Announcement of Membership of Standing Committees
January 19, 2011
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: NO ACTION
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Texas Education Code, §7.107, at the board's first regular meeting after the election and qualification of new members, the board shall organize. This item provides the opportunity to announce appointments to the standing committees of the State Board of Education (SBOE).
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: Current SBOE operating rules, §1.2(d), specify that officers of the board shall receive in writing two committee choices ranked in order of preference and shall in accordance therewith make committee assignments for terms of two years. In addition to preference, the officers of the board shall also consider seniority, ethnicity, and gender balance in making committee assignments. Committee assignments are to be made following election of board officers and adoption of rules.
FISCAL IMPACT: None.
PROCEDURAL AND REPORTING IMPLICATIONS: None.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: None.
OTHER COMMENTS AND RELATED ISSUES: None.
Commissioner of Education