October 19, 2012 Board Meeting

I. Consent Items (Voice Vote)

A. Adoption of Agenda

B. Approval of Minutes from July 27, 2012August 13, 2012, and August 27, 2012.

II. Action Items (First Reading)

A. Transitional Licensure Policy

First reading of a change in policy relative to Public Chapter 1072.

B. Distance and e-Learning Policy

First reading of a change in policy allowing variance in class size for virtual classes.

C. Automatic Revocation, Rule

First reading of a rule amendment adding sexual battery by an authority figure and statutory rape to the list of automatic revocation offenses.

D. Head Lice and Scabies Infestations, Rule

First reading of rule compliance with the Tennessee Department of Health rules and Center for Disease Control guidelines on head lice and scabies infestations.

E. Special Education Programs and Services, Rule

First reading of rule amendment regarding initial evaluations and initial programming.

F. Inventions and Innovations Curriculum Standards

First reading of curriculum standards for a new career-technical education course.

G. Technological Design Curriculum Standards

First reading of curriculum standards for a new career-technical education course.

H. Automotive Technology Curriculum Standards

First reading of an update to the Automotive Technology curriculum standards.

I. Barbering Curriculum Standards

First reading of an update to the Barbering curriculum standards.

J. Medical Terminology Curriculum Standards

First reading of curriculum standards for a new career-technical education course.

III. Action Items (Final Reading)

A. State Board of Education Master Plan

Final reading of the 2012-2020 State Board of Education Master Plan.

B. Official List of Textbooks for Cycle V/Section V: Reading K-8

Final reading of the Official List of Textbooks for Cycle V/Section V: Reading K-8.

C. Teacher License Actions Policy, Rule

(Roll Call Vote) Final reading of a policy and rule change adding the option of a formal reprimand to the list of licensure actions.

D. Approved High School Courses: Course Substitution Clarification

Final reading of an amendment to the list of Approved High School Courses.

IV. Teacher License Actions

(Roll Call Vote On All)

A. Nathan Justin Brown – Revocation

B. Matthew Curry – Suspension, one (1) year, with contingency

C. Bridget Easterly – Revocation, concurrent

D. Virginia Gray – Suspension, two (2) years

E. Myles Holliday – Suspension, one (1) year

F. Nick Hooker – Suspension, concurrent

G. Christy Hunt – Suspension, two (2) years

H. Thatcher Lamm – Denial

I. Steven L. McCuiston – Revocation, concurrent

J. Christopher Tucker – Denial

K. Jennifer Wingo -- Revocation

V. Adjournment