Regents Meeting for January 2017
|9:00 am to 10:15 am||
Meeting of the Board of Regents
Commissioner and Department staff will provide information on the information received from the Think Tank and other stakeholder discussion in the above two areas and seek input and guidance from the board on next steps.
|10:15 am to 11:30 am||
Meeting of the Board of Regents -- P-12 Education/Professional Practice Joint Committee
Department staff and a panel of experts will present on combatting Opioid and Heroin abuse and intervention.
|11:40 am to 12:45 pm||
Renewal Decisions for Charter Schools Authorized by the Board of Regents - Department staff will make recommendations for several charter schools authorized by the Board of Regents.
Proposed Amendments to Part 136 of the Commissioner’s Regulations Relating to School Health Services - Department staff will present amendments to Section 136 of Commissioner’s regulations on health services.
Career and Technical Education Update - Department staff will provide an update on Career and Technical Education Programs across the state.
|2:15 pm to 2:45 pm||Lunch for Members of the Board|
|3:00 pm to 3:20 pm||
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES)
Proposed Amendments to Part 126 of the Commissioner’s Regulations Relating to Online Educational Marketplaces to Implement Chapter 475 of the Laws of 2016 - Department staff will discuss amendment of Part 126 of the Commissioner’s regulations to implement Chapter 475 of the Laws of 2016 to establish requirements for online education marketplaces to offer advertising, marketing or services in connection with the collection of tuition and fees for enrollment in licensed proprietary schools.
|3:20 pm to 3:40 pm||
State Museum Accreditation Process - Department staff will present an item for approval as the State Museum pursues Accreditation.
|3:40 pm to 3:55 pm||
Audits/Budget and Finance
State Education Department December 2016 Fiscal Report - Department staff will present the December monthly fiscal report.
Board of Regents Oversight Financial Accountability - Department staff will review recently completed audits.
|4:00 pm to 4:40 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 a proposed amendment for emergency action which is required to implement Chapter 398 of the Laws of 2016.
|4:40 pm to 5:00 pm||Professional Practice Executive Session|
|5:10 pm to 5:30 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents Executive Session|
|9:00 am to 10:30 am||
Institutional Accreditation: Bramson ORT College - Department staff will present recommendation concerning the continuation of institutional accreditation for Bramson ORT College.
Change in Scope of Institutional Accreditation: Fei Tian College - Department staff will present recommendation concerning a change in scope of institutional accreditation for Fei Tian related to the Regents approval of new degree level authority.
Proposed Amendment of Sections 80-1.8 and 80-5.18 of the Commissioner’s Regulations Related to the Requirements for the Reissuance of an Expired Initial Certificate and Requirements for a Supplementary Certificate - Department staff will present a proposed amendment to the supplementary certificate requirements to allow candidates to obtain a supplementary certificate that is valid for a period of five years, and a proposed amendment to the requirements for a re-issuance of an expired initial certificate to allow eligible candidates the opportunity to complete the required professional development within a year before or after application for the re-issuance.
Update on the Work of the edTPA Task Force and Changes to Teacher Certification Requirements - The Task Force Co-Chairs will give an update on the work of the task force.
|10:45 am to 11:45 am||
Meeting of the Board of Regents
Commissioner Elia and Linda Darling Hammond will discuss with the Board additional areas of opportunities as it relates to ESSA.
Consent Agenda Items
|11:45 am||Lunch for Members of the Board|
|12:30 pm to 1:30 pm||
Early Childhood Work Group
The Work Group will review the Boards existing policy and discuss if there is need for modification or reaffirmation prior to determining next steps.