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June 12, 2013

AGENDA
State Board of Education
Room 12 – Legislative Plaza
Union & 6th Avenue 
Nashville, TN 37244 

July 27, 2012
9:00 a.m.

 

Welcome & Introductions

 

I. Consent Items (Voice Vote)

A. Adoption of Agenda

B. Approval of Minutes from April 20, 2012, May 16, 2012, and June 22, 2012.

 

II. Action Items (First Reading)

A. State Board of Education Master Plan

First reading of the 2012-2020 State Board of Education Master Plan.

B. Preliminary List of Textbooks for Cycle V/Section V: Reading K-8

First reading of the Preliminary List of Textbooks for Cycle V/Section V: Reading K-8.

C. Teacher and Principal Evaluation Policy

First reading of amendments to the SBE’s Teacher and Principal Evaluation Policy (attachment A , attachment B , attachment C).

D. Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards Amendment

First Reading of amendments to the Tennessee Early Learning Developmental Standards (attachment A, attachment B)..

 

III. Action Items (Final Reading)

A. Health Science Education Licensure Policy & Rule Revision

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of revisions to the rule and policy regarding the qualifications for Health Science teachers.

B. Trade & Industrial Education Licensure Policy & Rule Revision for Field of Criminal Justice

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of revisions to the rule and policy regarding the qualifications for Criminal Justice teachers.

C. Approved High School Courses

Final reading of revisions to the list of approved courses relative to career and technical education.

D. Migrant Education Student Records Exchange Policies & Procedures Manual

Final reading of the Student Records Exchange Policies and Procedures Manual that supports the Migrant Student Information Exchange (MISX).

E. Tennessee Learning Centered Leadership Policy

Final reading of revisions to the policy relative to program evaluation and the range of program approval options.

F. Standards for Professional Learning

Final reading of professional development standards designed to help teachers and school leaders engage in continuous improvement for enhanced student learning.

G. License Denial, Suspension, and Revocation Procedure Policy

This item was removed from the agenda at the meeting.

H. Teacher Licensure Actions, Rule

This item was removed from the agenda at the meeting.

I. High School Transition Policy

Final reading of changes to the High School Policy (attachment) relative to eighth, tenth, and eleventh grade examination along with updates to benchmark scores.

J. Teacher Licensure, Praxis Changes, Policy

Final reading of updates to teacher licensure exam scale scores (attachment A, attachment B)..

K. Special Education Diploma, Rule

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of rule to comply with statute.

L. Special Education Diploma – High School Policy

Final reading of amendment to the high school policy relative to the types of diplomas offered.

M. Special Education Programs and Services, Rule

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of federal regulations for IDEA Part C (rule 0520-1-10).

N. BEP Salary Schedule for Licensed Instructional Personnel and State Mandated Minimum Salary Schedule for Superintendents/ Directors of Schools for FY 2012-2013

Final reading of the minimum salary schedule as required by TCA §49-3-306(a) and TCA §49-5-402(a).

O. BEP 2.0 Allocations for Fiscal Year 2012-2013

Final reading of BEP 2.0 allocations for fiscal year 2012-2013.

P. BEP Review Committee New Appointments

Final reading of list of members to the BEP Review Committee.

Q. Commercial Advertising on School Buses, Rule

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of rule changes pursuant to TCA § 49-6-2109.

R. Admission and Enrollment of Students, Rule

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of rule changes pursuant to Public Chapter 991 relative to the kindergarten start date.

S. Educator Evaluation Policy – Non-Public and Charter Schools

Final reading of a policy amendment relative to non-public and charter school teacher evaluation.

 

IV. Charter School Appeal Items

A. Excel Charter Academy Charter School Appeal , Findings and Recommendation

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of the appeal by Excel Charter Academy to the State Board of Education.

B. Great Hearts Academies Charter School Appeal ,Findings and Recommendation

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of the appeal by Great Hearts Academies to the State Board of Education.

C. Knoxville Charter Academy Charter School Appeal , Findings and Recommendation

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of the appeal by Knoxville Charter Academy to the State Board of Education.

 

V. Teacher Revocation Appeal Items

A. Gregory Payne

(Roll Call Vote) "Pursuant to the Tennessee Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, the Board is required to hear Mr. Payne’s appeal of the Initial Order of the Administrative Law Judge."

 

VI. Teacher License Actions

(Roll Call Vote On All)

A. Kyra Bryant – Revocation

B. Leslie Conduff – Denial

C. Anne Cushing – Suspension, six (6) months, with contingency

D. Mark Dillon – Suspension, one (1) year

E. Mark S. Foster – Revocation

F. Donald Grogan – Suspension, concurrent

G. Kent Duane Haley – Revocation, concurrent

H. Claude P. Luckey – Revocation, concurrent

I. Mark Maclellan – Revocation, concurrent

J. Greg McGill – Revocation, concurrent

K. David Noles – Revocation

L. Larry S. Ottinger – Suspension, concurrent

M. Jessica Lynn Raico – Revocation, concurrent

N. Eric L. Reames – Revocation

O. Stephen J. Risher – Revocation, concurrent

P. Mary Katherine Roberts – Revocation

Q. William B. Seamons – Revocation

R. John Sullivan – Revocation

S. Kenneth C. Thomas – Revocation

T. Meredith L. Welch – Suspension, six (6) months, with contingency

U. Regina York – Suspension, concurrent

 

VIII. Adjournment

 

MEETING DATES FOR 2012:

October 19, 2012

State Board of Education
9 th Floor – Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
N
ashville, TN 37243-1050
(615) 741-2966
(615) 741-0371 FAX
www.tn.gov/sbe