Committee Members

Republicans


John Eichelberger Jr
, Chair
Ryan Aument, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
Ryan Aument
Pat Browne

 
John DiSanto
Mike Folmer
Dan Laughlin
Tommy Tomlinson

Democrats

Andrew Dinniman, Minority Chair
Jim Brewster
Daylin Leach
Anthony Williams

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

Senate Education Committee   [Read More]

 
 

Senate Education Committee - June 2, 2017     [Read More]

 

Senate Education Committee AND House Education Committee - May 24, 2017     [Read More]

 

Senate Education Committee - May 15, 2017     [Read More]

News

May

23

2017

May 23, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today unanimously approved three bills, including bipartisan legislation requiring legislative approval of any state plan that the Pennsylvania Department of Education submits pursuant to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).   [Read More]

May

11

2017

May 11, 2017

The Senate Education Committee subcommittee on Support Services and Transportation, chaired by Senator John DiSanto, will hold a hearing to examine current practices and issues in pupil transportation services in Pennsylvania schools.   [Read More]

May

05

2017

May 05, 2017

The Senate Education Committee will hold a committee hearing to review Erie City School District’s strategic and financial plan for the future and to assess the implementation of the financial watch and recovery system by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2017

April 19, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today approved five bills, including legislation intended to improve transparency and legislation expanding access to vocational education and school resources to students.   [Read More]

Mar

31

2017

March 31, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today approved two bills intended to protect taxpayers, control spending, and ensure that education dollars are spent wisely, according to Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair), who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2017

March 16, 2017

The Senate and House Education Committees will hold a hearing Monday on the federal Every Student Succeeds Act with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Education Commission of the States, and the Foundation for Excellence in Education.   [Read More]