S_ED_2021A 04/14/2021 10:00:59 AM Committee Summary PUBLICSTAFF SUMMARY OF MEETINGSENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION Date 04/14/2021 Attendance Bridges X Buckner X Kirkmeyer X Lundeen * Priola X Story X Zenzinger X Time 10:00:59 AM to 10:35:45 AM Place SCR 357 This Meeting was called to order by Zenzinger This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan Hearing Items Action Taken hSB21-232 Referred to Senate Appropriations SB21-232 - Referred to Senate Appropriations 10:01:15 AM Senator Zenzinger and Senator Kirkmeyer, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 21-232, which concerns supporting the educator workforce in Colorado. 10:05:31 AM Angie Paccione, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, testified in support of the bill. 10:11:04 AM Lisanne McNew, representing the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Advisory Board, testified in support of the bill. 10:14:10 AM Antwuan "X" Johnson, representing Metropolitan State University of Denver, testified in support of the bill. 10:17:55 AM Yesenia Arreola, representing Colorado Mountain College, testified in support of the bill. 10:22:40 AM Michael Macklin, representing the Colorado Community College System, testified in support of the bill. 10:25:42 AM Lee Wheeler-Berliner, representing the Colorado Workforce Development Council, testified in support of the bill. 10:27:58 AM The co-sponsors provided closing comments on the bill. Committee members gave closing comments on the bill. 10:33:19 AM The co-sponsors answered questions from the committee. 10:35:08 AM Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-232 to the Committee on Appropriations. Moved Zenzinger Seconded Bridges Yes Buckner Yes Kirkmeyer Yes Lundeen Yes Priola Yes Story Yes Zenzinger Yes Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS 10:35:45 AM The committee adjourned.