State Board of Education to Meet in Kanawha County - March 10, 2009

March 03, 2009

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 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)

Office of Education Performance Audits (OEPA)

A. Director’s Information

B. Initial Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Memorial Primary School, Whitethorn Elementary School, and Princeton Primary School, Mercer County – (Action)

C. Preston County Education Performance Audit Report – (Action)

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 - Fayette County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action)

3. Amendment - Hancock County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action)

4. Amendment - Wood County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action)

5. Policy 4355, High School Diplomas for Veterans – (Information)

6. Waivers of West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) Policies and Regulations, Superintendent's Interpretations and State Statutes and Legislative Rules – (Action)

7. Senate Bill 227, W. Va. Code §18A-4-7a, Transfer of Teachers After Five Days Prior to Starting Instruction - (Information)

8. Employment of Substitute Teachers in Areas of Critical Need – (Action)

9. Revised Individual Schools’ Strategic Plans – Elkins Middle School, Harman Elementary/High School, Pickens Elementary/High School, and Tygarts Valley Middle/High School (Randolph County); Greenbrier West High School (Greenbrier County); and Point Pleasant Primary School (Mason County) – (Action)


A. Board Member/Committee Reports – (Information)

1. Evaluation Committee – (Discussion/Action)

B. State Superintendent’s Report

1. WVDE Personnel Matters – (Information)

2. Updates - Lincoln, McDowell, and/or Mingo County – (Information/Action)

3. Legislative Update – (Information)

4. Achieve Alignment Study – (Information)

New Business

A. WVBE Personnel Matters – (Action)

B. Board Items for Future Consideration – (Discussion)

Legal and/or Personnel Matters – (Action)

Future Meetings – (Action)

Adjournment – (Action)