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MINUTES

WEST VIRGINIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/TRAINING SESSION

Hoss's Steak and Shrimp House Meeting Room

192 Aikens Center

Martinsburg, West Virginia

June 4, 2006







I.

Call to Order



President Lowell E. Johnson called the professional development/training session of the West Virginia Board of Education to order at 6:10 p.m. on June 4, 2006, in the meeting room at Hoss's Steak and Shrimp House, 192 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia.



The following members were present: President Johnson, Vice President Delores W. Cook, Secretary Priscilla M. Haden, Sheila M. Hamilton, Burma Hatfield, and Jenny N. Phillips and ex officio Steven L. Paine, State Superintendent of Schools. Members absent were Robert W. Dunlevy, Barbara N. Fish, Ronald B. Spencer and ex officios James L. Skidmore, Chancellor, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education, and Brian E. Noland, Chancellor, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.



II.

Approval of Agenda



The agenda was approved by consensus.



III.

The Big Picture



President Johnson provided a brief overview of the professional development/training session topics.



IV.

Federal Legislation Review/Impact on West Virginia



Ms. Brenda Welburn, Executive Director, National Association of State Boards of Education, distributed information and provided an update regarding current federal education legislation. (Copy appended to Official Minutes, Attachment A.)



V.

Future Meetings

The Board's professional development/training session continues on June 5, 2006 beginning at 8 a.m. in the Opequon Room at the Comfort Inn Aikens Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia.



VI.

Adjournment



President Johnson adjourned the meeting at 8:20 p.m.



Minutes approved by the Board on July 13, 2006.







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Lowell E. Johnson, President







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Priscilla M. Haden, Secretary

Minutes were recorded by

Virginia M. Harris

Executive Secretary to

the Board.

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