State Board of Education to meet in Kanawha County - July 12, 2007

July 05, 2007

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Thursday, July 12, 2007 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 - Lowell E. Johnson, President  





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 2006-2007 - (Action)  

2. Approval of Step 7 Plans for 2007-08 - (Action)  

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

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

5. Summer School - (Action)  

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

7. Policy 2423 - Communicable Disease Control Policy - (Action)  

8. Policy 2525, West Virginia's Universal Access to a Quality Early Education System - (Action)  

9. West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Series 1 - Constitution, Series 3 - Provisions Governing Contests, Series 4 - Provisions Governing Conduct and Series 6 - Violations of the Rules - (Action)  

10. Approval of Two Teacher Preparation Programs at Two Institutions - (Action)  

11. Appointment to the Educator Preparation Program Review Board - (Information)  

12. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Independence Middle School, Shady Spring Middle School, and Liberty High School, Raleigh County - (Action)  

13. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Jefferson Elementary Center, Edison Junior High School, and Hamilton Junior High School, Wood County - (Action)  

14. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Nutter Fort Intermediate School, Bridgeport Middle School, Gore Middle School, Lumberport Middle School, and Washington Irving Middle School, Harrison County - (Action)  

15. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Report for New Martinsville School, Wetzel County - (Action)  

16. Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Reports for Ripley Elementary School and Ravenswood Middle School, Jackson County - (Action)  

REPORTS A. Board Member/Committee Reports - (Information/Action)  

1. Student Representative to WVBE Meetings - (Action)  

B. State Superintendentís Report  

1. WVDE Personnel Matters - (Information)  

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

3. Special Education Funding - (Information)  

4. Learning First Alliance and Budget - (Action)  

5. Alignment of Content Standards and Objectives - (Information)  

6. Project HB 4669 Schools - (Information)  

7. WVBE Record Retention Guidelines - (Action)  


A. Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools: Leading the Way Toward Healthier Youth Report - (Information/Action)  

B. WVBE Personnel Matters - (Action)  

C. Board Items for Future Consideration - (Discussion)  

D. Presidentís Retrospective - (Information)  

E. Election of Officers - (Action)  


FUTURE MEETINGS - (Information)