Regents Meeting for April 2021
|8:30 am to 9:30 am||Professional Practice Executive Session|
|9:45 am to 11:15 am||
Meeting of the Board of Regents
Initiative to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Schools and Recognize New York State Students with Vice Chancellor Emerita Adelaide L. Sanford Scholarship.
|11:15 am to 11:35 am||
Enacted Budget Overview - Department staff will present an overview of the 2021-22 Enacted Budget.
|11:35 am to 12:40 pm||
Proposed Amendment to Section 155.17 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to District-wide School Safety Plans - Department staff will propose regulatory amendments to Section 155.17 of the Commissioner’s regulations to include the amendments made by Chapter 30 of the Laws of 2021 to section 2801-a of the Education Law requiring district-wide safety plans to include protocols for operations for responding to a declared public health emergency involving a communicable disease.
Proposed Amendment to Section 135.4 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to High School Students’ Eligibility to Participate in Interscholastic Competition Until the Conclusion of the Interscholastic Athletic Spring Season - Department staff will present revisions to the proposed amendment relating to eligibility for interscholastic athletics.
Renewal Recommendations for Charter Schools Authorized by the Board of Regents - Department staff will present recommendations for charter renewals.
Renewal Recommendations for Charter Schools Authorized by the New York City Department of Education Chancellor - Department staff will present recommendations for charter renewals from the NYC DOE Chancellor.
Charter Schools: Renewals to Charters Authorized by the Trustees of the State University of New York - Department staff will present State University of New York Trustees recommendations for early charter renewals.
|12:40 pm to 1:15 pm||Break|
|1:15 pm to 1:25 pm||
Proposed Amendment to Section 80-1.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Extending the edTPA Safety Net in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis - Department staff will propose a regulatory amendment to Section 80-1.5 of the Commissioner’s regulations to provide additional flexibility relating to the teacher performance assessment requirement for certification by extending the edTPA safety net to candidates who complete a student teaching or similar clinical experience during the 2021-2022 academic year while enrolled in a New York State registered teacher preparation program or a comparable out-of-state teacher preparation program, or complete the teaching experience requirement for certification through the Individual Evaluation pathway during the 2021-2022 academic year, allowing them to take and pass the Assessment of Teaching Skills-Written (ATS-W) in lieu of the edTPA.
|1:25 pm to 2:00 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents|
|2:00 pm to 3:30 pm||Board Training - Not a Public Session|