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S_ED_2017A 03/01/2017 Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Date: 03/01/2017
ATTENDANCE
Time: 11:08 AM to 11:41 AM
Gardner
E
Merrifield
X
Place: SCR 352
Neville T.
X
Todd
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Zenzinger
X
Senator Hill
Priola
E
Hill
X
This Report was prepared by
Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Presentation by Students from Sabin Middle School Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only





11:09 AM -- Presentation by Students from Sabin Middle School



Senator Hill, chair, called the meeting to order. He invited Susan Forget, a teacher at Sabin Middle School (Sabin), to come to the table and introduce herself. Ms. Forget provided background information about the school. She introduced the students in the room who are part of the Youth Ventures Program at Sabin, which is sponsored by Pikes Peak United Way. She explained that the program's goal is to enable young people to become change makers in the community and realize their value and potential. She spoke about several of the projects on which the students are currently working.





11:22 AM



Several students came to the table to tell the committee about the projects they are working on and answer questions from the committee.





11:41 AM



The committee adjourned.


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