Representative Victoria P. Kornfield
Rep. Tori Kornfield has been a lifelong educator. She taught for 37 years, 30 at Bangor High School. She has a Masters degree in teaching and Certificate of Advanced Study in educational administration. She has two daughters, three grandchildren, and a husband who is a professor at the University of Maine.
She has traveled extensively including going around the world by ship. She has been out with the game wardens to tag the bears in their winter dens and on the red carpet at the Academy Awards. Rep. Kornfield feels extremely lucky to retire from a profession she loved and then to immediately begin a new career that she is sure she will love.
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Rep. Kornfield previously served on the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.
Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: 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.
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