September Meeting Highlights
Highlights from the September 2017 State Board of Education meeting are below. You can find packet materials through links in the text, or review all meeting and additional materials online. You can also watch videos of the meeting, by agenda section, online.

SBE voted on the following business items:
Presentations and discussions:
  • Equity Efforts and the EOGOAC - The Board discussed and agreed upon numerous collaborative efforts with the EOGOAC
  • System Outcomes for K-12 Data Presentation- The Board heard an update from staff on educational outcomes
  • House Bill 2224 Update: The Board heard an update from OSPI on a process for identifying the performance standard for 10th grade students to be on track for career and college readiness
  • BEA Waivers - The Board heard background on the waiver request under consideration
  • Student presentationStudent Board Member Joe Hofman gave a presentation about Important Lessons from K-12 Education & Their Influence on a Student's Perspective
  • Legislative Advocacy - The Board considered potential legislative priorities and strategies
  • Board Discussion - The Board spent two full days discussing: their mission and theory of action, their short-term initiatives and long-term vision, and creating an equity lens for their policy-making. You can read more on each agenda segment here
SBE conducted Executive Committee elections:
  • Chair: Kevin Laverty (2 year term)
  • Vice Chair: Peter Maier (2 year term)
  • Members at large:
    • Janis Avery (1 year term)
    • MJ Bolt (1 year term)
    • Patty Wood (1 year term)

November 8-9 at ESD 112 in Vancouver.
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