State Board of Education
Room 12 – Legislative Plaza
Union & 6th Avenue
Nashville, TN 37244
October 29, 2010
Welcome & Introductions
II. Report Items
A. Basic Education Program Review Committee Report
Annual report recommending improvements to the state’s education funding formula.
III. Action Items (First Reading)
A. Teacher Leadership Standards
First reading of teacher leadership standards that will serve as the basis for professional development.
B. Curriculum Standards for 6-12 Dance
First reading of student level curriculum standards for secondary dance.
C. Nonpublic Schools Categories I and VII Rule Consolidation
First reading of a rule amendment inserting Category VII special purpose schools into Category I, so that students completing school at a special purpose school (such as a Department of Children’s Services school) retain eligibility for the lottery scholarship.
D. Middle Grades STEM Teacher Licensure
First reading of a recommendation to create a new teacher license for math, science, and technology in grades 5-9.
E. Tennessee Learning Centered Leadership Policy
First reading of policy necessary to enact Tennessee’s “First to the Top” Act relative to principal evaluation.
F. Educator Evaluation Policy and Rule
First reading of policies and rules necessary to enact Tennessee’s “First to the Top” Act relative to teacher evaluation.
IV. Action Items (Final Reading)
A. Charter School Appeals Policy
Final reading of the policy for hearing appeals of charter school applications denied by local boards of education.
B. Preliminary List of Textbooks for Section 1 (Mathematics)
Final reading of the list of approved textbooks for mathematics.
C. Curriculum Standards for K-12 Music, 6-12 Theatre, and K-12 Visual Art
Final reading of curriculum standards for K-12 Music, 6-12 Theatre, and K-12 Visual Arts.
D. Marketing Education Curriculum Standards
Final reading of curriculum standards for Marketing.
E. Health Science Education Curriculum Standards
Final reading of curriculum standards for Health Science Education.
F. Business Technology Curriculum Standards
Final reading of the curriculum standards for Business Technology Education.
G. Trade & Industrial Education Curriculum Standards
Final reading of the curriculum standards for Trade & Industrial Education.
H. Business Education Teacher Licensure Standards Revision
Final reading of changes to the Business Education teacher licensure standards.
I. Teacher Licensure Standards: English, World Languages, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and English as a Second Language
Final reading of the teacher licensure standards for English, World Languages, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and English as a Second Language.
J. Teacher Education Units and Licensure Programs
Final reading of recommendations for approval of teacher education units and specialty area licensure programs.
K. Tennessee Learning Centered Leadership Policy – Reciprocity
Final reading of revisions to the program approval section as related to out-of-state training and license reciprocity.
L. Transportation Standards for Child Care Centers and School-Age Child Care Program, Rule
Final reading of permanent version of requirements applicable to transportation services provided by non-school, community-based organizations. This was passed as an emergency rule in April.
A. Richard S. Conway – Restoration
B. Mark W. Hensley – Revocation, permanent
C. Mark H. Smith – Suspension, two (2) years (agreed order)
D. Robert H. Thompson – Suspension, one (1) year
E. Donald C. Tripp – Revocation, three (3) years
F. Frances I. Young – Suspension, one (1) year
M EETING DATES FOR 2011
State Board of Education
9 th Floor – Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1050
(615) 741-0371 FAX