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H_ED_2018A 02/26/2018 01:33:28 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 02/26/2018
Attendance
Bridges X
Everett X
Garnett X
Lee X
Leonard X
Lontine X
Lundeen X
McLachlan X
Reyher X
Sias X
Wilson X
Buckner X
Pettersen X
Time 01:33:28 PM to 05:24:59 PM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Pettersen
This Report was prepared by Damion Pechota
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-101 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB18-1189 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
HB18-1034 Amended, referred to House Appropriations
SB18-069 Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

SB18-101 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:33:39 PM  

Representatives Van Winkle and Hamner presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-101 concerning Colorado State University (CSU) Global Campus student admission criteria.  The sponsors answered questions from the committee members.

01:38:20 PM  

Becky Takeda-Tinker, President of CSU Global, testified in support of the bill. She distributed a handout [Attachment A]. She provided an overview of CSU Global and the services available.  Dr. Takeda-Tinker answered questions from the committee members.

01:49:45 PM  

Katie Braly, representing herself as a student at CSU Global, testified in support of the bill.

01:51:00 PM  

The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee members.

01:53:53 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. Committee members provided closing comments.


01:55:31 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-101 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Buckner
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 13   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1189 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


01:55:50 PM  

Representatives Pettersen and Sias presented and summarized House Bill 18-1189 concerning expanding effective teacher residency programs.

02:03:35 PM  

Janet Lopez, representing the Rose Community Foundation, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed the importance of residency models and field experience. Ms. Lopez answered questions from the committee members.

02:09:53 PM  

Sue Sava, representing the Public Education and Business Coalition, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed the role of teachers and educators in developing the residency models.

02:19:21 PM  
Ms. Sava continued to discuss apprenticeship and residency programs.
02:22:08 PM  
Kathleen Campbell, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed her experience in a teacher residency program.
02:25:37 PM  

The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

02:35:44 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
02:38:55 PM  

Grace Miachels, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed her experience in a teacher residency program. Ms. Miachels answered questions from the committee.

02:45:40 PM  

Julie McCluskie, representing the Summit School District, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed student enrollment and the importance of qualified teaching applicants. Ms. McCluskie also discussed issues regarding retention.

02:52:06 PM  

Elizabeth Hinde, Dean of the School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in favor of the bill. She provided an overview of teacher education and the importance of mentorship programs.

02:57:33 PM  

The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

03:03:33 PM  

Katherine Klaver, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed her experience in a teacher residency program.

03:09:48 PM  

The sponsors distributed amendment L.001 [Attachment B] and answered questions.



03:11:42 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Sias
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:11:43 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments. The committee members provided closing comments.


03:19:28 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1189, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Sias
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 11   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB18-1034 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


03:23:39 PM  

Representatives Covarrubias and McKean presented and summarized House Bill 18-1034 concerning a career and technical education grant program.  The sponsors distributed an information packet [Attachment C].  They answered questions from the committee.

03:36:15 PM  
The sponsors continued to answer questions from the committee.
03:48:26 PM  
Committee discussion ensued.
04:00:32 PM  

Bambina Simard, representing herself, testified in favor of the bill. She spoke about her experience in a trade school.

04:04:29 PM  
Joshua Simard, representing himself, testified in favor of the bill. He discussed his experience in trade work and the importance of providing educational resources for students.
04:07:01 PM  

The previous two witnesses answered questions from the committee.

04:08:33 PM  

Jeff Barratt, Executive Director of Emily Griffith Technical College, testified in favor of the bill. He provided an overview of Emily Griffith Technical College and discussed ongoing needs in capital costs.

04:14:25 PM  

Teina McConnell, Executive Director of Pickens Technical College, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed current requirements for tracking funding.

04:18:53 PM  
Edward Martin, an instructor at Pickens Technical College, spoke in support of the bill.
04:24:33 PM  
Luis Hernandez, a student at Pickens Technical College, spoke in support of the bill.
04:27:06 PM  
Alonso Ibarra, a student at Pickens Technical College, spoke in support of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.
04:30:17 PM  
Victoria Crownover, Perkins Plan Manager at the Colorado Community College System, spoke in support of the bill.
04:36:03 PM  

Phil Hayes, representing the Rocky Mountain Pipe Trades Council, testified in favor of the bill. He answered questions from the committee.

04:41:58 PM  

Courtney Martin, a student at Pickens Technical College, testified in favor of the bill.  She answered questions from the committee.

04:50:58 PM  

The sponsors distributed amendment L.004 [Attachment D], amendment L.005 [Attachment E], and amendment L.006 [Attachment F].

04:53:32 PM  

Julie Pelegrin, Office of Legislative Legal Services, answered questions about amendment L.004.



04:56:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.004
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Lundeen
Bridges
Everett
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lontine
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


04:57:08 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.005
Moved Lundeen
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


04:58:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Pettersen
Seconded Lundeen
Bridges
Everett
Garnett Excused
Lee
Leonard
Lontine
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:58:05 PM  
The sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.


05:08:20 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1034, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Lundeen
Seconded Wilson
Bridges Yes
Everett No
Garnett Excused
Lee Yes
Leonard No
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Yes
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 2   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB18-069 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


05:08:27 PM  

Representatives Becker J. and Garnett presented and summarized Senate Bill 18-069 concerning enforcement of statewide degree transfer agreements.

05:10:51 PM  
Nancy McCallin, President of the Colorado Community College System, testified in favor of the bill. She discussed issues regarding current statewide degree transfer agreements.
05:16:05 PM  

Isaiah Curtis, a student at Front Range Community College, testified in favor of the bill.

05:17:50 PM  

Andy Dorsey, President of Front Range Community College, testified in favor of the bill. He discussed the importance of statewide degree transfer agreements.

05:19:19 PM  

The sponsors distributed amendment L.003 (Attachment G).  Committee discussion ensued.



05:23:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003
Moved Garnett
Seconded Lee
Bridges
Everett
Garnett
Lee
Leonard
Lontine
Lundeen
McLachlan
Reyher
Sias
Wilson
Buckner
Pettersen
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


05:24:48 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-069, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Garnett
Seconded Lee
Bridges Yes
Everett Yes
Garnett Yes
Lee Yes
Leonard Yes
Lontine Yes
Lundeen Excused
McLachlan Yes
Reyher Yes
Sias Yes
Wilson Yes
Buckner Yes
Pettersen Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:24:59 PM   Committee Adjourned






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