Upcoming Meeting

The next regular meeting of the State Board of Education takes place:

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Mt. Blue High School

129 Seamon Road

Farmington, Maine
Business Meeting: 1:00 p.m.


Directions to the Burton Cross State Office Building, Augusta

 

September 10, 2014

Mt. Blue High School

 

9:00 - 9:40 School Tour Tom Ward, Superintendent
9:40 - 10:00 Workforce Data Quality Initiative Bill Hurwitch
10:00 - 10:30 Teacher of the Year Dolly Sullivan
10:30 - 10:45 Break  
10:45 - 11:15 Commissioner's Update Jim Rier
11:15 - 11:30 Charter Commission Update Ande Smith
11:30 - 12:00 Mt. Blue School Presentation  
12:00 Lunch  
1:00 Business Meeting  

Business Agenda

 I.   Call to Order

II.   Roll Call (Members Present)

III.  Vision Statement

      The Vision of the State Board of Education is to prepare Maine public school graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to

      be college, career, citizenship and life ready.

 IV. Minutes of the Last Meeting

      August 12, 2014

V . Consent Agenda

      A. Approval of the Team for the Review of the University of Maine at Machias Teacher Education Program

VI.  New Business

      A. Major Capital School Construction Program: Design and Funding Approval Consideration; RSU #64 new preK-5 Elementary

            School Construction Projectration

      B. Request for Approval to Proceed with Rulemaking Chapter 61 – Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects

      C. Request for Approval to Proceed with Rulemaking Chapter 60 – New School Siting Approval

      D.Request from the Department of Education for Authorization to File Proposed Joint Basic School Approval Rule for the Public

            Preschool Programs to Reflect Quality Standards of Program Practice

      E. Elect Voting Delegate for the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Annual Meeting

      F. Changes to the Previously Approved Team Memberships for the Review of the Colby College Teacher Certification Program

           and the Thomas College Educator Preparation Programs

VII.  Committee Reports

  •        Construction
  •        Certification and Higher Education
  •        Career and Technical Education

VIII.  Officer's Reports

  •       Chair
  •       Vice Chair

IX.   Board Member Reports

X .  Announcements

       A.  Expense Account Vouchers

XI .  Public Comment

XII.  Adjourn

Supporting Documents

 

Approval of the Team for the Review of the University of Maine at Machias Teacher Education Program

      

Exhibit

 

Major Capital School Construction Program: Design and Funding Approval Consideration; RSU #64 new preK-5 Elementary

School Construction Project

  

Exhibit **** Budget/Schedule   

 

Request for Approval to Proceed with Rulemaking Chapter 61 – Rules for Major Capital School Construction Projects

 

Exhibit **** Draft of Proposed Changes

 

Request for Approval to Proceed with Rulemaking Chapter 60 – New School Siting Approval

 

Exhibit

 

Request from the Department of Education for Authorization to File Proposed Joint Basic School Approval Rule for the Public

Preschool Programs to Reflect Quality Standards of Program Practice

 

Exhibit

 

Changes to the Previously Approved Team Memberships for the Review of the Colby College Teacher Certification Program

and the Thomas College Educator Preparation Programs

 

Exhibit

Updated 9/8/14