ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

September 16-17, 2009

View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Governmental Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
Teach for America Grant PDF File
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File


Public Participation

NOTE: The sign-in sheet for public participation will be set out 30 minutes prior to the start of each meeting.

Public Participation Policy

NOTE:  Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.

All open meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at:  www.isbe.net

State Board of Education Meeting - September 16-17, 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
10:30 a.m.  Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*11:15 a.m. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
12:15 p.m. Break for Lunch with Student Advisory Council
*1:15 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole  (immediately following lunch)
Board Room, 4th Floor
*2:15 p.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
9:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*10:00 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

All State Board of Education meetings listed on this agenda will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board office no later than the date prior to the meeting.  Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education,  Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 17-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

NOTE:    Chairman Ruiz may call to order the Board’s plenary session early for the sole purpose of hearing a motion to go into closed session.  In such case, the plenary session will reconvene for action items at the time posted.  Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed session.


Illinois State Board of Education
PLENARY SESSION

Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
September 17, 2009
10:00 a.m.

(This meeting will begin immediately following the previous session.)

NOTE:  Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.

All meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at www.isbe.net

  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Resolutions & Recognition  
    1. Illinois Civic Mission Blueprint (Plenary p. 3)

  3. Public Participation                                                            10:15 – 10:45 a.m.


  4. Superintendent’s Report
    * Consent Agenda
    All action consideration items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine and will be enacted in one motion and vote.  Any board member who wishes separate discussion on any item listed on the consent agenda may remove that item from the consent agenda, in which event, the item will be considered in its normal sequence.

Action Considerations                                                        consent agenda items:  10:45 – 10:55 a.m.

*1.  Approval of Minutes

    1. July 21, 2009 Emergency Meeting    (Plenary pp. 4-10)
    2. 2009 Board Retreat Minutes   (Plenary pp. 11-15)
    3. August 20, 2009 Plenary Meeting   (Plenary pp. 16-19)

*3.  Rules for Adoption 

    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Rules pp. 4-75)
    2. Part 65 (New Teacher Induction and Mentoring) (Rules pp. 76-85)
    3. Part 120 (Pupil Transportation Reimbursement) (Rules pp. 86-100)
    4. Part 180 (Health/Life Safety Code for Public Schools) (Rules pp. 101-109)
    5. Part 252 (Driver Education) (Rules pp. 110-120)
    6. Part 401 (Special Education Facilities Under Section 14-7.02 of the School Code) (Rules pp. 121-126)
    7. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (Rules pp. 127-135)

*4.  Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

    1. Approval of Interagency Agreement with Governor’s Office   (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 4-9)
    2. Teach for America Grant (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 10-11)

*5.  Accept FY08 A-133 Statewide Single Audit (Lisa LaBonte)   (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 10-19)

*6.  Accept Annual Two-Year Audit Plan  (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 20-23)

*7   Approval of Fall Mandate Waiver Report   (Governmental Relations Packet pp. 14-36)

*8.  Approval of 2010 Board Calendar  (Board Operations Packet p. 7)

*9.  NASBE Elections (Board Operations Packet pp. 11-28)

End of consent agenda

  1. New Business                                                                                10:55 – 11:35 a.m.

  2. Announcements and Reports      10:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)           10:55 – 11:05 a.m.
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements                       11:05 – 11:15 a.m.
    3. Chairman’s Report                                             11:15 – 11:25 a.m.
    4. Member Reports                                                11:25 – 11:35 a.m.

  3. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary pp. 20-)

  4. Adjourn

NOTE:      Chairman Ruiz may call to order the Board’s plenary session early for the sole purpose of hearing a motion to go into closed session.  In such case, the plenary session will reconvene at the time announced.  Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session at which time the Board will go into closed session.