July 16, 2013 Meeting
Room 317, State Capitol


8:30 am   Introductions/Preliminary Comments
8:45 am   The Board of Education – Overview
8:55 am   Status Reports:

Board of Regents                    
Board of Public Education
Office of Public Instruction
Governor’s Office/DPHHS

9:35 am   Tribal Colleges
9:50 am   Report on Main Street Montana Project
10:05 am   Veterans and Military Families
10:15 am   BREAK
10:30 am   Discussions                
  • Early Learning/School Readiness
  • Graduation Matters
  • Dual Enrollment
  • College and Career Readiness
  • College Completion
  • Achievement Gap:
    • Native American
    • Other At-Risk Populations
11:30 am   Public Comment
11:45 am   Concluding Remarks


The Board of Education will make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities that may interfere with an individual's ability to participate.  Persons requiring such accommodations should make their requests to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education as soon as possible before the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.  You may call or write to: ADA Coordinator, P. O. Box 203201, Helena MT 59620-3201,
406-444-6570, 1-800-253-4091 (TDD) (or dial 711 for TDD)