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Advisory: State Board of Education retreat is June 27-28


Monday, June 25, 2012

The Iowa State Board of Education’s annual retreat will take place on June 27-28 at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny.

The retreat agenda is as follows. A copy of the complete agenda with attachments is available on the Iowa Department of Education’s website.

Business meeting – Wednesday, June 27

10 a.m.
DMACC Boardroom

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approve the Agenda
  3. AEA Budgets – Modified (approval requested)
  4. Adjourn Business Meeting

Retreat agenda – Wednesday, June 27

10:10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
DMACC Boardroom

Welcome – Goals of the Retreat, Discussion of State Board Self-Evaluation and Follow-Up – Rosie Hussey

Introductory Comments – Jason Glass

Background Reading for the Retreat:

  • How the World’s Most Improved School Systems Keep Getting Better – McKinsey & Company
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: An American Agenda for Education Reform – Marc S. Tucker
  • High Reliability Organizations in Education – Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)

Legislative Update – Mike Cormack, Phil Wise

Update on the Status of the State Board’s Priorities

  • Online Learning – Gwen Nagel
  • Competency-Based Education – Sandra Dop
  • Reducing the Achievement Gap – Michelle Hosp


Emerging Issues/Department Direction and Focus Areas (Re-Visioning) – Jason Glass


State Board Priority-Setting – Facilitated by Circe Stumbo, President of West Wind Education Policy, Inc.

Adjourn for the Day

Social Time and Dinner
Ranallo’s on 3rd
417 SW 3rd Street
Ankeny, IA

Retreat Agenda – Thursday, June 28

8-11:30 a.m.
DMACC Boardroom


Aligning the Focus Areas of the Department, the Priorities of the State Board, and the Strategic Plan – Facilitated by Circe Stumbo


Continued Discussion About Alignment – Facilitated by Circe Stumbo

State Board Meeting Dates for 2013 – Gail Sullivan

Closing Remarks – Rosie Hussey


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