Board Agenda - Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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

Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Agenda

9:00 a.m.
                                              CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.

1.   Consent Agenda Items

      a) Approval of Minutes of April 26, 2016

      b) Personnel

      c) Budget Adjustments for April, 2016

Information & Discussion/Action

9:03 a.m.                                       

2.   Language Learners Update
       -       English Learners Task Force/GED Options
       -       COMAR 13A.05.07 Program for Non-English and Limited English Learners
                  (Action – Permission to Publish)
       -       COMAR 13A.04.11 Programs in World Languages
                  (Action – Permission to Publish)

Information & Discussion

9:45 a.m.                                       

3. Actionable Insights on Teacher/Principal Evaluation

Action Item

10:15 a.m.                                     

4.   Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.08.01.02-3
       Early Childhood Assessment (Emergency/Permission to Publish)


10:45 a.m.                                      BREAK


11:00 a.m.

5.   Teacher of the Year

Noon                                                ADJOURN FOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR LUNCHEON

1:30 p.m.                                        RECONVENE AND ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION


2:30 p.m.                                       

6.   Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC) Annual Report

2:45 p.m.                                       

7.   Public Comment

Action Items

3:15 p.m.

8.   Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.10.01 Home Instruction              

3:35 p.m.

9.   Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.03.02 School Counselor

Information & Discussion

3:55 p.m.

10. Interim State Superintendent’s Update                         
      -       Assessment and Accountability Update (Recap of PARCC)
      -       ESSA Title II

4:15 p.m.                                       

11. State Board Member Updates and Discussion
      -       Recognition of Student Board Member
      -       Confirm December Meeting Date

4:45 p.m.                                       

12. Opinions

4:50  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.