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Senate Education
1:15 PM

Chair: Senator M. Teresa Ruiz  ViceChair: Senator Shirley K. Turner    Membership

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.  
The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at  
The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video.  
If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading.  
For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form.  
The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM, 1/13/2021.  
The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to  
With respect to consideration of the bills concerning the teacher workforce, the Committee will take oral testimony on the bills collectively.  

A1625 Lampitt, Pamela R./Jasey, Mila M.+15STEM-devel outreach prog, encourage young women/minorities pursue career in STEM
S54 Singer, Robert W.+1School student w/severe allergies-require devel. of individualized care plan
S225 Diegnan, Patrick J./Turner, Shirley K.+1Concussion, student-return to regular activity prior to returning to competition
S990 Weinberg, Loretta/Ruiz, M. Teresa+4Science courses, various aspects of computer-school districts report to DOE
S2825 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Turner, Shirley K.Loan redemption program-establishes for certain bilingual education teachers
S2826 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cunningham, Sandra B.Teacher cert-estab proc for issuance of limited cert of elig w/advanced standing
S2827 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cunningham, Sandra B.+1Teachers, public-biennially complete 2 hrs., cultural competence prof. devel.
S2829 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Singleton, Troy+1Male Teachers of Color Mentorship Pilot Program-establishes;$50K
S2830 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Singleton, TroyEducator preparation program-report passing rates of students, certain tests
S2833 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Turner, Shirley K.Teacher Apprenticeship Prog-estab; offer stipends, education, & field experience
S2834 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cunningham, Sandra B.+1Teachers, prospective-mandates training on culturally responsive teaching
S2835 Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cunningham, Sandra B.Teacher workforce-require compilation of data & issuance of annual reports
S2854 Pou, Nellie/Weinberg, Loretta+1STEM-devel outreach prog, encourage young women/minorities pursue career in STEM