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October 23, 2013

AGENDA
State Board of Education
Room 12 Legislative Plaza
Nashville, TN
October 25, 2013
9:00 a.m.

 

          Welcome & Introductions

 

I.        Consent Items (Voice Vote)

 

A.       Adoption of Agenda

 

B.       Approval of Minutes from July 26, 2013, August 16, 2013, and October 2, 2013.

 

C.       Child Care Advisory Council Nominations
Consent reading of an item to fill vacancies on the Child Care Advisory Council as required in T.C.A. §49-1-302(4)(A). Attachment 1: Nominations

         

 

II.       Action Items (First Reading)

 

A.       TN Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS Birth to Age Four)
First reading of CCSS-aligned learning standards for use in all regulated and licensed child cares, early intervention programs, IDEA 619 special education and other programs serving children from birth through age four.

 

B.       Career and Technical Education Course Lists in Board Policy 3.205
First reading of changes to the list of CTE courses; these changes reflect alignment to the 16 nationally recognized career clusters and deletes the 7 more broadly defined  “program areas.”

 

C.       Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resource career cluster area and includes both new and revised course standards.

 

D.       Business Management & Administration Standards
First reading of Personal Finance curriculum standards in the Business Management and Administration career cluster area.

 

E.       Education and Training Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Education and Training career cluster area and includes both new and revised course standards.

 

F.       Health Science Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Health Science career cluster area and includes both new and revised course standards.

 

G.       Human Services Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Human Services career cluster area and includes both new and revised course standards.

 

H.       Information Technology Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Information Technology career cluster area and includes revisions to existing course standards.

 

I.        Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career cluster area and includes the creation of new course curriculum standards.

 

J.       Manufacturing Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Manufacturing career cluster area and includes both new and revised course curriculum standards.

 

K.       Marketing Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Marketing career cluster area and includes revised course curriculum standards.

 

L.       Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics career cluster area and includes new course curriculum standards.

 

M.      Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics career cluster area and includes new course curriculum standards.

 

N.       Occupational Related Employment Standards, Rules
First reading of proposed revisions to the employment standards for teachers in occupational areas, and includes credentialed postsecondary training, level of education, and work experience.

 

O.       Library Information Center, Rule
First reading of an update to the rules that govern the operation of library information centers in public schools; updates language relative associated with Internet access and electronic collections in libraries. 

Attachment 1: Proposed:  0520-1-3-.07 LIBRARY INFORMATION CENTER, REQUIREMENT F.

Attachment 2: Committee Membership


 

 

III.      Action Items (Final Reading)

 

A.       Pre-K and Kindergarten Enrollment, Rule (Roll Call Vote) 
Final reading of a rule aligning Pre-K and Kindergarten enrollment dates with statute.

 

B.       Textbook Commission, Rule (Roll Call Vote)
Final reading of a rule changing the bond requirements for textbook publishers.

 

C.       Approved High School Courses:  Mathematics
Final reading of approved courses for mathematics.

Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Core Math I, Core Math II, Core Math III

 

D.       Approved High School Courses:  English Language Arts
Final reading of approved courses for English Language Arts.

 

E.       Textbooks, Section IV (Social Studies)
Final reading of the list of approved textbooks for social studies.

 

F.       English as a Second Language Standards
Final reading of ESL standards to create alignment with Common Core State Standards.

 

G.       Advisory Council on Teacher Education and Certification
Final reading of revisions to the by-laws and membership of the State Board of Education’s Advisory Council on Teacher Education and Certification.  This item adds Mike Novak, Sharon Roberts and Mary Ann Sparks to the Council.

 

H.       Teacher and Principal Evaluation Policy 5.201
Final reading of an item that replaces language that was inadvertently removed in a prior action; the language clarifies requirements for onsite observations as well as written and face-to-face feedback following observations.

Attachment 1: Teacher and Principal Evaluation Policy 5.201

 

I.        Lincoln County Alternative Salary Schedule
Final reading of an alternative salary schedule for the Lincoln County school system; this schedule has been previously approved by the Lincoln County Board of Education.

 

J.       Renewal of Teacher Licenses Policy        
Final reading of a policy that serves as an interim measure to give guidance regarding the renewal of teacher licenses eligible for renewal prior to August 1, 2015.

 

K.       Annual Measurable Objectives
Final reading of the Annual Measureable Objectives for Shelby County; these AMOs were not included in the previously approved SBE action.

Attachment 1: Subject AMOs

Attachment 2: Group AMOs
         

                    

IV.      Charter School Appeal Items

 

A.       Scholastic Academy of Logistics and Transportation Charter School (Roll Call Vote) 

Final reading of the appeal by Scholastic Academy of Logistics and Transportation Charter School to the State Board of Education. Findings and Recommendation.

 

B.       Impress Charter Academy (Roll Call Vote)
Final reading of the appeal by Impress Charter Academy to the State Board of Education.
Findings and Recommendation

 

 

V.       Teacher Revocation Appeal Items

 

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

 

 

 

VI.      Teacher License Actions (Roll Call Vote On All)

 

A. William T. Broadus – Revocation, concurrent

B. Catherine T. Browder – Revocation

C. Anthony T. Burgess – Suspension, one (1) year, with contingency

D. Cindy Gay Clifton – Revocation

E. Charles Craig – Suspension, two (2) years, with contingency

F. Christie David – Revocation

G. Jennifer Dunleavy – Suspension, nine (9) months

H. Jacob Daniel Fast – Revocation, concurrent

I. Amy L. Howell – Revocation

J. Jeremy Brent Hughes – Suspension, two (2) years, with contingency

K. Brent Arthur Hurst – Suspension, three (3) years, with contingency

L. Debra Carter Johnson – Suspension, concurrent

M. Braden Kessler – Revocation

N. Willie A. Knox – Revocation

O. Matthew Moskal – Formal Reprimand

P. Andrew Myers – Revocation, concurrent

Q.Sarah Rachelle Neck – Revocation, concurrent

R. Devin Rutherford – Revocation

S.Christopher P. Serina – Revocation, concurrent

T. Tracy Shaw – Revocation

U. Dallas Michael Southerland – Revocation

V. Ellix Wilson – Revocation

W. Jeffrey Duane Wilson – Revocation

 

 

VII.     Adjournment

 

MEETING DATES FOR 2014:

 

January 31, 2014
April 11, 2014
July 25, 2014
October 24, 2014

 

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