ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
State Board of Education Meeting
100 N. First St.
Board Room, 4th Floor
Springfield, IL
January 22-23, 2014



Plenary Session
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
10:00 a.m.

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Note: Part 226 (Special Education) (class size/composition) WILL NOT be discussed at the January Board Meeting.

This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at: www.isbe.net

Agenda

  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. A. Dr. Harry Berman, Executive Director, IBHE

  3. Discussion Items
    1. USDA Smart Snacks in Schools
    2. Legislative Update

  4. Public Participation


  5. FY15 Budget Discussion


  6. Reconvene Plenary Session
    Thursday, January 23, 2014
    8:30 a.m.


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    Note: Part 226 (Special Education) (class size/composition) WILL NOT be discussed at the January Board Meeting.

    This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at: www.isbe.net


  7. Presentations and Updates
    1. Student Advisory Council (SAC) Update

  8. *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.

    1. *Approval of Minutes:
      1. Plenary Minutes: December 18, 2013

    2. *Rules for Initial Review

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision)
      2. Part 22 (Code of Ethics for Illinois Educators)
      3. Part 23 (Standards for the School Service Personnel Certificate)
      4. Part 28 (Standards for Certification in Special Education)
      5. Part 29 (Standards for Administrative Certification)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Request for Grant Approval: North Lawndale Eagles
      2. Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement: Illinois State University for Administration of National Board Preparation

      End of Consent Agenda

    5. Denial of Certification for Tomorrow’s Builders Charter School in East St. Louis

    6. FY15 Budget Recommendation

  9. Discussion Items
    1. Other items for discussion

  10. Announcements & Reports
    1. Superintendent's/Senior Staff Announcements
    2. Chairman's Report
    3. Member Reports

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

  12. Closed Session (as needed)

  13. Adjourn

This 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 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.

NOTE:   Chairman Chico may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.