MSDE State Board Meeting Agenda September 7, 2017

Meeting Of The Maryland State Board Of Education, Thursday, September 7, 2017 Agenda

Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street – 8th Floor, Conference Rooms 6 & 7
7 Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.
                                              CALL MEETING TO ORDER
                                                              Andrew R. Smarick, President

12:01 p.m.                             OVERVIEW OF LEGAL AUTHORITY, ETHICS AND
                                              STATUTORY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD
                                                                  (Board Overview Audio)

     •  Maryland's Public Ethics Law Presentation

                                                           Liz Kameen, Principal Counsel, MSDE

                                           Mike Lord, Executive Director, Maryland Ethics Commission

1:00 p.m.                               STATE BOARD STRATEGIC PLANNING DISCUSSION
                                                                (Strategic Planning Audio)
     •  Maryland State Board of Education Vision and Mission Statements

2:00 p.m.                                          ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION                        

4:00 p.m.                                                           ADJOURNMENT
                                                                       (Adjournment Audio)

*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.