State Board of Education to Meet in Kanawha County - April 9, 2009

April 01, 2009

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Thursday, April 9, 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)

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. Waiver Request for Attendance at the West Virginia Principal Leadership Academy for New Principals – (Action)

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

4. Summer School – (Action)

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

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

7. West Virginia Annual Application Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as Amended in 2004 for Federal Fiscal Year 2009 – (Action)

8. Policy 2325, High Quality Standards for Juvenile Institutional Education Programs – (Action)

9. Policy 2340, West Virginia Measures of Academic Progress – (Action)

10. Policy 5100, Approval of Educational Personnel Preparation Programs – (Action)

11. Educational Personnel Data Report – (Information)


A. Board Member/Committee Reports – (Information)

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. Live It Up! The WVDE Worksite Wellness Committee – (Information)

C. Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) Report – (Information)

D. West Virginia School Boards Association Update – (Information)

New Business

A. WVBE Personnel Matters – (Action)

B. Board Items for Future Consideration – (Discussion)

Legal and/or Personnel Matters – (Action)

Future Meetings – (Information)

Adjournment – (Action)