State Board of Education to Meet in Kanawha County - February 12, 2009 AMENDED AGENDA

February 09, 2009

The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Thursday, February 12, 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


1:00 p.m. Teacher of the Year Press Event

Location: Governor’s Reception Room


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. Amendment – Preston County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) – (Action)

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Policy 2520.35, 21st Century Science 9-12 Content Standards and Objectives for West Virginia Schools – (Action)

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

11. Approval of Teacher Preparation Program at West Virginia Wesleyan College – (Action)

12. Appointment to the Educator Preparation Program Review Board – (Action)

13. 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)

14. West Virginia State Plan for Implementation of the Summer Food Service Program 2009 - (Action)

15. Revised Individual Schools and County Strategic Plan – Whitesville Elementary School (Boone County), Lizemore Elementary (Clay County), Dunbar Primary School (Kanawha County), Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School (Upshur County), and Randolph County School District – (Action)


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)

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

D. West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind 2nd Quarter Report – (Information)

New Business

A. West Virginia Board of Education Professional Development Plan/Goals for 2009-2010 – (Action)

B. WVBE Personnel Matters Including the Suspension of a West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Employee – (Action)

C. Board Items for Future Consideration – (Discussion)

Legal and/or Personnel Matters – (Action)

Future Meetings – (Action)

Adjournment – (Action)