September 13, 2012 9:00 AM

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            Panel 1: Research and Background


                                 Givens, Anita  Associate Commissioner, Standards and Programs (Texas Education

                                 Agency), Austin, TX

                                 Lindsey, Jan  Assistant Director, Federal and State Education Policies  (also providing

                                 written testimony) (Texas Education Agency), Austin, TX

                                 Smith, Thomas  Director and Professor  (also providing written testimony) (National Center

                                 on Scaling Up Effective Schools Vanderbilt University), Nashville, TN

                                 Wofford, Molly  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Partnership

                                 for Out of School Time (TxPOST)), Austin, TX

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            Panel 2: School Turnaround & Dropout Prevention


                                 Watson, Rodney  Chief HR Officer  (also providing written testimony) (HISD), Houston,



                                 Chavarria, Sandra G.  President and CEO  (also providing written testimony) (Communities

                                 in Schools), Dallas, TX

                                 King, Daniel  Superintendent  (also providing written testimony) (Parr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

                                 (PSJA)), Pharr, TX

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            Panel 3: College & Career Readiness At-Risk Student


                                 Nelson, Jim  Executive Director/CEO  (also providing written testimony) (AVID Center),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Zipkes, Steven  Principal Manor New Tech  (also providing written testimony) (Manor New

                                 Tech, Manor ISD), Round Rock, TX

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            Panel 4: Learning Time


                                 Alexander-Mitchell, Lona  Project Director Tx 21st CCLC grant  (also providing written

                                 testimony) (Beaumont ISD), Beaumont, TX

                                 Altobelli, Joan  President Texas Afterschool Associaton  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Organization), Cedar Park, TX

                                 Griffith, Michael  Senior Policy Analyst  (also providing written testimony) (Education

                                 Commission of the States)

                                 Infante, Eduardo  Superintendent  (also providing written testimony) (Lyford CISD),

                                 Lyford, TX

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            Public Testimony


                                 Heimrich, LBJ School, Carolyn  Sid Richardson Professor of Public Affairs  (also providing

                                 written testimony) (Univ. of Texas, LBJ School), Austin, TX

                                                                              WITNESS LIST


            September 13, 2012 9:00 AM

            Interim Charge #4: Public Testimony


                                 Aidman, Barry  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Breakthrough

                                 Austin), Austin, TX

                                 Armendariz, Monica  President (Central Texas After School Network), Austin, TX

                                 Litton, Todd C.  Executive Director (Citizen Schools), Houston, TX

                                 Marini, Terri  Vice President of Programs (Dallas After School Network), Dallas, TX

                                 McRoberts, Mary  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Alliance

                                 of Boys and Girls Clubs), Dripping, TX

                                 Stewart, Melissa M.  COO and Executive Director of The Bettive; President of SETAA

                                 (South East Texas Afterschool Association), Houston, TX

                                 Thompson Caruthers, Lisa  Director, Cooperative for After School Enrichment (Harris

                                 County Dept. of Ed.), Houston, TX


                                 Justice, Shirlene  President, Texas Partnership for Out of School Time (Texas Partnership

                                 for Out of School Time), Austin, TX

                                 Kimball, Mandi  Director of Public Policy + Govt Affairs  (also providing written

                                 testimony) (CHILDREN at RISK), Houston, TX

                                 Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (also providing written testimony) (TX - AFT

                                 (American Federation of Teachers)), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Schwager, Candice  President/CEO (Attorneys for Special Needs Children + Schwager Law

                                 Firm), Seabrook, TX

                                 Schwager (10), Zachary  Son/ Candice Schwager ((no reaction needed)), Seabrook, TX


                                 Bacak, Brittany  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Grey, John  Government Relations Specialist (Texas State Teachers Association), Austin,


                                 Guilbeaux, Megan  Student (-), Austin, TX

                                 Lind, Ariel  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Padron, Elizabeth  Student  (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Padron, Jossette  Student (-), San Marcos, TX

                                 Quartemaine, Alexander  Student Texas State University (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Rosales, Stephanie  TX State Univ Soc Wk  (Self), NB, TX

                                 Travis, Raphael  Assistant Professor (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Valladares, Susana   (Self), Elgin, TX

                                 Wagner, Jennifer  (Tx State Social Work), Austin, TX

                                 Zetino, Vanessa  Student (-), San Marcos, TX

                  Providing written testimony:


                                 Van Beck, Scott  Executive Director (Houston A+ Challenge), Houston, TX