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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 North First Street
Springfield, Illinois

AGENDA AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
June 15-16, 2005

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WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2005

Public Conference Call Access Number for Wednesday meetings:
1-866-297-6391 listen only); Confirmation # 1 1 8 8 7 3 1 7

10:30 - Noon

Strategic Plan Hearing — Forum for ISBE employees
Board Room, 4th Floor

Noon

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

* 2:30 p.m.

Break (15 minutes)

* 2:45 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

* 4:15 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

* 5:15 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
4th Floor Conference Room

THURSDAY, June 16, 2005

Public Conference Call Access Number for Thursday meetings:
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 1 8 8 7 3 1 8

8:00 a.m.

Board Operations Committee
4th Floor Conference Room

9:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor

** Lunch Break

Closed Session (following lunch)

*   The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
** Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board meeting on Thursday at which time the Board will go into Closed Session over lunch.


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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972

Strategic Plan Hearing — ISBE Employees

Wednesday, June 15, 2005
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Board Room, 4th Floor

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #
1 1 8 8 7 3 1 7

EDUCATION POLICY PLANNING COMMITTEE

Wednesday, June 15, 2005
1:00 p.m.
4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number:1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #
1 1 8 8 7 3 1 7

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Discussion of IMAGE cut scores (Ginger Reynolds, Becky McCabe & Rense Lange)
  3. Discussion of Memorandum of Understanding to Acquire ACCESS to ELL's Assessment (Becky McCabe, Jon Furr & Dave McDermott)
  4. Update on Accountability Workbook (Ginger Reynolds, Gail Lieberman & Connie Wise)
  5. Student Advisory Council Update (Linda Jamali, Jennifer Saba)
  6. SES monitoring update (Ginger Reynolds, Jon Furr & Cheryl Bradley)
  7. Additional Items
  8. Adjourn

GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Wednesday, June 15, 2005
2:45 p.m.
4th Floor Conference Room
(This meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.)

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #
1 1 8 8 7 3 1 7

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. End of Session Update (Mark Kolaz, Nicole Wills & Josh Jacobs) (materials mailed separately)
  3. Additional issues
  4. Adjourn

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE

Wednesday, June 15, 2005
4:15 p.m.
Board Room, 4th Floor

(This meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.)

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #
1 1 8 8 7 3 1 7

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Discussion/update on FY06 Budget (Linda Mitchell)
  3. Discussion regarding consideration of Gallatin C.U.S.D. Financial Certification
    (Linda Mitchell & Debbie Vespa)
  4. Discussion of School District A-133 Reviews in Funding and Disbursements
    (Linda Mitchell and Tim Imler)
  5. Discussion of Illinois School Purchasing Network (Linda Mitchell)
  6. Additional Items
  7. Adjourn

AD HOC RULES COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Wednedsay, June 15, 2005
5:15 p.m.
Board Room, 4th Floor
(This meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.)

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #
1 1 8 8 7 3 1 7

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Discussion of Rules for Initial Review
    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision)
    2. Part 260 (Reading Improvement Program)
  3. Discussion of Rules for Adoption
    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision)
    2. Part 25 (Certification)
    3. Part 120 (Pupil Transportation Reimbursement)
    4. Part 275, Repeal (Pupil Transportation)
    5. Part 260 (Reading Improvement Program: Emergency)
  4. Informational Update: Less Red Tape (written update in packet)
  5. Additional Issues
  6. Adjourn

BOARD OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

Thursday, June 16, 2005
8:00 a.m.
4th Floor Conference Room

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #
1 1 8 8 7 3 1 8

AGENDA

  1. Public Participation
  2. Discussion Items *
    1. Annual Work Conference update (Chris Ward & Joyce Karon)
    2. Review incoming nominations for Board recognition (Chris Ward)
    3. NASBE Election (Joyce Karon & Dean Clark)
      1. President-Elect
      2. Secretary-Treasurer
      3. Central Area Director
    4. Board calendar review(Chris Ward)
      1. 2006 proposed schedule of meetings
      2. 2007 proposed schedule of meetings
  3. Decision Items
    1. Board Calendar (Chris Ward)
      1. 2006 proposed schedule of meetings
      2. 2007 proposed schedule of meetings
    2. NASBE Board of Directors Election (Joyce Karon & Dean Clark)
      1. President-Elect
      2. Secretary-Treasurer
      3. Central Area Director
  4. Additional Items
    1. Triple I Update (Chris Ward)
    2. Update on October Board Meeting in Danville (David Fields)
  5. Adjourn

* At the conclusion of any discussion item in which the committee is ready to make a
   decision, a discussion item may be immediately moved for a decision.

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor

100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, June 16, 2005
9:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Access Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #: 1 1 8 8 7 3 1 8

NOTE: The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast via the Internet. The Board will break for closed session at the call of the Chair.

Plenary Business Meeting

A. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance    

B. Resolutions & Recognition

    1. Jacqueline Bolger, 2005-2006 Illinois Teacher of the Year

C. Public Participation

D. Approval of Minutes

    1. May 19, 2005 (pp. 7-20)

E. Announcements and Reports

    1. Superintendent's Announcements
    2. Chairman's Report
    3. Committee Reports
    4. Members' Reports

F. 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 

  *1. Rules for Initial Review

    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 21-65)
    2. Part 260 (Reading Improvement Program) (pp. 66-75)
    3. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services) (pp. 76-98)

  *2. Rules for Adoption

    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 99-120)
    2. Part 25 (Certification) (pp. 121-124) Download Part 25 Memo & Rules New Information
    3. Part 120 (Pupil Transportation Reimbursement) (pp. 125-153)
    4. Part 275, Repeal (Pupil Transportation) (pp. 154-163)
    5. Part 260 (Reading Improvement Program: Emergency) (see cover memo on pp. 66-67; rules on pp. 164-169)
    6. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Services: Emergency) (see pp. 76-98)

  *3. Approval of Board Ballot for NASBE Election & FY 06 NASBE Dues
        Renewal (pp. 170-181)

  *4. Approval of Board Calendar (pp. 182-184)

    1. 2005 Board Calendar Revision
    2. 2006 Propsed Calendar
    3. 2007 Propsed Calendar

  *5. Approval of Professional Education Preparation Programs

    1. Institutional Continuing Accreditation & Continuing Program Approval (pp. 185-188)
      1. Greenville College
      2. Illinois Wesleyan University
      3. Lake Forest College
    2. New Program Approval (pp. 189-190)
      1. Olivet Nazarene University - Reading Specialist Program

  *6. Approval of Appointments to the Illinois State Teacher Certification
        Board (pp. 191-194)

  *7. Approval of IMAGE Cut Scores (pp. 195-197)

   8. Consideration of Gallatin Community Unit School District 7 for Financial
       Certification (pp. 198-203)

  9. Determinations on Recommendations from the Appeals Advisory
      Committee (pp. 204-206)

10. Authorization to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to Acquire
      ACCESS for ELL's Assessment (pp. 207-208)

11. Authorization of Revised Settlement Terms for Cortez, et al v. Calumet
      Public School District #132, et al.

Information Items

  1. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 209-215)
  2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 216-229)

G. Adjourn

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