October 23, 2014 SBEC New Board Member Orientation Agenda

State Board for Educator Certification
New Board Member Orientation
October 23, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1701 North Congress Avenue, Room 2-160


I. Welcome
II. SBEC Overview    
    a. Purpose
    b. Authority
    c. Mission Statement, Core Principles and Goals
    d. Board Operating Policies and Procedures
    e. Disciplinary Policy
    f. Memorandum of Agreement SBEC/TEA

III. Educator Leadership & Quality Division Overview       
    a. Educator Preparation Programs                             
    b. Educator Testing & Certification                 
    c. Educator Investigations                                       
    d. Legal Services                             

IV. Rulemaking
    a. Rulemaking Process                    
    b. Rule Review Process                              

V. Board Meetings           
    a. Open Meetings Act Required Training
    b. Travel Reimbursement 
    c. Introduction of Administrative Liaison to SBEC and Parliamentarian