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May 29, 2020 SBE Meeting

May 29, 2020

Event

May 29, 2020

9:00 am


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Meeting URL: https://bit.ly/3dOagG3 Access Code: 610 707 484 Event Password: 5corevalues


Video

I.            Consent Items (ROLL CALL VOTE ON ALL ITEMS)

               A.            Adoption of Agenda

               B.            Approval of Minutes from February 7, 2020 Meeting,
                              March 6, 2020 Charter School Subcommittee Conference
                              Call Meeting, April 9, 2020 Conference Call Meeting, and
                              April 30, 2020 Educator Preparation & Licensure 
                              Subcommittee Webex Meeting. 

               C.           Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Conversion Scale
                              Item to approve a scale for converting the CLASS observation
                              model for pre-K teachers from a seven point scale to a five point
                              scale to comply with State Board policy.

               D.           Charter Agreement for Rocketship Nashville # 3
                              Item to approve charter school agreement with Rocketship Nashville #3.

               E.            2020 Basic Education Program (BEP) Committee Member Appointments
                              Item to appoint members for the BEP Review Committee for 2020.

II.           Action Items (First Reading – ROLL CALL VOTE ON ALL ITEMS)

               A.           Teacher & Administrator Evaluation Policy 5.201
                              First reading of item to add several approved charter school observation models to Appendix B of the policy.

               B.            Eligible Educator Preparation Providers Permanent Rule 0520-02-04-.03
                              First reading of rule to address eligibility requirements for LEAs or consortiums of LEAs seeking to become educator                                            preparation providers due to lack of state assessment data for 2019-20 because of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

               C.           School and Student Health Services Rule 0520-01-13         
                             First reading of item to aggregate several rules and policies related to school and student health services into a single,                                         streamlined rule.

               D.          Charter School Quality Charter Authorizing Standards Policy 6.111 
                             First reading of item to update the authorizing standards with several technical revisions.

               E.           Charter School Authorizer Evaluation Rule 0520-14-01-.08
                             First reading of item to establish procedures for charter school authorizer evaluations in alignment with statute.

               F.           Strategic Compensation Policy 5.600
                             First reading of item to update introductory language to the policy to better align with the rule.

              G.           Repeal Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) Rule 0520-01-10
                             First reading of item to repeal rules regarding TEIS because the responsibility for providing these services has been moved                                 to the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities as per an executive order from the Governor.

               H.          Physical Activity Policy 4.206
                             First reading of item to encourage LEAs to provide physical education to students twice per week.

III.         Action Items (Final Reading – ROLL CALL VOTE ON ALL ITEMS)

              A.            Charter School Governing Body Training Courses Policy 6.112
                              Final reading to create Policy 6.112 which will contain a list of the approved charter school governing board training                                              courses.  There have been changes to this item since first reading.
                              Attachment 1             Attachment 2

              B.            Charter Schools Rule 0520-14-01
                              Final reading to update the rule to align with Public Chapter 219 of the 111th General Assembly. There have been changes                                to this item since first reading.

              C.            Charter School Waiver Requests Rule 0520-14-02
                              Final reading to update the item to rule with Public Chapter 219 of the 111th General Assembly.   There have been no                                          changes to this item since first reading.

              D.            Educator Licensure Policy 5.502
                              Final reading of item to align the licensure policy with updates to Rule 0520-02-03 Educator Licensure and to remove                                            duplicative information that is already in rule.  There have been changes since first reading.

              E.            Employment Standards Rule 0520-02-06
                             Final reading of item to create standalone Employment Standards Rule for easier access for school and district personnel,                                 rather than having Employment Standards as a section of rule 0520-01-02.  There have been changes since first reading.

              F.            Career & Technical Education (CTE) Personal Finance Standards
                             Final reading of the Personal Finance Standards.  There have been no changes to this item since first reading in November                                 2019.

              G.           District and School Operations Rule 0520-01-02
                             Final reading of item to aggregate several rules and policies regaridng district and school operations into a single rule for                                   easier access for districts.  There have been changes to this item since first reading in November 2019.   

              H.           Academic and Instructional Requirements Rule 0520-01-03
                             Final reading of item to aggregate several rules and policies regarding academic and instructional requirements into a                                         single rule for easier access for districts.  There have been changes to this item since first reading in November 2019.

               I.             Licensure Denial, Formal Reprimand, Suspension, & Revocation Policy 5.501 
                              Final reading of item to update this policy to align with the recently updated State Board licensure discipline rule.  There                                      have been changes to this item since first reading in November 2019.

               J.             License Reinstatement and License Restoration Policy 5.500
                              Final reading of item to update this policy to align with the recently updated State Board licensure discipline rule and to                                      add a reinstatement application as an appendix to the policy.  There have been changes to this item since first reading in                                    November 2019.
                              Attachment 1                Attachment 2

               K.           Eligible Educator Preparation Providers Emergency Rule 0520-02-04-.03 
                              First and final reading of emergency rule to address eligibility requirements for LEAs or consortiums of LEAs seeking to                                        become educator preparation providers due to lack of state assessment data for 2019-20 because of the COVID-19                                              Public Health Emergency.

               L.            Charter School LEA Policies 
                              First and final reading of changes to policies 1800, 1801, 4206, 4209, 4210, 4603, 4701, 51066206, 6413, 6503, and 6504.

              M.           Individualized Education Accounts (IEA) Emergency Rule 0520-01-11-.13
                              First and final reading of emergency rule to address requirements to spend a certain percentage of funds in an IEA                                              account due to school closures because of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. 

              N.           COVID-19 Waiver
                             First and final reading of waivers of state laws and State Board rules and policies requested by LEAs due to the COVID-19                                   Public Health Emergency.

              O.           Special Education Emergency Rule 0520-01-09-.24      
                             First and final reading of item to address eligibility requirements for students suspected of having a Developmental                                             Disability whose evaluations were delayed because of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

              P.            Course Access Program Provider Approval
                             First and final reading of item to approve three providers for participation in the Course Access Program.
                             Attachment 1                   Attachment 2

              Q.           Local Education Agency (LEA) Alternative Salary Schedules
                             First and final reading of alternative salary schedules for Chester County and Kingsport City Schools.

              R.           Minimum Salary Schedule for 2020-21
                             First and final reading of item to approve the state minimum salary schedule for the 2020-21 school year.

IV.         Teacher License Actions (ROLL CALL VOTE ON ALL ITEMS)

              A.           Sabrina Garrett – Formal Reprimand

              B.           Clarence Mumford, Jr. – Restoration

V.          Adjournment

Commissioner Schwinn's Presentation on the State Department of Education's Response to COVID-19