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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Danville Area Community College
2000 East Main Street
Danville, Illinois

AGENDA AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
October 19-20, 2005

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion take place during
Committee meetings prior to the State Board taking action in the plenary session.

View Board Operations Packet PDF File
View
Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View
Finance & Audit Packet PDF File 
View
Governmental Relations Packet PDF File
View
Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File

View Plenary Session Packet PDF File
View Handouts PDF File

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WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2005

   Public Conference Call Access Number for public session:
      1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 2 9 3 5 6 3 2

10:00 a.m.

Board Operations Committee
Room 306, Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

* 11:00 a.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Room 306, Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

* Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

* 1:00 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee
Room 306, Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Budget Hearing
The Board Room, 302 Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

Events at Danville High School, 202 E. Fairchild, Danville
5:45 p.m. Informal Social Time
6:00 p.m. Tour of Danville High School
6:45 p.m. Dinner, Danville High School

THURSDAY, October 20, 2005

   Public Conference Call Access Number for public session:
      1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 2 9 3 5 6 3 3

8:00 a.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
Copper Penny Room, Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

* 9:00 a.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee
Copper Penny Room, Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

10:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
The Board Room, 302 Vermilion Hall, Danville Area Community College

*   The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board meeting on Thursday at which time the Board will recess for lunch, the Board will reconvene the plenary session to adopt a motion to go into Closed 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
The Board Room, 302 Vermilion Hall
Danville Area Community College
2000 East Main Street, Danville, Illinois

Thursday, October 20, 2005
10:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #:  1 2 9 3 5 6 3 3

The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast via the Internet.

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion take place during
Committee meetings prior to the State Board taking action in the plenary session.

Plenary Business Meeting

A. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance 

B. Resolutions & Recognition

1. Board Recognition Resolutions

C. Public Participation

D. Approval of Minutes

    1. August 16-19, 2005 (pp. 3-5)
    2. September 13, 2005 (pp. 6-7)
    3. September 22, 2005 (pp. 8-25)

E. Announcements and Reports

    1. Superintendent's Announcements
    2. Chairman's Report
    3. Committee Reports
    4. Members' Reports

F. 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. Rules for Initial Review

    1. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 26-60)
    2. Part 235 (Preschool Educational and Coordinated Model Preschool Educational Programs) (pp. 61-117)  

*2. Adopt Revised 2005-2006 Board Calendar(pp. 118-119)

    1. December 2005
      1. December 14 Committee Meetings at James R. Thompson Center, Chicago
      2. December 15 Board Plenary Session at Mexican Fine Arts Center, Chicago
    2. June 2006 at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn
    3. October 2006 at Lockport Township High School, Lockport
  1. Update on School Districts in Financial Difficulty (pp. 120-134)
  1. Update the Approved List of Supplemental Educational Service Providers (pp. 135-137)

Information Items

  1. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 138-146)
  2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 147-162)

G. Adjourn

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777