Title: Elementary School Teacher
Company: Maine School Administrative District #71
Location: Kennebunk, Maine, United States
Robert Dyer, Elementary School Educator at Maine School Administrative District #71, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in public education.
Mr. Dyer started his higher education at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1964, and started as an intern teacher for the Town of Kennebunk. In 1965, he became a sixth-grade teacher for the Town of Wells, continuing his studies at the same time. He earned a Master of Arts in teaching from the University of Maine in 1966. After graduating, Mr. Dyer started his career with Maine School Administrative District #71 as a sixth-grade teacher, a position he held for 25 years, until 1991. From 1987 to 1988, he held the position of master teacher, and from 1988 to 1999, he held the position of career level teacher. From 1999 to 2009, he worked in educational technology.
Throughout his educational career, Mr. Dyer’s excellence has been recognized with myriad awards and recognitions. Between 1971 and 1985, he was the recipient of grants from the Department of Education for five different years. He was awarded the Louis Lambert Award from the Maine Science Teachers Association, and the Milken National Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation. In 1999, Mr. Dyer received the Colby College Teacher of the Year award, in addition to the Outstanding Educator Award. In addition to his educational achievements, he has also held roles in many organizations, including the National Education Association, the Maine Teachers Association, and the National Science Teacher Association, among others. Since 2016, he has also been a member of the Kennebunk Recreation Commission’s Citizens Police Academy. As a testament to Mr. Dyer’s success as a certified elementary teacher, he has been included in the 25th and 26th editions of Who’s Who in the East, the fourth edition of Who’s Who in American Education, and the 50th edition of Who’s Who in America.
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