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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

May 16-17, 2007

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View Finance & Audit Packet PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
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Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole PacketPDF File
View Governmental Relations Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File
View Changes Recommended for Adoption—Part 226 (Special Education) (Revised as of May 17, 2007)

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

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2007
10:30 a.m.

Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 5

12:30 a.m.

Finance and Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 5

*1:00 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 5

*2:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 5

*3:30 p.m. Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 5
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, May 17, 2007
8:30

ISBE Plenary Session (Please note that the Plenary Business Meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m.)
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 6


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: 17-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.


ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Room, 4th Floor, 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
Thursday, May 17, 2007

8:30 a.m.
Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only)
Confirmation #: 1 7 8 3 6 2 3 6

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

  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

  3. Public Participation

  4. Student Advisory Council Report

  5. Superintendent’s Report
    Phase I - Illinois College and Work Readiness Partnership

    BREAK: Closed Session (over lunch)

Superintendent’s Report (continued) (pp. 4-6)
* 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. Approval of Minutes: April 19, 2007 (pp. 7-16)

*2. Rules for Initial Review

    1. New Part 100 (Requirements for Accounting, Budgeting, Financial Reporting & Auditing (pp. 17-96)
    2. Proposed Amendment to Part 110 (Program Accounting Manual) (pp. 97-98)
    3. Proposed Amendment to Part 125 (Student Activity Funds and Convenience Accounts) (p. 99)

*3. Rules for Adoption

    1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (pp. 100-117)
    2. Part 226 (Special Education) VIEW (tentative; materials to be sent under separate cover)
    3. Part 475 (Contested Cases and Other Formal Hearings) (pp. 118-122)
    4. Part 485 (Appeal Proceedings Before the State Teacher Certification Board) (pp. 123-133)

*4. Contracts and Grants over $1 million

    1. Grow Your Own Contract (pp. 134-135)
    2. New Principal Mentoring Contract (pp. 136-137)
    3. Beginning Teacher Mentoring Grants (pp. 138-139)
    4. 21st Century Community Learning Center Continuation Grants over $1 million (pp. 140-141)

*5. 2008 Board Calendar (pp. 142-144)

*6. IMAGE Performance Descriptions (pp. 145-160)

*7. Recommendations from the Teacher Certification Board

    1. Program Approvals (pp. 161-162)
      1. National-Louis University: Social Sciences (Economics, Geography, History & Political Science)
    2. New Programs (pp. 163-167)
      1. Eureka College: Learning Behavior Specialist I
      2. Aurora University: Learning Behavior Specialist I
      3. Dominican University: Early Childhood Education Alternative Certification
      4. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Director of Special Education

8. Update List of SES Providers (pp. 168-170)

  1. New Business

  2. Announcements and Reports
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements
    3. Chairman’s Report
    4. Committee Reports
    5. Member Reports

  3. Information Items
    1. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (pp. 171-173)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 174-190)

  4. Adjourn

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