For Immediate Release
Friday, February 14, 2020

State Board of Education announces agenda for Feb. 18 meeting in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced the following agenda for its regular business meeting at 10 a.m. Feb. 18 in Springfield. View the information packet for the meeting online​​​.​

The meeting will be audio cast on the internet. Click the “LISTEN IN” link that appears at the bottom of the home page at the start of the meeting.

All State Board of Education meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Superintendent’s office no later than one day prior to the meeting. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education by phone at (217) 782-2221, TTY/TDD at (217) 782-1900, or fax at (217) 785-3972.​

The chairperson may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed sess​ion.​​​

Illinois State Board of Education Meeting
ISBE 4th Floor Board Room
100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL
Feb. 18, 2020
10 a.m.

  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
  3. Presentations & Updates
    1. Strategic Goals Assessment Baseline Presentation
  4. Closed Session
    1. Meetings between internal or external auditors and governmental audit committees, finance committees, and their equivalents, when the discussion involves internal control weaknesses, identification of potential fraud risk areas, known or suspected frauds, and fraud interviews conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards of the United States of America. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(29)
  5. Superintendent’s Report – Consent Agenda
    *All action consideration items listed with an asterisk (*) below 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 – Plenary Minutes: January 15, 2020
    2. *Rules for Initial Review - Part 51 (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers under Article 24 and Dismissal of Tenured Teachers and Principals under Article 34 of the School Code) Approved Training Application
    3. *Rules for Initial Review - Part 255 (Registered Apprenticeship Program) Apprentice Program new
    4. *Rules for Adoption - Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) Time Out and Physical Restraint
    5. *Rules for Adoption - Part 27, 28 and 29 (Standards for Endorsements in Specific Teaching Fields, Standards for Endorsements in Special Education, and Standards for Administrative Endorsements) General Clean up
    6. *Rules for Adoption - Part 100 (Requirements for Accounting, Budgeting, Financial Reports, and Auditing) Tort Fund
    7. *Rules for Adoption - Part 252 (Driver Education) Distance Learning and Educator Evaluations
    8. *Acceptance of the FY19 Financial Audit Report
    9. *Approval of Illinois Science Assessment Grade 11 Waiver
    10. ​*Approval of the Spring 2020 Waiver Report
  6. End of Consent Agenda
  7. Approval Items
    1. Approval of 21st Century Learning Centers Request for Proposals
  8. Discussion Items
    1. Strategic Plan
    2. ESSA Update: Student Success/School Quality Indicators
    3. Legislative Update
    4. Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task Force Model Policy
  9. Upcoming Board Action
    1. Part 75 (Agricultural Education Program) Agricultural Education Pre-Service Teacher Internship Program
    2. Approval of Cut Score Recommendations for Redesigned Licensure Test: Elementary Education (1-6)
    3. Approval of Truants’ Alternative and Optional Education Program Grant Notice of Funding Opportunities/Request for Proposals
    4. Approval of the Perkins V State Plan
    5. Approval of Ed360 and Illinois Longitudinal Data Systems Project Team Request for Sealed Proposals
    6. Discussion of Charter School Appeals
    7. Acceptance of the School Financial Profile Results Based on FY2019 Annual Financial Reports
  10. Public Participation
  11. Announcements & ​Reports
    1. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements
    2. Chairperson’s Report
    3. Member Reports
  12. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports
    2. FOIA Monthly Report
  13. Adjourn​​​​​​​