St. Thomas

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St.Croix

Committee on Education and Workforce Development

The Committee on Education and Workforce Development has scheduled a meeting to consider the following:

OPENING REMARKS/STATEMENTS                                                                      10:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M.

 BLOCK I                                                                                                                     10:15 A.M. 11:30 A.M.

Bill No. 34-0238  An Act amending Title 17 Virgin Islands, chapter 5, section 41(c), relating to courses of study in public schools to require that the Virgin Islands and Caribbean history be taught specifically in Kindergarten through 12th grade and for other purposes

Invited Testifiers:

Dr. Dionne Wells-Hedrington, Commissioner Nominee, Virgin Islands Department of Education

Dr. Kyza Callwood, Chairman, Virgin Islands Board of Education

BLOCK II                                                                                                                     11:30 A.M. 12:15 P.M.

Bill No. 34-0236 An Act amending title 17 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 15, section 190dd extending the eligibility for the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program to part-time students.

Invited Testifier:

Dr. David Hall, SJD, President, University of the Virgin Islands

LUNCH                                                                                                                            12:45 P.M. 1:00 P.M.

 BLOCK III                                                                                                                       1:00 P.M. 3:00 P.M.

The committee will receive testimony concerning the critical issues with respect to the current status of our schools, including but not limited to learning loss prevention, after-school programs, curriculum plans the school bus transportation crisis, delays in the installation of kitchen equipment, insufficient school supplies, lack of running water, school safety crisis and hazardous safety conditions, shortage of school nurses and medical supplies, as well as after school program plans, interscholastic/sports

Invited Testifiers:

Dr. Dionne Wells-Hedrington, Commissioner Nominee, Virgin Islands Department of Education

Dr. Kyza Callwood, Chairman, Virgin Islands Board of Education

Date

Sep 12 2022
Expired!

Time

10:00 am

Location

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room
St. Croix
Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker

Organizer

Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker
Phone
(340) 773-2424
Email
[email protected]
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