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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Holiday Inn-Collinsville/St. Louis*
1000 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, Illinois 62234-6103
Phone: 618-345-2800

SCHEDULE AND AGENDA OF MEETINGS 
October 16 & 17, 2002

WEDNESDAY, October 16, 2002

11:00 a.m.

Call Meeting to Order/Roll Call
Ballroom A/B
Holiday Inn-Collinsville/St. Louis

School/District Dialogue with ISBE
East St. Louis School District #189

12:30 p.m.

BREAK/LUNCH
St. Clair Room

1:30 p.m.

Education Policy/Planning Issues

2:30 p.m. BREAK
2:45 p.m.
  • Illinois GED Testing Program Application Fee**
  • Rules for Initial Review**

Finance and Audit Issues

4:00 p.m. Education Leadership Forum
Ballroom C/D
6:00 p.m. CLOSED SESSION
  

THURSDAY, October 17, 2002

7:30 a.m. Meeting with local board members and administrators - Edwardsville School District
Administrative Building
  9:00 a.m.

STATE BOARD MEETING RECONVENES***
Ballroom A/B
Holiday Inn-Collinsville/St. Louis

Governmental Affairs Issues

  9:30 a.m.

PLENARY BUSINESS MEETING***

  1. Call Meeting to Order/Roll Call

  2. Public Participation

  3. Approval of Minutes:  September 18 & 19, 2002
  4. Immediate Action Items**
    • Accept the East St. Louis Financial Oversight Panel-Annual Report
      (see Wednesday's Agenda)
    • Review the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Notification of Objection
    • Accept the Middle Level Certification Survey-Results & Approve Next Steps
      (see Wednesday's Agenda)
    • Approve the Illinois GED Testing Program Application Fee
      (see Wednesday's Agenda)
    • Authorize Solicitation of Public Comment on Rules: Part 25 (Certification)
      (see Wednesday's Agenda)
    • Accept and approve the Standard Monthly Reports:
      • Finance, Audit, Agency Operations Status Reports (see Wednesday's Agenda)
    • Accept the petition requesting an Emergency Financial Oversight Panel for Hazel Crest School District 152 1/2, certify the district in financial difficulty, and authorize the Superintendent to appoint the Financial Oversight Panel
      (see Wednesday's Agenda)
  5. Announcements and Reports
    • Superintendent
    • Chairman
    • Committees
      1. Board Operations - Connie Rogers, Chair
      2. Finance & Audit - Richard Sandsmark, Chair
      3. Joint Education, Ronald J. Gidwitz, Chair
      4. Governmental Relations, Bev Turkal, Chair
      5. Education Policy Planning, Marilyn McConachie, Chair
    • Members
  6. Other Information
    • Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking
11:30 a.m.  ADJOURN AND LUNCH

  *All meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities.
**Action Items
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Meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

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