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May 2020 State Board Meeting Agenda

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.


This meeting will be held via Zoom (webinar). State Board members and presenters will receive an email from Zoom with directions regarding how to join the meeting.

Following is the public URL to join the meeting:

To join by phone, dial: 
US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 312 626 6799
Webinar ID: 949 8044 5853 
Password: 515281


State Board Work Session

8:00 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 

9:50 a.m.


State Board Business Meeting

10:00 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 State Board Minutes Draft Tab A)
    2. Rules: Chapters 12 – General Accreditation Standards (Notice), 
      Chapter 34 - Funding for Children Residing in State Institutions or Mental Health Institutes (Notice), Chapter 83 – Teacher and Administrator Quality Programs (Notice) (Rules Tab B)

10:30 a.m.

  1. Kirkwood Community College Comprehensive Accreditation Report – Fiscal Year 2020 (Kirkwood Community College Report Tab C)

10:55 a.m.

  1. Iowa Community Colleges Certified Budget Report – Fiscal Year 2021 (CC Certified Budget Tab D)

11:10 a.m.

  1. 2019 Iowa Teacher of the Year - End-of-Year Report (Teacher of the Year Tab E)

11:30 a.m.

  1. Davenport Community School District Accreditation Update (Davenport Tab F)

12:30 p.m.

  1. State Board Retreat Planning (Retreat Tab G)

12:45 p.m.

  1. Board Reports

1:00 p.m.



Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on September 26, 2022 at 11:16am.