As required by statute, the New Hampshire State Board of Education is in the process of conducting a regular review of Ed 306, Minimum Standards for Public School Approval .
On May 15, 2013, the State Board adopted the Initial Proposal for Ed 306 .
The Board will be holding public hearings on:
Thursday April 25th content area staff and content area representatives met to discuss and develop this program area sample format to re-write the program requirements in the minimum standards for public school approval for recommendations to the State Board.
Steering Committee Meetings
As a result of the April 23rd steering committee meeting please see this multi-colored document outlining the progression of the conversation of the relevant sections of Ed 306 which shows how Competencies vs credits has developed.
At the meeting of April 23rd the group reviewed the text identified in the document below "summary of the April 4th discussion" The group also identified other areas where clarification of language was needed.
Summary of the April 4 discussion
continued discussion of this document updated as a result of the March 14 meeting as annotated.
March 14, 2013 Document Competencies vs credits
February 7, 2013
January 14, 2013
January 7, 2013
A steering committee of stakeholders was established to assist us with recommendations to the State Board for this review.
The Charge of the Committee is to:
|Members of the Steering Committee|
|Judy Fillion, Chair||NH Department of Education|
|Keith Burke||NH Department of Education|
|Mary Mayo||NH Department of Education|
|Mark Joyce||NH School Administrators Association|
|Jeanne Richards||South East|
|Tim Mayes||South Central|
|Dean Cascadden||South West|
and alternate Judy McGann
|NH School Principals Association|
|Ted Comstock||NH School Boards Association|
|Brendan Minnihan||Professional Standards Board|
Proposed Timeline for Rulemaking
Please note the date change for the State Board meetings August 2013, October 2013, and January 2014.
|May 15, 2013||State Board approves Initial Proposal|
|August 19, 2013||Public Hearings held by State Board|
|September 9, 2013||Public Hearings held by State Board|
|September 26, 2013||Public Hearings held by State Board|
|October 24, 2013||State Board adopts final proposal|
|December 19, 2013||JLCAR review|
|January 14, 2014||State Board adopts rule|
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