Education (S)

Date Location Agenda Minutes
03/23/2016 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Approve the minutes of the 03/10/2016 meeting.

All subcommittee reports on the governor's appointees are due to the committee chair at this meeting.

03/10/2016 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

Approve the minutes of 02/29/2016.

HF 2324

HF 2264

HF 2336

HF 2341

HF 2370

HF 2377

HF 2421

HF 2392 – Under Rule 39

HF 2413

and any other bills that may be ready

03/08/2016 2:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

Please use this hour to schedule subcommittee meetings

02/29/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

HF 2275

SF 2235

Further discussion of SF 2235

Approval of minutes - 02/23/2016

02/23/2016 2:45 PM Adjourned RM 22

governor's appointments

02/22/2016 2:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Interim Appointments

Ryan Wise, Department of Education

02/17/2016 9:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

SF 2131

SF 2148

SSB 3132 (tech amendment)

SSB 3133

SSB 3140

SSB 3154*

HF 228 (w/ amendment)

*subcom of the whole

And any other bills that may be ready

02/15/2016 2:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Approve the minutes of 2/10/16

02/10/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

SF 2009

SSB 3047

any other bills that may be ready

02/08/2016 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Teacher Prep Programs

  • AEA’s – Current Efforts for Reading Professional Development (2 presenters)
  • Teacher Prep Programs -
    • UNI - Dr. Salli Forbes, Director of the Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy: Reading Recovery Program of Iowa and Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy Program of Iowa
    • ISU - Dr. Amy Hutchinson, Associate professor of literacy and Director of the Literacy Coaching Certificate program at Iowa State University and
    • UI - Dr. Nancy Langguth, Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Student Services
  • Deborah K. Reed, Director, Iowa Reading Research Center
02/03/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Approve the minutes of the February 2, 2016 meeting.

Any bills that are ready

Presentations: Summer School Rules/Curriculum, implementation of program issues

  • Director Ryan Wise and Amy Williamson, Chief, Bureau of School Improvement, Department of Education

  • Sarah Brown, Chief, Bureau of Learner Strategies and Supports for the Reading Center

  • School Administrator/s

02/02/2016 1:30 PM Cancelled RM 22

CANCELLED

Approve the minutes of the January 27, 2016 meeting.

SSB 3065

SSB 3064

Presentations: The assessments and other measures that will be used in retention/proficiency decisions.

  • Director Ryan Wise, Director and Amy Williamson, Chief, Bureau of School Improvement, Department of Education
  • Sarah Brown, on behalf of the Iowa Reading Research Center
  • AEA Leaders
01/27/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Fine Arts Advocacy Day - TurnAround Arts Grants

  • Sarah Dougherty, an art educator at Findley Elementary School in Des Moines
  • Actor Kal Penn

    Fine Arts Advocacy Day - TurnAround Arts Grants

    • Sarah Dougherty, an art educator at Findley Elementary School in Des Moines
    • Actor Kal Penn
01/25/2016 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Early Literacy: What have schools done early literacy so far.

  • Department of Education
  • Iowa Reading Resource Center
  • School Administrators
  • AEA’s

01/20/2016 2:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Early Literacy – Dyslexia Iowa

Nina Easley

Katie Greving

01/11/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
Education
05/06/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Discuss SF 501

04/02/2015 9:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

Approve the minutes of 03/25/2015

HF 421 Community college instructor qualifications

HF 488 Iowa Reading Corps

HF 515 District management levy

HF 599 SAVE added to reorganization and dissolution of a school district

03/25/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  • Subcom com reports due to the Chair for all Governor Appointments
  • Presentations by
    • Luci Willits, Deputy Executive Director, Smarter Balanced
    • Catherine Welch, Director of the Iowa Test Programs' statewide testing programs
  • Approve the minutes of 03/23/15
  • Any governor's appointees that are ready; subcommittees reports are due
03/23/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Nominees to the Iowa Board of Regents: Mary Andringa, Patricia Cownie, & Rachael Johnson

Any appointments or bills that may be ready

03/18/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Statewide Assessment Taskforce Presentation

  • Tammy Wawro, President, ISEA
  • Jane Lindaman, Waterloo Superintendent
  • Mary Ellen Miller, State Board of Education Member

Recognize any appointees

Approve the minutes of 02/11/2015, 03/02/2015, & 03/04/2015

03/04/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

a continuation of the 9:30 AM meeting, 03/04/2015

03/02/2015 2:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

SSB 1048

Any other bills that are ready

02/25/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

SSB 1044

Any other bills that are ready

02/23/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

SSB 1047

SSB 1098

SF 161

Any other bills that may be ready

02/18/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

AEA Presentations:

Brent Siegrist

Paula Vincent, Chief of Heartland AEA

Roark Horn, Chief of AEA 267 and Director-Elect of SAI

SSB 1053

SF 204

SF 191

Any other bills that may be ready

02/16/2015 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

SF 69

SF 77

SSB 1056

SSB 1099

SSB 1101

SSB 1109

Any other bills that are ready

02/11/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

SSB 1058

  1. Judy Stoffel, Student Access Program Developer, Kirkwood Community College
  2. Mialisa Wright, Pathway Navigator, Kirkwood Community College
  3. Heather Wright, Pathway Navigator, North Iowa Area Community College
  4. Chrystina Davis, Student, NIACC, PACE client, Mason City
  5. Shemaa F. Albayati, West Des Moines, IA, Adult Basic Education student
02/09/2015 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Sherry Bates, Board of Regent Nominee

Erin Shoening, Board of Educational Examiners Nominee

Administrative Rules Referral Motion

02/05/2015 11:00 AM Adjourned RM 22
02/04/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda: Education Committee

Wednesday, February 4

1:00pm

Room 22

Presentations on Teacher Leadership Compensation Program Implementation

  • Ryan Wise, Department of Education
  • Jo Prusha, Director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for Benton Community Schools
  • Kari Webb, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for Sioux City CSD

02/02/2015 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Any of the following bills that are ready:

SSB 1054

SSB 1045

SSB 1057

SSB 1055

01/28/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Testimony before Senate Education Committee: order of testimony:

Presenters:

Sarah Dougherty, coordinator and principal of the building that received the Fine Arts Recovery grant

Grant Ganzer, finalist in the TV program "The Voice", from Johnston, IA

Joe Guinta, conductor for the Des Moines Symphony

Simon Estes, major internal opera bass-baritone

01/26/2015 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentation: Expenditure and Student Achievement (NAEP) Data

Margaret Buckton, Iowa School Finance Information Services

01/21/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentation: “Iowa School Districts: State School Foundation Program”, Task Force Report Presentation

Patti Schroeder, Finance Support Director, representing the Iowa Education Coalition

01/14/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Introductions and Opening Remarks – Chair and Ranking Member

Committee Rules Approval

Presentation: Former Iowa Teacher of the Year Jane Schmidt

Caucus time

01/14/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Organizational