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August 2008 State Board Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, August 20

Tournament Club of Iowa - Polk City

6:00 p.m.

Social Time

7:00 p.m.

Dinner, State Board and Department staff

Thursday, August 21

Tournament Club of Iowa - Polk City

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

  1. Introductory Comments
  2. State Board Development Committee - Rosie Hussey, Sr. Jude Fitzpatrick, Wayne Kobberdahl

8:45 a.m.

  1. What does it take to achieve 21st Century Schools? - Judy Jeffrey (Tab A: 21st Century Schools)
    • (During this discussion Judy will talk about characteristics of 21st Century Schools. This is meant to stimulate discussion among State Board members about issues, critical problems, challenges and opportunities - how these relate to policy, and what role the State Board might play in helping Iowa achieve schools and learners for the 21st Century.)

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

  1. Previous session continued
  2. 11:45 a.m.

     

    Lunch

    12:45 p.m.

    1. Review the new State Board and Department of Education Strategic Plan, Education is Iowa's Future. Provide the 2008 Update on the Strategic Plan Measures of Success and Major Initiatives - Judy Jeffrey and Division Administrators (Tab B: ISBE Stratigic Plan)

    2:30 p.m.

    Break

    2:45 p.m.

    1. Previous session continued

    4:15 p.m.

    1. Review the process for identifying State Board Policy Development Priorities and using these to establish the Master Calendar for the coming year - Gail Sullivan (Tab C: Policy Priorities)

    4:30 p.m.

    Adjourn for the day

    5:00 p.m.

    Social Hour

    6:00 p.m.

    Dinner

    Friday, August 22, 2008

    Tournament Club of Iowa - Polk City

    8:00 a.m.

    Breakfast

    8:30 a.m.

    1. Identify State Board of Education Policy Development Priorities for 2008-2009 - facilitated by Judy Jeffrey

    9:30 a.m.

    Break

    9:45 a.m.

    1. Review of legislation from last session
    2. Initial discussion of legislative priorities for the 2009 session - Jeff Berger (Tab D: Legislative Priorities)

    10:45 a.m.

    1. State Board Communication Plan - Rosie Hussey and Elaine Watkins-Miller (Tab E: Communication Plan)

    11:15 a.m.

    1. Set State Board meeting dates for 2009 - Gail Sullivan (Tab F: 2009 Meeting Dates)

    11:30 a.m.

    1. Closing remarks - State Board Development Committee - Rosie Hussey, Sr. Jude Fitzpatrick, Wayne Kobberdahl

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