Aug. 24, 2015 - Board Documents

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Agenda Item 1

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



Agenda Item 2

Subject: Adoption of Aug. 24, 2015 Proposed Agenda



Agenda Item 3

Subject: - Approval of July 27, 2015 draft minutes

July 27, 2015 minutes



Agenda Item 4

Subject: - Board of Regents Report – Dr. Paul Turman, BOR

2015 (August) Attainment Goals
2015 (August) College Application Week
2015 (August) Dual credit Program updates
2015 (August) Federal grant Access Programs
2015 (August) GE Action Items

Background: Update on Board of Regents discussions including focusing on redesigning General Education and establishing Degree Attainment goals, efforts regarding greater collaboration on grant programs targeted at underrepresented student populations, guidelines and modifications for the high school dual credit program, and other topics of interest to the Board of Education.



Agenda Item 5

Subject: Public Hearing – Standards: Social Studies - Becky Nelson, Sam Shaw, DOE

Notice – Standards
Social Studies Standards
Social Studies Comparison sheet
Social Studies Public Comments
Work-group responses to all public comments


Background: Final public hearing social studies



Agenda Item 6

Subject: First Reading of Rules

08242015 First reading Draft

Background: First reading on proposed rules on accountability, end of course exams, and certification fee increase.



Agenda Item 7

Subject: Vocational Education System Fund Statements Report Process – Tamara Darnall, DOE

Vocational Education System Fund Statement

Background: Discussion of monthly statements for each SDHEFA Vocational Education Program account and form of report going forward.



Agenda Item 8

Subject: Elementary Education Content Knowledge Praxis – Abby Javurek-Humig, Carla Leingang, DOE

Background: Information and discussion to determine if the Elementary Education Content Knowledge Praxis cut score should increase to 163 effective September 1, 2015.



Agenda Item 9

Subject: Western Dakota Tech (WDT) New Program – Dental Assistant - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE, and Stephen Buchholz, WDT

WDT Dental Assist Proposal

Background: WDT seeks to add a diploma program in Dental Assisting that will take three semesters to complete.



Agenda Item 10

Subject: WDT Program Expansion – Medical Laboratory Technician - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE, and Stephen Buchholz, WDT

WDT Med Lab Tech Proposal

Background: WDT seeks to expand its current Phlebotomy diploma program by adding an additional year so students can earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Medical Laboratory Technician.



Agenda Item 11

Subject: WDT New Program – Cybersecurity- Tiffany Sanderson, DOE, and Stephen Buchholz, WDT

WDT Cybersecurity Proposal

Background: WDT seeks to add an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program in Cybersecurity. The program would span four semesters and begin in the fall of 2016.



Agenda Item 12

Subject: Secretary’s Report - Dr. Melody Schopp, DOE

Background: Secretary of Education gives report



Agenda Item 13

Subject: Adjournment


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