May 19, 2014 - Board Documents

2014 Meeting Schedule
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Agenda Item 1.0

Subject: Call to Order; Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call

Agenda Item 2.0

Subject: Adoption of Agenda

Agenda Item 3.0

Subject: - Approval of March 24, 2014 Minutes

Agenda Item 4.0 - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Subject: Public Hearing-RULES
Section 24:10:42:26 (Postsecondary Technical Institute Tuition); Section 24:10:42:28 (Postsecondary Technical Institute Funding Formula)

05-19-2014 Notice of Public Hearing-Rules
05-19-2014 Proposed Rules Draft Updated

Background: Public hearing regarding attached rules

Agenda Item 5.0 - Becky Nelson, Karen Keyser, DOE

Subject: Public Hearing on Standards: Physical Education

05-19-2014 Notice of Public Hearing-Standards
SD Proposed PE Standards May 14 BOE
South Dakota PE Standards Poster
South Dakota PE Standards Comparison
Public comment PE Standards

Background: Second Public Hearing regarding Physical Education Standards

Agenda Item 6.0 - Bobbi Rank, DOE

Subject: Appointment of hearing officer

Hearing Examiner Order 2014

Background: SDCL § 13-42-12 requires the Board to designate an independent hearing examiner for some certification matters

Agenda Item 7.0 - Bobbi Rank, DOE

Subject: Scheduling of June Telephonic Meeting

Background: Discussion of scheduling a short telephonic meeting in June 2014 for first reading of upcoming rules.

Agenda Item 8.0 - Sam Gingerich, BOR

Subject: Board of Regents Report

Agenda Item 9.0 - Tiffany Sanderson& Bobbi Rank, DOE

Subject: Technical Institute Program Approval Process

Background: Update on the technical institute program approval process, after request for more information at the March 2014 Board of Education meeting.

Agenda Item 10.0 - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Subject: Southeast Technical Institute Surgical Technology Program Expansion

Southeast Technical Institute Surgical Technology Program Expansion

Background: Southeast Technical Institute seeks to transition its existing Surgical Technology diploma program to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) program per changing industry requirements.

Agenda Item 11.0 - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Subject: Mitchell Technical Institute Advanced Medical Imaging Program

Mitchell Technical Institute Advanced Medical Imaging Program

Background: Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) seeks to add an AAS degree in Advanced Medical Imaging. This degree program will provide students who already hold a primary pathway registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists the opportunity to obtain specialized skills in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) which will increase their employability and wages and fill a growing need in the state's healthcare industry. In addition, certificate options will be available for employed technologists who want to pursue advanced skills in MRI or CT.

Agenda Item 12.0 - Tamara Darnall, DOE

Subject: Vocational Education System Fund Statements Report

Vocational Education System Fund Statement

Background: The Director of the Division of Finance and Management serves as the designee for receiving monthly statements for each SDHEFA Vocational Education Program account and provides a standing report to the Board of Education at each regularly scheduled meeting.

Agenda Item 13.0 - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Subject:Technical Institute Bond Debt Coverage Service Coverage Ratio

Debt Service Coverage Ratio Certificate 2014

Background: Annual certificate of compliance from South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority (SDHEFA)

Agenda Item 14.0 - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Subject: Technical Institute Bond Refund

VocEd 2014A-St Bd of Ed Resolution
HB 1142
15th Supplemental Indenture
17th Supplement to Lease
VocEd 2014A Bond Purchase Agreement

Background: In 2014, the legislature passed House Bill 1142. Per Sections 6 through 8, an equipment fund is to be created from a refund of existing postsecondary technical institute facilities funds. In order to do this, the 2004 series technical institute bonds must be refunded and a resolution passed to issue a 2014A series bond.

Agenda Item 15.0 - Abby Javurek-Humig, DOE

Subject: Praxis Score Scale Changes

Praxis Score Scale Changes

Background: New Praxis exams have been created that will replace the old exams in the areas of: Agriculture; Elementary Education Content Knowledge; Family and Consumer Sciences; Middle School Science; Sociology Content Knowledge. South Dakota has had educators and higher education representatives involved in setting cut-scores for these new exams and is asking the BOE to approve recommendations. The Praxis exam for Physical Sciences is being discontinued, and new exams are being proposed as a replacement.

Agenda Item 16.0 - Dr. Melody Schopp, DOE

Subject: Secretary of Education Report

Agenda Item 17.0

Subject: Adjournment

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