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The 366th Meeting of the State Board of Education

January 12-13, 2022

Virtual Meeting Location for Wednesday, January 12, 2022:

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Virtual Meeting Location for Thursday, January 13, 2022:

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Agenda

Wednesday, January 12:

8:30am - 12:30 pm - Working Session

Council of Higher Education & Master Plan for Higher Education Advisory Committee

Call to Order:  Dr. Jonathan Peri, Chair 

Opening Remarks  Dr. Jonathan Peri, Chair 

Presentation:  Dr. Tanya I. Garcia 

  • Increase Transparency on the Value of Postsecondary Credentials to Individuals, Communities, and the Commonwealth

Panel Discussions:  

Panel 1: Pennsylvania Institutions of Higher Education

Moderator:

Sheila Ireland
Deputy Secretary for Workforce Development
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Dr. Stuart Blacklaw
Provost and Executive Vice President
Community College of Allegheny County

David Castro, Esq.
President and CEO, and Founder, I-Lead (Harcum College)

Dr. Lance Kennedy-Phillips
Vice Provost for Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research
The Pennsylvania State University

Cynthia Pritchard
President and CEO
PASSHE Foundation

Panel 2: Learning from Peers in Other States and National Experts

Moderator:
Abby Smith
President and CEO
TeamPA

Leanne Davis
Associate Director of Research and Policy
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

Ben Magill
Associate Vice Chancellor of Economic Opportunity
Dallas College Labor Market Intelligence Center

Plenary: Data Transparency – Indiana’s Credential Registry

Moderator:
Dr. Tanya I. Garcia
Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for Postsecondary and Higher Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education

Dr. Ken Sauer
Senior Associate Commissioner and Chief Academic Officer
Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Panel 3: Voices of Pennsylvania Students 

Moderator:
Dr. Kimberly McCurdy
Bureau Director for Postsecondary and Adult Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education

TBA, I-Lead/Harcum College

TBA, Community College

Discussion Items:   Advisory Committee & Council Members

  • Strategic Priority: Increase Transparency on the Value of Postsecondary Credentials to Individuals, Communities, and the Commonwealth

Recess

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 pm - Career and Technical Education Committee

Call to Order:  James Agras, Chair 

Opening Comments:

Information/Discussion Items:  Dr. Lee Burket

  • Application for reaccreditation of York County School of Technology
  • Application for reaccreditation of Lehigh Career and Technical Institute

Public Comment

Action Items:  

  • Application for reaccreditation of York County School of Technology
  • Application for reaccreditation of Lehigh Career and Technical Institute

Announcements 

Adjournment 

1:30pm: Committee on Academic Standards/Chapter 4

Call to Order:  Dr. Lee Williams, Chair 

Opening Comments:

Discussion Items:  Committee Members 

  • Final-form amendments to Chapter 4 (Academic Standards and Assessments)

Public Comment 

Action Item: 

  • Final-form amendments to Chapter 4 (Academic Standards and Assessments)

Report of the Chairman of the
Council of Higher Education:
  Dr. Jonathan Peri 

Announcements 

Adjournment 

2:30 pm: Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness Committee

Call to Order:  Sandra Dungee Glenn, Chair 

Opening Comments:

Presentations: 

  • Revisions to the PDE-427:   Jeff Fuller, PDE
  • Evaluation of the Aspiring to Educate Philadelphia Pilot:  Dr. Jill Pierce & Saxon Nelson, Research for Action
  • Evaluation of Early Implementation of Pennsylvania’s Innovative Teacher and Principle Residency Grants:   Jeffrey Terziev, Brian Gill & Jasmine Forde,  Mathematica

Public Comment

Action Items:  NONE

Announcements 

Adjournment 


Thursday, January 13:

8:30am Council of Higher Education

Reconvene/Call to Order:  Dr. Jonathan Peri, Chair 

Opening Remarks  Dr. Jonathan Peri, Chair 

Approval of Minutes:  November 17, 2021 meeting

Committee Report:  Sandra Dungee Glenn 

  • Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness Committee

Report of the Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for Postsecondary and Higher Education:  Dr. Tanya I. Garcia  

Discussion Items:   Dr. Jonathan Peri

  • Master Plan for Higher Education

Public Comment

Action Items:  NONE

Announcements 

Adjournment 

Immediately followed by:  Council of Basic Education

Call to Order:  Dr. Lee Williams, Chair 

Opening Comments:

Approval of the Minutes:  September 8, 2021 meeting

Committee Report:  Dr. Lee Williams 

  • Academic Standards/Chapter 4 Committee

Report of the Deputy Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education:  Dr. Sherri Smith  

Public Comment

Action Item:  

  • Final-form amendments to Chapter 4 (Academic Standards and Assessments)

Announcements 

Adjournment 

Immediately followed by:  State Board of Career and Technical Education

Call to Order:  Karen Farmer White, Chair 

Opening Comments:

Approval of the Minutes:  July 14, 2021 meeting & November 17, 2021 meeting

Committee Report:  Jim Agras 

  • Career and Technical Education Committee

Report of the Bureau Director for Career and Technical Education:  Dr. Lee Burket  

Public Comment

Action Items:  

  • Petition to the U.S. Department of Education Seeking Recognition of the Pennsylvania State Board of Career and Technical Education as a Public Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Accrediting Authority
  • Application for reaccreditation of York County School of Technology
  • Application for reaccreditation of Lehigh Career and Technical Institute

Announcements 

Adjournment 

Immediately followed by:  State Board of Education

Call to Order:  Karen Farmer White, Chair 

Opening Comments:

Approval of the Minutes:  November 17, 2021 meeting

Report of the Chair of the Council of Basic Education:  Dr. Lee Williams  

Public Comment

Action Items:  

  • Final-form amendments to Chapter 4 (Academic Standards and Assessments)
  • Annual Report to the Governor and the General Assembly

Announcements 

Adjournment 

Next Meeting: March 16-17, 2022