ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
State Board of Education Meeting
via video conference

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
10:30 a.m.

View Packet pdf format
East St. Louis District #189 Oversight pdf format 
FY 2012 Budget Presentation pdf format

Chicago Location:

Office of the Capital Development Board (CDB) Video Conference Room
100 W. Randolph Street, Room 14-612, Chicago, Illinois

Springfield Location:
ISBE Video Conference Room, 3rd Floor
100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL

This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at: www.isbe.net

Agenda
  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance           (Times are estimated and are for planning purposes only)
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. David Elson, Superintendent, Alton Community Unit School District #11(p. 3)

  3. Public Participation                                                                                                                            10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

  4. Superintendent’s Report - Consent Agenda                   11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
    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.
    1. *Approval of Minutes:
      1. Plenary Minutes: March 17, 2011 (pp. 4-9)
      2. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole:  March 16, 2011 (pp. 10-11)
      3. Board Operations Committee of the Whole: March 16, 2011 (p. 12)
      4. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole:  March 16, 2011 (pp. 13-14)
      5. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole:  March 17, 2011 (pp. 15-17)
      6. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole: March 17, 2011 (pp. 18-21)

    2. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 226 (Special Education)  (pp. 22-50)

    3. * Grants Over $1 Million
      1. RFP for Support and Technical Assistance Regional Network (STAR NET) Grant (pp. 51-54)
        (Kay Henderson)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Gateways to Opportunity Scholarship Program – Illinois Department of Human Services  (pp. 55-56)
        Intergovernmental Agreement   (Kay Henderson)
      2. Evaluation of the Early Childhood Systems – Erikson Institute Contract (pp. 57-58)
        (Kay Henderson)
      3. RFSP for ELL Professional Development Contract (Robin Lisboa) (pp. 59-61)
      4. RFSP for Redesign of the ISBE Teacher Certification Information System (TCIS)  (pp. 62-63)
        and Teacher Service Record (TSR) (Gayle Johnson, Linda Jamali, Patrick Murphy)
      5. Principal Mentoring – Illinois Principals Association Contract (Patrick Murphy) (pp. 64-65)

    5. *Approval of 2011 Board Calendar Revision (pp. 66-67)

    6. *Alzina Building Lease (pp. 68-70)

    7. End of Consent Agenda

    8. FY12 Budget (as needed)                                   11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

    9. East St. Louis School District 189 Oversight                                                  11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    10. Discussion Items
      1. Legislative Update (Nicole Wills, Cynthia Riseman, Darren Reisberg) (pp. 71-104)      12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
      2. Other Items for Discussion
      3. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available online at http://isbe.net/board/fiscal_admin_rep.htm)

    11. Announcements                                   12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
      1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi – unable to attend)
      2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon - no report this month)
      3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements     12:45 – 12:55 p.m.
      4. Chairman’s Report       12:55 – 1:05 p.m.
      5. Member Reports     1:05 – 1:15 p.m.

    12. Adjourn

    This meeting 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

    NOTE:     Chairman Ruiz may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.