COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Republicans

Scott Martin, Chair
Judy Ward, Vice-Chair
Jake Corman, ex-officio
Ryan Aument

Michele Brooks
John DiSanto
Doug Mastriano

Democrats


Lindsey M Williams, Minority Chair
John Blake
Jim Brewster
Timothy Kearney

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

 

Joint Hearing | Senate Education Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee | Wednesday, March 3, 2021| 10:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Joint Hearing | Senate Appropriations Committee and Senate Education Committee | Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Education Committee | Monday, November 16, 2020 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Appropriations Committee AND Senate Education Committee | Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Education Committee | Monday, October 5, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

 

Senate Education Committee | Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

News

Mar

03

2021

March 03, 2021

Pennsylvania must provide opportunities for students to return to in-person instruction in schools to protect the mental health and educational development of young people, according to many testifiers at a Senate hearing today.   [Read More]

Mar

01

2021

March 01, 2021

The Senate Education Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, March 3 at 10 a.m. to explore the many challenges schools have been forced to confront during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Committee Chairs Senator Scott Martin (R-13) and Michele Brooks (R-50).   [Read More]

Feb

09

2021

February 09, 2021

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) updated lawmakers today on their progress toward redesigning the system to grow enrollment, serve new populations and better meet the needs of students and employers, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

 

The Senate Education Committee today approved legislation that would give Pennsylvania school districts greater control over decisions involving fall sports and activities, according to Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-35), who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

May

11

2020

May 11, 2020

 

Senate Education Committee Chairman Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) hosted a hearing today to discuss the ongoing and future efforts to maintain continuity of education for students during the COVID-19 closure.     [Read More]

May

08

2020

May 08, 2020

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will hold a remote public hearing at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 11, in Harrisburg to discuss ways to ensure continuity of education for students in K-12 during the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]