ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois


March 24-25, 2010

View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Governmental Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File
HANDOUT:  2010 Revised Calendar of Meetings


Public Participation

NOTE: The sign-in sheet for public participation will be set out 30 minutes prior to the start of each meeting.

Public Participation Policy

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

All open meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at:  www.isbe.net

State Board of Education Meeting - March 24-25, 2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
10:45 a.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
11:45 a.m. Break for Lunch
*12:45 p.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*3:30 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor

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

Thursday, March 25, 2010
8:45 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:15 a.m. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*10:15 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous 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: 17-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

NOTE:    Chairman Ruiz may call to order the Board’s plenary session early for the sole purpose of hearing a motion to go into closed session.  In such case, the plenary session will reconvene for action items at the time posted.  Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed session.


Illinois State Board of Education
PLENARY SESSION

Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
March 25 , 2010
10:15 a.m


(This meeting will begin immediately following the previous session.)

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

All meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at www.isbe.net

  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                                                                                  10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

  3. Resolutions & Recognition
  1. 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                                                 consent agenda items:  10:45 – 10:55 a.m.

  1. *Approval of Minutes:  February 18, 2010 (Plenary pp. 4-7)

  2. *Rules for Initial Review
    1. Part 24 (Standards for All Illinois Teachers) (Rules Committee pp. 5-51)
    2. Part 210 (Illinois Hope and Opportunity Pathways through Education Program) (Rules pp. 52-79)

  3. *Rules for Adoption
    1. Part 35 (Mentoring Program for New Principals) (Rules Committee pp. 80-92)
    2. Part 145 (Temporary Relocation Expenses) (Rules Committee pp. 93-102)

  4. *Contracts and Grants over $1 Million
    1. Early Childhood Education Contract with Erikson Institute  (Finance & Audit pp. 3-5)
      (Evaluation of Early Childhood Systems)
    2. Early Childhood Education Contract with Erikson Institute (Finance & Audit pp. 6-7)
      (Social/Emotional Training and Consultation)
    3. Early Childhood Education Contract with ROE #27  (Finance & Audit pp. 8-9)
      (Block Grant Programs for Compliance and Program Improvement
    4. Principal mentoring Contract with IPA    (Finance & Audit pp. 10-12)

  5. *2010 Board Calendar Revisions  (Board Operations pp. 4-6)

  6. *Accept FY09 Financial Audit (Finance & Audit pp. 13-19)

  7. *Approve Annual Financial Profile of School Districts (Finance & Audit pp. 27-36)

  8. *Approve Special Education Expenditures & Receipts Report (Finance & Audit pp. 69-73)

  9. *Accept Financial Plan for Lemont-Bromberek Community School District 113A (Finance & Audit pp. 37-68)

  10. *Teacher Certification Board Recommendations (Education Policy Planning pp. 4-6)
End of Consent Agenda
  1. New Business                                                                                            10:55 – 11:00 a.m.

  2. Announcements and Reports                                                                     11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi) 11:00 – 11:10 a.m.
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon) 11:10 – 11:15 a.m.
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements 11:15 – 11:25 a.m.
    4. Chairman’s Report  11:25 – 11:35 a.m.
    5. Member Reports  11:35 – 11:45 a.m.

  3. Information Items

  4. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports  (Plenary pp. 8-36)

  5. Adjourn