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June 2017 State Board Retreat Agenda


Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Des Moines Area Community College
Borgen Administration Center (Eldon Leonard Board Room), Building #22
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, Iowa

Executive summary for all retreat agenda items. Business meeting agenda items have separate executive summaries.

State Board Annual Retreat

9:00 a.m.

Welcome – Goals of the Retreat – Charlie Edwards

Introductory Comments – Ryan Wise

9:15 a.m.

Systemic Approaches to Diversity

  • Teacher Preparation Programs
  • K-12 School Districts
  • Community Colleges

11:30 a.m.


12:15 p.m.

Outcomes, Impact, and Implications of the 2017 Legislative Session

1:00 p.m.

Review of Every Student Succeeds Act Draft Plan

1:45 p.m.

National Association of State Boards of Education Grant Discussion

2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

State Board of Education Priority Review – Breakout Conversations (State Board Priorities Brochure Tab A)

Legislative Priorities

  • Reducing Achievement Gaps – Brooke Axiotis, Diane Crookham-Johnson, Brad Niebling, and Jay Pennington
  • Transitioning to New Assessments – Charlie Edwards, Mary Ellen Miller, and David Tilly
  • Implementing Iowa Academic Standards – Mike Knedler, Robert Nishimwe, Ryan Wise, and Erika Cook

State Board Development Priorities

  • Improving Teacher and Leader Preparation – Charlie Edwards, Angela English, Mike May, Linda Carroll, Larry Bice, Matt Ludwig, and Carole Richardson
  • Developing a Comprehensive Career Pathways System
    • Supporting Competency-based Education – Brooke Axiotis, Angela English, and Erika Cook
    • Increasing Accessibility of Career and Technical Education and Preparing Productive Citizens for Rewarding Careers – Bettie Bolar, Mike Knedler, and Pradeep Kotamraju
    • Creating a Safe and Rich Learning Environment – Mike Bearden, Diane Crookham-Johnson, Mike May, and Nicole Proesch

3:15 p.m.


3:30 p.m.

Strategic Plan Development (Strategic Plan Tab B)

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn for the day

5:15 p.m.

Social time and dinner:
Trostel’s Greenbriar Restaurant
5810 Merle Hay Road


Friday, June 9, 2017

Des Moines Area Community College
Borgen Administration Center (Eldon Leonard Board Room), Building #22
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, Iowa

State Board Business Meeting

8:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approve the Agenda
  3. Communication
    1. Public Comment
    2. Director's Report
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes (May State Board Meeting Minutes Draft Tab C)
    2. Rules:  Chapter 17 – Open Enrollment (Teacher Leadership and Compensation billing for open enrollment and updating terminology for students requiring special education) (Adopt) (Chapter 17 Tab D)
    3. Rules:  Chapter 94 – Administrative Advancement and Improvement Program (Adopt) (Chapter 94 Tab E)

8:15 a.m.

  1. Rules:  Chapter 61 – Iowa Reading Research Center (Notice) (Chapter 61 Tab F)
  2. Rules:  Chapter 62 – State Standards for Progression in Reading (Notice) (Chapter 62 Tab G)

8:30 a.m.

  1. Practitioner Preparation Program Approval (Drake Report Tab H)
    1. Drake University

8:50 a.m.

  1. Regional Planning Partnership Update and Conversation (Regional Planning Partnership Tab I)

9:35 a.m.

  1. Board Reports

9:45 a.m.

Adjourn Business Meeting

State Board Annual Retreat (continued)

9:45 a.m.

Finalize Strategic Plan and Board Priorities

10:35 a.m.

Meeting Schedule (Master Calendar, Dates, and Locations) (2018 Meeting Dates and Master Calendar Tab J)

10:50 a.m.

Closing Remarks - Charlie Edwards and Ryan Wise

11:00 a.m.

Adjourn and Optional Tour of Des Moines Area Community College




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