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


June 18-19, 2008

View Work Study Session: Standards Review PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
Legislative Grants and Other Special Initiatives PDF File
Legislative Grants and Other Special Initiatives - Numbered PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Packet PDF File
DRAFT ISBE Comments on Proposed Title I Regulations PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Commmittee Packet PDF File
DRAFT Strategic Plan Report PDF File
View
Governmental Relations 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, June 18, 2008
10:00 a.m.

Work-Study Session: Standards Review
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 7

12:30 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 7

*2:15 p.m.

Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 7

*3:45 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 7
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.
THURSDAY, June 19, 2008
8:30 a.m.

Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 9

*9:00 a.m.

Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 9

*9:45 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation # 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 9
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous 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: 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
Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois

Thursday, June 19, 2008
9:45 a.m.


(This meeting will begin immediately following the previous session.)
(Timeframes are estimated for planning purposes.)

Public Conference Call Number: 1-866-297-6391 (listen only); Confirmation #: 2 1 9 5 0 7 9 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 9:45 – 10:05 a.m.
    1. Student Advisory Council Report
    2. Mark Thomas Schmidt, 2008 Poetry Out Loud State Champion (Plenary p. 4)

  3. Public Participation 10:05 – 10:35 a.m.

  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 consent agenda items: 10:35 – 10:45 a.m.

    *1. Approval of Minutes: May 22, 2008 (Plenary pp. 5-14)

*2. Rules for Initial Review

a. Part 35 (New Principal Mentoring) (Rules Committee Packet pp. 5-16)

*3. Rules for Adoption

  1. Part 25 (Certification) (Rules Committee Packet pp. 17-110)
  2. Part 180 (Health/Life Safety Code for Public Schools) (Rules Committee Packet pp. 111-116)
  3. Part 235 (Early Childhood Education Block Grant) (Rules Committee Packet pp. 117-124)
  4. Part 401 (Special Education Facilities Under Sec. 14-702) (Rules Committee Packet pp. 125-126)
  5. Part 305 (School Food Service) (to be sent under separate cover)

*4. Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

  1. Early Childhood Block Grants (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 4-5)
  2. Early Childhood Evaluation Contract with Erikson Institute- Year 2 (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 6-7)
  3. Social/Emotional Training & Consultation Contract Renewal with Erikson Institute (FAC Packet pp. 8-9)
  4. Renewal of IMSA Intergovernmental Agreement for Illinois Virtual High School (FAC Packet p. 10)
  5. Renewal of Principal Mentoring Contract with Illinois Principals Association (FAC Packet pp. 11-12)
  6. Writing Component for Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) (see insert behind FAC p. 12)

*5. Accept FY 07 Financial and Compliance Audit (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 13-22)

*6. Teacher Certification Board Accreditation and Program Approval Recommendations (Plenary pp. 15-18)

*7. Teacher Certification Board Appointments (Plenary Packet pp. 19-26)

*8. Department of Juvenile Justice Board of Education Appointments (Plenary Packet pp. 27-42)

*9. Approval of Comments to NCLB Proposed Title I Rules (Education Policy Packet pp. 74-84)

*10. Approval of Draft Strategic Plan Update (Board Operations Policy Packet pp. 10)

*11. NASBE Dues Approval (Board Operations Policy Packet pp. 7-9)

*12. Cahokia School District #187 Financial Plan (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 23-24)

End of consent agenda

13. Legislative Grants and other Special Initiatives (Finance & Audit Packet pp. ) 10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

14. Update List of SES Providers (Education Policy Packet pp. 70-73) 11:00 – 11:05 a.m.

15. American Diploma Project (as needed) (Education Policy Packet pp. 32-34) 11:05 – 11:10 a.m.

16. Appropriation Transfer Authority (as needed) (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 35-36) 11:10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

17. Calumet Park School District #132 (as needed) (Education Policy Packet pp. 35-69) 11:15 – 11:20 a.m.

18. Closed Session Minutes (as needed; following closed session)

  1. New Business 11:20-a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  2. Announcements and Reports 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi) 11:30 – 11:40 a.m.
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements 11:40 – 11:50 a.m.
    3. Chairman’s Report 11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    4. Committee Reports 12:00 – 12:10 p.m.
    5. Member Reports 12:10 – 12:20 p.m.
  1. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary pp. 43-61)

  2. 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.