MSDE State Board Meeting Agenda March 28, 2017

Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Agenda
Revised 03.28.2017

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 February 27 and 28, 2017
Budget Adjustments for February, 2017

9:03 a.m.                                           STATE BOARD BUSINESS ITEMS
Policy Considerations
   1.    ESSA Plan Update
            - Summative Ratings
            - Update on Federal Regulations
            - Update on General Assembly Bills
            - MD SBE School Classification Presentation

11:05 a.m.                                                                BREAK

11:20 a.m.                

   2.   Superintendent’s Update
            - Spotlight on Baltimore County
            - Update on Regionalization Plan Implementation        
            - Support Update
            - President's Budget- Impact on Maryland Programs and MSDE

12:00 p.m.                                           ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

1:15 p.m.                                                STATE BOARD BUSINESS ITEMS

Policy Considerations
   3.    Legislative Update


   1.    Waiver Request of COMAR 13A.06.03 Interscholastic Athletics

   2.    Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

2:45 p.m.                                                   STATE BOARD BUSINESS ITEMS

Board Reports and Planning
   1.     Strategic Planning Discussion/Updates
            - Review and action on the vision and mission statements
            - Further discussion on the priorities identified at the Fall retreat.
            - Next steps in the strategic planning process

   2.    Mental Health Subcommittee Update
   3.    Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) Study

   4.    April Agenda – Tentative Items
            - ESSA (Support for Excellent Educators and Improvement for Schools)
            - Encouraging Innovation and Personalized Learning
            - Social Studies Update
            - Interim Report on Innovative School Calendars
            - Legislative Updates (to include LYNX legislation)

   5.    Board Member Updates/Comments

3:30 p.m.                                                          PUBLIC COMMENT

4:00 p.m.                                                                OPINIONS

4:05 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.