Education & Workforce Committee
The Education and Workforce Committee has jurisdiction over issues in the area of education (including early childhood, K-12 and postsecondary) as well as in the areas of workforce development. Members of the committee ensure that the governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy.
Governor Jay Inslee, Washington – Chair
Governor Robert Bentley, Alabama – Vice Chair
Governor Jack Markell, Delaware
Governor Pete Ricketts, Nebraska
Governor Kate Brown, Oregon
Governor Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania
Governor Dennis Daugaard, South Dakota
Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee
Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin
Legislative Director, Education and Workforce Committee
The nation’s governors are working to solve child hunger. The Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016 takes necessary steps to ensure states and schools can focus their energy on increasing access to school meals.
In advance of the House and Senate votes on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its full endorsement of the bill.