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

September 19-20, 2007

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Joint Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File

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

WEDNESDAY, September 19, 2007
10:30 a.m.

Joint Committee Meeting of the Whole: Governmental Relations and Finance and Audit Committees
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:19109997

12:00 Noon

Reconvene Joint Committee Meeting of the Whole: Governmental Relations and Finance and Audit Committees
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:19109997

*1:45 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:19109997

*4:00 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:19109997

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, September 20, 2007
8:30 a.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:19109999
9:30 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:19109999


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.


ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
Thursday, September 20, 2007

9:30 a.m.
Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #:

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

  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 (p. 4)
  3. Public Participation
  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: August 8, 2007 (pp. 5-9)

    *2. Rules for Initial Review

      1. Part 25 (Certification) (Rules pp. 5-27)
      2. Part 232 (Summer Bridges Program) (Rules pp. 28-35)
      3. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (Rules pp. 36-61)

    *3. Rules for Adoption

      1. New Part 100 (Requirements for Accounting, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, and Auditing) (Rules pp. 71-148)
      2. Part 110 (Program Accounting Manual) (Rules pp. 149-150)
      3. Part 125 (Student Activity Funds and Convenience Accounts) (Rules p. 151)

    *4. Contracts and Grants over $1 million (FAC & Gov p. 15)

      1. Erikson Institute for Early Childhood Block Grant Mental Health Consultation and Training Contract

    *5. A-133 Statewide Single Audit (FAC & Gov pp. 10-14)

    *6. Teacher Cert Board Recommendations

      1. Institution Accreditation and Program Approvals (pp. 10-16)
        1) Lewis University
        2) McKendree University (formerly McKendree College)
      2. Approval of New Teacher Program (pp. 17-18)
        1) North Park University

    *7. Fall 2007 Waiver Report (FAC & Gov pp. 18-118)

(end of consent agenda)

8. Approval of Closed Session Minutes (tentative; following closed session)

E. New Business

F. Announcements and Reports

    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements
    3. Chairman’s Report
    4. Committee Reports
    5. Member Reports

G. Information Items

    1. Rulemaking Reports
      1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (pp. 19-21)
      2. Annual Report on Status of Agency Rulemaking (pp. 22-27)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 28-45)

H. Adjourn

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