State Board of Education to Meet in Kanawha County - September 11, 2008

September 03, 2008

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Conference Room, Capitol Building 6, Room 353, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, WV


 9:00 a.m. 

Call to Order – Welcome – Introductions 
Delores W. Cook, President 
Approval of Agenda – (Action) 
Horace Mann Middle School, Kanawha County – (Information) 
Consent Agenda – (Action) 
A.  Approval of Minutes – (Action) 
B.  Routine Business 
1.  County Boards of Education, RESAs, and Multi County Vocational Centers Budget Supplement and Transfer Requests for 2008-2009 – (Action) 
2.  Amendment – Boone  County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action) 
3.  Amendment - Jefferson County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action) 

4.  Amendment - Roane County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action) 
5.  Amendment - Wayne County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action) 
6.  Waivers of West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) Policies and Regulations, Superintendent's Interpretations and State Statutes and Legislative Rules – (Action) 
7.  Policy 4355:  High School Diplomas for Veterans - (Information) 
8.  Waiver Requests Regarding Time Extension To Complete Required Professional Development Hours for WV Principal Leadership Academy for Experienced Principals – (Action) 
9.  Employment of Substitute Teachers in Areas of Critical Need – (Action) 
10. Senate Bill 227, W. Va. Code §18A-4-7a, Transfer of Teachers After Five Days Prior to Starting Instruction - (Information) 
11. Policy 2340, West Virginia Measures of Academic Progress – (Action) 
12. Policy 4336, West Virginia School Bus Transportation Policy and Procedures Manual – (Action) 
13. Alternate Performance Task Assessment (APTA) 2008 Recommended Cut Scores for Science Grades 4, 6 and 11 – (Action) 
14. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Man Elementary School, Man Middle School, and Man Senior High School, Logan County – (Action) 
15. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Mountainview Elementary School, Ridgedale Elementary School, Cheat Lake Middle School, South Middle School, Westwood Middle School, and Morgantown High School, Monongalia County – (Action) 
16. Proposed Nominees West Virginia Board of Education/West Virginia School Boards Association School Board Member Training Standards Review Committee (TSRC) – (Action) 
A.  Board Member/Committee Reports – (Information) 
B.  State Superintendent’s Report
1.  WVDE Personnel Matters – (Information) 
2.  Updates - Lincoln, McDowell, Mingo and/or Randolph County – (Information/Action) 
3.  School Improvement Update, Calhoun County – (Information) 
C.  Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) Report – (Information) 
D.  A Chronicle of West Virginia's 21st Century Learning Initiative (2004-2008) – (Information) 
New Business 
A.  National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Board of Directors Election – (Action) 
B.  Resolution to Support 21st Century Integration of Technology Into Classroom Instruction and  Learning – (Action) 
C.  Lincoln County - Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) – (Action) 
D.  Board Items for Future Consideration – (Discussion) 
Legal and/or Personnel Matters – (Action) 
Future Meetings – (Information) 
Adjournment – (Action)