Calendar and Meetings

All State Board of Education public meetings are 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:
Phone: 217-782-2221
TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900
Fax: 217-785-3972

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Date Description
September 18, 2014
State Board of Education Plenary Session
8:30 a.m.
Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort
2643 IL Route 1783
1801 Eastland Drive
Utica, IL

Agenda & Packet

September 20, 2014 
Chicago Educational Facilities Task Force (CEFTF)
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr Library
3436 S King Dr
Chicago, IL


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Illinois State Board of Education

NOTE: State Board of Education meetings in Springfield are held in the 4th Floor Board Room at 100 North First Street, Springfield, Illinois. See the schedule below for specific locations.
Video Conference Meetings are held:

Springfield Location Chicago Location
Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
V-Tel Room (3rd Floor)       
Illinois State Board of Education
James R. Thompson Center
V-Tel Room (14th Floor)

One-day meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. to allow time for closed session as necessary.
Two-day meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. on first day and adjourn shortly after lunch on second day.
Please watch for the meeting posting for a possible change in the start time of these regular meetings.

2014 Board of Education Meeting Schedule
(Adopted 6/19/13)
(Revised 8/4/14)
Please check back to the Agency’s website ( for final meeting postings.
Date Description
January 22-23
Springfield (two-day meeting)
February 19
via video-conference (as needed)
(Springfield & Chicago ISBE v-tel rooms)
March 12
via video-conference -
(Springfield & Chicago ISBE v-tel rooms)
April 9
via video-conference
(Springfield and Chicago ISBE v-tel rooms)
May 14
June 18
North Chicago (one-day meeting)
No Board Meeting
August 20
via video-conference
(Springfield & Chicago ISBE v-tel rooms)
September 17-18 (revised)
Board Strategic Agenda Planning Session - Grizzly Jacks Grand Bear Resort, Utica
October 15
Illinois Terminal, 45 E. University Avenue, Champaign
November 21
James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago
December 17-18
Springfield  (two-day meeting)

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