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 Brian Sandoval, Nevada – Chair
Governor Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire – Vice Chair
Governor Jack Markell, Delaware
Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts
Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota
Governor Steve Bullock, Montana
Governor Pete Ricketts, Nebraska
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina
Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin
Making the Grade: Federal Education Policy That Works for States and Students
The National Governors Association (NGA), along with the National Conference of State Legislatures, today released Governors’ and State Legislators’ Plan to Reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a bipartisan path for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).