Illinois State Board of Education announces Board Strategic Planning Session schedule for Sept. 27 – 28, 2011

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

The Illinois State Board of Education has announced the following upcoming meetings for the annual Board Strategic Planning Session Sept. 27 – 28, 2011, 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. Please contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

WHO:         Illinois State Board of Education

WHAT:        State Board of Education Annual Strategic Planning Session

WHEN:       September 27-28, 2011

WHERE:     Holiday Inn and Suites (airport)

                  Marie Litta Conference Room

                  3202 E. Empire St., Bloomington, Illinois

NOTE:        Open session portions of the retreat will be audio cast on the Internet at  

Tuesday, August 27, 2011

9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

I.        Roll Call

II.      Closed Session

III.   Reconvene Open Meeting

IV.     Strategic Plan Review (Superintendent Koch and Senior Staff)

1.     Common Core Standards & Assessments

2.     Longitudinal Data Systems

3.     Teacher/Leader Quality

4.     Intervention and Support for Low-Performing Schools/Districts

5.     Early Learning Challenge & Race to the Top Phase Three


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V.    Recess Meeting

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

VI.     Reconvene/Roll Call – OPEN SESSION                                         (8:45 a.m.)

VII.   Legislative Update and Preliminary Discussion of 2012 Legislative Proposals

VIII.  Retreat Debriefing

IX.   Plenary Session                                                                             (9:45 a.m.; or immediately following Legislative Update)

A.    Public Participation

B.    Resolutions & Recognition

C.    Superintendent’s Report

*Consent Agenda

1.     *Approval of Minutes:  August 18, 2011

2.     *Rules for Initial Review

a.     Part 25 (Certification) (David Andel, Linda Jamali, Vicki Phillips)

b.    Part 375 (Student Records)  (Marcy Dutton)

c.     Part 425 (Voluntary Registration and Recognition of Nonpublic Schools)

    (Mark Williams)

3.     *Contracts & Grants Over $1 Million

a.     Federal Perkins State Leadership Grant: Curriculum Revitalization Project Grant

      (Mark Williams)

4.     *Fall 2011 Waiver Report (Winnie Tuthill, Darren Reisberg)

5.     *Appointments to the Charter School Commission (Darren Reisberg)

End of Consent Agenda

D.    Board Calendar 2012

E.    District Oversight

F.    Announcements & Reports

X.      Adjourn