Board Agenda - May 20, 2014


                                                   Tuesday, May 20, 2014

                                         Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building
                                  200 West Baltimore Street – 7th Floor Board Room
                                                  Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595

Artwork in the Board Room is from Prince George’s County

8:30 a.m.                        CALL MEETING TO ORDER

8:32 a.m.

1. Consent Agenda Items
     a) Approval of Minutes of April 22, 2014
     b) Personnel
     c) Budget Adjustments for April 2014

Action Item

8:40 a.m.                                       

2.   Adoption of PSTEB Proposed Amendments to Regulations                                     
                  COMAR 13A.12.02.23 Teachers/Visually Impaired
                  COMAR 13A.12.02.29 Instructional Leader

8:50 a.m.                                       

3.   Regulatory Review

Information & Discussion

9:00 a.m.  

4.   Financial Literacy Annual Report

9:10 a.m.                                       

5.   Maryland Association of Student Councils Update

9:25 a.m.  

6.   Race to the Top Update

9:45 a.m.                                       

7.   State Superintendent’s Update

10:00 a.m.                                     

8.   Public Comment

10:30 a.m.                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION


11:15 a.m.                                     

9.   Teachers of the Year

12:10 p.m.                                       

10. Opinions

12:15 p.m.                                        ADJOURN FOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR LUNCHEON

*The State Board of Education is pleased to receive oral public comment at each of its regular monthly meetings. In order to allow the State Board sufficient time for its other business, the total time allotted to public comment will generally be limited to thirty (30) minutes. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board will be given three (3) minutes each. Persons desiring to speak to the State Board, must call (410-767-0467) or e-mail ( the Board office no earlier than one week prior to the meeting to register to speak. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. In order to make the limited time available most effective, speakers are urged to provide multiple written copies of their comments or other material amplifying their views.