2017 State Board Minutes

The State Board maintains a permanent public record of the meeting in the Office of the Commissioner of Education, including these minutes, the original agenda and support materials, and copies of all materials distributed at the meeting.

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Minutes

January 6, 2017 Meetings *
*Please note, the Work Session will not be video streamed*

January 23, 2017 State Board Legislative Retreat (9:30 a.m.)*
*Please note, this session will not be video streamed*

The Nebraska Department of Education, State Board Room, 301 Centennial Mall South, 6th Floor, Lincoln, Nebraska

February 2-3, 2017 Meetings

March 2-3, 2017 Meetings

April 6-7, 2017 Meetings

May 4, 2017 Retreat
May 4-5, 2017 Meetings

June 1-2, 2017 Meetings

August 3-4, 2017 Meetings

September 7-8, 2017 Meetings

October 5-6, 2017 Meetings

November 8-9, 2017 Meetings

December 7-8, 2017 Meetings

2016 State Board Minutes

2017 State Board Agendas

January 6, 2017 Work Session (8:30 a.m.)*
*Please note, this session will not be video streamed*
January 6, 2017 State Board Meeting (10:30 a.m.)

January 23, 2017 State Board Legislative Retreat (9:30 a.m.)*
*Please note, this session will not be video streamed*

The Nebraska Department of Education, State Board Room, 301 Centennial Mall South,
6th Floor, Lincoln, Nebraska

February 2, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
February 3, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

March 2, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
March 3, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

April 6, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
April 7, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

May 4, 2017 Board Retreat (12:00 p.m.)**
**Please note, this session will not be video streamed**
State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Conference Room Lower Level C,
Lincoln, Nebraska
May 4, 2017 Work Session (2:30 p.m.)*
*Please note the Work Session will start at 2:30 p.m.*
May 5, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

June 1, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
June 2, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

August 3, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
August 4, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

September 7, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
September 8, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

October 5, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
October 6, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

November 8, 2017 Nebraska Teacher of the Year and Awards of Excellence Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at the Nebraska State Education Association, 605 South 14th Street, 4th Floor, Lincoln, Nebraska
November 8, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
November 9, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

December 7, 2017 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
December 8, 2017 State Board Meeting (9:00 a.m.)

General Policy Statements

GENERAL EDUCATION POLICY STATEMENTS

Topic

Number

Date of Adoption/Revision/
Reaffirmation

Date of Expiration

    

Nondiscrimination and Equal Educational Opportunity in Schools

G1
03/06/15

03/06/19

Accountability for a Quality Education System, for Today and Tomorrow (AQuESTT)

G2
10/02/15

10/02/19

Reading/Writing

G4
10/06/11

04/03/19

Policy for School Counseling

G5
10/02/15

10/02/19

Policy for Virtual Education

G6
11/09/12

11/09/16

Expanded Learning Opportunities
G7
09/06/13

09/06/17

Developing Global Competence

G8
11/06/15

11/06/19

Anti-Bullying

G11
12/04/15

12/04/19

American Sign Language

G18
10/02/15

10/02/19

Standards, Assessment, and Accountability (SAA) Belief Statements

G19
11/09/12

11/09/16

Model Policy to Prevent Dating Violence

G20
05/05/17

05/05/21

Policy for Coordinated School Health

G21
05/05/17

05/05/21

Policy on Data Access and Use

G22
01/07/14

01/07/18

 

Internal Policy Directives

INTERNAL POLICY DIRECTIVES

Topic

Number

Date of Adoption/Revision

 

 

 

Political Activities/Use of Resources

D1

10/08/09

Line and Staff Relations

D2

11/03/06

Delegation to Commissioner

D3

10/08/09

Personnel Policies/State School Policies/Administrative Memos

D4

10/08/09

(Reserved for Future Use)

D5

————

Contracts, Grants, and Purchases

D6

12/02/16

Professional Personnel Hiring

D7

12/02/16

Teaching Certificates

D8

11/03/06

(Reserved for Future Use)

D9

————

(Reserved for Future Use)

D10

————

Trust Funds

D11

11/03/06

Ethics/Accountability & Disclosure

D12

09/05/14

Audits of the Nebraska Department of Education

D13

12/02/16

 

Procedural Policies

PROCEDURAL POLICIES

Topic

Number

Date of Adoption/Revision

   

(Reserved for future use)

