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Early Childhood Finance and Policy

SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 02, 2021

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


EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Dave Pinto, Chair of the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy, called the remote meeting to order at 8:31 AM on February 2, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll call.

Members present:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
PRYOR, Laurie, Vice Chair
FRANSON, Mary, Minority Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
BOLDON, Liz
DANIELS, Brian
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMUTH, Lisa
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
MORRISON, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Pryor moved that the minutes from January 26, 2021 and January 28, 2021 meetings be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation on the Economics of Early Care and Education.

Testified:
• Christa Anders, Coordinator, Transforming Minnesota’s Early Childhood Workforce
• Jamie Bonczyk, Executive Director, Hopkins Early Learning Center
• Oriane Casale, Interim Labor Market Information Director, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
The meeting was adjourned at 10:01 AM.


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Representative Dave Pinto, Chair


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Shenika Chambers, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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04:31 Presentation on Economics of the Early Care and Learning Sector.
-Christa Anders, Coordinator, Transforming Minnesota’s Early Childhood Workforce.
-Jamie Bonczyk, Executive Director, Hopkins Early Learning Center.
-Oriane Casale, Interim Labor Market Information Director, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Runs 1 hour, 58 minutes


Presentation on the Economics of the Early Care and Learning Sector
Christa Anders, Coordinator, Transforming Minnesota’s Early Childhood Workforce
Jamie Bonczyk, Executive Director, Hopkins Early Learning Center
Oriane Casale, Interim Labor Market Information Director, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing:
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Notes:
• This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
• NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.
• If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
• For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.