Education is an issue that affects us all, regardless whether we are parents, students, employers, or teachers. Most of the time, when we think of Education, we think of our local public P-12 schools, or perhaps a local university. While that’s certainly accurate, it’s actually our elected officials in Jefferson City who can often make decisions about education that affect schools across the state. This can include education policy, teacher certification requirements, school safety measures, and even curriculum. We are providing names and contact information for the 2021 Missouri Legislative Education Committees, both for the State House of Representatives and State Senate:
2021 Missouri State House Education Committee Members
|Paula Brown||Ranking Minority Member||D||70||573-751-4163|
|Cheri Toalson Reisch||Member||R||44||573-751-1169|
2021 Missouri State Senate Education Committee Members
|Cindy O’Laughlin||Chairwoman||R||18||(573) 751-7985|
|Rick Brattin||Vice-Chair||R||31||(573) 751-2108|
|Lauren Arthur||Member||D||17||(573) 751-5282|
|Mike Cierpiot||Member||R||8||(573) 751-1464|
|Elaine Gannon||Member||R||3||(573) 751-4008|
|Andrew Koenig||Member||R||15||(573) 751-5568|
|Bob Onder||Member||R||2||(573) 751-1282|
|Greg Razer||Member||D||7||(573) 751-6607|
|Jill Schupp||Member||D||24||(573) 751-9762|
There are some important bills that have already been filed in this year’s session. Keep these lists handy and reach out to 2021 Missouri Legislative Education Committee members if you feel strongly about an issue and want your voice to be heard.
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