Education & Workforce Development


The Education & Workforce Development Committee provides Western lawmakers with a forum to discuss issues relating to education and workforce development. The committee members participate in policy discussions and hear from experts about P-20 education and its relationship to cultivating a strong workforce. Additionally, the Committee shares insights on national education and workforce development programs and initiatives.




Senator Dean Mortimer



Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero Loop



Click here for full committee membership list.


2014 Annual Meeting


Click here for the agenda for the Education Committee meeting


Presentation - Stephanie Berglund, CEO thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource and Referral Network


Presentation - Laura Speer, KIDS COUNT


Presentation - Renée Wilson-Simmons, Director, NCCP


Committee Meeting Summaries

Click here for the agenda for the Education Committee meeting.

August 1, 2013 - 66th Annual CSG West Annual Meeting


Policy Briefs

California SB 850 - Establishing a pilot program for achieving a Bachelors Degree at a Communicy College

Last Chance to Dinish the GED Before New Test

State Efforts to Teach English Language Learners

Teacher Tenure: How California Differs From Other Western States

Western States Tenure worksheet pdf


For more information on the Education Committee, please contact CSG West staff member Alma Lopez by phone (916) 553-4423 or email: