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May 9, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 May 9, 2019
10:45 a.m.
Boardroom
Clinton Public School District Building
201 Easthaven Drive
Clinton, Mississippi

Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of April 11, 2019 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

            Mississippi’s TOP ALL-STAR Scholar for 2019
            Clark Hensley 
            Clinton High School
            Clinton School District

            STAR teacher
            Alix Davis Williams
            Clinton High School
            Clinton School District

            2019 May Employee of the Month
            Patrick Brown
            Senior Systems Administrator
            MS School of the Arts

VI.        Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.       Report of Chair

VIII.      Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings

IX.        Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)

  1. 01. Information:  Overview of the Mississippi Department of Education’s Middle School Initiative [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  2. 02. Action:  Approval to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System effective for school year 2018-2019 and thereafter [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  3. 03. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    1. 03.A. Action:  Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    2. 03.B. Action:  Renew contracts with School Improvement Coaches for Fiscal Year 2020 [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    3. 03.C. Action:  Renew contracts with Monitoring and Compliance Specialists [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    4. 03.D. Action:  Renew contract with Lydia Boutwell for Fiscal Year 2020 for Early Childhood Coach [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    5. 03.E. Action:  Renew contract with Amy Summerlin for Fiscal Year 2020 for the MDE Office of Career and Technical Education – Programmer Analyst  position [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    6. 03. F.  Action:  Approval to renew competitive contracts to various milk distributors to supply and deliver milk to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Seven Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    7. 03.G.  Action:  Approval to renew competitive contracts to various ice cream distributors to supply and deliver ice cream products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Seven Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
  4. 04.  Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant awards [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    1. 04.A. Action:  Award competitive grants for K-8 STEM Initiative Enhancement Project [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    2. 04.B. Action:  Approval of grant awards for the School Nurse Intervention Grants, as identified in the Mary Kirkpatrick-Haskell, Mary Sprayberry School Nurse Program, Miss. Code Ann. § 37-14-3 and funded by legislative appropriation [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    3. 04.C. Action:  Award competitive grants for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  5. 05. Action:  Determination by the Mississippi Board of Education to officially abolish the Humphreys County School District and the Yazoo City Municipal School District in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 37-17-17 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  6. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) Back-up material
    1. A. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish the Mississippi Alternate Academic Achievement Standards for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Health, Career Readiness, and Life Skills Development (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    2. B. Approval to revise the methodology to award grants to school districts, to participate in the State Systemic Improvement Plan (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    3. C. Approval of the 2019-2020 Student Handbook for State Schools (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

           1. Mississippi School of the Arts
           2. Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science

    4. D. Approval of school calendars for State Schools for 2019-2020 school year (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

           1. Mississippi School of the Arts
           2. Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf
           3. Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science

    5. E. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:84.7, State Board Policy, Chapter 84, Rule 84.7 – Designation of Providers for the Delivery of Career and Technical Education Services (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    6. F. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 36.5, State Board Policy, Chapter 36, Rule 36.5:  Additional Assessment Options for Meeting End-of-Course Assessment Graduation Requirements and Appendix A-5 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    7. G. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:10.1, State Board Policy, Chapter 10, Rule 10.1 – Audit, State Department of Education Resolution Process (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Sonya Amis) Back-up material

X.       Consideration of Executive Session

XI.      State Board of Education

  1.   Report on meetings attended
  2.   Approval of attendance at meetings
  3. Approval of meeting dates for Fiscal Year 2020

XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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