State Board of Education to meet in Kanawha County - October 9, 2007

October 02, 2007

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Conference Room, Capitol Building 6, Room 353, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, WV


10:00 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.  Approval  of  Exemplary  Accreditation Status  Career/Technical Education Schools/Programs - (Action)
C.  Second Follow-up Individual School Education Performance Audit Report for Peterstown Middle School, Monroe County - (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 2007-2008 - (Action)
2.  Amendment - Greenbrier County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)
3.  Amendment - Jackson County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)
4.  Amendment - Mason County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)
5.  Amendment - Monongalia County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)
6.  Amendment - Tucker County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) - (Action)
7.  Waivers of WVBE Policies and Regulations, Superintendent's Interpretations and State Statutes and Legislative Rules - (Action)
8.  Senate Bill 227, W. Va. Code §18A-4-7a, Transfer of Teachers After Five Days Prior to Starting Instruction - (Information)
9.  Appointments to the Educator Preparation Program Review Board - (Information and Action)
10.  2008 State Administrative Expense (SAE) Plan for Child Nutrition - (Action)
11.  West Virginia Instructional Materials Advisory Committee (WVIMAC) - (Action)
12.  Notice, Request and Instructions to Vendors of Instructional Materials (2008 Call) - (Action)
13.  Final Individual School Education Performance Audit Report for Cabell Midland High School, Cabell County - (Action)
A.  Board Member/Committee Reports - (Information/Action)
B.  State Superintendent’s Report
1.  WVDE Personnel Matters - (Information)
2.  Updates - Lincoln, McDowell, and/or Mingo County - (Information/ Action)
3.  American Competes Act - (Information)
4.  2007 Reading and Mathematics National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) - (Information)
C.  Salem International University’s Progress Toward Meeting Standards - (Information)
New Business
A.  Policy 2445.40, Groupings for Textbook Adoption for Early Childhood Education, Middle Childhood Education, and Adolescent Education - (Action)
B.  Policy 2445.41, "Textbooks" Adoption:  Notice, Request, and Instructions to Publishers - (Action)
C.  Policy 5202, Minimum Requirements for the Licensure of Professional/Paraprofessional Personnel and Advanced Salary Classifications - (Action)
D.  Policy 5100, Approval of Educational Personnel Preparation Programs - (Action)
E.  Report on Teacher Shortage: Mathematics, the Sciences and World Languages - (Action)
F.  WVBE Personnel Matters - (Action)
G.  Board Items for Future Consideration - (Discussion)
Legal and/or Personnel Matters
1.  Selection of Schools and County School Systems for Education Performance Audits - (Action)
2.  Legal and/or Personnel Matters including Plan of Action in Berkeley County Education Association vs. West Virginia Board of Education and Report on SSAC’s Petition for Appeal in the Case of O. J. Mayo v. West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission - (Action)
Future Meetings - (Information)

Adjournment - (Action)