State Board of Education to Meet October 10-11 in Charleston -- Please Note: Meeting Location Change

October 03, 2001

The West Virginia Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting beginning Wednesday, October 10, in the State Board Conference Room, Capitol Building 6, Room 353, Charleston. President Sandra M. Chapman will preside.  

The State Board will meet for a work session beginning at 1:00 p.m. Upon conclusion of the work session, the Board will begin its monthly meeting and will consider first the agenda from its cancelled September 2001 meeting. The Board will then consider the agenda for the October 2001 meeting. The business meeting will continue on Thursday, October 11, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Recognitions and delegations are scheduled for 8:30 a.m., Thursday, October 11.  

SEPTEMBER AGENDA (from cancelled meeting)  

1:00 p.m. CALL TO ORDER  


OFFICE OF EDUCATION PERFORMANCE AUDITS (OEPA) OEPA BUSINESS •Accreditation Status Based on Education Performance Audit of the Cabell County School System •Accreditation Status Based on Education Performance Audit of the Ohio County School System •Strategic Plan 2001-02 •Employee Handbook for Office of Education Performance Audits •2001 Annual Report of the Office of Education Performance Audits  

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS •Approval of Minutes •Routine Business County Boards of Education Budget Supplement/Transfer Requests for 2001-02 Report on Activities of the HVAC Technicians Project CATS Education First Office of Healthy Schools Instructional Technology Report Administrative Technology Report Mingo County Lincoln County High School Diplomas for Veterans Waivers Personnel  

REPORTS •WV Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Annual Report •Selection Process for Teachers of the Year and Milken Winners •Status of Tomblin v. Gainer •Promotion of Public Education Initiatives Update  

NEW BUSINESS •Request from Hampshire County Board to renew one-year lease for property owned by WVBE •Policy 2340-Statewide Assessment Program •Statewide Staff Development Goals •Medicaid Annual Report •2002 State Administrative Expenses Plan for Child Nutrition •Policy 2520-Content Standards and Objectives •Policy 2421-Discrimination •Policy 5203-National Board for Professional Teaching tandards Certification Reimbursement/Salary Bonus Program •Policy 5202-Minimum Requirements for the Licensure of Professional/Paraprofessional Personnel and Advanced Salary Classifications •Policy 5050-West Virginia Commission for Professional Teaching Standards •Policy 1340-Rules of Procedure for Administrative Hearings and Appeals  

MISCELLANEOUS •Superintendent’s Evaluation  


OEPA BUSINESS •School District Approval Status and School Accreditation Status Based on Follow-Up Education Performance Audit of the Pocahontas County School System •Multi-County Vocational-Technical Center Accreditation Status Based on Education Performance Audit for the James Rumsey Technical Institute  

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS •Amendment-Mingo County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan •Amendment-Harrison County Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan •County Boards of Education Budget Supplement and Transfer Requests for 2001-2002 •Waivers •Personnel •Vacancy on WVSSAC Review Board •Appointments to WVSBA/WVDE Training Standards Review Committee •Transfer of Teachers •Approval of Policy Regarding Retirees as Substitutes •Policy 4355-High School Diplomas for Veterans •WV School Boards Association/WVDE Training Standards Review Committee REPORTS •Safe Harbors Program Report •Actions Following September 11  

OLD BUSINESS •Policy 2422.2-Driver Education NEW BUSINESS •Improvement Consultant Teams for Seriously Impaired Schools •Policy 1241-Notice and Conduct of Meetings •Policy 1242-State Board of Education Policy Making Process •Request for Deed of Property Subject to Reversion MISCELLANEOUS •State Board Meeting Locations for 2002  

FUTURE MEETINGS •November 7-8 in Charleston