1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
3. Approval of minutes from meeting on October 18, 2015.
4. Higher Education Reports:
A. Advisory Council of Students (ACS) Annual Report to LOCEA. Ms. Rachel Harper, Chair, ACS.
B. Advisory Council of Faculty (ACF) Annual Report to LOCEA. Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, Legislative Coordinator, ACF.
C. Advisory Council of Classified Employees (ACCE) Annual Report to LOCEA. Ms. Amy Pitzer, Chair, ACCE.
D. Economic impact of employers engaged in the production of horizontal wells (WV Code §5B-2B-4a). Mr. Jeffrey Green, Work Force West Virginia.
E. Examination of West Virginia University and Marshall University's independent purchasing audits. Mr. John Sylvia, Director, Performance Evaluation and Research Division.
F. West Virginia Financial Aid Comprehensive Report (WV Code §18-C-1-1(e)). Mr. Brian Weingart, Senior Director of Financial Aid, Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC).
G. 2015 Graduation Rates at Public Four-Year Institutions (WV Code §18B-3-4). Dr. Neal Holly, Vice Chancellor for Policy and Planning, HEPC.
H. 2015 High School Readiness Report (WV Code §18B-1-1-(e)). Dr. Neal Holly, Vice Chancellor for Policy and Planning. HEPC.
5. Public Education Reports:
A. State Board policies on public comment. Dr. Cynthia Daniel, Deputy Superintendent of Education Support. West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE).
i. Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for English Language Arts in West Virginia Schools (Policy 2520.1A).
ii. Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Mathematics in West Virginia Schools (Policy 2520.2B).
iii. West Virginia Measures of Academic Progress Program (Policy 2340).
iv. Programs of Study for Limited English Proficiency Students (Policy 2417).
B. Innovation Zones and Progress of Innovation Zone Plans (WV Code §18-5B-7). Ms. Michelle Blatt, Chief Accountability and Performance Officer, Division of Accountability and Performance for School Effectiveness (DAPSE), WVDE.
C. Prospective employable professional personnel (WV Code §18A-2-3). Ms. Michelle Blatt, Chief Accountability and Performance Officer, Division of Accountability and Performance for School Effectiveness (DAPSE), WVDE.
D. Master Plan for Professional Development (WV Code §18-2l-3 and §18-2l-4). Ms. Teresa Hammond, Assistant Director, Office of Early Learning, Division of Teaching and Learning. WVDE.
E. Impact and effectiveness of the accreditation system (WV Code §18-2E-5). Ms. Susan O'Brien, Director, Office of Education Performance Audits.
F. Transformative system of support for early literacy (WV Code §18.2E-10). Ms. Monica DellaMea, Executive Director, Office of Early Learning, Division of Teaching and Learning, WVDE.
G. Report on the condition of the public school system (WV Code §18-3-8). Ms. Jill Newman, Chief of Staff, WVDE.
6. Other Business.