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

AGENDA AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
May 17-18, 2006

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during
Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.

View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View
Governmental Relations/Finance & Audit Joint Committee Packet PDF File    Insert PDF File
View
Education Policy Planning Committee Packet PDF File
Harcourt Assessment Contract
View
Ad Hoc Strategic Plan Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View
Board Operations Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File

View Plenary Session Packet PDF File

WEDNESDAY, May 17, 2006

Public Conference Call Access Numbers are listed below.  

10:30 a.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 6 3 2 6 3 2

11:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:30 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee
Joint Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 6 3 2 6 3 2

* 2:30 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 6 3 2 6 3 2

* 4:00 p.m.

Ad Hoc Strategic Plan Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 6 3 2 6 3 2

*   The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, May 18, 2006

8:45 a.m.

Board Operations Committee
Board Conference Room, 4th Floor
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 6 3 2 6 3 7

9:30 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor, 100 North First Street, Springfield, IL
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 4 6 3 2 6 3 7   

NOTE:  Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board meeting on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, May 18, 2006
9:30 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #:
     1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #
1 4 6 3 2 6 3 7

The Plenary Session will also be audio broadcast via the Internet.

NOTE: Staff presentations and detailed Board discussion typically take place during
Committee meetings one month prior to State Board action in the plenary session.

Plenary Business Meeting

A. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance 

B. Resolutions & Recognition

  1. Sullivan Community Education/Service Learning Program (p. 3)

C. Public Participation

D. Approval of Minutes

  1. April 11, 2006 (p. 4)
  2. April 20, 2006 (p. 5)

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. 14-34)
  2. New Part 565 (Class Size Reduction Grants) (pp. 35-43)

 *2. Approve Updates in the 2006-2007 Board Calendar (pp. 44-45)

   3. NASBE Board of Directors Election (pp. 46-56)

   4. Update List of Supplemental Education Service Providers (pp. 57-60)

   5. Harcourt Contract (p. 61)

   6. Release of Closed Session Minutes (as needed)

Information Items

  1. Monthly Informational Reports
    1. Monthly Status Report on Rulemaking (pp. 62-67)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 68-83)

G. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz will call for a break in the Board Plenary Session at which time the Board will go into closed 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

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