Committee on Education

Committee Chair

David Grosso

Description

The Committee on Education is responsible for all matters related to public education, including authorizing public charter schools, but not including matters exclusively within the University of the District of Columbia or the Community College of the District of Columbia; truancy (jointly with the Committee of the Whole); and public libraries.

Staff

Christina Henderson

Committee Director / Deputy Chief of Staff

202-724-8060

chenderson@dccouncil.us

Anne Robinson

Senior Legislative Counsel

202-724-8185

arobinson@dccouncil.us

C. Michael Shaffer

Policy Director

202-727-8235

cshaffer@dccouncil.us

Ade Adenariwo

Staff Assistant

202-724-8061

aadenariwo@dccouncil.us

Agencies under the Committee on Education

  • Bullying Prevention Task Force
  • Common Lottery Board
  • Community Schools Advisory Committee
  • District of Columbia Public Charter School Board
  • District of Columbia Public Library system
  • District of Columbia Public Schools
  • Education Licensure Commission
  • Healthy Youth and Schools Commission
  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education (including Advisory Panel on Special Education, Early Childhood Development Coordinating Council, Non-Public Tuition, Special Education Transportation)
  • Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education
  • Public Charter School Credit Enhancement Fund Committee
  • State Board of Education