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Senate: Education, Workforce Development

June 1 @ 10:00 am

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following:

Opening Remarks/Statements                                                           10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

BLOCK I                                                                                           10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The committee will receive testimony regarding the status of all curriculum mandates, as per Title 17, of the Virgin Islands Code, sections 41, 41b, 41c and 48 from the Virgin Islands Department of Education and the Virgin Islands Board of Education; the status of the teaching agriculture in the classrooms, as per Title 17, V.I.C., section 41f,  from the V.I. Department of Education, V.I. Department of Agriculture and the University of the Virgin Islands; the status of the implementation of Act 8374 as it relates to the development of a sustainable career and technical program for public high school students who have selected a vocational career path from the V.I. Board of Career and Technical Education and the V.I. Department of Education and the status of the Emergency Medical Services Program as per Title 17, V.I.C., section 17 V.I.C. 41i from the V.I. Department of Health and the Virgin Islands Board of Career and Technical Education

BREAK                                                                                          12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

BLOCK II                                                                                    12:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The committee will receive testimony on the following bill:

Bill No. 34-0238 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, 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

BLOCK III                                                                            

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

The committee will receive testimony on the ICF contracts and the status of workforce development; an update on the Skills for Today workforce development program; a status update on the apprenticeship programs; and an update on the status and implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Virgin Islands State Plan

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
10:00 am
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Venue

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room