State Board of Education Meeting
Belleville THSD 201
Lindenwood University
2600 W. Main St., Suite 150
Belleville, IL

Plenary Session
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
1:30 p.m.

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The State Board concluded its meeting Wednesday and will NOT meet on Thursday, March 21, 2013

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. Presentations/Showcases
    1. SIG Schools Update – Egyptian CUSD 5, Sandoval CUSD 501, IARSS

  3. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Craig Hedin, Board Member, Mount Vernon District 80
    2. Steve Wallace, Board Member, Mount Vernon District 80

  4. Public Participation

  5. *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: February 20, 2013

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 20 (Standards for Endorsement Elementary Education)
      2. Part 21 (Standards for Endorsement in the Middle Grades)
      3. Part 25 (Certification)
      4. Part 26 (Standards for Certification in Early Childhood and in Elementary Education)
      5. Part 27 (Standards for Certification in Specific Teaching Fields)
      6. Part 226 (Special Education)

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 252 (Driver Education)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Request for New Intergovernmental Agreement – East St. Louis School District
      2. Request for RFSP – Survey of Learning Conditions
      3. Request for RFSP – SIG Lead Partners
      4. Request for RFSP – Local Assessment Support
      5. Contract Renewal of Illinois Interactive Report Card, Northern Illinois University

    5. *FY12 Financial Audit Report

    6. End of Consent Agenda

    7. Financial Profile

    8. Special Education Expenditure/Revenue Report

    9. Charter School Commission Appointment

    10. A Request for RFSP for School Improvement Grants

  6. Discussion Items             .
    1. Budget Update
      1. Advance Illinois GSA Proposal
    2. Legislative Update
    3. District Oversight - Monthly Update
    4. Other items for discussion

  7. 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

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

  9. 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.