State Board of Education Meeting
via video conference

Thursday, August 16, 2012
10:00 a.m.

View Packet pdf format (Updated 8/15/12)

Chicago Location:
ISBE Video Conference Room, James R. Thompson Center
14th Floor, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Springfield Location:
ISBE Video Conference Room, 3rd Floor
100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL

This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at:


  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

  3. 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.

    1. *Approval of Minutes:
      1. Plenary Minutes: June 20-21, 2012

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 25 (Certification)
      2. Part 75 (Agricultural Education Program)
      3. Part 140 (Calculation of Excess Cost Under Section 18-3 of the School Code

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 475 (Contested Cases and other Formal Hearings) NEW PART
      2. Part 475 (Contested Cases and other Formal Hearings) REPEAL
      3. Part 485 (Appeal Proceedings before the State Teacher Certification Board)
      4. Part 650 (Charter Schools)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Request to amend contract with Franczek Radelet PC
      2. Request to extend agreement with Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin-SALSA Grant
      3. Other Contracts & Grants to be determined

    5. *Approve NASBE Dues for 2013

    6. *Statewide Single Audit

    7. End of Consent Agenda

    8. Appointment of State Educator Preparation Licensure Board Members

    9. Parent Mentor Program / Illinois Coalition for Immigration & Refugee Rights

    10. Superintendent’s Contract Renewal

  4. Discussion Items              .
    1. Budget Update
    2. District Oversight – Monthly Update (Superintendent Koch)
    3. Other Items for Discussion

  5. Announcements
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements
    4. Chairman’s Report
    5. Member Reports

  6. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available online at

  7. Closed Session (as needed)

  8. Adjourn

This meeting 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.

NOTE:     Chairman Chico may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.