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Board Agenda - Tuesday, October 27, 2015


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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 Baltimore City and Howard County

9:00 a.m.
                                                  CALL MEETING TO ORDER 

9:03 a.m.                                       

1.   Consent Agenda Items

       a) Approval of Minutes of September 22, 2015

       b) Personnel

       c) Budget Adjustments for September, 2015

Information & Discussion

9:10 a.m.                                       

2.   Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
      Assessment and Accountability Update


10:10 a.m.                                      BREAK


Information & Discussion (cont’d)

10:25 a.m.                                     

3.   Superintendent of Schools Vacancy

11:25 a.m.                                     

4.   Teacher/Principal Evaluation Report

11:55 a.m.
                                      ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION

Information & Discussion (cont’d)

2:30 p.m.                                       

5.   Update on State Aided Institutions             

3:00 p.m.  

6.   Early Childhood Development Update                                    


3:20 p.m.                                       

7.   Interim State Superintendent’s Update
      -       Race to the Top Update
      -       End of PARCC Fiscal Agency
      -       Equity Plan
      -       Maryland Teacher of the Year                                                                

3:30 p.m.                                       

8.   State Board Member Updates

3:40 p.m.                                       

9.   Public Comment

4:10 p.m.                                       

10. Opinions

4:15 p.m.                                        A D J O U R N M E N T   

*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.