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Education Policy

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 07, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION POLICY
Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani

MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of Committee on Education Policy, called the meeting to order at 9:08 AM, March 7, 2014 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Mariani, Chair
Anderson, M.
Brynaert, Vice Chair
Benson, J
Erickson, S., Lead
Barrett
Bly
Davnie
Faust
Isaacson
Leidiger
Marquart
Morgan
Nornes
Kiel
Sawatzky
Wills
Urdahl
Yarusso

Members excused:
Erickson, R.
Kresha

A quorum was present

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2396 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.

Rep. Morgan presented H.F. 2396 (Morgan) Military members license processing expedition required for state agencies and professional licensing boards required, temporary licensure provided, and rulemaking authorized.

Rep. Morgan moved to amend H.F. 2396 (see attached amendment H2396A1) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Morgan renewed his motion that H.F. 2396 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Bly moved that H.F. 2683 be referred to the General Register.

Rep. Bly presented H.F. 2683 (Bly) Intervention requirement response established, and committee established to review statewide testing.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2683:

Robert Wedl, Former Commissioner of Education
Kim Gibbons, Executive Director, St. Croix River District
Dr. Michael Burns, Professor of Education Psychology
Rick Heller, Unofficial Representative of the Twice Exception Print Disabled

Chair Mariani laid the bill over.

The following people offered a presentation on the Quality Compensation for Teachers:

Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education
Greg Keith, Director of School Support, Minnesota Department of Education
Debbie Luedtke, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 2283 be re-referred to the Committee Education Finance.

Rep. Selcer presented HF2283 (Selcer) Teachers; advisory task force on better aligning Minnesota's alternative teacher professional pay system and teacher evaluation program established.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2283:

Aaron Sojourner, Assistant Professor at the Carlson School of Management
Kristine West, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics at St. Catherine University
Karen Orcutt, Superintendent of Orono School District

Chair Mariani laid the bill over.

Rep. Erickson, S. moved that H.F. 2271 be re-referred to the Committee Education Finance.

Rep. Erickson, S. presented H.F. 2271 (Erickson) Teachers; performance-based pay system provided.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2271:

Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership
Kathy Saltzman, Students First
Amy Walstien, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

Chair Mariani laid the bill over.

Chair Brynaert assumed the gavel at 11:11A.M.

Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 2570 be re-referred to the Committee on Education finance.

Rep. Mariani presented H.F. 2570 (Mariani) Alternative compensation preparation revenue established; funding increased for school districts and charter schools engaged in teacher development, evaluation, and peer coaching; and money appropriated.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2570:

Mary Gilbert, Saint Paul Public Schools

Chair Brynaert laid the bill over.

Rep. Mariani assumed the gavel at 11:28 A.M.

Rep. Brynaert moved that H.F. 2775 be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Rep. Brynaert presented H.F. 2775 (Brynaert) Teacher evaluation programs aligned.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2775:

Jane Gilles, Education Minnesota
Andrea Jacconi, Education Minnesota
Cindy Hansen, Principal of Pine Island K-8 School
Diane Giorgi, Teacher, Forest Lake Area Schools
Amy Vollendorf, Autism Specialist, Wayzata School District

Chair Mariani laid the bill over.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:01 P.M.




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Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



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Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2570 (Mariani) - Alternative compensation preparation revenue established; funding increased for school districts and charter schools engaged in teacher development, evaluation, and peer coaching; and money appropriated.
  • HF2283 (Selcer) - Teachers; advisory task force on better aligning Minnesota's alternative teacher professional pay system and teacher evaluation program established.
  • HF2271 (Erickson) - Teachers; performance-based pay system provided.
  • HF2775 (Brynaert) - Teacher evaluation programs aligned.
  • HF2683 (Bly) - Education; intervention requirement response established, and committee established to review statewide testing.
  • HF2396 (Morgan) - Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
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05:25 - Gavel.
07:32 - HF2396 (Morgan) Military members license processing expedition required for state agencies and professional licensing boards required, temporary licensure provided, and rulemaking authorized.
28:09 - HF2683 (Bly) Intervention requirement response established, and committee established to review statewide testing.
1:36:32 - Presentation from the Minnesota Department of Education on Q-Comp/Teacher Evaluation.
1:46:28 - HF2283 (Selcer) Teachers; advisory task force on better aligning Minnesota's alternative teacher professional pay system and teacher evaluation program established.
2:04:33 - HF2271 (Erickson) Teachers; performance-based pay system provided.
2:19:00 - HF2570 (Mariani) Alternative compensation preparation revenue established; funding increased for school districts and charter schools engaged in teacher development, evaluation, and peer coaching; and money appropriated.
2:26:07 - HF2775 (Brynaert) Teacher evaluation programs aligned.
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