Board Agenda - September 24, 2013


                                                     Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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

Artwork in the Board Room is from Howard County

9:00 a.m.                        CALL MEETING TO ORDER

9:03 a.m.

1. Consent Agenda Items
     a) Approval of Minutes of August 27, 2013
     b) Personnel
     c) Budget Adjustments for July and August, 2013


9:05 a.m.

2.  National Elementary School Principal of the Year
      National Secondary School Principal of the Year

                                                             Information & Discussion

9:15 a.m.

3. SEED School of Maryland Update

9:45 a.m.

4. Teacher and Principal Evaluation Update

10:00 a.m.

5. Race to the Top Update

10:30 a.m. BREAK

                                                                       Action Items

10:40 a.m.

6. COMAR 13A.02.06 General Financial Aid to Local School System
    (Emergency Regulations) PERMISSION TO PUBLISH

10:50 a.m.

7. COMAR 13A.04.15 Digital Learning (ADOPTION)

10:55 a.m.

8. COMAR 13A.02.02 Emergency Plans (ADOPTION)

11:05 a.m.

9. Annual Update on Financial Reporting Requirements

11:10 a.m.

10. Departmental Legislative Proposals

11:30 a.m.


                                                                      Action Items

1:50 p.m.

11. State Education FY 2015 Operating Budget Proposal

1:55 p.m.

12. Public Libraries Capital Grant Program FY 2015 Projects

2:00 p.m.

13. State Superintendentís Update
        - Amendments to Marylandís Approved ESEA Flexibility Plan
        - MSDE Organizational Chart Revised 9/20/13 Information Information

2:20 p.m.

14. Board Member Update

2:25 p.m.

15. Public Comment

2:55 p.m.

16. Opinions

3:00 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.