State Board of Education
Room 12 – Legislative Plaza
Union & 6th Avenue
Nashville, TN 37244
January 28, 2011
Welcome & Introductions
Recognition of Staff Member Service to the State of Tennessee for David Sevier.
Recognition of Board Member Service to the State of Tennessee for Flavius Barker, Carolyn Pearre, and Richard Ray.
II. Report Items
III. Action Items (First Reading)
A. Redefining Alternative Schools, Rule
First reading of a rule amendment changing terminology based on the governor’s Advisory Council on Alternative Education.
B. Introduction to Fine Arts
First reading creating a new course, “Introduction to Fine Arts.”
C. High School Transition Policy
First reading of a policy amendment that clarifies end-of-course assessment requirements for high school students enrolled in college courses.
IV. Action Items (Final Reading)
A. Teacher Leadership Standards
Final reading of teacher leadership standards that will serve as the basis for professional development.
B. Curriculum Standards for 6-12 Dance
Final reading of student level curriculum standards for secondary dance.
C. Nonpublic Schools – Categories I and VII Rule Consolidation
Final 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
Final reading of a recommendation to create a new teacher license for math, science, and technology in grades 5-9.
E. Tennessee College and Career Ready Goals and Indicators
Final reading of the goals, indicators, and learning targets for Tennessee students.
F. Evaluation and Grievance Rules
Final reading of the rules regarding teacher evaluation.
G. Charter School Appeals
Final reading of public charter school appeals pursuant to TCA § 49-13-108.
Global Leadership Academy - Memphis City Schools
City of Life Academy - Memphis City Schools
New Consortium of Law & Business - Shelby County Schools
A. William W. Hofman – Revocation, three (3) years
B. Lisa M. Kitchen – Suspension, one (1) year
C. Alvertis London– Revocation, permanent
D. Deborah McCormick – Suspension, one (1) year
E. Julie Perdue – Suspension, one (1) year
F. Ray E. Walsh – Revocation, permanent
G. Susan M. White – Revocation, three (3) years
MEETING DATES FOR 2011
April 15, 2011
August 5, 2011
October 28, 2011
State Board of Education
9 th Floor – Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1050
(615) 741-0371 FAX