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June 12, 2013

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

February 1, 2013
9:00 a.m.

 

Welcome & Introductions

 

I. Consent Items (Voice Vote)

A. Adoption of Agenda

B. Approval of Minutes from October 19, 2012.

 

II. Report Items

A. Report on Student, Teacher, and School Performance

Annual report as required by TCA § 49-1-302(a)13.

B. Report on Teacher Characteristics and Effectiveness

Report by the Tennessee Department of Education on teacher effectiveness related to student TVAAS performance. Report available here.

 

III. Action Items (First Reading)

A. Teacher Licensure Standards

First reading of technical corrections to teacher licensure standards in various career and technical endorsement areas.

B. Career and Technical Education Rule Updates

First reading of an update that aligns rules with adopted career clusters.

C. Work-Based Learning Guide of Policies and Procedures

First reading of updates to the 2007 Work-Based Learning Guide of Policies and Procedures.

D. Identification of the Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools Policy

First reading of definitions for Tier I and Tier II persistently lowest achieving schools.

E. Annual Measurable Objectives

Attachment 1, Attachment 2, Attachment 3, Attachment 4, Attachment 5, Attachment 6

First reading of annual goals for Tennessee public schools.

F. Tennessee Instructional Leadership Standards (TILS)

First reading of updates and revisions to the Tennessee Instructional Leadership Standards.

G. Project COACH Conversion Scale

First reading of adjustments to the score scale of the Project COACH teacher evaluation model.

H. State Agency Evaluations

First reading of a policy amendment adding state agency schools to the current teacher evaluation policy.

I. Special Education Guidelines and Standards Regarding Evaluations for Specific Learning Disabilities

First reading of a policy that requires the use of Responsiveness to Intervention (RTI) to determine eligibility to receive special education services.

 

IV. Action Items (Final Reading)

A. Transitional Licensure Policy

Final reading of a change in policy relative to Public Chapter 1072.

B. Distance and e-Learning Policy

Final reading of a change in policy allowing variance in class size for virtual classes.

C. Automatic Revocation, Rule (Roll Call Vote)

Final reading of a rule amendment adding sexual battery by an authority figure and statutory rape to the list of automatic revocation offenses.

D. Head Lice and Scabies Infestations, Rule (Roll Call Vote)

Final reading of rule compliance with the Tennessee Department of Health rules and Center for Disease Control guidelines on heal lice and scabies infestations.

E. Special Education Programs and Services, Rule (Roll Call Vote)

This item was removed from the agenda at the beginning of the meeting.

F. Inventions and Innovations Curriculum Standards

Final reading of curriculum standards for a new career-technical education course.

G. Technological Design Curriculum Standards & Policy Addition

Final reading of curriculum standards for a new career-technical education course.

H. Automotive Technology Curriculum Standards & Policy Change

Final reading of an update to the Automotive Technology curriculum standards.

I. Barbering Curriculum Standards & Policy Addition

Final reading of an update to the Barbering curriculum standards.

J. Medical Terminology Curriculum Standards & Policy Addition

Final reading of curriculum standards for a new career-technical education course.

K. State Board of Education Master Plan for 2012-2020

Final reading of the Master Plan for Tennessee public schools.

L. Graduation with Honors, State Honors, and State Distinction – Policy and Rule

Final reading of a rule and policy clarifying the differences between state and local graduation awards.

M. Professional Education Units and Specialty Area Licensure Programs

Final reading of recommendations for the approval of teacher education units at Carson-Newman College, Maryville College, South College, and Lane College.

 

V. Charter School Appeal Items

A. Global Leadership Academy, Findings and Recommendation

Final reading of the appeal by Global Leadership Academy to the State Board of Education.

(Roll Call Vote)

 

B. Moving Ahead School of Scholars, Findings and Recommendation

Final reading of the appeal by Moving Ahead School of Scholars to the State Board of Education.

(Roll Call Vote)

 

C. Cesar Chavez Elementary Charter School, Findings and Recommendation

Final reading of the appeal by Cesar Chavez Elementary Charter School to the State Board of Education.

(Roll Call Vote)

 

VI. Teacher License Actions

(Roll Call Vote On All)

A. Velinda G. Brown – Suspension, one (1) year, with contingency

B. Jeremy Envid – Revocation, concurrent

C. Derek Allen Freeman – Revocation

D. Stacy Lynn Hopkins – Revocation

E. Darrell A. Keen – Revocation

F. Yvette Lynch – Revocation

G. Patricia Rollins – Formal reprimand

H. Andrea Shelton – Revocation

I. Marvin Solomon – Formal reprimand

J. Ashley E. Tolbert – Revocation

 

V. Adjournment

 

MEETING DATES FOR 2013:

April 19, 2013

July 26, 2013

October 25, 2013

State Board of Education
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ashville, TN 37243-1050
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