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March 2017 State Board Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

State Board Work Session
Grimes State Office Building

State Board Room
400 E. 14th Street

Des Moines, IA  50319

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. 

Work Session:  Achievement Gap Within Advanced Placement Exam Scores by C.O.R.E. (Community of Racial Equity) (CORE Tab A)

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

9:15 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 (January Draft Minutes Tab B)
    2. Rules:  Chapter 94 – Administrative Advancement and Improvement Program (Notice) (Chapter 94 Tab C)

9:30 a.m.

  1. Discussion with Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds (Lt. Governor Tab D)

10:15 a.m.


10:25 a.m.

  1. Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Annual Budget Approval for Area Education Agencies (AEA Budgets Tab E)

10:35 a.m.

  1. School Budget Review Committee Update (School Budget Review Committee Tab F)

10:45 a.m.    

  1. Paraeducator Preparation Program Approval (Iowa Central Community College Paraeducator Program Tab G)
    1. Iowa Central Community College

10:55 a.m.

  1. Rules:  Chapter 17 – Open Enrollment (Teacher Leadership and Compensation billing for open enrollment and updating terminology for students requiring special education) (Notice) (Chapter 17 Tab H)
  2. Rules:  Chapter 65 – Innovative Programs for At-risk Early Elementary Students (Adopt) (Chapter 65 Tab I)

11:05 a.m.

  1. Appeal Decision (Appeal Decision Tab J)
    1. In re Dissolution of a District (Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District)

11:15 a.m.

  1. Educator Preparation Program Approval (Educator Prep Program Northwestern College Tab K)
    1. Northwestern College

11:35 a.m.

  1. National Association of State Boards of Education Grant from the Foundation for Child Development (NASBE Grant Tab L)

11:45 a.m.

  1. Introduction – 2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year (Iowa Teacher of the Year Tab M)



12:30 p.m.

  1. Every Student Succeeds Act Update (ESSA Tab N)

1:00 p.m.

  1. Assessment Update and Discussion (Assessment Tab O)

1:15 p.m.

  1. Early Literacy Results (Early Literacy Tab P)

1:45 p.m.


1:55 p.m.

  1. Closing the Achievement Gap Report (Closing Achievement Gap Report Tab Q)

2:25 p.m.

  1. Iowa Community Colleges Joint Enrollment Report 2016 (Community Colleges Jt Enrollment Report Tab R)

2:40 p.m.

  1. Iowa Community Colleges Adult Education and Literacy Annual Report-Program Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016) (Community College Adult Education and Literacy Report Tab S)

2:55 p.m.

  1. State Board Retreat Planning (Retreat Planning Tab T)

3:10 p.m.

  1. Board Reports

3:20 p.m.