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September 19, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 September 19, 2019
10:00 a.m.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi


Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of August 15, 2019 Board Meeting and minutes of August 28, 2019 Special-Called Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

            2019 PAEMST State Finalists
            Dr. Shani Bourn (7-12 Science Teacher, Hancock High School)
            Paige Cobb (7-12 Mathematics Teacher, Pass Christian High School)
            Kenneth Peagler (7-12 Science Teacher, Starkville High School)
            LeShundra Young (7-12 Science Teacher, Germantown High School)

            September 2019 Employee of the Month
            Chonette Bouldin
            Projects Officer IV, Special
            Office of Secondary Education

VI.        Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.       Report of Chair

VIII.      Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee ( SBE) Meetings

IX.        Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
 
  1. 01. Action:  Approval of the 2018-2019 Mississippi Statewide Accountability Results [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  2. 02. Action:  Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 36.4, State Board Policy Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required for Graduation [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  3. 03. Information: Update on the Mississippi Succeeds Report Card Website [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman)Back-up material

  4. 04. Action:  Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 04.A. Action: Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    2. 04.B. Action:  Contract with Glen H. Stribling to provide optometry and low vision evaluations for the Mississippi School for the Blind Low Vision Clinic for the 2019-2020 school year [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    3. 04.C. Action: Renew contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, Inc. for the Fiscal Year 2020 for the Mississippi Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Statewide Assessment and Accountability [Goals 1, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    4. 04.D. Action:  Modify contract with Guidesoft Inc., d/b/a Knowledge Services to provide consultative services to the MDE [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman) Back-up material

    5. 04.E. Action:  Modify contract with Mythics, Inc for the acquisition of Oracle Cloud Subscription for two additional years [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman) Back-up material

  5. 05. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) Back-up material
     
    1. A. Approval to appoint a teacher representative to the State and School Employees’ Health Advisory Council (Carey Wright) Back-up material

    2. B. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    3. C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Architecture & Construction, Instrumentation (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    4. D. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy, Part 3, Chapter 74, Rule 74.21 – Education Scholarship Account (ESA) (Nathan Oakley)
    5. Back-up material

    6. E. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:30.6, State Board Policy Chapter 30, Rule 30.6 – Youth Detention Center Educational Provisions (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    7. F. Approval of methodology to reimburse costs incurred by school districts and charter schools related to Advanced Placement, dual credit, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, diploma endorsements, and WorkKeys (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    8. G. Approval of revised methodology of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant, in accordance with Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    9. H. Approval of revised methodology to award grant dollars in support of local improvement efforts for Title 1 section 1003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    10. I. Approval of the Mississippi School of the Arts and Mississippi   School for Mathematics and Science revised School Wellness Plans (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    11. J. Approval of revised methodology to award grants to local school districts to support high-quality early childhood programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

    12. K. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4:  Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include a statement of reprieve applicable to the Special Non- renewable License for Prospective Non-traditional Teacher Preparation Program Completers (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

X.       Consideration of Executive Session

XI.      State Board of Education
  1. 1.  Report on meetings attended

  2. 2.  Approval of attendance at meetings
XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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