MSDE State Board Meeting Agenda April 25, 2017

Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Agenda
Revised 04.19.2017

Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595

9:00 a.m.
                                              CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:01 a.m. 
                                              CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS    

-  Approval of Minutes of March 27 and 28, 2017
Budget Adjustments for March, 2017

9:03 a.m.                                           ORAL ARGUMENT
In the Matter of Request for Removal of Local Board Member Karen Harshman
9:50 a.m.                             STATE BOARD BUSINESS ITEMS
Policy Considerations
1.    ESSA Plan
    - Accountability Framework
11:05 a.m.                                                 BREAK

11:20 a.m.                                   ESSA Plan (Continued)
12:30 p.m.                         ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

1:45 p.m.                              STATE BOARD BUSINESS ITEMS

Policy Considerations
    1. ESSA Plan (1:45 – 2:30 p.m.)
              - Support for Excellent Educators
              - Support and Improvement for Schools
    2.   Superintendent’s Update (2:30 – 3:00 p.m.)
              - District Spotlight:  Project Lead the Way LAUNCH
              - Interim Report on Innovative School Calendar
    3.    Budget and Legislative Updates (3:00 – 3:45 p.m.)
    4.   Post-Labor Day Waiver Request and 180-Day Waiver Request  (3:45 – 3:50 p.m.)

3:50 p.m.                             STATE BOARD BUSINESS ITEMS

Board Reports and Planning
    1.    Strategic Planning Discussion/Updates
    2.    Encouraging Innovation and Personalized Learning Discussion
    3.    Mental Health Committee Update
    4.    May Agenda – Tentative Items
              - ESSA Plan (Summative Ratings & Accountability)
              - Social Studies Update
              - Teacher of the Year Recognition
              - Superintendent Updates
              - Regulatory Actions
              - Committee and Board Member Updates
    5.    Board Member Updates/Comments

 4:20 p.m.                                                       PUBLIC COMMENT

    Public Comment

4:50 p.m.                                                                OPINIONS

4:55 p.m.                                                       A D J O U R N M E N T

*The State Board of Education is pleased to receive oral public comment at each of its regular monthly meetings. In order to allow the State Board sufficient time for its other business, the total time allotted to public comment will generally be limited to thirty (30) minutes. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board will be given three (3) minutes each. Persons desiring to speak to the State Board, must call (410-767-0467) or e-mail ( the Board office no earlier than one week prior to the meeting to register to speak. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. In order to make the limited time available most effective, speakers are urged to provide multiple written copies of their comments or other material amplifying their views.