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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 North First Street
Springfield, Illinois

AGENDA AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
March 15-16, 2006

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

View Board Operations Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View
Education Policy Planning Committee Packet PDF File
View
Governmental Relations Packet PDF File
View
Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Packet PDF File

View Plenary Session Packet PDF File - Revised

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WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2006

Public Conference Call Access Numbers are listed below.  

10:00 a.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 0

12:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 0

1:00 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
Board Conference Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-825-3967 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 2

* 2:30 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 0

* 4:00 p.m.

Board Operations Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 0

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

THURSDAY, March 16, 2006

9:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor, 100 North First Street, Springfield, IL
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 1    

NOTE:  Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board meeting on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed session over lunch.


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

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, March 16, 2006
9:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 1 4 0 7 8 7 8 1

The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast via the Internet.

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

Plenary Business Meeting

A. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance 

B. Resolutions & Recognition

  1. Art Education Resolutions (p. 3)

C. Public Participation

D. Approval of Minutes

  1. February 23, 2006 (pp. 4)
  2. February 24, 2006 (pp. 18)

E. Announcements and Reports

  1. Superintendent's Announcements
    • Illinois New Teacher Collaborative
  2. Chairman's Report
  3. Committee Reports
  4. Members' Reports

F. 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.  Rules for Initial Review

  1. New Part 227 (Gifted Education) (pp. 22)
  2. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (pp. 35)
  3. New Part 1500 (School Emergency and Crisis Response Plans ( (pp. 59)

 *2.  Rules for Adoption

  1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 66)
  2. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 82)

   3. Rules for Adoption

  1. Part 305 (School Food Service) (pp. 155)

   4. Acceptance of Report on Financial Condition of School Districts (pp. 182)

   5. Information on Harcourt Performance and ISAT Administration     New Agenda Item

Information Items

  1. Monthly Informational Reports
    1. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 186)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 192)

  

G. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board Plenary Session at which time the Board will go into closed session over lunch.


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

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777