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  Public hearing on ISBE budget planning to follow board meeting    


SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Board of Education has announced the schedule for its regular business meeting via video conference in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 18.   

A public budget hearing will follow the Board’s regular business meeting in the same room and begin at approximately 1 p.m. Board member Curt Bradshaw, chair of the ISBE Finance and Audit Committee, will host the budget hearing. The feedback collected will inform the fiscal year 2018 budget recommendations ISBE will make to the General Assembly in January. Another public budget hearing is scheduled for Nov. 21 in Granite City.

All State Board of Education meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Superintendent’s office no later than the day prior to the meeting. Contact the Superintendent’s office at the State Board of Education by phone at (217) 782-2221, TTY/TDD at (217) 782-1900, or fax at (217) 785-3972. 


Chairman James 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

9 a.m. Nov. 18, 2016


James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph, Rm. 503, Chicago

This meeting will be audio cast on the internet at www.isbe.net.



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.   College and Career Readiness Framework for the 21st Century Learner

IV.  Superintendent’s Report

     Consent Agenda

A.   *Approval of Minutes

       1. Plenary Minutes: October 20, 2016

B. *Rules for Initial Review

1. Part 1 (Public School Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Global Scholar)

2. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision)

(Competency Pilot)

       C. *Rules for Adoption

1. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision)

(Competency Pilot)

2. Part 650 (Charter Schools) 

3. Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision) (Physical Fitness)

D. *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

1. Healthy Community Investment

2. Praxis Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) Assessment

3. USDA Foods Warehousing and Distribution

4. Education Purchasing Program

End of Consent Agenda

E. Capital Needs Assessment Biennial Report

V.    Discussion Items

       A. District Oversight Update

       B. Legislative Update

       C. Budget Update

       D. Every Student Succeeds Act Update

       E. Other Items for Discussion

VI.  Announcements & Reports                                   

A. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements

B. Chairman’s Report

C. Member Reports

VII. Information Items

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


VIII.        Closed Session

IX.  Adjourn

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