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2017-2018 Regular Session

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING - Education Finance

February 22, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIFTH 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 22nd, 2018 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LOON, Jenifer, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy, VC
DAVNIE, Jim, DFL Lead
ANSELMO, Dario
ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
MARQUART, Paul
MARIANI, Carlos
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul
WILLS, Anna

Members Excused:
KRESHA, Ron
MORAN, Rena
SLOCUM, Linda

A quorum was present.

Representative Erickson moved that the minutes of February 13th, 2018 be adopted. THE MO-TION PREVAILED.

Nekey Oliver and Megan FitzGibbon, Minnesota Office of Higher Education, provided overviews of the following programs:
Alternative Teacher Preparation Grant Program
Student Teaching Grant Program
Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Adosh Unni, Minnesota Department of Education, provided an overview of the following pro-grams:
Grow Your Own Residency Programs
Agriculture Educator Grants
Teacher Governed School Grants
CTE Consortium Funding
Career Certification Incentive Revenue Program
Recovery Program Grants

Shelly Green, McKinley Recovery Schools, provided information for the committee on McKinley Recovery Program.

Josh Nelson, Manager of Education Services for Lakes Country Cooperative and Sam Walseth with Minnesota Service Corps provided an update on the Northwest Regional Partnership/Statewide Partnership.

HF2845, Loon Singing based pilot program to improve reading appropriation clarified.

Representative Loon moved that HF2845 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Loon testified on HF2845

Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF2845 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:38 P.M.




Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair



Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Office of Higher Education Updates Alternative Teacher Preparation Grant Program Student Teaching Grant Program Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program MDE Updates Grow Your Own Residency Programs Agriculture Educator Grants Teacher Governed School Grants Career Certification Incentive Revenue Program Recovery Program Grants CTE Consortium Funding Lakes Country Cooperative: Northwest Regional Partnership/Statewide Partnership Other Items May Be Added

Bills Added:
  • HF2845 (Loon) - Singing based pilot program to improve reading appropriation clarified.
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Introductory comments. 03:15 - Office of Higher Education updates:. • Alternative Teacher Preparation Grant Program. • Student Teaching Grant Program. • Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program. 27:10 - Department of Education updates:. • Grow Your Own Residency Programs. • Agriculture Educator Grants. • Teacher Governed School Grants. • Career Certification Incentive Revenue Program. • Recovery Program Grants. • CTE Consortium Funding Overview. 1:18:15 - Lakes Country Cooperative:. • Northwest Regional Partnership/Statewide Partnership. 1:30:45 - HF2845 (Loon) Singing based pilot program to improve reading appropriation clarified. Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.