B1

———————-

Public Statements by Board Members

B2

05/08/15

Board Officers

B3

04/03/15

Legal Assistance

B4

11/06/15

Board Committees

B5

12/02/16

Task Forces and Advisory Committees

B6

09/07/06

Board Member Expenses

B7

06/03/16

Policy Development

B8

03/03/17

Rule Development

B9

09/04/15

Special Meetings, Emergency Meetings, Meetings Held by Videoconferencing

B10

09/07/06

Board Meeting Notification for Regular Meetings

B11

09/02/16

Public Participation at Board Meetings

B12

03/03/17

Agendas/Meeting Materials for Regular Meetings

B13

05/05/17

Parliamentary Procedure/Rules of Order

B14

09/07/06

Board Minutes

B15

09/07/06

School Boards Association

B16

09/07/06

Hearing Officers

B17

09/07/06

Political Activity/Use of Resources/Accountability & Disclosure

B18

10/08/09

Staff Research and Assistance

B19

04/08/16

Computer Equipment/Internet Access and Electronic Mail Acceptable Use

B20

08/08/14

State Board Member Code of Conduct

B21

09/07/06

 

2016 State Board Minutes

2016 Minutes

January 7-8, 2016 Meetings

January 25, 2016 Legislative Retreat (11:00 a.m.)
(this meeting will not be video streamed)
State Office Building, State Board Room, 301 Centennial Mall South, 6th Floor,
Lincoln, Nebraska

February 4-5, 2016 Meetings

March 3, 2016 State Board Visioning Session for Strategic Plan (8:30 a.m.)
The Cornhusker Hotel, Yankee Hill Rooms 1 and 2, 333 South 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska (this meeting will not be video streamed)
March 3-4, 2016 Meetings

April 7-8, 2016 Meetings

May 5, 2016 State Board Update and Working Retreat for Strategic Plan
(8:30 a.m.) – DRAFT
The Cornhusker Hotel, Yankee Hill Rooms 1 and 2, 333 South 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska (this meeting will not be video streamed)

May 5-6, 2016 Meetings

June 2-3, 2016 Meetings

July – No Meeting

August 4-5, 2016 Meetings

September 1-2, 2016 Meetings

October 6-7, 2016 Meetings

November 3-4, 2016 Meetings

December 1-2, 2016 Meetings

2016 State Board Agendas

January 7, 2016 Work Session
January 8, 2016 State Board Meeting

January 25, 2016 Legislative Retreat (11:00 a.m.)
(this meeting will not be video streamed)
State Office Building, State Board Room, 301 Centennial Mall South, 6th Floor, 
Lincoln, Nebraska

January 25, 2016 – State Board of Education and Nebraska Legislators – 
Legislative Reception (5:00 p.m.)
The Cornhusker Hotel, Renaissance Room, 2nd Floor, 333 South 13th Street, 
Lincoln, Nebraska

February 4, 2016 Work Session
*Please note, the Work Session will start at 1:30 p.m.* 
February 5, 2016 State Board Meeting

March 3, 2016 State Board Visioning Session for Strategic Plan (8:30 a.m.)
The Cornhusker Hotel, Yankee Hill Rooms 1 and 2, 333 South 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska (this meeting will not be video streamed)
March 3, 2016 Work Session (2:00 p.m.)
The Nebraska Department of Education, State Board Room, 301 Centennial Mall South, 6th Floor, Lincoln, Nebraska
March 4, 2016 State Board Meeting

April 7, 2016 Work Session
April 8, 2016 State Board Meeting

May 5, 2016 State Board Update and Working Retreat for Strategic Plan (8:30 a.m.)
The Cornhusker Hotel, Yankee Hill Rooms 1 and 2, 333 South 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska (this meeting will not be video streamed)
May 5, 2016 Work Session
May 6, 2016 State Board Meeting

June 2, 2016 Work Session
June 3, 2016 State Board Meeting

July – No Meeting

August 4, 2016 Work Session 
*Please note, the Work Session will start at 1:30 p.m.*

August 5, 2016 State Board Meeting

September 1, 2016 Work Session
*Please note, the Work Session will start at 2:30 p.m.*
September 2, 2016 State Board Meeting

October 6, 2016 Work Session
October 7, 2016 State Board Meeting

November 3, 2016 Nebraska Teacher of the Year and Awards of Excellence Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at the Nebraska State Education Association, 605 South 14th Street, 
4th Floor, Lincoln, Nebraska

November 3, 2016 Work Session
November 4, 2016 State Board Meeting

December 1, 2016 Work Session
December 2, 2016 State Board Meeting

Resolutions

2017

Veterans Day Resolution
(October 6, 2017)

Recognition of the Retirement of Donlynn Rice
(June 1, 2017)

Recognition of the Retirement of Vicki Bauer
(March 3, 2017)

2016

Recognition of the Retirement of State Board Member Lillie Larsen
(December 2, 2016)

Recognition of the Retirement of State Board Member Glen Flint
(December 2, 2016)

Recognition of the Retirement of Deputy Commissioner Scott Swisher
(December 2, 2016)

Recognition of the Retirement of Gary Sherman
(December 2, 2016)

Recognition of the Retirement of Pat Bracken
(June 3, 2016)

Recognition of the Retirement of Margaret Worth
(June 3, 2016)

Nebraska State Fire Day
(April 8, 2016)

Recognition of the Retirement of Beth Wierda
(January 8, 2016)

ARCHIVE RESOLUTIONS

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