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

June 17-18, 2009

View Governmental Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
FY2010 Budget Update PDF File
View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File
Draft Strategic Plan Progress Report PDF File
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File


Public Participation

NOTE: The sign-in sheet for public participation will be set out 30 minutes prior to the start of each meeting.

Public Participation Policy

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

All open meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at:  www.isbe.net

State Board of Education Meeting - June 17-18, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

10:30 a.m. 

Governmental Relations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor

11:30 a.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
12:10 p.m.

Break for Lunch

*12:45 p.m.

Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole (immediately following lunch)
Board Room, 4th Floor

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

Thursday, June 18, 2009

 8:30 a.m. 

Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor

*9:00 a.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*10:15 a.m. ISBE Plenary Session
Board Room, 4th Floor
* 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 on Thursday at which time the Board will go into closed session.


Illinois State Board of Education
PLENARY SESSION

Board Room, 4th Floor
100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois
June 18, 2009
10:15 a.m.

(This meeting will begin immediately following the previous session.)

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

All meetings will be audio cast on the Internet at www.isbe.net

  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  10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

  3. Public Participation                                                                       10:30 – 11:00 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:  11:00 – 11:10 a.m.

*1.  Approval of Minutes

  1. April 15, 2009 CTE Work Study    (Plenary pp. 4-5)
  2. May 21, 2009   (Plenary pp. 6-12)

*2.  Rules for Initial Review

  1. Part 180 (Health/Life Safety Code for Public Schools) (Rules Packet pp. 5-13)
  2. Part 252 (Driver Education)     (Rules Packet pp. 14-25)
  3. Part 120 Pupil Transportation   (Rules Packet pp. 26-36)
  4. Part 401 (Special Education Facilities Under Section 14-7.02) (Rules Packet pp. 26-28; 37-39)
  5. Part 675 (Providers of Supplemental Educational Services  (Rules Packet pp. 26-28; 40-46)

*3. Rules for Adoption 

  1. Part 405 (Payments to Certain Facilities Under Section 14-7.05 of the School Code)  (Rules pp. 47-64)
  2. Part 575 (School Technology Program)      (Rules Packet pp. 65-69)

*4. Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

  1. Illinois Interactive Report Card Contract Renewal   (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 4-5)
  2. ISAT development Contract Renewal     (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 6-7)
  3. ISAT administration Contract Renewal     (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 8-9)
  4. Shefsky and Froelich Contract Renewal     (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 10-12)
  5. School Improvement 1003g Grants (New & Continuing Grants) (FAC Packet pp. 13-16)

*5.  NASBE and ECS Membership (Board Operations Packet pp. 8-22)

*6.  Discussion of Teacher Certification Board Recommendations

  1. Institutional Accreditation and Program Approvals   (EPPC Packet pp. 5-7)
    1. Lewis University
    2. Trinity International University
  2. Program Approvals      (EPPC Packet pp. 8-10)
    1. Benedictine University
    2. University of Illinois at Chicago
    3. American College of Education

End of consent agenda

 7.  Approval of Draft Strategic Plan Progress Report (materials to be inserted))

 8.  Appointee to the Department of Juvenile Justice Board of Education (EPPC Packet pp. 11-20)

 9.   Approval of Proviso’s Financial Plan (as needed) (Finance & Audit Packet pp. 17-38)  11:10 – 11:15 a.m.

10.  Closed Session Minutes (as needed, following closed session)

11. Approval of AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement (as needed following closed session)

  1. New Business

  2. Announcements and Reports      11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)           11:15 – 11:25 a.m.
    2. Superintendent’s Announcements                       11:25 – 11:35 a.m.
    3. Chairman’s Report                                             11:35 – 11:45 a.m.
    4. Member Reports                                                11:45 – 11:55 a.m.

  3. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (Plenary pp. 13-41)

  4. 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 at the time announced.  Chairman Ruiz may also call for a break in the plenary session at which time the Board will go into closed session.