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SEVENTH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:33 P.M. on February 5, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
FRANSON, Mary
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LAYMAN, Sandy
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
POPPE, Jeanne
QUAM, Duane
RUNBECK, Linda
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

Representative Wolgamott moved that the minutes of January 30, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Minnesota Council on Disability & the PACER Center gave an overview of their programs and needs.
Testifying:
-Joan Wilshire - Executive Director, Minnesota Council on Disability
-Nancy Fitzsimons - Professor, Minnesota State University Mankato
-Barb Ziemke - Co-Director, PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
-Mary Hartnett - Executive Director, Commission of Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans

The Minnesota Department of Education gave an overview of the PSEO program
Testifying:
-Mary Barrie – High School to Post-Secondary Initiatives Supervisor
-Kate Lynne Snyder – Director of Government Relations
-Beth Barsness – High School Specialist
-Mark Grant – Professor, Dakota County Technical College

The meeting was adjourned at 3:59 P.M.



Representative Bernardy, Chair



Adeline Miller, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

I. Minnesota State Council on Disability & the PACER Center Presentation II. Minnesota Department of Education Presentation on Postsecondary Enrollment Options

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