State Board of Education to Meet in Hampshire County
Board to Visit Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

May 30, 2002

The State Board will meet for a work session beginning at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 5, in the School for the Blind Auditorium at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, 301 East Main Street, Romney.. Following the conclusion of the work session, the Board will attend a 6:00 p.m. senior recognition dinner for the class of 2002. Agenda items for the work session are: Promotional Initiatives Plan, Annual Report, Early Childhood Activities, NASBE Public Relations and Promotional Efforts, State Bar Initiatives in the Schools, WVSSAC Rules, Student and Employee Codes of Conduct, Policy 2510, Policy 5310, and No Child Left Behind Consolidated Application.  

The State Board will meet in regular session beginning at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, June 6, at the same location. President Sandra M. Chapman will preside.  


8:30 a.m. CALL TO ORDER  

RECOGNITIONS •Dedication of Dr. Michael Valentine Memorial Wing at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind  


OFFICE OF EDUCATION PERFORMANCE AUDITS (OEPA) •Accreditation Status Based on the Education Performance Audit of the Randolph County School System •Revised Unified County Improvement Plans •Strategic Plan FY 2002  

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS •Approval of Minutes •Routine Business Morgan County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan Mingo County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan County Boards of Education Budget Supplement/Transfer Requests for 2001-02 Policy 4355-High School Diplomas for Veterans  

Personnel •New Business Proposed Budgets for the 2002-03 Year Approval of 2002-03 School Calendars for State Correctional Institutions Waivers of State Board of Education Policies and Regulations, Superintendent’s Interpretations and State Statutes and Legislative Rules Summer School Waivers of Principal Leadership Academy Attendance Employment of Substitute Teachers and Retired Teachers as Substitutes in Areas of Critical Need  

REPORTS •Board Member Reports •Annual Report of the WV Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children •Assessment/Accountability Program  

OLD BUSINESS •Policy 4110-Attendance •Policy 4373-Student Code of Conduct •Policy 5902-Employee Code of Conduct •Policy 1340-Rules of Procedure for Administrative Hearings and Appeals •Proposed Revisions to Title 127, WV Secondary School Activities Commission •Policy 2510-Assuring the Quality of Education: Regulations for Education Programs NEW BUSINESS •Policy 2450-Distance Learning and the West Virginia Virtual School •Policy 5310-Performance Evaluation of School Personnel •Policy 5050-WV Commission for Professional Teaching Standards •Policy 2422.7-Standards for Basic and Specialized Health Care Procedures •Approval of Three New Content Specializations for Three Higher Education Institutions of Professional Preparation •WV School Boards Association Orientation ‘02  

LEGAL/PERSONNEL MATTERS FUTURE MEETINGS •July 10-11 at the Governor’s School for the Arts at West Liberty State College