Public hearing on Charter School Funding

Senate Education Committee

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.

Everett High School
1 Renaissance Cir, Everett, PA 15537
Bedford County


Charter School Funding

1:00 – 1:10      Opening Remarks

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr.
Senator Andrew Dinniman

1:10 – 1:40      Local Superintendents Panel

Dr. Daniel Webb, Superintendent, Everett Area School District
Dr. John Zesiger, Superintendent, Moshannon Valley School District
Dr. Mark Kudlawiec, Superintendent, Chestnut Ridge School District
Arnold Nadonley, Superintendent, Richland Area School District

1:45 – 2:15      Statewide Perspectives Panel

Dr. Gerald Zahorchak, Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Education, 2006 – 2010
Mr. David Lapp, Director of Policy Research, Research for Action
Ms. Hannah Barrick, Assistant Executive Director, PASBO
Dr. Allen Sell and Tom Bullington, Bedford Area School District, PSBA

2:20 – 2:50      Charter Schools Panel

Dr. Maurice Flurie, CEO, Commonwealth Charter Academy Cyber School
Mr. Lawrence F. Jones, Jr., CEO, Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School
Mr. Michael Whisman, CPA, Shareholder, Charter Choices

2:50 – 3:00      Closing Remarks

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr.
Senator Andrew Dinniman