Illinois State Board of Education Announces April 15 Board Meeting in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Board of Education will convene for a regular business meeting on April 15 at the ISBE offices in Springfield.

All State Board of Education meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board office no later than one day 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 Meeks may call for a break in the meeting as necessary in order for the Board to go into closed session.

State Board of Education Meeting

April 15, 2015

Location:  Illinois State Board of Education, 100 N. First St., Springfield

This meeting will also be audio cast on the Internet at:

10:30 a.m.

I.      Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance

A.  Consideration of and Possible Actions on Any Requests for Participation in Meeting by Other Means

II.    Public Participation

III.   Resolutions and Recognition

A. C. Dennis Hoffman, Mount Vernon City School District 80 Board President pp. 3-1

IV.  FY15 Budget and District State Funding Adjustments

V.    Superintendent’s Report – Consent Agenda

A. *Approval of Minutes

1. Plenary Minutes: March 18, 2015

2. Special Meeting: April 2, 2015

B. *Rules for Initial Review

1. Part 210 Illinois Hope and Opportunity Pathways through Education Program

2. Part 232 Summer Bridges Program

3. Part 240 Alternative Learning Opportunities Program

C. *Rules for Adoption

1. Part 650 Charter Schools

2. Part 1105 Procurement by the State Board of Education

D. *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

1. Request to Contract for EMC Equipment, Maintenance, Support, Training and Services

2. Request to Award Contracts for Information Technology Programmer Analysts

3. Renewal of Intergovernmental Agreement with Illinois State University to Administer Illinois National Board Professional Preparation and Support System

E. *Cahokia Community Unit District 187 Financial Plan

End of Consent Agenda

VI.   Discussion Items

A. District Oversight – Monthly Update (Superintendent Koch)

B. Legislative Update

C. Other Items for Discussion

VII.   Announcements & Reports

A. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements

B. Chairman’s Report

C. Member Reports

VIII. Information Items

A. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (available online at

IX. Closed Session

X. Audit Reports

A. Financial Audit Report

B. Compliance Examination

C. Statewide Single Audit Report

XI.   Severance Agreement

XII. Superintendent’s Contract

XIII.   Adjourn