ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Meeting Location: Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
3857 W. 111th Street
Chicago, Illinois

January 16-17, 2008

View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
View Governmental Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
FY09 ISBE-approved budget recommendation PDF File
View
Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File
Cumulative Waiver Report - 2008 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, January 16, 2008

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Tour Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

10:45 a.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 2 6 1 2 1 8

1:00 p.m.

Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 2 6 1 2 1 8

*1:45 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 0 2 6 1 2 1 8

* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, January 17, 2008
8:30 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #2 0 2 6 1 2 1 9
9:45 a.m.

ISBE Plenary Session
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #2 0 2 6 1 2 1 9


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.
NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call to order the Board’s plenary session early for the sole purpose of hearing a motion to go into closed session. In such case, the plenary session will reconvene for action items at the time posted. Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session at which time the Board will go into closed session.


ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Meeting Location: Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
3857 W. 111th Street, Chicago, Illinois


Thursday, January 17, 2008
9:45 a.m.


Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 2 0 2 6 1 2 1 9

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
    1. Welcome from Chicago Agricultural H.S.
    2. Alice Payne, Principal, Meade Park Elementary School, Danville, IL (Plenary pp. 4)

  3. Public Participation


  4. Superintendents 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.

  5. Action Considerations


    *1. Approval of Minutes: December 13, 2007 (Plenary pp. 5-13)
    *2. Rules for Initial Review

    1. Part 60 (The “Grow Your Own” Teacher Education Initiative) (Rules Packet pp. 4-14)
    2. Part 575 (School Technology Program) (Rules Packet pp. 15-19 )

    *3. Rules for Adoption

    1. Part 25 (Certification) (Rules Packet pp. 20-48)
    2. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Education Services) (Rules Packet pp. 49-87)

    *4. Recommendations of the Teacher Certification Board (Plenary pp. 14-21)

    1. Accreditation and Program Approvals
      1. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
      2. Saint Xavier University
      3. University of Illinois at Chicago

    *5. Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

    1. Pearson ISAT Contract Amendment (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 5-6)
    2. ACT Contract Amendment
    3. ISBE Technology Servers (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 9-10) 

    *6. Cumulative Waiver Report (Governmental Relations Packet pp. 5-15)

    *7. Legislative Proposals (Governmental Relations Packet pp. 16-74)

    *8. State Board of Education Budget

    1. Ratification of FY08 State Board of Education Budget (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 11-18)
    2. Adoption of FY09 State Board of Education Budget (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 19-  )
    3. ISBE Staffing

    (end of consent agenda)

    9. Contract for Legal Services regarding Certification Actions (as needed)

  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

  4. Rulemaking Monthly Status Report (Plenary pp. 22-25)

  5. SBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary pp. 26-43)

  6. Adjourn

NOTE: Chairman Ruiz may call to order the Board's plenary session early for the sole purpose of hearing a motion to go into closed session. In such case, the plenary session will reconvene for action items at the time posted. Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session at which time the Board will go into closed session.