CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

&

COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO, CHAIRPERSON

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

ANNOUNCE A PUBLIC OVERSIGHT HEARING

                     on                        

The State of Adult Education and Adult Literacy Initiatives in the District

Thursday, September 24, 2015

12:30 p.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20004

 

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilmember David Grosso announce a public oversight hearing of the Committee of the Whole and the Committee on Education on the State of Adult Education and Adult Literacy Initiatives in the District.  The oversight hearing will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building. 

The stated purpose of this oversight hearing is to receive testimony from adult learners, providers, advocates, and government witnesses on the current adult education and adult literacy programs in the District, as well as the efficacy of these programs.  Additionally, this oversight hearing will provide an opportunity for individuals to provide testimony on current issues or concerns facing the adult learner community in the District.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or to email Christina Setlow, Deputy Committee Director, at csetlow@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Tuesday, September 22, 2015.  Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony.  If submitted by the close of business on September 22, 2015 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable.  Witnesses should limit their testimony to five minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. 

If you are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record.  Written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 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 8, 2015.

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