May 18, 2015 - Board Documents

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Agenda Item 1.0

Subject: Call to Order; Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call



Agenda Item 2.0

Subject: Adoption of May 18, 2015 Proposed Agenda



Agenda Item 3.0

Subject: - Approval of Minutes

03-16-2015 BOE draft minutes



Agenda Item 4.0

Subject: Board of Regents Report – Dr. Paul Turman, BOR

2015 (May) Exploratory Studies Program Expansion
2015 (May) Interactive Dashboard Update

Background: Update and discussion of workforce development interactive dashboards, “Exploratory Studies” programs and other topics of interest to the Board.

Agenda Item 5.0

Subject: Vocational Education System Fund Statements Report – Bobbi Rank, DOE

Vocational Education System Fund Statement

Background: Discussion of monthly statements for each SDHEFA Vocational Education Program account and form of report.



Agenda Item 6.0

Subject: Technical Institute Bond Debt Service Coverage Ratio – Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Debt Service Coverage Ratio Certificate 2015

Background: Annual certificate of compliance from South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority (SDHEFA).



Agenda Item 7.0

Subject: Public Hearing on Standards: Fine Arts, K-12 Educational Technology, Science, and Social Studies - Becky Nelson and Sam Shaw, DOE

05-18-2015 Notice of Public Hearing-Standards

SD Proposed Fine Arts Standards
SD Fine Arts Comparison
SD Fine Arts Standards Public Comment
Fine Arts Workgroup Response

SD Proposed K-12 Educational Technology Standards
SD K-12 Educational Technology Comparison
SD K-12 Educational Technology Standards Public Comments
Educational Technology Workgroup Response

SD Proposed Science Standards
DOE memo 05-06-2015
SD Science Comparison
SD Science Fact Sheet
SD Science Standards Public Comments
Public Comment Science Standards Exhibit 42
Public Comment Science Standards Exhibit 43
Public Comment Science Standards Exhibit 44
Public Comment Science Standards Exhibit 45
Science Workgroup Response

SD Proposed Social Studies Standards
SD Social Studies Comparison
SD Social Studies Standards Public Comments


Background: Final public hearing for the fine arts, K-12 educational technology, and science proposed standards. There will be one additional hearing for the social studies standards.



Agenda Item 8.0

Subject: Public Hearing – Rules – proposed Accountability rules – Laura Scheibe, DOE

Notice of Public Hearing – Rules
05182015 LRC form & style draft



Agenda Item 9.0

Subject: Dissolution of Hub-Area Multi-District –Dr. Becky Guffin, Superintendent Aberdeen School District, Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Background: During the 2014-2015 school year, the Aberdeen School District worked with partner school districts to dissolve the Hub Area Multi District, which provided Career Technical Education (CTE) programming to students in the surrounding area. Beginning next year, CTE programming will be made available at the newly constructed Aberdeen Technical Education Center (A-TEC) building on the campus of Aberdeen Central. This report will provide an update on the dissolution of the multi-district as well as an update on construction progress. A tour of the A-TEC facility will be available following the meeting.



Agenda Item 10.0

Subject: Augustana College K-12 Health Education Program – Abby Javurek-Humig, DOE

Augustana application for Health Program

Background: Augustana College is requesting approval to begin offering a grades K – 12 Health Education program. This program would be added to multiple other teacher preparation programs offered by Augustana College and would be the first Health Education teacher preparation program offered in South Dakota.



Agenda Item 11.0

Subject: Praxis Information – Abby Javurek-Humig, DOE

Math Content Knowledge 5161 Praxis Board of Ed Summary
Passing Scores Board of Ed
Summary of all the Praxis Tests Board of Ed meeting 05 2015


Background: This will be a brief information session about the Praxis program as well as a brief discussion of the work that has gone on during the Spring of 2015 surrounding the Math Praxis in particular.



Agenda Item 12.0

Subject: First Reading: Rules – Bobbi Rank, DOE

§ 24:10:42:28 (postsecondary technical institute per student allocation);
§ 24:15:03:04 (revoke, suspend, or void a certificate)
chapter 24:15:06 (math endorsement);
article 24:18 (discipline process);
chapter 24:40:05 (tuition equalization grant program);
chapter 24:40:09 (Robert C. Byrd honors scholarship program);
chapter 24:40:11 (Christa McAuliffe fellowship program)
§ 24:43:09:05 (school term length) Rules;
Chapter 24:54 (teacher compensation program);

First reading draft 05/18/2015
05182015 first reading page number guide

Background: First reading on proposed rules.



Agenda Item 13.0

Subject: Growth Update – Laura Scheibe and Abby Javurek-Humig, DOE

Background: Update on the work of the Growth Model Workgroup.



Agenda Item 14.0

Subject: Public Comment with prior notification –Smarter Balanced/standardized tests - Mary Scheel-Buysse



Agenda Item 15.0

Subject: Assessment Update – Jan Martin, Abby Javurek-Humig, DOE

Background: Update on the state assessment year.



Agenda Item 16.0

Subject: September Board Meeting – Bobbi Rank, DOE

Background: Possible rescheduling of September meeting.



Agenda Item 17.0

Subject: Secretary’s Report - Dr. Melody Schopp, DOE

Background: Secretary of Education gives report



Agenda Item

Subject: Adjournment


At the conclusion of the meeting, the Board will tour the Aberdeen Technical Education Center (A-TEC), 2200 S. Roosevelt Street, Aberdeen. The public is invited to attend.


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