Regents Meeting for June 2017
|8:15 am to 9:15 am||Standards and Assessment Work Group|
|9:30 am to 10:15 am||
Meeting of the Board of Regents
Feedback from Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Public Hearings and an Update on the Next Generation Learning Standards – Department staff will discuss feedback and follow-up from the regional ESSA Public Hearings held to date and provide an update on the Next Generation Learning Standards.
|10:30 am to 1:15 pm||
Proposed Amendment to Subdivision (ee) of Section 100.2 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Academic Intervention Services - Department staff will present for approval amendments to Commissioner’s Regulations related to Academic Intervention Services (AIS).
Renewal Decisions for a Charter School Authorized by the Board of Regents - Department staff will make a recommendation on a renewal for a charter school authorized by the Board of Regents.
Merger Revision to a Charter Authorized by the Board of Regents - Department staff will make a recommendation on a merger revision for a charter school authorized by the Board of Regents.
Revision to Charter Authorized by the Board of Regents - Department staff will make a recommendation on a revision for a charter school authorized by the Board of Regents.
Charter Schools: Initial Applications Authorized by the Board of Regents - Department staff will make a recommendation on the issuance of an initial provisional charter for the following new school application groups seeking authorization by the Board of Regents.
Status Update on the Implementation of the New York State Safe Schools Task Force Recommendations - Department staff will provide an update on the status of the 36 recommendations from the Safe Schools Task Force.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Draft State Plan – Considerations for the New York State Assessment System - The Regents will discuss assessment design options, priorities and implications for New York State as part of the ESSA State Plan.
New York State’s 2017 Part B State Performance Plan (SPP)/Annual Performance Report (APR) on the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 SPP/APR Part B Indicators - Department staff will provide an overview of the State Performance Plan and the data reported under each special education indicator in the current Annual Performance Report.
Proposed Amendment of Section 100.5 and Addition of Section 100.20 to the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to Implement the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and Provisions Relating to Transfer Credits and Diploma Requirements for Physical Education - Department staff will present draft regulations to remove barriers to educational programs and on time graduation for transfer students, including but not limited to students covered under Article 66 of Chapter 328 of the Laws of New York State entitled the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
Draft Policy Statement on Promoting Diversity: Integration in New York State - Department staff will continue to secure Board input on the draft policy statement Promoting Diversity: Integration in New York State.
Proposed Amendment of Section 100.18(g) of the Regulations of the Commissioner Relating to the Identification of Local Assistance Plan (LAP) and Focus Schools - Department staff will present for approval amendments to Commissioner’s Regulations so that during the transition to the new ESSA accountability system, the Commissioner will not be required to identify new Focus Schools and Local Assistance Plan Schools.
English Language Arts and Mathematics Assessments in Grades 3 - 8 - Department staff will review options for the Spring 2018 assessments.
|1:20 pm to 1:55 pm||Lunch for Members of the Board|
|2:00 pm to 4:15 pm||
Continuation of earlier P-12 Education meeting.
|4:15 pm to 4:35 pm||
Audits/Budget and Finance
State Education Department May 2017 Fiscal Report - Department staff will present the May monthly fiscal report.
Board of Regents Oversight of Financial Accountability - Department Staff will review recently completed audits and present the 2017-2018 Annual Audit Plan
|4:45 pm to 5:15 pm||
Proposed Amendment of Section 62.8 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Continuing Education Requirements for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians - Department staff will present the revised proposed amendment implements Chapter 398 of the Laws of 2016.
Proposed Amendment of Section 64.7 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Execution by Registered Professional Nurses of Non-Patient Specific Orders to Screen Individuals at Increased Risk of Syphilis, Gonorrhea and/or Chlamydia Infections - Department staff will present the proposed amendment which implements Chapter 502 of the Laws of 2016, which amended the Education Law, effective November 28, 2016, to permit registered professional nurses to screen individuals at increased risk of syphilis, gonorrhea and/or chlamydia infections pursuant to a non-patient specific orders issued by a licensed physician or a certified nurse practitioner.
|5:15 pm to 6:15 pm||Professional Practice Executive Session|
|8:00 am to 9:00 am||Early Childhood Work Group|
|9:00 am to 9:45 am||
2017 Statewide Summer Reading Program - Department staff will highlight plans for the upcoming statewide 2017 Summer Reading at New York Libraries program.
Pleistocene Epoch Research - Dr. Robert Feranec and Dr. Andrew Kozlowski will discuss their research in paleontology and geology and how it is changing our understanding of the Pleistocene epoch, or Ice Ages, in New York.
|9:45 am to 11:00 am||
Renewal of Institutional Accreditation: Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary - Department Staff will present recommendations concerning the renewal of institutional accreditation for Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary.
Proposed Amendment to Section 80-5.17 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to Permanently Extend the Option for Certain Out-of-State Candidates to be Eligible for a Conditional Initial Certificate - Department staff will present a proposed amendment to make permanent the conditional initial certificate for those individuals who hold a teaching certificate in another state and are seeking certification in NYS, but do not have the three years of experience.
Proposed Amendment to Section 80-3.10 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Related to Requirements for Certificates in the Educational Leadership Service - Department staff will present a proposed amendment to 80-3.10 of the regulations to ensure that out-of-state candidates pursuing educational leadership certification in New York complete an educational leadership program that is recognized by the state in which the higher education institution is located.
Glasgow Caledonian New York College: Master Plan Amendment and Provisional Charter - Department staff will review the application and process regarding Glasgow Caledonian’s request to become a NYS degree-granting institution.
Proposed Amendment of Subpart 152-1 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Higher Education Opportunity Programs - Department staff will present a proposed amendment to the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) regulations to align the Commissioner’s Regulations with changes in the statute that will be effective July 1.
|11:15 am to 11:30 am||Meeting of the Board of Regents Executive Session|
|11:30 am to 11:55 am||Meeting of the Board of Regents|
|10:00 am to 12:00 pm||Research Work Group|