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Meeting Dates

2013 ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY
MEETING DATES
Gordon Persons Building
Montgomery, AL

MEETING DATES      WORK SESSION DATES
January 10, 2013      January 24, 2013
February 14, 2013      February 28, 2013
March 14, 2013      March 28, 2013
April 11, 2013      April 25, 2013
May 9, 2013      May 23, 2013
June 13, 2013      June 27, 2013
July 9, 2013*      July 9, 2013*
August 8, 2013      August 22, 2013
September 12, 2013      September 26, 2013
October 10, 2013      October 24, 2013
November 14, 2013*      November 14, 2013*
December 12, 2013*      December 12, 2013*
* Joint meeting for K-12 and Postsecondary

2014 ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY
MEETING DATES
Gordon Persons Building
Montgomery, AL

MEETING DATES      WORK SESSION DATES
January 8, 2014      January 9, 2014
February 12, 2014      February 13, 2014
March 12, 2014      March 13, 2014
April 9, 2014      April 10, 2014
May 14, 2014      May 15, 2014
June 11, 2014      June 12, 2014
July 8, 2014      July 9, 2014
August 13, 2014      August 14, 2014
September 10, 2014      September 11, 2014
October 8, 2014      October 9, 2014
November 12, 2014      November 13, 2014
December 10, 2014      December 11, 2014

Meeting Agenda

A G E N D A
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
1:00 P.M.
AUDITORIUM, GORDON PERSONS BUILDING
153 SOUTH UNION STREET
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA
ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY EDUCATION

A. Call to Order

B. Invocation by Minister Ed Cleveland, First Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama, and Pledge of Allegiance

C. Roll Call - Establishment of a Quorum

D. Approval of Minutes for the Meeting of January 17, 2014

E. Approval of Agenda

F. Public Hearing for Alabama Administrative Code - None

G. Action Items

    1. Unfinished Business - None

    2. New Business

        a. Resolution Commending Tammy Jones on Being Selected as the "Barbara Fannin Memorial Employee of the Quarter" January – March 2014
        b. Resolution Commending Tallapoosa County Schools Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Teacher Felicia Williams for Being Named the National Association for Career and Technical Education Community Service Teacher of the Year (Professionals) State Board District II
        c. Resolution Commending Homewood City Schools Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Briana Morton for Being Named the Association for Career and Technical Education National Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher of the Year (Professionals) State Board District IV
        d. Resolution Congratulating W. H. Council Traditional School Principal Hattie Alexander on Being the Recipient of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership (Professionals) State Board District V
        e. Resolution Recognizing Alabama's "Grow Our Own" Initiative and “Future Teachers of Alabama” Organization (Schools/Systems)
        f. Resolution Proclaiming February 1-28, 2014, as Alabama Career and Technical Education Month (Schools/Systems)
        g. Announce Intent to Amend Alabama Administrative Code, Rule 290-3-1-.02, Pertaining to Public School Governance (Schools/Systems)

H. Superintendent's Report

I. Legal

J. Date, Time, and Place of Next Elementary/Secondary Meetings

February 13, 2014,
8:30 a.m.,
Work Session
Plaza 104,
Gordon Persons Building
Montgomery, AL 36130


March 12, 2014,
1:00 p.m.,
Auditorium,
Gordon Persons Building
Montgomery, AL 36130

Click Here for the PDF version of the State Board of Education Meeting Agenda.

The State Board of Education Meeting will be available for LIVE viewing on the Alabama Department of POSTSECONDARY Education’s Ustream Channel (due to special called meeting) at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/alabama-department-of-education After the meeting, the archived video is available at https://www.alsde.edu/home/Executive/BoardStream.aspx If you have comments or questions, please call Communications at 334-242-9950 or e-mail at comm@alsde.edu."

