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  • Rep. Kathryn Webb, Chair
  • Rep. Lawrence Cupoli, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Peter Conlon, Ranking Member
  • Rep. John Arrison
  • Rep. Sarah "Sarita" Austin
  • Rep. Erin Brady
  • Rep. Jana Brown
  • Rep. Philip Jay Hooper
  • Rep. Kathleen James, Clerk
  • Rep. Casey Toof
  • Rep. Terri Lynn Williams

House Committee on Education

 

AGENDA

 

Zoom

January 11, 2022 - January 14, 2022

Last Updated 1/14/2022 12:26 PM

 

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are livestreamed at https://legislature.vermont.gov/committee/streaming/house-education.

Please note that closed captions/transcripts may not be completely error-free.

 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

8:15 AM                   Governor's Recommended FY 2022 Budget Adjustment Act

Rep. Peter J. Fagan, House Committee on Appropriations

 

9:00 AM                   Governor's Recommended FY 2022 Budget Adjustment Act

Windsor Central Supervisory Union

James Fenn, Director of Finance & Operations, Windsor Central Supervisory Union

 

9:30 AM                   Act 66

E-Finance Language Review

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

10:00 AM                   House Floor

 

1:00 PM                   Governor's Recommended FY 2022 Budget Adjustment Act

Career and Technical Education Update

Jason Gingold, Director, Burlington Technical Center

 

1:30 PM                   Miscellaneous Education COVID-19 Bill

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

2:30 PM                   Governor's Recommended FY 2022 Budget Adjustment Act

Adult Basic Education

Bill Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education

Jess DeCarolis, Division Director, Student Pathways, Agency of Education

Jill Briggs Campbell, COVID-19 Federal Emergency Funds Project Manager, Agency of Administration

Cassandra Ryan, Director of Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management, Agency of Education

 

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

10:00 AM                   Act 173

Daniel French, Ed.D., Secretary, Agency of Education

 

-                                   COVID-19 Update Related to Schools

Daniel French, Ed.D., Secretary, Agency of Education

 

11:00 AM                   Act 173

Meagan Roy, Director of Student Support Services, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators, Chair, Census-Based Funding Advisory Group

Meg Porcella, Assistant Director, Student Support Services Division, Agency of Education

Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association, Vermont Principals' Association

Shannon Newell, NASP Delegate, Vermont Association of School Psychologists

Jeffrey Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

John Castle, Superintendent, North Country Supervisory Union

Emilie Knisley, Superintendent, Orange East Supervisory Union

Michael Clark, Superintendent, Grand Isle Supervisory Union

 

1:00 PM                   State of Our Schools

Becca McCray, MSN, MA, RN, NCSN, School Nurse, Edmunds Middle School, President Elect, Vermont State School Nurses Association

Lauren Conti, President, Vermont School Counselor Association - Invited

Phyllis Currao, Representative, Vermont School Counselor Association - Invited

Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association

 

3:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Thursday, January 13, 2022

9:00 AM                   State of Our Schools

Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association

Darren McIntyre, Executive Director, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators

Jeffrey Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

 

10:00 AM                   22-0356 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes in education law

Covid-19

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Emily Simmons, General Counsel, Agency of Education

 

10:30 AM                   Act 173

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

11:00 AM                   State of Our Schools

Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association

Lauren Conti, President, Vermont School Counselor Association

 

3:00 PM                   House Floor

 

Friday, January 14, 2022

9:30 AM                   House Floor

 

1:00 PM                   Act 28 - Advisory Council on Literacy

Daniel French, Ed.D., Secretary, Agency of Education

 

-                                   Act 72 School Facilities

Daniel French, Ed.D., Secretary, Agency of Education

Jill Briggs Campbell, COVID 19 Federal Emergency Funds Project Manager, Agency of Education

 

2:00 PM                   22-0356 - An act relating to making miscellaneous changes in education law

Remote Learning

Jeff Francis, Executive Director, VT Superintendents Association

Brigid Nease, Superintendent, Harwood Unified Union School District

Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association

Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association - Invited

Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association

 

3:00 PM                   Committee  Discussion

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES

 

Please email handouts to the committee assistant at least 24 hours before your scheduled meeting time. With few exceptions, any documents you send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s web page.

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact

 Amanda Rosalbo at arosalbo@leg.state.vt.us