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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Mt. Vernon City Schools, District #80,
Primary Center
401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL
(Directions)

October 17-18, 2007

View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
View
Board Operations Packet PDF File
View Joint Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File

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, October 17, 2007
10:00 a.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Core Room, Primary Center, 401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 4 3 7 8 0 6

11:45 – 12:45

Break for Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Board Operations Committee
Core Room, Primary Center, 401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 4 3 7 8 0 6

1:30 p.m.

Joint Committee Meeting of the Whole:
Governmental Relations and Finance & Audit Committees

Core Room, Primary Center, 401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 4 3 7 8 0 6

(End of conference call)
4:00-6:00 p.m.

Budget Hearing
Core Room, Primary Center, 401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL

 
THURSDAY, October 18, 2007
8:30 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Core Room, Primary Center, 401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 4 3 7 8 0 8
9:00 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Core Room, Primary Center, 401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, IL
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 1 9 4 3 7 8 0 8


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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Core Room, Primary Center, Mt. Vernon City Schools
401 North 30th Street, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Thursday, October 18, 2007
9:00 a.m.

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 1 9 4 3 7 8 0 8

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.
  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
    Welcome from Superintendent Kevin Settle, Mt. Vernon District #808
    Wrap-up from Joe Fatheree, 2006-07 Teacher of the Year
    Staff Recognition (Superintendent Koch)
  3. Public Participation
  4. 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. Approval of Minutes
           a. August 22-24, 2007 (Plenary packet pp. 3-10)
           b. September 20, 2007 (Plenary packet pp. 11-10)

     *2. Rules for Initial Review
           a. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Rules packet pp. 4-44)

     *3. Wellness Goal (PA 94-199) (Plenary packet pp. 21-23)

     *4. Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million
           a. Technology Immersion Pilot Project Contract Amendments with Apple & Gateway
                           (Joint Committee packet pp. 62-63)
           b. ELL Math Test Development: Federal Grant with University of Wisconsin
                           (Joint Committee packet pp. 64-65)

     5. Approval of Closed Session Minutes (tentative)

  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 (Plenary packet pp. 24-26)
    2. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary packet pp. 27-43)
  4. Adjourn

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