February 6 Meeting Agenda and Related Materials

Indiana State Board of Education


Jo Blacketor, South Bend

Michael Pettibone, Monroe

Tony Walker, Gary

Glenda Ritz, Chair

James Edwards, Santa Claus

Neil Pickett, Carmel

B.J. Watts, Evansville

Cari Whicker, Huntington


Daniel Elsener, Indianapolis

Sarah O'Brien, Avon

David Shane, Indianapolis



February 6, 2013
Indiana Government Center South
Conference Room A
302 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 
9:00 a.m.
Business Meeting


I. Call to Order

  • Roll Call
  • Pledge of Allegiance


II. Approval of Minutes

III. Statement of the Chair

  • Board Meeting Procedures


IV. Board Member Comments and Reports


V. Public General Comment


VI. Best Practices - Innovations in Education - Student Successes

  • Richmond Community Schools Reading Initiative    Presentation


VII.  Discussion

A.  Introduction of New Executive Personnel

B.  New Department organizational structure

             Organizational chart

C. Turnaround Academies Update

            Turnaround updates

            Lead Partner updates


VIII. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of revised December 1, 2012, special education child count      Memo


IX. New Business - Action

A.  Election of Board Secretary

B.  Mayor's Petition to oversee the Indianapolis turnaround school operators  




X. Board Operations