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C642E65ABC03B63B872587F900637DFB Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB22-1220

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Mar 2, 2022      
Location HCR 0107



HB22-1220 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


11:06:45 AM  
Representatives Kipp
and McLachlan presented the bill, House Bill 22-1220, Removing Barriers
to Educator Preparation.  The bill creates two stipend programs in
the Department of Higher Education to support students in education preparation
programs; expands options for assessing the professional competency of
prospective educators; and allows the Colorado Department of Education
to offer temporary eligibility authorization to additional types of educators.
11:12:43 AM  
Members of the committee asked questions of the bill sponsors.
11:15:15 AM  
The bill sponsors
responded to questions from the committee.  The committee received
amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
11:16:13 AM  
Elizabeth Hinde,
representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support
of the bill.  Kristi Maida, representing herself, testified in support
of the bill. Sarah Staron, representing Young Invincibles, testified in
support of the bill.
11:24:30 AM  
Members of the committee asked questions of the first panel of witnesses.
11:28:40 AM  
Witnesses responded to to questions from committee members.
11:29:29 AM  
Barbara Seidl, Co-Interim
Dean and Associate Dean of Teacher Education & Undergraduate Experiences
at the University of Colorado Denver, School of Education and Human Development,
testified in support of the bill.
11:32:01 AM  
Brittany Lane, representing
Colorado Department of Higher Education, was available to answer committee
questions.  Bret Miles, representing Colorado Association of School
Executives, testified in support of the bill.  Jennifer Trujillo,
representing Fort Lewis College, testified in support of the bill.
11:35:01 AM  
The panel of witnesses
responded to questions from the committee.
11:39:40 AM  
Cristhina Shaikh,
Principal of Munroe Elementary School, testified in support of the bill.
 Cheryl Robison, representing STRIVE Prep Westwood, testified in support
of the bill.  Jared Stallones, representing himself, testified in
support of the bill.  Saba Mohammed Ali, representing University of
Colorado, testified in support of the bill.  Courtney Allen, representing
Colorado School Counselor Association, testified in support of the bill.

12:02:25 PM  
Rosemarie Allen,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Senator Evie
Hudak, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in support
of the bill.  Ayla Spanial, representing Metropolitan State University
of Denver, testified in support of the bill.  Asia Zanders, representing
Stand for Children, testified in support of the bill.  Theresa Newsom,
representing herself, testified in support of the bill.  Giovanna
Burno, representing Young Invincibles, testified in support of the bill.
12:18:30 PM  
Kristi Maida, representing
herself, testified in support of the bill.


12:30:20 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment A)
Moved Kipp
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
12:30:21 PM  
The bill sponsors provided closing remarks on the bill.
12:36:57 PM  
Members of the committee provided closing remarks on the bill.


12:44:50 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1220, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved McLachlan
Seconded Kipp
Baisley Yes
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 8   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS