NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES HEARINGS FOR PROPOSED ADOPTION BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Hearings to be held at 255 Capitol St NE, Salem, OR:
- October 22, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Room 200A
- Content of IEP
Requires Oregon Individual Education Plan teams to select Extended Assessment as only assessment option for students with IEP’s.
- Employment-Related Transitional Services
Updates Executive Order Number.
- Teacher and Administrator Mentoring
581-018-0130, 581-018-0145, 581-018-0148
Brings rules related to the Beginning Teacher and Administrator Mentorship Program in line with changes in SB 216.
- Administration of State Assessments
Updates definitions and requirements for Extended Assessments to mirror general assessments.
Update to authority and process for student exemptions from Smarter Balanced math and ELA assessments.
- Charter School – Annual Financial Reporting
Alleviates auditing redundancies by creating single legal entity to be audited for charter school and school district meeting specific definitions in ORS 338.035.
- Charter School – Operations
Creation of notification process for charter schools and complaint process for school districts when charter school opens a school or facility in non-sponsoring district.
- November 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm in Room 200A.
- Connecting to the World of Work STEM, STEAM and CTE
581-017-0301, 581-017-0302, 581-017-0306 to 0318
Revises the existing rules on STEM Hub grants to align with new requirements in HB 3072, and adds a new rule specifying fiscal agents for CTE and STEM grants.
- Regional Promise Replication Grant Program
581-017-0350 to 0362
Implementation of provisions of SB 217 amending laws relating to the Eastern Promise Replication Grant Program.
- Biliteracy Pathway
581-017-0380, 581-017-0383, 581-017-0386, 581-017-0389, 581-017-0392, 581-017-0395
Implements HB 3499’s provision relating to development and implementation of statewide plan to support ELL programs.
- Long Term Care – Treatment Education Program Funding Formula
Amends LTCT to allow implementation of the Minimum Staffing Level Model (MSL) required by HB 5016.
- School District Collaboration Grant Program
Aligns rules with SB 216 by providing funds to districts with under 1500 ADMw to hire Project Director, caps their award at $150,000, stipulation for additional 10% to districts who implement researched-based program to increase student achievement, and removes provision to include district consortiums.
When an agency proposes to adopt, amend or repeal a rule, it shall give interested persons reasonable opportunity to submit data or views. Comments can be emailed to ODE.RuleTestimony@state.or.us.
Proposed Drafts: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=4059
Search Education OARS http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_500/oar_581/581_tofc.html.
Emily Nazarov, State Board of Education Executive Officer, serves as the department’s hearing officer. The hearing will be recorded for permanent record. The hearing officer will open the hearing and read the OAR number and its intention or purpose. The hearing officer will ask those in attendance for oral testimony. Those individuals will be heard. If there is written testimony at this time, it will be submitted.
The hearing officer will adjourn the public hearing and will not respond to questions. After the close of the public comment period, the hearing officer will prepare a report to the state board which will be available from the department.
Government and Legal Affairs Manager
Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97310