Report of Regents P-12 Education/Higher Education Joint Meeting Committee to The Board of Regents
Your P-12 Education and Higher Education Committees held their scheduled meeting on June 4, 2019. All members were present, except for Regent Ouderkirk, who was excused.
MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION
Update on Teacher and Principal Evaluations [P-12/HE (D) 1] – the Committees were provided with an overview of existing Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) requirements for student performance measures and preliminary next steps for engaging stakeholders in the development of a regulatory proposal to implement the statutory changes to the APPR framework. Discussion focused on the different types of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) and their requirements. The Department will begin working with the field to develop a regulatory proposal to implement the changes in a manner that best supports teaching and learning. Upon the Regents approval of regulatory amendments, the Department will develop tools and resources to support the field in implementing the system consistent with best practices.
Family and Community Engagement and Update on the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Third Symposium - Staff provided an update on the work of the Office of Family and Community engagement and an update on the third MBK Symposium held on Friday, May 31, 2019 that had 950+ people in attendance. A keynote was presented by Michael Smith from the Obama Foundation. Staff will come back to the Regents at a future meeting with a presentation on what some of the schools are doing across the State in MBK communities.