RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The State Board of Education will meet Wednesday and Thursday, June 5 and 6. Committee meetings will be held on Wednesday, followed by a full board meeting on Thursday.
The meeting will be held at the Education Building on North Wilmington Street in Raleigh, and live-streamed at http://stateboard.ncpublicschools.gov/ .
The agenda is as follows.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
• Leadership and Innovation Committee
State Board member Rebecca Taylor, chair; Wayne McDevitt, vice chair
Action items: Recommendations for Enrollment Increase for New Charter Schools and Expectations for Continued Operation of The Children’s Village Academy
New Business item: NCVPS Executive Director’s Update
1:30 (or following LFI Committee meeting) – 2 p.m.
• 21st Century Professionals Committee
State Board member Olivia Oxendine, chair; John Tate, vice chair
Action Items: Proposed Standards, Rubrics and Users Guides for the Evaluation of Allied Health Service Professionals; Career and Technical Education Licensure Requirements; New Licensure Areas for Innovative Lateral Entry Licensure Programs; Proposed Qualifying Praxis II Test Scores for Special Education: Teaching Students with Behavioral Disorders/Emotional Disturbances (0372/5372), English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038), Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161), Middle School English Language Arts (5047), Middle School Mathematics (5169), and Praxis I Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading (5712), Writing (5722) and Mathematics (5732); and Educators Eligible for Career Status/Tenure
2 (or following the TCP Committee meeting) – 2:40 p.m.
• 21st Century Systems Committee
State Board member Gregory Alcorn, chair; Kevin Howell, vice chair
Action items: School Improvement Grant and Modifications of the School Calendar for the Eastern NC School for the Deaf
Discussion items: State Hearing Review Officers and Revision of the NC Virtual Public School Non-Public Pricing for In-state Students
New Business items: Legislative Budget Update, Contracts Update
2:40 (or following the TCS Committee meeting) – 3 p.m.
• Globally Competitive Students Committee
State Board member Marcella Savage, chair; Becky Taylor, vice chair
Discussion item: Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities
3 p.m. Board convenes in Open Session and adjourns to closed session
3:45 p.m. Board reconvenes in Open Session and adjourns
THURSDAY, JUNE 6
Following approval of their May minutes, Board members will honor outgoing State Board of Education members Shirley Harris, Melissa Bartlett and Chris Greene; outgoing State Board of Education advisors Tyronna Hooker (Teacher of the Year Advisor), Patrice Faison (Principal of the Year Advisor) and Diane Frost (Superintendent Advisor); and retiring Senior Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Special Litigation Division, and Counsel to the State Board Tom Ziko. Board members also will recognize the North Carolina 2012 winner of the Yes I Can! Award from the Council for Exceptional Children Asha Gandhi, a 5th grade teacher at Brunson Elementary School (Winston-Salem/Forsyth Schools).
NCDPI Race to the Top Director Adam Levinson will provide an update on the Career and College Ready Set Go initiative followed by Educator Effectiveness Director Lynne Johnson who will provide an update on educator effectiveness initiatives. Under the State Superintendent’s Report, June Atkinson will recognize Jose Luis Palacios Varga, NCDPI World Languages consultant-on-loan from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Legislative Director Rachel Beaulieu will update Board members on legislative activity and SBE Staff Attorney Katie Cornetto will provide an update on the Rules Review Council.
Under the Information Agenda, Board members will receive a report on the Education Value Added Assessment System (EVAAS). Under the Board’s Consent Agenda, members will pre-approve the Financial and Business Services’ Policy Manuals. Committee chairs will then report out and members will take action on regular agenda items as appropriate. The meeting will conclude with the Chairman’s comments and a discussion of any new business.