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January 2015 State Board Meeting Agenda


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

State Board Work Session
Room 19, State Capitol

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.

Work Session - Discuss Priorities and Legislative Issues with Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Standing Education Committees and Education Appropriations Subcommittee (Work Session with Legislators Tab A)

State Board Work Session
State Board Room, Grimes State Office Building

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 

Work Session - Advocacy/Communication (Work Session - Advocacy/Communication Tab B)

State Board Business Meeting
State Board Room, Grimes State Office Building

10:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approve the Agenda
  3. Communication
    1. Public Comment
    2. Director’s Report
    3. Legislative Update
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes (November 2014 Minutes Draft Tab C)
    2. Rules: Chapter 25 – Pathways for Academic Career and Employment Program; Gap Tuition Assistance Program (Adopt) (Chapter 25 Tab D)
    3. Online Educator Preparation Program Approvals (Online Educator Prep Program Approvals Tab E)
    • Dakota State University
    • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

10:15 a.m.

  1. Rules:  Chapter 98 - Financial Management of Categorical Funding (Notice) (Chapter 98 Tab F)
  2. Rules:  Chapter 21 - Community Colleges (Notice) (Chapter 21 Tab G)
  3. Rules: Chapter 80 - Standards for Paraeducator Certification Programs (Notice) (Chapter 80 Tab H)

10:45 a.m.

  1. Educator Preparation Program Accreditation Follow-up Visits (Educator Prep Program Follow-up Tab I)
    • Luther College
    • Mount Mercy University

11:00 a.m.

  1. Assessment Recommendations (Assessment Tab J)

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

  1. Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds (Governor and Lt Governor Tab K)

2:00 p.m.

  1. The Annual Condition of Education Report 2014 (Condition of Education Report Tab L.pdf)

2:20 p.m.

  1. The Annual Condition of Iowa's Community Colleges Report 2014 (Condition of Community Colleges Tab M)

2:40 p.m.

  1. School Start Date Discussion

3:00 p.m.


3:10 p.m.

  1. Overview of the Science Standards Review Process (Science Standards Review Process Tab N)

3:30 p.m.

  1. Special Education Symposium (SpEd Symposium Tab O)

3:45 p.m.

  1. Review of the School Finance Formula Review Committee Meeting (School Finance Formula Tab P)

4:00 p.m.

 17. Board Reports

4:15 p.m. 


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