September 13, 2020

Transforming rural education, more relief for students, planning to vote

Transforming rural education, more relief for students, planning to vote


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Transforming rural education

As teachers face the challenge of providing safe and engaging educational experiences amid a pandemic, we were excited to read Aislinn Sarnacki’s article “Maine schools are building outdoor classrooms as safer alternatives.” Our ongoing project, Transforming Rural Experience in Education (TREE), has been partnering with the Cobscook Institute in Trescott and the Maine Outdoor School in Milbridge for the past four years, not only because learning outdoors offers space, fresh air and inspiration, but also because the opportunity to explore and learn in Maine’s abundant, beautiful landscape is a key part of trauma-responsive practice.



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