State Board of Education
Room 12 Legislative Plaza
October 25, 2013
Welcome & Introductions
I. Consent Items (Voice Vote)
A. Adoption of Agenda
II. Action Items (First Reading)
A. TN Early Learning Developmental Standards (TN-ELDS Birth to Age Four)
First reading of CCSS-aligned learning standards for use in all regulated and licensed child cares, early intervention programs, IDEA 619 special education and other programs serving children from birth through age four.
B. Career and Technical Education Course Lists in Board Policy 3.205
First reading of changes to the list of CTE courses; these changes reflect alignment to the 16 nationally recognized career clusters and deletes the 7 more broadly defined “program areas.”
C. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resource career cluster area and includes both new and revised course standards.
E. Education and Training Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Education and Training career cluster area and includes both new and revised course standards.
H. Information Technology Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Information Technology career cluster area and includes revisions to existing course standards.
I. Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security career cluster area and includes the creation of new course curriculum standards.
L. Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics career cluster area and includes new course curriculum standards.
M. Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics Standards
First reading of curriculum standards for the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics career cluster area and includes new course curriculum standards.
N. Occupational Related Employment Standards, Rules
First reading of proposed revisions to the employment standards for teachers in occupational areas, and includes credentialed postsecondary training, level of education, and work experience.
O. Library Information Center, Rule
First reading of an update to the rules that govern the operation of library information centers in public schools; updates language relative associated with Internet access and electronic collections in libraries.
III. Action Items (Final Reading)
A. Pre-K and Kindergarten Enrollment, Rule (Roll Call Vote)
Final reading of a rule aligning Pre-K and Kindergarten enrollment dates with statute.
B. Textbook Commission, Rule (Roll Call Vote)
Final reading of a rule changing the bond requirements for textbook publishers.
C. Approved High School Courses: Mathematics
Final reading of approved courses for mathematics.
D. Approved High School Courses: English Language Arts
Final reading of approved courses for English Language Arts.
G. Advisory Council on Teacher Education and Certification
Final reading of revisions to the by-laws and membership of the State Board of Education’s Advisory Council on Teacher Education and Certification. This item adds Mike Novak, Sharon Roberts and Mary Ann Sparks to the Council.
H. Teacher and Principal Evaluation Policy 5.201
Final reading of an item that replaces language that was inadvertently removed in a prior action; the language clarifies requirements for onsite observations as well as written and face-to-face feedback following observations.
I. Lincoln County Alternative Salary Schedule
Final reading of an alternative salary schedule for the Lincoln County school system; this schedule has been previously approved by the Lincoln County Board of Education.
J. Renewal of Teacher Licenses Policy
Final reading of a policy that serves as an interim measure to give guidance regarding the renewal of teacher licenses eligible for renewal prior to August 1, 2015.
K. Annual Measurable Objectives
Final reading of the Annual Measureable Objectives for Shelby County; these AMOs were not included in the previously approved SBE action.
IV. Charter School Appeal Items
A. Scholastic Academy of Logistics and Transportation Charter School (Roll Call Vote)
Final reading of the appeal by Scholastic Academy of Logistics and Transportation Charter School to the State Board of Education. Findings and Recommendation.
V. Teacher Revocation Appeal Items
A. Milton Burchfield (Roll Call Vote)
"Pursuant to the Tennessee Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, the Board is required to hear Mr. Burchfield’s appeal of the Initial Order of the Administrative Law Judge."
VI. Teacher License Actions (Roll Call Vote On All)
A. William T. Broadus – Revocation, concurrent
B. Catherine T. Browder – Revocation
C. Anthony T. Burgess – Suspension, one (1) year, with contingency
D. Cindy Gay Clifton – Revocation
E. Charles Craig – Suspension, two (2) years, with contingency
F. Christie David – Revocation
G. Jennifer Dunleavy – Suspension, nine (9) months
H. Jacob Daniel Fast – Revocation, concurrent
I. Amy L. Howell – Revocation
J. Jeremy Brent Hughes – Suspension, two (2) years, with contingency
K. Brent Arthur Hurst – Suspension, three (3) years, with contingency
L. Debra Carter Johnson – Suspension, concurrent
M. Braden Kessler – Revocation
N. Willie A. Knox – Revocation
O. Matthew Moskal – Formal Reprimand
P. Andrew Myers – Revocation, concurrent
Q.Sarah Rachelle Neck – Revocation, concurrent
R. Devin Rutherford – Revocation
S.Christopher P. Serina – Revocation, concurrent
T. Tracy Shaw – Revocation
U. Dallas Michael Southerland – Revocation
V. Ellix Wilson – Revocation
W. Jeffrey Duane Wilson – Revocation
MEETING DATES FOR 2014:
January 31, 2014
April 11, 2014
July 25, 2014
October 24, 2014
State Board of Education
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