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May 6, 2021, State Board Meeting Agenda

Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
State Board Room (second floor)
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319

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

Members of the public may join in person at the Grimes State Office Building or remotely through video conferencing or by telephone. Following is the public URL and telephone numbers to join the meeting:

Webinar ID: 918 8653 8699
Passcode: 252564

To join by phone, dial:
US: +1 301-715-8592 or +1 312-626-6799

State Board Business Meeting

9 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 (Tab A)
    2. Rules: Chapter 1 - Organization and Operation (Adopt) (Tab B)
    3. Rules: Chapter 2 - Agency Procedure for Rule Making and Petitions for Rule Making (Adopt) (Tab C)
    4. Rules: Chapter 4 - Waivers or Variances from Administrative Rules (Adopt) (Tab D)
    5. Rules: Chapter 17 - Open Enrollment (Adopt) (Tab E)
    6. Rules: Chapter 48 - Statewide Work-Based Learning Intermediary Network (Adopt) (Tab F)
    7. Rules: Chapter 60 - Programs for Students of Limited English Proficiency (Adopt) (Tab G)
    8. Rules: Chapter 98 - Financial Management of Categorical Funding (Adopt) (Tab H)

9:15 a.m.

  1. Rules: Chapter 22 - Senior Year Plus Program (Notice) (Tab I)
  2. Rules: Chapter 46 - Career and Technical Education (Notice) (Tab J)
  3. Rules: Chapter 62 - State Standards for Progression in Reading (Notice) (Tab K)
  4. Rules: Chapter 31 - Private Instruction and Dual Enrollment (Notice), Chapter 41 - Special Education (Notice), Chapter 56 - Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (Notice), Chapter 120 - Early ACCESS Integrated System of Early Intervention Services (Notice) (Tab L)

9:45 a.m.

  1. Iowa Community Colleges Certified Budget Report - Fiscal Year 2022 (Tab M)

10 a.m.

  1. Southeastern Community College Comprehensive Accreditation Report - Fiscal Year 2021 (Tab N)

10:25 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

  1. Paraeducator Preparation Program Approvals (Tab O)
    • Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency
    • Iowa Central Community College

10:55 a.m.

  1. Closing Achievement Gaps Report and Accelerating Learning after COVID-19 (Tab P)

11:55 a.m.

Lunch and Board Reports

12:30 p.m.

  1. The Annual Condition of Secondary Career and Technical Education Report (Tab Q)

12:50 p.m.

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

1:50 p.m.

  1. State Board Retreat Planning (Tab S)

2:05 p.m.