Christine Muldoon, Sheridan School District, Jon Paul Burden, Weld RE-4 School District, and Moira Hawks, East Central BOCES introduced themselves to the committee. Dr. Marguerite Roza, who participated on the panel remotely, also introduced herself. The panel discussed district and national perspectives on categorical funding. Mr. Burden discussed the portion of special education expenses that are not reimbursed by the state and distributed the Special Education Fiscal Advisory Report for FY 2016-17, which can be accessed here: https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdespedfin/sefac_legislativereport_2016-2017. Ms. Hawks discussed the categorical funding from a BOCES perspective and discussed how BOCES fund different programs. Ms. Hawks answered questions from the committee regarding BOCES services.