ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

October 19-20, 2011


View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File (Updated 10/17/11)
View Ad Hoc Rules Committees Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File (Revised 10/20/11) new
2011 Summary of Findings for Report Card and AYP PDF File new
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 - October 19-20, 2011

WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2011

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Student Advisory Council
1:00 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*1:55 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*2:20 p.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*2:45 p.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Budget Hearing
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, October 20, 2011

8:15 a.m. Reconvene Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:00 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 Chico 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 Chico 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
October 20, 2011
9:00 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)

  3. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Noble Street Charter School (Plenary p.3)

  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:
      1. September 27-28 Board Strategic Planning Session (Plenary packet pp. 4-10)

    2. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Intergovernmental Agreement: University of Illinois for New Teacher Collaborative (Vicki Phillips) (Finance & Audit packet pp. 2-4) 
      2. Harrisburg Project (David Andel) (Finance & Audit packet pp. 5-8)
      3. Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) (David Andel) (Finance & Audit packet pp. 13-14)

    End of Consent Agenda

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

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

  7. Adjourn