STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
JOINT COMMITTEE MEETING
HOUSE EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE
SENATE EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE
Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani
Chair, Senator Torress-Ray
Senator Torres-Ray, Chair of the Senate Committee on Education Policy, called the meeting to order at 12:03 P.M. February 18th in Room 123 of the of the State Capitol.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
House Education Policy Members present:
Senate Education Policy Members present:
A quorum was present.
The presenters listed below shared testimony on the current state of the English Language Learning delivery across the state:
Elia Bruggeman, Assistant Commissioner
Leigh Schleicher, Federal Programs Supervisor
Jessie Montano, Deputy Commissioner
The presenters below shared testimony on the current state of English Language Learning Teacher Training:
Susan Ranney, Professor, University of Minnesota
Diane Tedick, Professor, University of Minnesota
The presenters below shared testimony on English Language Learning students with limited or interrupted formal education:
Jill Watson, Professor, University of Minnesota
Martha Bigelow, Professor, University of Minnesota
The presenters below shared testimony on how Saint Paul Public Schools deliver English Language Learning Instruction:
Valeria Silva, Superindent, Saint Paul Public Schools
Catherine Rich, Principal, Phalen Lake Hmong Magnet School
Mike McCollor, Principal, Washington Technology Magnet School
The presenters below shared testimony on how Bloomington Schools deliver English Language Learning Instruction:
Eric Melbye, Executive Director of Student Services, Bloomington Public Schools
Andy Kubas, Principal, Valley View Elementary School
Beth Stenglein, EL Supervisor, Bloomington Public Schools
The presenters below shared testimony on English Language Learning delivery outside of Metro Area Schools:
Janice Vasquez, English Language Learner Teacher, Wilmer Public Schools
Committee members' questions and comments were addressed throughout the presentations.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:43 P.M.
Representative Carlos Mariani, House Education Policy Chair
Senator Patria Torres-Ray, Senate Education Policy Chair
Jamael Lundy, Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drug Committee Legislative Assistant