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May 2016 State Board Meeting Agenda


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

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

8:30 a.m.

New Member Orientation (current Board members are also encouraged to participate)

Introduction to the State Board: Duties of State Board Members (IA Code 256.7); State Board Operating Guidelines; Current State Board Strategic Plan and Legislative Priorities; and Board Calendar, Agendas and Committees

Introduction to the Department of Education: Director’s introduction to the Department’s areas of focus; overview of the four Divisions of the Department, and discussion of the Interrelated Roles of the State Board and Department of Education

10:20 a.m.


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

10:30 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
    (Director serves as the temporary chairperson until a State Board President is elected.)
  2. Welcome New State Board Members
  3. Approve the Agenda
  4. Election of President
    (State Board President starts conducting the meeting as soon as he or she is elected.)
  5. Election of Vice-President
  6. Communication
    1. Public Comment
    2. Director’s Report
    3. Legislative Update
  7. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes (March Draft Minutes Tab A)
    2. Community College Appointment to the Iowa Energy Center Advisory Council (Iowa Energy Advisory Council Tab B)
    3. Online Practitioner Preparation Program Approval - Arkansas State University (Online Teacher Prep-Arkansas State University Tab C)

11:00 a.m.

  1. Appeal Decisions (Appeal Decisions Tab D)
    • In re Expulsion of Student A. (St. Ansgar Community School District)
    • In re Dissolution Appointments (Gladbrook-Reinbeck Community School District)

11:30 a.m.

  1. Iowa Community Colleges Certified Budget Report - FY 2017 (CC Certified Budget Tab E)

11:45 a.m.

  1. Iowa Competency-based Education Collaborative Update (CBE Tab F)

12:15 p.m.

  1. Iowa Teacher of the Year (2015) End-of-Year Report (TOY Tab G)

12:30 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

  1. Iowa Alliance for Arts Education Presentation (Arts Tab H)

1:30 p.m.

  1. Now is the Time Mental Health Grant (Mental Health Grant Tab I)

2:00 p.m.

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


  1. Board Reports

2:30 p.m.




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