The hearings will be held in the Capitol Auditorium in Montgomery. Click here for directions.
Here’s the schedule for the Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget hearing.
9:00-9:45 a.m. Department of Education, Dr. Tommy Bice, State Superintendent
9:45-10:15 a.m. Department of Postsecondary Education, Dr. Mark Heinrich, Chancellor
10:15-10:45 a.m. Council of College and University Presidents, Dr. Robert Witt, Chairman
10:45-11:15 a.m. Alabama Comm. on Higher Education, Dr. Gregory Fitch, Executive Director
11:15-11:30 a.m. Office of School Readiness, Jenna Ross, Director
Here’s Belanger’s coverage of the November 14 SBOE meeting where the budget request was approved.
Here is the video of the SBOE’s approval of the budget request at their November meeting.
Here is a presentation made at the Alabama Association of School Boards’ December conference in Birmingham of the FY15 fiscal forecast by Norris Green, Director of the Alabama Legislative Fiscal Office.
One-word summary: gloomy.