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November 2020 State Board Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Times are approximate and may need to be adjusted.

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
ICN 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.

Due to COVID-19, members of the public will only be allowed to join the meeting via Zoom. Following is the public URL to join the meeting:

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

Meeting ID: 934 7626 8909
Passcode: 631237

State Board Work Session

9:00 to 9:50 a.m.  Early Literacy (Early Literacy Tab A)

State Board Business Meeting

10:00 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approve the Agenda
  3. Communication
    1. Public Comment
    2. Director's Report
  4. Consent Agenda
    b. Rules:  Chapter 12 – General Accreditation Standards (Independent Accreditation) (Adopt) (Chapter 12 Independent Accreditation Tab C)
    c. Rules:  Chapter 12 – General Accreditation Standards (Computer Science) (Adopt) (Chapter 12 Computer Science Tab D)
    d. Rules:  Chapter 22 – Senior Year Plus Program (Adopt) (Chapter 22 Tab E)
    e. Rules:  Chapter 24 – Community College Accreditation (Adopt) (Chapter 24 Tab F)
    f. Rules:  Chapter 34 – Funding for Children Residing in State Institutions or Mental Health Institutes (Adopt) (Chapter 34 Tab G)
    g. Rules:  Chapter 41 – Special Education (Adopt) (Chapter 41 Tab H)
    h. Religious Groups Exempted from School Standards (Exempt Schools Tab I)

10:15 a.m.

  1. Rules:  Chapter 79 - Standards for Practitioner and Administrator Preparation Programs (Adopt) (Chapter 79 Tab J)
  2. Rules:  Chapter 83 – Teacher and Administrator Quality Programs (Adopt) (Chapter 83 Tab K)
  3. Rules:  Chapter 103 – Corporal Punishment, Physical Restraint, Seclusion, and Other Physical Contact with Students (Adopt) (Chapter 103 Tab L)

10:45 a.m.

  1. Charter and Innovation Zone Schools in Iowa Legislative Report (Charter Schools Report Tab M)

10:55 a.m.

  1. Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency Accreditation (MBAEA Tab N)

11:10 a.m.

  1. Career and Technical Education Standards Adoption - Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing (CTE Standards Tab O)

11:25 a.m.

  1. State Board Policy Development Priorities for 2020-21 (Priorities Tab P)


Lunch and Board Reports

12:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.

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

1:45 p.m.

  1. State Board Communication Policy/Process (Communication Tab S)

2:00 p.m.

  1. Alternate Achievement Standards Review (Alternate Achievement Standards Tab T)

2:15 p.m.


2:20 p.m.

  1. 2020 Annual Condition of Education Report  (COE Tab U)

2:35 p.m.

  1. School Budget Review Committee Update (SBRC Tab V)

2:55 p.m.

  1. Fiscal Year 2019 School Level Fiscal Reporting (Fiscal Level Reporting Tab W)

3:15 p.m.

  1. Equity Committee Update (Equity Tab X)

3:25 p.m.


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on September 24, 2021 at 3:36pm.