational Leadership, University of Sarasota
  • CAGS, Educational Leadership, Plymouth State College
  • MEd, Administration, Plymouth State College
  • BA, Secondary English Education, Boston College

Research Interests
  • Challenges in leadership
  • Transition

Awards and Distinctions
  • Distinguished Graduate Teacher, Plymouth State University, 2005
  • New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award, 2003
  • New Hampshire Teacher of the Year, 1989

Associations, Boards, and Committees
  • New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, president
  • Frost Faculty Center for Learning and Teaching Excellence, co-director
  • Lakes Region Superintendents Association, university representative

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