Principal to Testify Before Senate HELP Committee on ESEA Reauthorization

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NASSP Board Member Christine Handy has been selected by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee to testify at an ESEA hearing January 27 that will focus on supporting teachers and school leaders.

Ms. Handy is the principal of Gaithersburg High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  She will represent the nation’s principals.  The full list of witnesses include:

  • Dan Goldhaber, director of the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research and director of the Center for Education Data and Research at the University of Washington
  • Terry Holliday, Kentucky’s commissioner of education
  • Saul Hinojosa, superintendent of the Somerset Independent School District in Texas
  • Rachelle Moore, first grade teacher at Madrona K-8 School in Seattle.
  • Christine Handy-Collins, principal at Gaithersburg High School in Gaithersburg, Md.

The hearing, which will take place at 10AM on the 27th, will be live streamed on the committee’s website