ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

May 25-26, 2011


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 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 - May 25 - 26, 2011

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2011

10:30 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*11:30 a.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
12:15 p.m. Break for lunch
*12:45 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee will reconvene following lunch
*2:30 p.m. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, May 26, 2011

8:30 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:05 a.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:20 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
May 26, 2011
9:20 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                                           Times are estimated for planning purposes
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Public Participation (up to 30 minutes)                 9:20 – 9:50 a.m.

  3. Resolutions & Recognition                                  9:50 – 10:10 a.m.
    1. Digital Safety Contest Award Winners (pp. 4-11)
    2. Round Lake Oversight Panel (p. 12)
    3. Richard Myers, LaSalle County Regional Superintendent (p. 13)
    4. Kenneth Maurer, Metamora Township High School Superintendent (p. 14)
    5. Jesse H. Ruiz, Chairman, Illinois State Board of Education

  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: 10:10 – 10:20 a.m.

    1. *Approval of Minutes: April 13, 2011 (Plenary packet pp.15-22)

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, recognition and Supervision)   (Rules packet pp. 2-12)
      2. Part 25 (Certification)  (Rules packet pp. 18-98)
      3. Part 75 (Incentive Grants for Agricultural Science Teacher Education (Rules packet pp. 99-128)
      4. Part 228 (Transitional Bilingual Education (Rules packet pp. 2-4; 13-17)

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, recognition and Supervision) (Rules packet pp. 129-150)
      2. Part 350 (Secular Textbook Loan) (Rules packet pp. 151-155)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. FY12 1003 School Improvement Grants (Finance & Audit packet pp. 16-17)
      2. 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants (Finance & Audit packet pp. 18-20)
      3. Illinois Service Resource Center (ISRC) Grants (Finance & Audit packet pp. 21-24)
      4. Illinois Statewide Assistive Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) (Finance & Audit packet pp. 25-26)
      5. Illinois Statewide Assistive Technology Grants Overview (Finance & Audit packet pp. 27-28)
        1. Technical Assistance and Training Program (Finance & Audit packet pp. 29-31)
        2. Device Loan Network (Finance & Audit packet pp. 32-34)
        3. Exchange Network (Finance & Audit packet pp. 35-37)
      6. RFSP Special Education Child Tracking & Personnel Reimbursement Database (Finance & Audit packet pp. 38-41)
      7. Contract Amendment - Shefsky & Froelich, Ltd. (Finance & Audit packet pp. 42-44)
      8. Contract Renewal for Peoria County ROE – Virtual School (Finance & Audit packet pp. 45-47)
      9. Contract Renewal - Illinois Migrant Council (Finance & Audit packet pp. 48-50)

    5. *Dissolution of Round Lake School Finance Authority (Finance & Audit packet pp. 6-9)

    6. *Accept Financial & Compliance Audit Report (Finance & Audit packet pp. 11-12)

    7. *Approve FY11 Audit Plan Amendment (Finance & Audit packet pp. 13-15)

    8. *Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) Authorizations (Finance & Audit packet pp. 51-58)

    End of Consent Agenda

  5. New Business                                                                                    10:20 – 10:25 a.m.

  6. Announcements and Reports                                                            10:25 – 11:05 a.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi) 
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon, P-20 Liaison)10:25 – 10:35 a.m.
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements   10:35 – 10:45 a.m.
    4. Chairman’s Report  10:45 – 10:55 a.m.
    5. Member Reports     10:55 – 11:05 a.m. 

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

  8. Adjourn