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FIRST MEETING - Education Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE 2019-2020

MINUTES


Representative Cheryl Youakim, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:31 PM on January 15, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

YOUAKIM, Cheryl, Chair
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary, Vice Chair
ERICKSON, Sondra, GOP Lead
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
BENNETT, Peggy
BIERMAN, Robert
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MARIANI, Carlos
MOLLER, Kelly
SANDELL, Steve
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean
WAZLAWIK, Ami

A quorum was present.

Education Policy Committee members and staff introduced themselves; members discussed their goals for the biennium.

Stephanie Graff, Director of Equity and Opportunity Minnesota Department of Education, and Greg Keith, Director of School Support Minnesota Department of Education, presented an overview of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and World’s Best Workforce.

Alex Luizzi, Executive Director Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB), gave an overview of PELSB and tiered licensure.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 PM.




Representative Cheryl Youakim, Chair




Laura Helgen, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Introductions of Committee Members and Staff III. Committee Rules IV. Overview of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the World's Best Workforce Stephanie Graff Minnesota Department of Education, Director of Equity and Opportunity Greg Keith Minnesota Department of Education, Director of School Support Kate Lynne Snyder Minnesota Department of Education, Government Relations V. Overview of Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) Alex Luizzi PELSB, Executive Director VI. Adjournment

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Introductions of committee members and staff. 27:38 - Committee rules. 29:01 - Overview of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the World's Best Workforce. - Stephanie Graff, Minnesota Department of Education, Director of Equity and Opportunity. - Greg Keith, Minnesota Department of Education, Director of School Support. - Kate Lynne Snyder, Minnesota Department of Education, Government Relations. 1:15:27 - Overview of Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). - Alex Luizzi, PELSB, Executive Director. Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.