s_ed_2018a_2018-02-22t13:43:26z1 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2018A/commsumm.nsfPUBLICBILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION FROM THE COLORADO HOME BUILDING ACADEMYSENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATIONDate Feb 22, 2018 Location SCR 357 Presentation from the Colorado Home Building Academy - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment B http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2018A/commsumm.nsf/0/8761C989FA24...$File/18SenateEd0222AttachB.pdf?OpenElement 18SenateEd0222AttachB.pdf 01:52:42 PM Senator Hill invited the presenters from the Colorado Homebuilding Academy to come to the table to begin their presentation. Amy Schwartz from Build Strong Education spoke about the history of the program. Michael Smith, Director of the Colorado Homebuilding Academy, spoke about the academy's programs. He discussed the need for removing barriers and creating pathways to the construction industry. The presenters distributed a handout to the committee [Attachment B]. Mr. Smith introduced a student from the academy, Jesus Martinez, who spoke about what he's learned at the academy and how it has been helpful and impactful. 01:59:42 PM The presenters answered questions from the committee. 02:05:12 PM Robert Hernandez, Business Services Director for the academy, introduced himself and spoke about his role with the program.