Regents Meeting for October 2017
|9:00 am to 9:50 am||
Meeting of the Board of Regents
The Board will discuss the most appropriate process and next steps for incorporating student voice into Board deliberations.
Department staff will provide an overview of efforts that have been undertaken to ensure that data collected by the Department are protected from unauthorized disclosure in accordance with state and federal laws as well as to ensure appropriate guidance is provided to districts to ensure the same.
|10:00 am to 11:55 am||
Discussions Regarding the Charter School Performance Framework, Section 3.16 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, and Key Decision-Making Points
Department staff will present an overview of the Board of Regents-approved Charter School Performance Framework for input and discussion of suggested changes to the Framework going forward.
Review of the New York State High School Diploma Requirements
Department staff will provide an update on opportunities leading to a Regents diploma, present current instructional practices in New York, and share the plan to seek input from the field for possible revisions.
|12:30 pm to 1:10 pm||Lunch for Members of the Board|
|1:50 pm to 2:10 pm||
P-12 Education/Higher Education Joint Meeting
Students Displaced By Recent Hurricanes
Department staff will review guidance, resources and supports for districts, students and families displaced from their homes because of a natural disaster.
Proposed Amendment to Add a New Section 80-5.26 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to Allow a Temporary Certificate for Teachers Displaced from Puerto Rico and/or Another U.S. Territory as a Result of Hurricane Maria to Teach in New York State
Department staff will present a proposed amendment to add a new §80-5.26 to the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to allow a temporary certificate for teachers displaced from Puerto Rico and/or another U.S. territory as a result of Hurricane Maria to teach in New York State.
|2:10 pm to 2:20 pm||
P-12 Education/Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES) Joint Meeting
Amendment of Section 100.7 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to a New Pathway to a New York State High School Equivalency Diploma
Department staff will present a proposed amendment to Education Regulation 100.7.
|2:20 pm to 2:30 pm||
P-12 Education/Professional Practice Joint Meeting
Sepsis Prevention and Access to Vision Health Care
Department staff will provide an update on two initiatives the Office of Professions and P-20 launched this year – Sepsis Awareness Month and Vision Health Month.
|2:30 pm to 3:30 pm||
Discussion of Priorities for the 2018-2019 Regents State Aid Proposal and 2018-2019 Budget and Legislative Priorities
Discussion about 2018-2019 State Aid proposal and the 2018-2019 Legislative and budget priorities.
|3:40 pm to 4:10 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents Executive Session|
|4:15 pm to 4:30 pm||
Proposed Amendment of §70.10 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Mandatory Quality Review Program in Public Accountancy
Department staff will present a proposed amendment for emergency action to §70.10 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to the Mandatory Quality Review Program in the Profession of Public Accountancy.
Proposed Amendment of Section 75.2 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Limited License in Speech-Language Pathology
Department staff will present a proposed amendment to implement Chapter 202 of the Laws of 2017, effective 2/17/18, which establishes a limited license category for speech-language pathologists.
Proposed Amendment of Section 76.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Definition of Occupational Therapy Practice
Department staff will present a proposed amendment to §76.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to the definition of occupational therapy.
|4:30 pm to 5:10 pm||Professional Practice Executive Session|
|5:15 pm to 6:15 pm||Standards and Assessment Work Group|
|8:30 am to 9:30 am||Early Childhood Work Group|
|9:30 am to 10:05 am||
Report on New York State Summer School of the Arts 2017 Session
Department staff will provide an update on the Summer School of the Arts 2017 summer session.
Appointments to Regents Advisory Council on Museums and Regents Advisory Council on Libraries
Department staff will present proposed appointments to the Museum Regents Advisory Council and the Library Regents Advisory Council for Board of Regents approval.
|10:05 am to 11:30 am||
A Panel Discussion with Students and Staff from the Smart Scholars Early College High School Program and the NYS Pathways in Technology Program
Department staff and a panel of students will provide a program overview of the NYS P-TECH Program with the most up-to-date student enrollment and achievement data collected from all three cohorts of students.
Proposed Amendment to Add a New Section 80-5.25 to the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to Establish a Transitional H Pathway for Holders of a New York State License as a Certified Public Accountant to Pursue a School District Business Leader Certificate
Department staff will present a proposed amendment to §80-5.25 of the Commissioner’s Regulations to establish a new Transitional H teaching certificate for certain individuals who already hold a CPA in New York State and are seeking School District Business Leader certification.
Proposed Amendment to Section 80-6.1 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to Continuing Teacher and Leader Education for Teachers in Non-Public Schools to Implement Chapter 311 of the Laws of 2017
Department staff will present a proposed amendment to §80-6.1 of the Commissioner’s Regulations related to registration and CTLE requirements for certain certified individuals employed by nonpublic schools.
|11:45 am to 12:05 pm||Meeting of the Board of Regents|