An Important Announcement: Remembering Dr. Stephen York

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Dr. Stephen York, Academic Dean and Co-Founder of The New England Institute for Teacher Education. Dr. York’s profound impact on our institution and the broader community will forever be remembered and cherished.

Dr. York’s unwavering dedication to fostering a nurturing and innovative learning environment helped to shape The New England Institute for Teacher Education. Dr. York’s leadership and vision helped to guide us over the years.

Dr. York’s legacy extends beyond the classroom and reaches deep into the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him. His warmth, wisdom, and genuine concern for each individual have touched the lives of students, instructors, and community members alike.

Your understanding and support are deeply appreciated during this difficult time. A memorial service to celebrate Dr. York’s life will be held on Friday August 25th at 11AM with a reception following at the Elm Street Congregational Church in Bucksport, Maine. A tribute service by Dr. York’s congregation will be held at the Church on Sunday August 27th at 10 am.

Dr. Stephen York’s legacy will continue to inspire us as we carry forward his vision and commitment to education. His passion for teaching, dedication to excellence, and compassionate spirit will forever remain a guiding light in our hearts.