STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
Representative Mindy Greiling, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45PM on February 17, 2009, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GREILING, Mindy (Chair)
WARD, John (Vice-Chair)
A quorum was present.
Representative Morgan moved the minutes of February 12, 2009 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Steven Hoffmeyer, Commissioner, Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services, and Mariann Johnson, Owner, M.T. Johnson and Associates, provided an overview of the Bureau of Mediation Services Special Education Task Force final report.
Public testimony on the Special Education Task Force final report was provided by the following individuals:
Grace Keliher, Director of Governmental Relations, Minnesota School Boards Association
Stacey Pumper, Special Education Teacher
Jacki McCormack, Senior Advocate, ARC of Greater Twin Cities
Virginia Richardson, Manager of Parent Training, PACER
Barbara Troolin, Director of Special Education Policy, Minnesota Department of Education, and Barbara Case, Compliance Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Education, answered questions regarding their evaluation of the Special Education Task Force final report.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:15PM.
REP. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant