Education and Cultural Affairs (EDU)

Committee Room: Room 202, Cross State Office Building
Phone: (207) 287-3125
Audio: www.maine.gov/legis/audio/education_cmte.html
Mailing Address: Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, c/o Legislative Information, 100 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Committee Jurisdiction
Department of Education; State Board of Education; school finance, governance and administration; school budgets; school facilities; curriculum, instruction and assessment; teachers and administrators; special education and child development services; education of deaf and hard-of-hearing students; career and technical education; alternative education, school choice and home schooling; truancy and dropouts; educational services at juvenile correctional facilities; adult education; Maine Education Policy Research Institute; University of Maine System; Maine Community College System; Maine Maritime Academy; postsecondary education finance and governance; student assistance programs at Finance Authority of Maine; and cultural affairs, including Maine Arts Commission, Maine State Library, Maine State Museum and Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation.
 Committee Members
Senate: Brian D. Langley, Chair (R-Hancock)
Peter E. Edgecomb (R-Aroostook)
Rebecca J. Millett (D-Cumberland)
House: Victoria P. Kornfield, Chair (D-Bangor)
Matthea Elisabeth Larsen Daughtry (D-Brunswick)
Brian L. Hubbell (D-Bar Harbor)
Richard R. Farnsworth (D-Portland)
Ryan D. Tipping-Spitz (D-Orono)
Teresa S. Pierce (D-Falmouth)
Joyce A. Maker (R-Calais)†
Michael D. McClellan (R-Raymond)
Matthew G. Pouliot (R-Augusta)
Paul A. Stearns (R-Guilford)