The governor’s Taskforce for Improving Education has divided into three focus groups to tackle the responsibility of narrowing ideas for improving education in Idaho.
In the meantime, the three focus groups will meet, beginning this week. House Education Committee Chairman Rep. Reed DeMordaunt is the chairman of one of the groups; other chairmen are State Board of Education member Rod Lewis and Idaho Association of School Administrators Executive Director Rob Winslow. For background information, check the State Board of Education site.
Here is the schedule for the first round of meetings:
- Structural Change — 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, June 7. Video/teleconference.
- Effective Teachers and Leaders — 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. Video/teleconference (originating from Office of the State Board of Education, 650 W. State St., Boise, third floor).
- Fiscal Stability — 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 12. Joint School District No. 2 offices, 1303 E. Central Drive, Meridian.
Here are the members of the three committees:
EFFECTIVE TEACHERS AND LEADERS
Rod Lewis, Chair
Mary Ann Ranells
Rob Winslow, Chair
Reed DeMordaunt, Chair