WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3
10 – 10:05 a.m.
Call to order and approval of February Board agenda
10:05 – 11:05 a.m.
SBE Issues Session
Human Resources Division Profile and a report on the Effectiveness of Public Institutes of Higher Education Teacher Education Programs
11:05 – 11:50 a.m.
• Educator Standards and Practices Committee
State Board members Olivia Oxendine, chair; Eric Davis, vice chair
Discussion items: Program Approval Modifications for Institutions of Higher Education, Policy Recommendations for the Teacher Licensure and Evaluation Process and Proposed Student Perception Surveys
New Business item: NC Teachers at Work Initiative
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
• Student Learning and Achievement Committee
State Board members Eric Davis, chair; Olivia Oxendine, vice chair
Action item: Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities
Discussion items: Reform for Continually Low-Performing Schools, State Advisory Council on Indian Education Annual Report and Technical Changes to Diploma Endorsements
New Business item: Proof of Concept Study Update
12:50 p.m. LUNCH
1:50 – 3 p.m.
• Education Innovation and Charter Schools Committee
State Board members Becky Taylor, chair; Wayne McDevitt, vice chair
Action items: Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee Annual Charter Schools Report, Request for One-Year Delay by Pine Springs Preparatory Academy, Recommendations for Enrollment and Grade Expansion Requests for Charter Schools, and Recommendations for Charters Expiring in 2016
Discussion items: Charter Amendment for PreEminent Charter School, Recommendation for Grade Expansion Request for Lake Norman Charter School, Charter Schools Advisory Board Recommended Amendments to Charter Agreement and Application, and Request for One-Year Delay for Cardinal Charter Academy of Knightdale
New Business items: NCVPS Executive Director’s Report and Charter Schools Advisory Board Acceptance of Action Plans from Academically Inadequate Schools
3 – 4 p.m.
• Business Operations Committee
State Board members Greg Alcorn, chair; Kevin Howell, vice chair
Action items: Study on Charter School Closure Funds, Allotment Formula for Summer Reading Camps, and Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee report on Driver Education Multi-Year Survey
Discussion items: Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee report on NCVPS Alternative Funding Formula Study and 2016-17 Supplemental Budget Recommendations
4 p.m. Open session then adjourn to closed session
4:40 p.m. Board reconvenes then adjourns