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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

November 14-15, 2007

View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
View Joint Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File

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

WEDNESDAY, November 14, 2007
10:30 a.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 7 2 6 4 6 5

12:00

Break for Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Joint Committee Meeting of the Whole:
Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees

Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 7 2 6 4 6 5

(End of conference call)
3:30-5:30 p.m.

Budget Hearing
Board Room, 4th Floor

 
THURSDAY, November 15, 2007
8:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 7 2 6 4 6 8
9:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 7 2 6 4 6 8


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.


ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, November 15, 2007
9:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 1 9 7 2 6 4 6 8

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

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.
  1. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Ruth Meissen 2007-08 Illinois Teacher of the Year (Plenary Packet p. 3)

  3. Public Participation

  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: October 18, 2007 (Plenary Packet pp. 4-11)

    *2. Rules for Initial Review

      1. Part 51 (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers under Article 24 and Dismissal of Tenured Teachers and Principals under Article 34 of the School Code) (Rules Packet pp. 5-8)
      2. Part 226 (Special Education) (Rules Packet pp. 9-16)
      3. Part 350 (Secular Textbook Loan) (Rules Packet pp. 17-23)

    *3. Guidelines for Public Participation (Plenary Packet pp. 12-18)

    *4. Contracts and Grants over $1 Million

      1. TAOEP FY08 Grant Award to City Colleges of Chicago (Joint Committee Packet pp. 46-47)
      2. Interactive School Report Card Contract Amendment (Joint Committee Packet pp. 48-49)
      3. New Principal Mentoring Contract Award (Joint Committee Packet pp. 50-51)
  5. (end of consent agenda)

  6. New Business

  7. Announcements and Reports

    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements
    3. Chairman’s Report
    4. Committee Reports
    5. Member Reports
  1. Information Items
    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (Plenary Packet pp. 17-29)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary Packet pp. 21-38)

  2. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call for a break in the Board Plenary Session at which time the Board will go into closed session.

 

 

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