Skip Navigation
A gavel National Board for Education Sciences Members | Priorities | Reports | Agendas | Minutes | Resolutions| Briefing Materials
National Board for Education Sciences
February 6, 2015 Meeting Agenda

Institute of Education Sciences Board Room
80 F Street NW, 1st Floor
Washington, DC 20001

For further information, please contact Ellie Pelaez at (202) 219-0644 or

Friday, February 6, 2015
9:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m. Call to Order, Approval of Agenda
Opening remarks by David Chard, NBES Chair
9:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Discussion on the Scientific Review Process
Opening remarks by Sue Betka, Acting IES Director and Anne Ricciuti, IES Deputy Director
Roundtable discussion by NBES Members
10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Discussion on Adaptive Designs for NCES
Opening remarks from Peggy Carr, Acting Commissioner of the National Center on Educational Statistics
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Working Lunch
Annual Ethics Training, Marcia Sprague, Ethics Division, Office of the General Counsel
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Commissioners' Reports
Question and Answer period regarding reports
2:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Improving IES's Research and Training Grant Programs
Board discussion with Joan McLaughlin, Commissioner, National Center on Special Education Research; Tom Brock, Commissioner, National Center on Education Research
3:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Closing Comments and Adjourn