Rural education expert to speak at UMaine

The University of Maine will host Kai Schafft, an associate professor of education at Pennsylvania State University and director of the Center on Rural Education and Communities, for a lecture on Wednesday, March 1.

The title of Schafft’s talk is “Rural Bites Back? Understanding Rural Development and Education Policy Contexts in a Post-Obama Era.”

The event is co-sponsored by the UMaine College of Education and Human Development and the Cultural Affairs and Distinguished Lecture Series Committee.

Schafft will speak in 140 Little Hall at 5 p.m., with a reception to follow.