Highly Effective Teacher Incentive Act of 2011
PLEASE NOTE: NEW HEARING DATE AND TIME
B19-0576, THE “HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEACHER INCENTIVE ACT OF 2011”
Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown announces the scheduling of a Public Hearing by the Committee of the Whole on B19-0576, the “Highly Effective Teacher Incentive Act of 2011”. The public hearing is scheduled for January 23, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.
The purpose of the public hearing is to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on the proposed legislation to encourage highly effective teachers to teach in high-need public schools and to require the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, in collaboration with the Mayor and other District agencies, to create a plan to implement the program.
This notice has been revised to reflect a scheduling change from December 21, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. to January 23, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public hearing are asked to register online or contact Priscilla McIver, Administrative Assistant to the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and furnish their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business January 20, 2012. They should also bring 20 copies of their written testimony or submit one copy of their written testimony by January 22, 2012. Persons presenting testimony may be limited to 3 minutes in order to permit each witness an opportunity to be heard.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 508 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.