Grundy Reporter

Grundy Reporter

Friday, February 21, 2020

Illinois State Board of Education met January 15

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 21, 2020


Illinois State Board of Education met Jan. 15.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

I. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance (10:00 – 10:05 a.m.)

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

II. Public Participation (10:05 – 10:35 a.m.)

III. Recognition (10:35 – 10:40 a.m.)

A. 2020 Teacher of the Year, Eric Combs

IV. Presentations (10:40 – 12:15 p.m.)

A. Student Advisory Council (10:40 – 11:00 a.m.)

B. Early Childhood Education (11:00 – 11:55 a.m.) (pp. 3-16)

C. Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task Force Report (11:55 – 12:25 p.m.) (pp. 17-79)

V. Closed Session – Lunch Session (12:25 – 12:50 p.m.)

A. Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees. 5 ILCS 120/2/2(c)(2)

B. Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting. 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(11)

VI. Approval of Agreement between Illinois State Board of Education and Illinois Federation of State Office Educators, Local 3236, IFT-AFT (12:50-12:55 p.m.)

VII. Superintendent’s Report – Consent Agenda (12:55 – 1:05 p.m.)

*All action consideration items listed with an asterisk (*) below 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.

A. *Approval of Minutes

1. Plenary Minutes: December 18, 2019 (pp. 80-88)

B. *Rules for Initial Review

1. Part 375 (Student Records) Parental Notification (pp. 89-98)

2. Part 650 (Charter Schools) Charter Authorization and Oversight (pp. 99-144)

C. *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

1. Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement with Illinois State University to Administer the Illinois National Board for Professional Preparation Support System (pp.145-147)

2. Approval of Request for Sealed Proposals for the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (pp. 158- 162)

D. *Approval of Cut Score Recommendations for Redeveloped Licensure Tests (pp. 148-157)

End of Consent Agenda

VIII. Approval of Request for Proposals/Notice of Funding Opportunities for the Early Childhood Block Grant-Prevention Initiative 0-3, Preschool for All 3-5, and Preschool for All Expansion 3-5 (1:05-1:10 p.m.) (pp. 163-166)

IX. Discussion Items (1:10 – 1:55 p.m.)

A. Strategic Plan (1:10 – 1:25 p.m.)

B. Perkins V (1:25 – 1:35 p.m.) (pp. 167-252)

C. Educator Support, Recruitment, and Preparation (1:35 – 1:50 p.m.) (pp. 253-258)

D. Legislative Update (1:50 - 1:55 p.m.) (pp. 259)

X. Approval of Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Recommendation on behalf of birth-K through 12th grade educational service providers (1:55 – 2:35 p.m.) (pp. 260-300)

XI. Upcoming Board Actions (2:35 – 2:45 p.m.)

A. Part 51 (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers under Article 24 and Dismissal of Tenured Teachers and Principals under Article 34 of the School Code) Approved Training Application (pp. 301-307)

B. Part 255 (Registered Apprentice Program) Apprentice Program new (pp. 308-311)

C. Approval of 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Request for Proposals (pp. 312-314)

D. Approval of Illinois Science Assessment Grade 11 Waiver (pp. 315-318)

E. Approval of the Spring Waiver Report (pp. 319-320)

XII. Announcements & Reports (2:45 – 3:00 p.m.)

A. Superintendent’s/Senior Staff Announcements

B. Chairperson’s Report

C. Member Reports

XIII.Information Items

A. ISBE Fiscal & Administrative Monthly Reports (pp. 321-375)

B. FOIA Monthly Report (pp. 376-383)

XIV. Adjourn (3:00 p.m.)

Want to get notified whenever we write about Illinois State Board of Education ?

Sign-up Next time we write about Illinois State Board of Education, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Illinois State Board of Education