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h_ed_2018a_2018-02-26t13:33:28z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1189

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 26, 2018      
Location HCR 0112



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