ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


100 N. First Street
Springfield, Illinois

January 12-13, 2011


View Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Government Relations Committee Packet PDF File
View Board Operations Committee of the Whole PDF File
View Finance & Audit Committees Packet PDF File
View Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole Packet PDF File
View Plenary Session Packet PDF File 
FY 2012 Board Budget Recommendation 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 - January 12 -13, 2011

WEDNESDAY, January 13, 2011

10:30 a.m. Finance & Audit Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
1:00 p.m. Break for lunch
*1:45 p.m. Education Policy Planning Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*2:30 p.m. Ad Hoc Rules Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
*3:15 p.m. Board Operations Committee of the Whole
Board Room, 4th Floor
* The meeting will begin at the conclusion of the previous session.

THURSDAY, January 13, 2011

8:30 a.m. Governmental Relations
Board Room, 4th Floor
*9:45 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
January 13, 2011
9:45 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. Public Participation (up to 30 minutes)                 9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

  3. Resolutions & Recognition                        10:15 – 10:20 a.m.
    1. Larry Carrico, Mt. Vernon Community Member (Plenary p. 12)

  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: 10:20 – 10:25 a.m.

    1. *Approval of Minutes: December 16, 2010 (Plenary pp. 3-11)

    2. *Rules for Initial Review
      1. Part 226 (Special Education) (Rules packet pp. 7-31)

    3. *Rules for Adoption
      1. Part 30 (Programs for the Preparation of Principals in Illinois) (Rules packet pp. 32-80)
      2. Part 228 (Transitional Bilingual Education) (Rules packet pp. 81-87)
      3. Part 235 (Early Childhood Block Grant) (Rules packet pp. 88-118)
      4. Part 575 (School Technology Program) (Rules packet pp. 119-128)

    4. *Contracts and Grants Over $1 Million
      1. Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) Grant (Finance & Audit packet pp. 4-7)

    5. *Legislative Proposals (Governmental Relations packet pp. 5-110)

    6. * 2011 Board Calendar of Meetings (revision) (Board Operations packet pp. 8-9)
    7. *FY11 MCAT Transfers (Finance & Audit packet pp. 8-9)

    End of Consent Agenda

    1.   FY 12 State Board of Education Budget (1/13/2011 Handout)         10:25 – 10:40 a.m.

  5. New Business                                                                                        10:40 – 10:45 a.m.

  6. Announcements and Reports                                                                10:45 – 11:25 a.m.
    1. IBHE Liaison Report (Dr. Proshanta Nandi)   10:45 – 10:55 a.m.
    2. P-20 Council Liaison Report (No report this month)
    3. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements   10:55 – 11:05 a.m.
    4. Chairman’s Report  11:05 – 11:15 a.m.
    5. Member Reports     11:15 – 11:25 a.m. 

  7. Information Items
    1. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports  (available online at www.isbe.net/board/fiscal_admin_rep.htm)

  8. Adjourn