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2015 Legislative Session Workforce Board Presentations

 

January 30, 2015 | House Health Care and Wellness Committee
Public: HB 1403 - Regarding telemedicine
Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director and Health Workforce Council Staff Coordinator
Testifying in support of a telemedicine bill that would help rural areas access healthcare remotely.

January 26, 2015 | Senate Health Care Committee
Public: SB 5175 - Regarding telemedicine
Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director and Health Workforce Council Staff Coordinator
Testifying in support of a telemedicine bill that would help rural areas access healthcare remotely.

January 22, 2015 | House Education Committee
Work Session: Career Education Opportunities Task Force
Staff: Eleni Papadakis, Workforce Board Executive Director
Presentation: The need for more work experience for students, enhanced employer and community engagement, and dual credits to help fulfill academic and graduation requirements.

Quotable: "We need to get young people thinking about their future as soon as possible."

January 20, 2015 | House Higher Education Committee
Work Session: Degrees and Credentials that Lead to Good Jobs
Staff: Dave Wallace, Research Manager
Presentation:Skills shortages in Washington, including middle-skill and STEM.

January 19, 2015 | Early Learning & K-12 Education
Public: SB 5082 - Provding for career and technical education opportunities for elementary school students
Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director
Testifying in support of an education bill that would increase opportunities for students to explore the world of work through career and technical education.

January 15, 2015 | Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee
Public: SB 5080 - Concerning dual credit options
Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director
Testifying in support of an education bill that would allow students more access to dual credit options.

January 14, 2015 | House Higher Education Committee
Work Session: The Higher Education System - Part II
Staff: Eleni Papadakis, Workforce Board Executive Director
Presentation: An overview of the agency's role, funding sources, and top priorities.



December 5, 2014 | House Higher Education Committee
Work Session: Higher Education Institution Priorities
Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director

December 4, 2014 | House Labor and Workforce Development Committee
Work Session: Working Families, Reports to the Legislature
Staff: Dave Wallace, Research Manager, Dave Pavelchek, Deputy Director
Presentation: 2015 Workforce Training Results (including employment/earnings) for Washington's 12 largest workforce programs.



September 18, 2014 | House Health Care & Wellness Committee
Work Session: Trends in Healthcare Workforce, Graduate Medical Education and Residencies.
Staff: Nova Gattman, Legislative Director
Presentation: Trends in Washington's healthcare workforce.

 

 

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