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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

SEVENTEENTH MEETING - Education Finance

February 16, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:04 P.M. on February 16th, 2017, in Room Five of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LOON, Jenifer, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy, VC
DAVNIE, Jim, DFL Lead
ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
KRESHA, Ron
MARQUART, Paul
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Mary

NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama


Members Excused:
ANSELMO, Dario
MARIANI, Carlos
THISSEN, Paul
WILLS, Anna

A quorum was present.

Representative Poston moved that the minutes of February 15th, 2017 be adopted. THE MO-TION PREVAILED.

HF489 Fenton, Minnesota Principals Academy grant funding provided, and money appropriat-ed.

Representative Loon moved that that HF489 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill or for further action at a later time.

Representative Fenton testified on HF489.

Additional testifiers on HF489:
Katie Pekel, Director of the Minnesota Principals Academy
Michael Luseni, Assistant Principal, South High School Minneapolis, Academy participant
Melissa Sonnek, Principal, Edgerton Elementary, Roseville, Academy participant
Roger Aronson, Minnesota Elementary and Secondary School Principals’ Association
Rick Heller, Twice Exceptional Print Disabled, Unofficial
Jon Millerhagen, Executive Director, Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association

Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF489 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill for further action at a later time.

Nonpartisan House staff provided an overview of Q Comp.

Additional testifiers on Q Comp:
Aaron Ruhland, Director of Learning and Accountability, Orono Schools ISD 278
Paul Hamilton, Assessment for Learning and ATPPS Teacher Lead, Orono Schools ISD 278
Tami Martin, Superintendent, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Schools ISD 477
Sue O’Neill, English and Q Comp leader, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Schools ISD 477
Debra Lach, Executive Director, DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science, Blaine
Maggie Sullivan, Chief Human Resources Officer, Minneapolis Public Schools SSD1



Paul Hegre, Q Comp Manager, Minneapolis Public Schools SSD1
Emily R. Olson, Q Comp Coordinator, Minneapolis Public Schools SSD1
Dr. Chace B. Anderson, Superintendent, Wayzata Public Schools ISD 284
Brad Anderson, Q Comp Supeervisor, Wayzata Public Schools ISD 284


The meeting was adjourned at 2:53 P.M.





Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair




Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant















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Agenda:

Overview of Q Comp

Bills Added:
  • HF489 (Fenton) - Minnesota Principals Academy grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
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01:07 - HF489 (Fenton) Minnesota Principals Academy grant funding provided, and money appropriated. 33:51 - Overview of Q Comp. Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.