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May 2018 State Board Meeting Agenda


Thursday, May 10, 2018

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, Iowa 

8:30 a.m.

New Member Orientation (Current State Board members are also encouraged to participate.)

Introduction to the State Board: Duties of State Board Members (Iowa Code 256.7); State Board Operating Guidelines; Current State Board Strategic Plan and Priorities; and State 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
Grimes State Office Building, State Board Room

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 Minutes Draft Tab A)

11:00 a.m.

  1. Rules:  Chapter 12 – General Accreditation Standards (Chapter 12 Rules Tab B)
  2. Rules:  Chapter 15 – Use of Online Learning and Telecommunications for Instruction by Schools (Notice) (Chapter 15 Rules Tab C)
  3. Rules:  Chapter 21 – Community Colleges (Notice) (Chapter 21 Rules Tab D)

11:15 a.m.

  1. Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Annual Budget Approval for Area Education Agencies (AEA Budgets Tab E)

11:30 a.m.

  1. Iowa Teacher of the Year (2017) - End-of-Year Report (Teacher of the Year Tab F)

11:45 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

  1. Iowa Community Colleges Certified Budget Report - FY 2019 (Community College Certified Budget Tab G)

12:45 p.m.

  1. Practitioner Preparation Program Approvals (Practitioner Prep Programs Tab H)
    • William Penn University:  Moving Conditional Approval to Full Approval
    • Iowa Wesleyan University:  Substantial Program Change Approval
    • Northwestern College:  Substantial Program Change Approval

1:15 p.m.

  1. Iowa High School Athletic Association Articles of Incorporation (Iowa High School Athletic Association Articles of Incorporation Tab I)

1:25 p.m.

  1. New Process for Paraeducator Program Approval (New Process for Paraeducator Program Approval Tab J)

1:30 p.m.

  1. Grant Wood Area Education Agency Paraeducator Preparation Program Approval (Grant Wood AEA Paraeducator Prep Program Approval Tab K)

1:45 p.m.

  1. Graduation Rates (Graduation Rates Tab L)

2:00 p.m.

  1. Career and Technical Education Annual Report (CTE Annual Report Tab M)

2:30 p.m.

  1. Developmental Education Working Groups’ Reports (Developmental Education Reports Tab N)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:10 p.m.

  1. Board Reports

3:20 p.m.




Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on January 25, 2021 at 3:07pm.