ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

October 27-28, 2010


View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File (Updated 10/27/10)
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File  (Updated 10/27/10) 


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 - October 27-28, 2010

TUESDAY, October 26, 2010

4:00 p.m. Student Advisory Council
Conference Room 4 - North (A)

WEDNESDAY, October 27, 2010

10:30 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
12:00 p.m. Break for lunch with Student Advisory Council
*1:00 p.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*2:00 p.m.  Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*3:00 p.m. Budget Hearing
Board Room, 4th Floor

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, October 28, 2010

9:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:45 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
October 28, 2010
9:45 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. Public Participation (up to 30 minutes)                 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

  3. Resolutions & Recognition                        10:15 – 10:20 a.m.
    1. Rena Pate, Cross-Generational Reading Club, Danville Community Consolidated S.D. #118 (Plenary p. 4)
    2. Blue Ribbon Schools Resolutions (Plenary pp. 4-a and 4-b)

  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

    1. *Approval of Minutes:
      1. Annual Strategic Planning Session: September 21-22, 2010  (Plenary pp. 5-16)
      2. Plenary Session: September 22, 2010 (Plenary pp. 17-22)

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 228 (Transitional Bilingual Education) (Rules packet pp. 2-8)
      2. Part 235 (Early Childhood Education) (Rules packet pp. 9-33)
      3. Part 575 (School Technology Program) (Rules packet pp. 37-44)

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Rules packet pp. 45-81)
      2. Part 365 (Technology Immersion Pilot Project) (Rules packet pp. 82-90)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Intergovernmental Agreement with Illinois Community College Board     (FAC packet pp. 2-4)
        for the Longitudinal Data System
      2. Intergovernmental Agreement with Illinois Board of Higher Education   (FAC packet pp. 5-7)
        for the Longitudinal Data System
      3. IBM Contract for Illinois Student Information System (SIS) Contract (FAC packet pp. 8-10)
      4. University of Illinois Contract Extension      (FAC packet pp. 17-19)
        (Illinois New Teacher Collaborative)  (Linda Tomlinson, Patrick Murphy)

    5. *Teacher Certification Board Recommendations (EPPC packet pp. 4-7)

    6. * Designation of Authority for Recommendations of Teacher Certification Board (EPPC packet pp. 8-9)

    7. * Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) Authorization(s) (FAC packet pp. 11-16)

    End of Consent Agenda

  1. New Business                                                                         10:25 – 10:30 a.m.

  2. Announcements and Reports                                             10:30 – 11:20 a.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)  10:30 – 10:40 a.m.
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Susie Morrision; Joyce Karon – unable to attend today)  10:40 – 10:50 a.m.
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements  10:50 – 11:00 a.m.
    4. Chairman’s Report  11:00 – 11:10 a.m.
    5. Member Reports  11:10 – 11:20 a.m. 

  3. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports  (available online at www.isbe.net/board/fiscal_admin_rep.htm)

  4. Adjourn