Welcome to the Committee on Education

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are K-12 education generally, certificated employees of schools, school finance, and school facilities.

The committee office is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 159. Office phone number: (916) 319-2087

Deadlines and Updates:

1.       Amendments deadline: 12:00 noon, the Monday of the week prior to the hearing date.
2.       Position letter deadline: 5:00 p.m., the Tuesday of the week prior to the hearing date.

3.       For the latest information relating to COVID-19 and school reopening status and guidance, please go to:  https://schools.covid19.ca.gov

Guidance pertaining to information on COVID-19 and schools.


Assembly Member Patrick O'Donnell, Chair

Assembly Member Patrick O'Donnell, Chair of the Education Committee

Assembly Member Megan Dahle, Vice Chair

Assembly Member Megan Dahle,
Vice Chair of the Education Committee

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the 
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
Submit Position Letter

Important COVID-19 Information

The public will have the ability to participate in committee hearings by offering comment in the following ways:

  • The Capitol will be open for attendance of this hearing; however, due to guidance on physical distancing, seating for the hearings will be minimal for the press and public. In-person attendance is not recommended. All are encouraged to watch the hearings from their livestream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.
  • Remote Testimony Station location:
    • Sacramento – State Capitol Park - North steps.
  • Written testimony before the hearing via the position letter portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Education Committee
1020 N Street, Room 159
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.2087 phone
Members & Staff

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