Committee on Education and the Workforce Leadership

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) was elected as Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. As a career educator and 2016 National Teacher of the Year, Congresswoman Hayes brings broad experience and expertise to the committee. Alongside Committee Democrats, she is prepared to work to ensure all students receive a high-quality education, expand access to affordable healthcare, and prepare workers for the modern economy.

“Since my first term in Congress, I have demonstrated a thoughtful, academically sound, student-centered perspective on the Committee on Education and Labor. I thank my colleagues for entrusting me to serve as Vice Ranking Member and help lead the vital work of this Committee in the 118th Congress,” said Congresswoman Hayes. “I hope to use this role to continue to elevate the voices of students, teachers, and workers and advocate for policies that make our education system and workforce more equitable and just for all.”