ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Board Room, 4th Floor
Springfield, Illinois

December 14-15, 2011


View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File (Updated 12/12/11)
View Ad Hoc Rules Committees Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Government RelationsCommittee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File (Revised 12/13/11)
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File (Revised 12/13/11)


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 - December 14-15, 2011

WEDNESDAY, December 14, 2011                                                                                       Times are estimated for planning purposes.

2:00 Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*4:00 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*5:00 p.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*5:30 p.m. Closed Session
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, December 15, 2011                                                                                       Times are estimated for planning purposes.

8:45 a.m. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
* 9:15 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
11:15 a.m. Break for Lunch
12:15 p.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 Chico 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 Chico 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
December 15, 2011
12:15 p.m.

Revised 12/12/11 (Revision marked in red)
(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  (Gery Chico, Board Chair)       12:15 p.m. (or immediately following lunch)                               
    1. Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

  2. Public Participation (up to 30 minutes)

  3. Resolutions & Recognition
    1. Josh Stumpenhorst – 2012 Teacher of the Year
    2. Bradley Abel – 2011 Milken Winner
    3. Shelly Marks, 2011 Burroughs Outstanding School Board President
    4. Christopher J. Ward – Former Member, Illinois State Board of Education

  4. *Consent Agenda
    Superintendent’s Report
    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 - November 18, 2011
    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 30, Programs for the Preparation of Principals in Illinois

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 25, Certification
      2. Part 375, School Records
      3. Part 425, Voluntary Registration and Recognition of Nonpublic Schools

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Amendment to IBM Contract for Student Information System (SIS)
      2. RFSP for Evaluator Pre-Qualification and Re-training Program
      3. Contract for Illinois Resource Center - Bilingual Professional Development

    5. *Approval of 403b Plan Amendment

    6. *Approval of Charter School Report to the General Assembly

    7. *Board Notification, Review, and/or Approval for the Processing of Contracts and Grants

    8. *Board Review of Mandated Reports

    End of Consent Agenda

    1. Election to Fill ISBE Vice Chair Vacancy

    2. Approve Closed Session Minutes

    3. State Model for Principal Evaluation
  5. New Business

  6. Announcements and Reports 
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. B. P-20 Council Liaison Report (No report this month)
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements
    4. Chairman’s Report
    5. Member Reports 

  7. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports  (available online at www.isbe.net/board/fiscal_admin_rep.htm)

  8. Adjourn