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Idaho State Board of Education Submissions

The Idaho State Board of Education (SBOE) receives its authority directly from the Idaho State Constitution with a mission “to provide leadership, set policy, and advocate for transforming Idaho’s educational system to improve Idaho citizen’s quality of life and enhance the state’s global competitiveness.” Click here to review the Authority and Scope of the Board.

The Board holds meetings with the higher education institutions and other education agencies several times per year. Current meeting dates are provided below and are also available via the Idaho State Board of Education link on the menu bar to the left.

SBOE Meeting Calendar And Agenda Item Due Dates for 2016-2017

Board Meeting DateAgenda Items Due
to VPFA Office
Agenda Items Due
Meeting Location
December 14-15, 2016November 1, 2016November 14, 2016Nampa - CWI
February 15-16, 2017January 2, 2017January 13, 2017Boise - Boise State
April 19-20, 2017March 7, 2017March 19, 2017Moscow - UI
June 14-15, 2017May 2, 2017May 14, 2017Coeur d'Alene - NIC
August 9-10, 2017June 27, 2017July 9, 2017 Pocatello - ISU
October 18-19, 2017September 5, 2017September 18, 2017Lewiston - LCSC

Boise State submissions related to Business Affairs and Human Resources are managed by the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration. A list of typical submission types may be found on the menu bar to the left and include capital projects, contracts, purchases valued at $500,000 or more, gifts, and naming/memorializing, etc.

Items to be addressed by the Board at its regularly scheduled meetings must be submitted using a prescribed format. The institutional requirements and a template for the institutional cover page are located on the SBOE web site and are included below along with other forms used for various agenda item submissions:

All agenda items and attachments must be forwarded to Lola Michaels in Word format (where possible) at on or before the dates indicated in the second column above. Submissions will then be reviewed by an internal review committee consisting of the VP Finance and Administration, Chief Operating Office, Provost, Chief of Staff and the Executive Director of Institutional Compliance.

The SBOE does not accept late agenda item submissions.
Agenda items received after the due dates noted above will not be submitted.

Please contact Lola Michaels at or 426-1200, regarding any item you believe may require SBOE approval (for a current or future meeting) as well as any questions or concerns about the submission process and/or due dates.