COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 14, 2020

PLACE: E1.012 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator Larry Taylor


The Senate Education Committee will meet on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:00am to hear invited testimony on the following interim charges:


                Teacher Workforce: Examine best practice models to recruit, prepare, and retain highly effective teachers. In particular, focus on methods to train and prepare educators for teaching through virtual, in-person, or a blend of methods.


                Adult Education: Identify and evaluate current innovative programs that assist non-traditional students (first-time adult learners, re-enrolling students, working adults, and educationally disadvantaged students) in completing a high school diploma, GED, post-secondary degree, or workforce credential, including a review of adult education charter schools and their performance framework. Make recommendations to help successful expansion with partnered business and education entities.



Capitol access is limited to legislators and staff only. Testimony will be limited to invited testimony. Invited testimony will be conducted via video-conference. The public may view the livestream of the hearing at