Committee fosters dialogue among Midwest's leaders in education policy


Legislators from 11 Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces serve on the Midwestern Legislative Conference Education Committee. If you have questions about the committee, please contact Tim Anderson, CSG Midwest staff liaison to the committee.
The committee last met July 17, on the first day of the 2016 Midwestern Legislative Conference Annual Meeting; presentations can be found below.


Committee resources on the Every Student Succeeds Act

The MLC Education Committee is working to keep its members and all state legislators in the Midwest up to date on the impact and implementation of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act — a 2015 federal law that makes major changes in the state-federal relationship on education policy. If you have questions about the ESSA, please contact Tim Anderson, CSG Midwest staff liaison to the committee.


Presentations and handouts from 2016 committee meeting and Tuesday-sponsored session


Committee Resources


CSG Midwest/MLC Education Committee Webinars

December 16, 2015 "Teacher Shortages: Midwest States' Approaches to Address the Challenge"
Presenter: Nadene Davidson, M.Ed., Ed.D. associate professor of teacher education, University of Northern Iowa; and chair-elect, Advisory Council of State Representatives, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Facilitators: North Dakota Sen. Kyle Davison, MLC Education Committee Co-Chair; and South Dakota Rep. Jacqueline Sly, MLC Education Committee Co-Chair




MLC Committees

The bipartisan MLC committees are made up of state and provincial legislators from across the Midwest. They foster the regional exchange of information and ideas on key policy issues impacting the region and its states. They also facilitate interstate cooperation.