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E1082C993310F291872583E10005BE15 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-247

SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Apr 18, 2019      
Location SCR 352



SB19-247 - Lay Over


07:02:48 PM  

Senator Story, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-247, which concerns changes to the existing requirements that pertain to licensed personnel performance evaluation systems in the public schools, and creates a working group to make recommendations concerning the implementation of licensed personnel performance evaluation systems.

07:09:19 PM  

Mary Jo Abbott, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:13:54 PM  

Debbie Bacon, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:17:23 PM  

Patricia Little, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:20:24 PM  

Ami Prichard, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:26:47 PM  

Riley Kitts, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, read written testimony from teacher Mark Sass in opposition to the bill.

07:30:38 PM  

Leslie Colwell, representing the Colorado Children's Campaign, spoke in opposition to the bill.

07:35:38 PM  

Kelly Caufield, representing Colorado Succeeds, spoke in opposition to the bill.

07:39:17 PM  

The panel of witnesses answered questions from the committee.

07:40:11 PM  

Paula Dickerson, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:43:44 PM  

Shawna Fritzler, representing Support Jeffco Kids, spoke in support of the bill.

07:48:38 PM  

Kimberly Douglass, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:55:45 PM  

Ang Anderson, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

07:59:31 PM  

Chris Christoff, representing himself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

08:09:52 PM  

Marty Gutierrez, representing himself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

08:14:01 PM  

Bryan Lindstrom, representing the Aurora Education Association and himself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

08:18:12 PM  

Carolyn Wolfrum, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

08:21:07 PM  

Kevin Vick read written testimony from Kallie Leyba, representing the American Federation of Teachers Colorado, in support of the bill.

08:26:53 PM  

Evie Hudak, representing the Colorado Parent Teacher Association, spoke in support of the bill.

08:28:43 PM  

Terry Martinez, representing himself as a retired principal, spoke in support of the bill.

08:32:40 PM  

Kendall Bolton, representing herself as a teacher, spoke in support of the bill.

08:36:11 PM  

John Ford, President of the Jefferson County Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.

08:40:07 PM  

Amie Baca-Oehlert, President of the Colorado Education Association, spoke in support of the bill.

08:47:17 PM  

Colleen O'Neil, Associate Commissioner of Educator Talent for the Colorado Department of Education, came to the table to answer questions from the committee.

09:01:39 PM  
Senator Story gave closing comments on
the bill.  Senator Todd laid the bill over for action only to a later
date.






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