Public Hearing on Adult Literacy and Senate Bill 1194

Senate Education Committee
May 11, 2016
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room 1, North Office Building



9:30 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Sen. Lloyd Smucker, Chairman
Sen. Andy Dinniman, Chairman

9:40 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
Cheryl Hiester
Executive Director
The Literacy Council of Lancaster Lebanon
Co-Chair, PAACE Public Policy Committee

9:50 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Mr. Fernando Garcia
Former ESL student
Executive Chef at Nook Sports

10:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.
Mr. Robert Libutti
Chair of the Board
Literacy Council of Reading-Berks
Retired Businessman

Ryan A. Breisch
Executive Director
Literacy Council of Reading-Berks
President, PAACE

10:10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
Mr. Gary Singery
Director of Marketing for the Mid-Atlantic Region
Chairman of the Board, Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

Mr. Joseph Gabner
GED Graduate

10:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
JoAnn Weinberger
Co-Chair, PAACE Public Policy Committee
National Trainer, Leadership Excellence Academies

10:30 a.m.

Senate Bill 1194, P.N. 1719 (Mensch) – Bill Summary – Repeals the expiration date for the State Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative Program, enacted in 2012 and set to expire on June 30, 2016.

Amendment A07058 will be offered by Senator Smucker.