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Senate Committee on Education

 

AGENDA

 

Room 28

March 21, 2017 - March 24, 2017

Last Updated 5/5/2017 3:43 PM

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

1:00 PM          S. 109 - An act relating to tuition payments and public high school choice

William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education

 

1:30 PM          S. 122 - An act relating to increased flexibility for school district mergers

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

2:00 PM          H. 504 - An act relating to career technical education, special education, and education weightings

Walk-through of bill and testimony

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Heather Bouchey, Ph.D., Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

Jay Ramsey, Director, Career and Technical Education, Agency of Education

 

3:30 PM          S. 130 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to education laws

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Susan Stitely, President, Association of Vermont Independent Colleges - Phone

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

2:00 PM          H. 513 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes to education law

Act 166

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Aly Richards, Dir. of Special Projects & Intergovernmental Affairs, Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children & Families

Amy Fowler, Ed.D., Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education

Sierra Lowell, Craftsbury Saplings - a Community Childcare Center

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

2:30 PM          S. 122 - An act relating to increased flexibility for school district mergers

Committee discussion of  proposed amendment

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

--          S. 130 - An act relating to miscellaneous changes to education laws

Committee discussion of proposed amendment

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Susan Stitely, President, Association of Vermont Independent Colleges

 

4:00 PM          Joint Assembly

Judicial Retention

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

2:00 PM          School Safety

Emily Harris, Northeast Regional Emergency Management Program Coordinator, Department of Public Safety

Robert L. Evans, Manager, Organizational Assessment and K-12 Services, Margolis Healy

 

2:30 PM          S. 122 - An act relating to increased flexibility for school district mergers

Vote on amendment

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Jeannie Lowell at 802-828-3805 or jlowell@leg.state.vt.us

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