COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
B21-0271, Early Learning Quality Improvement Network Amendment Act of 2015 and
B21-0295, Higher Education Licensure Commission Amendment Act of 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015
10:00 a.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Councilmember David Grosso announces the scheduling of a public roundtable of the Committee on Education on B21-0271, the Early Learning Quality Improvement Network Amendment Act of 2015 and B21-0295, the Higher Education Licensure Commission Amendment Act of 2015. The roundtable will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of B21-0271 is to require of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education to establish a pilot community-based Quality Improvement Network comprised of child development hubs, centers, and homes and requires the hubs to provide technical and other specified service to child development centers and homes. The stated purpose of B21-0295 is to clarify the role and duties of the Education Licensure Commission and expand the District's higher-education-licensing structure to include institutions that provide online education to District residents who are physically present in the District.
Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee on Education, at (202) 724-8061, or email Jessica Giles, Committee Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. Witnesses appearing on his or her own behalf should limit their testimony to three minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Written statements should be submitted to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on October 14, 2015.