For Immediate Release
May 7, 2010

Illinois State Board of Education changes May meeting


SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education’s May meeting, originally scheduled for May 19-20, will be held Thursday and Friday, May 20-21, in Springfield.

The 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 day 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.

Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during committee meetings prior to the State Board taking action in the plenary session. Note that some committee meetings will begin at the conclusion of the previous meeting. The State Board of Education plenary session is always the morning of the second day of meetings.

State Board meetings held in Springfield are located in the 4th Floor Board Room at 100 N. First St. Please check the ISBE Web site ( for final meeting postings.