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SPRINGFIELD, IL  – The Illinois State Board of Education has announced the following meetings for its annual strategic planning session and September Board meeting on Sept. 19-20 at the Eastland Suites & Conference Center, 1801 Eastland Drive, in Bloomington. 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: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

Chairman Chico may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.

 State Board of Education Annual Strategic Planning and Board Meeting

Sept. 19-20, 2012

Location:Eastland Suites & Conference Center, 1801 Eastland Drive, Bloomington.

This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at:  www.isbe.net

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

10 a.m.


I.        Roll Call                                                                           

II.      Closed Session – Board Self-Evaluation                       

III.   Reconvene Open Meeting

IV.  National Perspective                                                       

A.    ESEA

B.    Common Core Implementation/Assessments

C.    Teacher Quality

D.    District Interventions

V.      District Intervention Review                                         

A.    Overview

B.    Local Perspective

C.    Board Discussion

D.    Action Items

1.    Modifications to 3.25 (f)

2.    Entrance Criteria

3.    Exit Criteria

VI.  Discussion of Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014 Budgets     

A.    Budget Overview FY13

B.    Developing FY14 budget

C.    EFAB

D.    Possible changes in Existing Formula

E.    Action Items

1.    Changes to existing formula

2.    Budget process for FY14

VII.   Legislative Agenda                                                         

A.    2012 Veto Session

1.    HB 5825 (Chapa LaVia / Steans) Charter School Commission

2.    HB 5826 (Chapa LaVia / Steans) ISBE Obsolete and Duplicative Legislation

B.    2013 Veto Session

1.    ISBE Obsolete and Duplicative Legislation

2.    Supplemental General State Aid Report

3.    Federal Grant Distribution

4.    Classrooms First Commission Recommendations

5.    SB 7 Trailer Bill

C.    Action Items

1.    Direction for ISBE Staff

VIII.    Recess Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

 8:45 a.m.

IX.    Reconvene/Roll Call – OPEN SESSION                         

X.      Reform Agenda Update                                        

1.    Implementing the Common Core

2.    PARCC

3.    ISAT Cut Scores

4.    Teacher Quality

5.    Performance Evaluations

6.    Race to the Top

XI.    Retreat Debriefing                                                          

XII.   Plenary Session                                                              

A.    Public Participation                                                  

B.    Resolutions & Recognition                                      

1.    Lanita Koster Resolution

C.    Presentations and Updates

1.    Illinois Shared Learning Environment                      

D.    Superintendent’s Report                                         

*Consent Agenda

1.    *Approval of Minutes:  August 16, 2012

2.    *Rules for Initial Review

a.     Part 24 (Standards for All Teachers)

3.    *Rules for Adoption

a.    Part 60 (The “Grow Your Own” Teacher Education Initiative)

b.    Part 65 (New Teacher Induction and Mentoring)

4.    *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

a.    Recommendation Approval:  RFSP Center for School Improvement

b.    Request to Release a Request for Sealed Proposals for Monitoring of Early Childhood Block Grant Prevention Initiative Programs

5.    *Fall 2012 Waiver Report

End of Consent Agenda

E.    Approval of Closed Session Minutes

F.    Superintendent’s Contract Renewal                       

G.    Announcements & Reports                            

1.    P-20 Council Liaison Report (Joyce Karon)

H.    Information Items

1.    ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available online at http://isbe.net/board/fiscal_admin_rep.htm

XIII.  Adjourn

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