Regents Meeting for February 2021
|1:00 pm to 1:05 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents|
|1:05 pm to 4:00 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents Executive Session|
|8:00 am to 9:00 am||Professional Practice Executive Session|
|9:15 am to 10:45 am||Meeting of the Board of Regents|
|10:45 am to 11:15 am||
Highlights of the 2021-22 Executive Budget
|11:15 am to 12:15 pm||
Review of the Graduation Rate for the 2016 Cohort that Successfully Graduated in 2020 - The Interim Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner will present high school graduation rates based on the cohort of students entering grade 9 in 2016.
Fall 2020 Digital Equity Survey Results - Department staff will update the Board of Regents on the Digital Equity survey results.
Update on Digital Equity Summits - Department staff will update the Board of Regents on the first of three Digital Equity Summits.
Parent Data Dashboard - Department staff will demonstrate the ESSA Data Dashboard.
|12:15 pm to 12:45 pm||Break|
|12:45 pm to 2:15 pm||P-12 Education|
|2:15 pm to 2:45 pm||
Proposed Amendments to Sections 52.21, 80-3.14, and 80-3.7 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education and Section 30-1.2 of the Rules of the Board of Regents Relating to Providing Flexibility Relating to Student Teaching, Individual Evaluation Pathway to Certification, Accreditation, and the Computer Science Tenure Area and Statement of Continued Eligibility in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis - Department staff will propose regulatory amendments to Section 52.21 of the Commissioner’s regulations to extend the time period for registered teacher preparation programs to implement required changes related to student teaching such that the changes would apply to candidates who first enroll in a registered program in the Fall 2023 semester, instead of the Fall 2022 semester, or thereafter; Section 52.21 of the Commissioner’s regulations to provide additional time for institutions with both initial level and advanced level educator preparation programs, whose initial level programs are currently accredited by CAEP but whose advanced level programs have not been reviewed and accredited by CAEP, to complete the accreditation process for their advanced level programs; Section 80-3.7 of the Commissioner’s regulations to extend the date by which candidates who apply for certification through the Individual Evaluation pathway must satisfy a longer teaching experience requirement (e.g., 14 weeks instead of 40 days) from September 1, 2026 to September 1, 2027; Section 80-3.4 of the Commissioner’s regulations to extend the application deadline for the Computer Science statement of continued eligibility (SOCE) from September 1, 2022 to September 1, 2023 and to revise the SOCE requirement such that teachers must be employed as teachers of computer science courses within six years, instead of five years, immediately preceding September 1, 2022 in a New York State public school, BOCES, or other school where teacher certification is required; and Section 30-1.2 of the Regents’ rules to extend the dates listed in the computer science tenure regulations from September 1, 2022 to September 1, 2023.
Proposed Amendment to Section 50.1(l) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Definition of “University” - Department staff will propose regulatory amendments to Section 50.1 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to broaden the criteria for the use of the word “university” in the name of an institution of higher education in New York State.
|2:45 pm to 3:00 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents|