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June 2014 State Board Retreat Agenda


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Thursday, June 12, 2014

DMACC Boardroom, Des Moines Area Community College

State Board Annual Retreat

10:30 a.m.

Welcome – Goals of the Retreat – Charles Edwards

Introductory Comments – Brad Buck

10:45 a.m.

Focusing on Instructional Improvement – Brad Buck and Ryan Wise

11:15 a.m.

Update on the Status of the State Board’s Priorities

  • Competency-based Education
  • Online Learning and Other Technological Advances
  • Reducing the Achievement Gap
  • Improving Teacher and Leader Preparation
  • Assessment

12:30 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

Department of Education Priorities

  • Iowa Core
  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports
  • Early Literacy
  • Teacher Leadership

3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

State Board Priority Setting – State Board, facilitated by Brad Buck and Ryan Wise (Tab A: Priority Setting)

4:45 p.m.

Adjourn for the day

5:00 p.m.

Social time and dinner:

Ranallo’s on 3rd
417 SW 3rd Street


Friday, June 13, 2014

DMACC Boardroom, Des Moines Area Community College

State Board Business Meeting

8:30 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 (Tab B: May Minutes)
    2. Rules: Chapter 12 – General Accreditation Standards (Notice) (Tab C: Chapter 12)
    3. Rules: Chapter 43 – Pupil Transportation (Tab D: Chapter 43)

8:45 a.m.

  1. Rules: Chapter 27 – Workforce Training and Economic Development Funds (Notice) (Tab E: Chapter 27)

9:00 a.m.

  1. Adjourn Business Meeting

State Board Annual Retreat (continued)

9:00 a.m.

Finalizing Board Priorities and Indicators of Progress – Brad Buck and Ryan Wise

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Using Data and Reports to Inform Advocacy and Rule-Making – Brad Buck and Ryan Wise

11:15 a.m.

State Board Meeting Dates for 2014 – Ryan Wise (Tab F: 2015 Meeting Dates)

11:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks – Charles Edwards

11:45 a.m.



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