Work Session Agenda

ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY EDUCATION
WORK SESSION
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
8:30 A.M.
PLAZA 104, GORDON PERSONS BUILDING
50 NORTH RIPLEY STREET
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA

AGENDA

1. ESEA Waiver Review

2. Resolution to Authorize Review of a Teacher Education Program, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama (Professionals)

3. Resolution for Approval of Teacher Education Programs, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama (Professionals)

4. Resolution to Modify Certain Passing Scores and to Adopt Additional Praxis II Tests as a Precondition for Initial Certification (Professionals)

5. Resolution Commending Cynthia C. Brown Upon the Occasion of Her Retirement from the Alabama State Department of Education

6. Personnel Recommendation

The State Board of Education worksession will be available for LIVE viewing at Alabama Department of Education's Ustream Channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/alabama-department-of-education

After the meeting, the archived video can be found under the 'Recent Videos' section. If you have comments or questions, please feel free to call Communications at 334-242-9950 or email at comm@alsde.edu

Click Here for the PDF version of the State Board of Education Work Session Agenda.

Meeting Brief

BOARD BRIEFS
January 17, 2014

The Alabama State Board of Education met Friday, January 17, 2014, in the Board Room of the Alabama Center for Postsecondary Education, 135 South Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama. This was a Special-Called meeting to consider Elementary and Secondary Education matters. Members present were: Mrs. Ella B. Bell, Mrs. Stephanie Bell, Dr. Charles Elliott, Mrs. Mary Scott Hunter, Mrs. Betty Peters, Dr. Yvette Richardson, and Mrs. Tracy T. Roberts. Governor Robert Bentley and Mr. Jeff Newman were absent. Dr. Thomas R. Bice, State Superintendent of Education, was also present.

New Business
Public Hearing for Alabama Administrative Code

  1. 1. Adopt New Chapter Number 290-8-8, Alabama Administrative Code, Pertaining to Specialized Treatment Centers in Alabama as New Rules
  2. 2. Adopt New Alabama Administrative Code
    • 290-3-2-.02, Pertaining to Basic Principles
    • 290-3-2-.03, Pertaining to Professional Educator Certificate and Professional Leadership Certificate
    • 290-3-2-.15, Pertaining to Preliminary Certificate Approach: For Individuals Issued a First Preliminary Certificate Beginning with the 2011-2012 Scholastic Year and Thereafter
    • 290-3-2-.16, Pertaining to Preliminary Certificate Through Exception in Educational Administration Approach: For Individuals Issued a First Preliminary Certificate Through Exception in Educational Administration Beginning with the 2014-2015 Scholastic Year and Thereafter
    • 290-3-2-.17, Pertaining to Additional Teaching Field Approach Based on a Professional Educator Certificate, Experience, and a Test Score
    • 290-3-2-.23, Pertaining to Specialty Area Career and Technical Certificate in a Technical Education Program Area Approach
    • 290-3-2-.24, Pertaining to Specialty Area Career and Technical Certificate in Health Science Approach
    • 290-3-2-.25, Pertaining to Career and Technical Education Additional Teaching Field Approach Based on a Professional Educator Certificate, Experience, and an Occupational Proficiency Assessment
    • 290-3-2-.26, Pertaining to Career and Technical Education Temporary Certificate (CTE T)
    • 290-3-2-.28, Pertaining to Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Certificate Approach
    • 290-3-2-.29, Pertaining to Child Nutrition Program Director Certificate Approach
    • 290-3-2-.30, Pertaining to Additional Certification in Driver and Traffic Safety Education
    • 290-3-2-.31, Pertaining to Emergency Certificate
    • 290-3-2-.32, Pertaining to Substitute Teacher License
    • 290-3-2-.33, Pertaining to Renewal Requirements: Continuation or Reinstatement
    • 290-3-2-.35, Pertaining to Certification Forms and Supplements
    • 2013 Revised Courses of Study for Mathematics and English Language Arts (Learners)
    • Resolution to Approve Recommendations of the State Textbook Committee for Adoption and/or Rejection of Textbooks for Social Studies (Learners)
    • Personnel Recommendations
    • Resolution to Authorize Review of Teacher Education Programs, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Professionals)
    • Resolution for Approval of Teacher Education Programs, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama (Professionals)

Date, Time, and Place of Next Elementary/Secondary Meetings:

  • February 12, 2014, 1 p.m., Alabama State Board of Education Meeting, Auditorium, Gordon Persons Building, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104
  • February 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m., Work Session, Plaza 104 Gordon Persons Building, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104-2101

Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
THE STATE OF ALABAMA
DECEMBER 12, 2013
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA

The Alabama State Board of Education met on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 9:39 a.m., for a regular meeting of Elementary/Secondary Education matters. The meeting was called to order by the Vice President of the Board, in accordance with Alabama Code (1975), §16-3-7, as amended.

