ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

December 15-16, 2010


View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Government Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View FY12 Budget Discussion Documents PDF File new
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 - December 15 -16, 2010

WEDNESDAY, December 15, 2010

10:30 a.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
10:45 a.m. Closed Session over lunch
*12:15 p.m. Governmental Relations
Board Room, 4th Floor
*1:15 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, December 16, 2010

8:30 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
9:15 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*10:30 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
December 16, 2010
10:30 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)                 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

  3. Resolutions & Recognition                        11:00 – 11:10 a.m.
    1. Annice Brave, 2010-11 Illinois Teacher of the Year, Alton High School (p. 10)
    2. Dexter Chaney, 2010 Illinois Recipient of Milken National Educator Award, Ryerson Elementary, CPS (p. 11)
    3. Paula Dupont, Recipient of 2010 Burroughs Outstanding School Board President Award,  Burr Ridge (p. 12)
    4. Susan Johnson, Retired Teacher, Homewood S.D. #153 (p. 13)
    5. Namaste Charter School, HealthierUS School Challenge Gold Award (p. 14)
  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: 11:10 – 11:20 a.m.

    1. *Approval of Minutes: October 28, 2010 (pp. 4-9)

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 151 (School Construction Program) (Rules packet pp. 49-56)

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Rules packet pp. 57-93)
      2. Part 25 (Certification) (Rules packet pp. 94-174)
      3. Part 100 (Requirements for Accounting, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, and Auditing) (Rules packet pp. 175-198)
      4. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (Rules packet pp. 199-209)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin for Spanish Academic Language Standards (FAC packet pp. 3-4)
        & Assessments

    5. *Board Bylaws (Board Operations packet pp. 5-25)

    6. * Lemont-Bromberek S.D. #113 Financial Status (FAC packet pp. 29-1 - 29-23)

    7. *FY11 State Board of Education Budget (as needed)

    8. Appointment to Teacher Certification Board  (EPPC packet pp. 5-6)

    9. *Approval of Draft State Board of Education Annual Report (EPPC packet p. 54)

    10. *Endorsement of Poverty Commission Recommendations (EPPC packet pp. 7-53)

    End of Consent Agenda

    1.   Approval of Closed Session Minutes (as needed)         11:20 – 11:22 a.m.

    2.   Superintendent’s Contract (as needed)                       11:22 – 11:25 a.m.
  5. New Business                                                                     11:25 – 11:30 a.m.

  6. Announcements and Reports                                             11:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)   11:30 – 11:40 a.m.
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (No report this month)
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements   11:40 – 11:50 a.m.
    4. Chairman’s Report  11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    5. Member Reports     12:00  – 12:10 p.m. 

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

  8. Adjourn