PRESIDING: DR. CHARLES E. ELLIOTT, VICE PRESIDENT
ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Since this was a joint meeting with Postsecondary Education, the invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance were held during the Postsecondary meeting. The following members were present:

  • Mrs. Ella B. Bell
  • Mrs. Stephanie Bell
  • Dr. Charles Elliott
  • Mrs. Mary Scott Hunter
  • Mrs. Betty Peters
  • Dr. Yvette M. Richardson
  • Mrs. Tracy T. Roberts

Absent

  • Governor Robert Bentley
  • Mr. Jeff Newman

Dr. Thomas R. Bice, State Superintendent of Education and Secretary and Executive Officer of the Board, was present at the meeting.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MEETING OF NOVEMBER 14, 2013

On motion by Mrs. Ella B. Bell and seconded by Mrs. Mary Scott Hunter, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the minutes for the meeting of November 14, 2013.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Dr. Thomas R. Bice requested that Agenda Item G.2.c., Resolution to Approve Recommendations of the State Textbook Committee for Adoption and/or Rejection of Textbooks for Social Studies, be held over for discussion. On motion by Mrs. Mary Scott Hunter and seconded by Mrs. Tracy T. Roberts, the Board voted unanimously to approve the agenda as amended.

PUBLIC HEARING
ADOPT NEW CHAPTER NUMBER 290-8-8, ALABAMA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, PERTAINING TO SPECIALIZED TREATMENT CENTERS IN ALABAMA AS NEW RULES

This agenda item was not addressed at the Board meeting and will, therefore, be considered at a later date.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

Dr. Thomas R. Bice apprised Board members of the announcement pertaining to the Alabama State Department of Education Child Nutrition Program. He stated that the program was recognized for the success in increasing the number of Summer Food Service Programs. Dr. Bice stated that Alabama is a leading state with a substantial rise in the meals served to children in poverty areas.

Dr. Charles E. Elliott requested that Reverend Francis Turner, Pastor of Whitfield Memorial United Methodist Church, do the Benediction.

On motion by Dr. Yvette Richardson and seconded by Mrs. Ella B. Bell, the Board voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 9:55 a.m. The meeting was followed with the K-12 Work Session.

Please click here for the resolutions that were adopted at this meeting by the Alabama State Board of Education.

Past Meeting Minutes

Select a year to view:

DownloadDocument SizeMeeting MinutesDate AddedDescription
Download85kbApril 10 2008.doc12/16/2009State Board of Education Minutes
Download60kbApril 11 2013.doc7/11/2013Minutes, Alabama State Board of Education
Download60kbApril 11 2013.doc7/31/2013April 11 2013 State Board Minutes
Download78kbApril 12 2007 - Minutes.doc12/3/2009State Board of Education Minutes
Download68kbApril 12 2012.doc8/1/2012April 12 2012 Minutes
Download105kbApril 14 2011.doc7/25/2011State Board of Education Minutes
Download104kbApril 8 2010.doc6/21/2010State Board of Education Minutes
Download109kbApril 9 2009.doc1/26/2010State Board of Education Minutes
Download123kbAug 1 2011.doc10/13/2011August 1 2011 Alabama State Board of Education Minutes
Download76kbAugust 2 2010.doc12/13/2010Alabama State Board of Education Minutes
Download83kbAugust 3 2009.doc1/26/2010State Board of Education Minutes
Download50kbAugust 30 2012.doc4/24/2013Alabama State Board of Education Meeting Minutes
Download100kbAugust 4 2008.doc12/16/2009State Board of Education Minutes
Download69kbAugust 6 2007.doc12/3/2009State Board of Education Minutes
Download49kbAugust 9 2012.doc4/17/2013Alabama State Board of Education Minutes
Download49kbAugust 9 2012.doc7/31/2013August 9 2012 State Board Minutes
Download95kbDecember 10 2009.doc1/26/2010State Board of Education Minutes
Download116kbDecember 11 2008.doc12/16/2009State Board of Education Minutes
Download104kbDecember 13 2007.doc12/3/2009State Board of Education Minutes
Download60kbDecember 13 2012.doc4/24/2013Alabama State Board of Education Meeting Minutes
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