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January 20, 2022 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
January 20, 2022
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 December 16, 2021 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

             2021 Mississippi History Teacher of the Year
             Steven White
             Pearl High School
             Pearl Public School District

VI.         Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.        Report of Chair

VIII.       Report of the Student Representatives

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

X.          Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
  1. 01. Information: Progress on the Mississippi State Board of Education’s (SBE) Strategic Plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Carey Wright) Back-up material

  2. 02. Information: Overview of the Mathematics Instructional Coaching Services [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

  3. 03. Action: Approval of MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 03.A. Action: Contract with Teaching Lab to provide mathematics instructional coaching services [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    2. 03.B. Action: Contract with Mythics, Inc. to provide Oracle Licensing Support [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman) Back-up material

  4. 04. Action: Approval of MDE grant awards [Goals 2 and 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 04.A. Action: Award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools Grant (MCOPS) FY22 Round 2 (2021-2022) [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    2. 04.B. Action: Award competitive grants to Early Learning Collaborative Councils to support pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

  5. 05. Action: Approval of a temporary rule and to begin the Administration Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 9.3, State Board Policy Chapter 9, Rule 9.3: School-Wide and District-Wide Virtual Learning Days [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford and Kim Benton) Back-up material

  6. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) Back-up material
     
    1. A. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    2. B. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    3. C. Approval to establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework for Natural Hair Care and Braiding in Career and Technical Education
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    4. D. Approval to revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material
       
      1. 01. Principles of Agriscience (Miss. Admin. Code 7-180)
      2. 02. Diversified Agriculture Mechanization Core (Miss. Admin. Code 7-171)
      3. 03. Diversified Agriculture Plants Core (Miss. Admin. Code 7-177)
      4. 04. Diversified Agriculture Animals Core (Miss. Admin. Code 7-173)
      5. 05. Diversified Agriculture Environment Core (Miss. Admin. Code 7-175)
      6. 06. Diversified Agriculture Agribusiness Core (Miss. Admin. Code 7-179)
      7. 07. Early Childhood Education (Miss. Admin. Code 7-166)
      8. 08. Cosmetology (Miss. Admin. Code 7-80)
      9. 09. Architecture and Drafting (Miss. Admin. Code 7-151)
      10. 10. Furniture Design and Manufacturing (Miss. Admin. Code 7-155)
      11. 11. Automotive Service Technician (Miss. Admin. Code 7-128)

    5. E. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code: 7-24: Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2021 (Appendix A-9: Distinguished Academic Endorsement) and Miss. Admin. Code 7-163: Mississippi Nonpublic School Accountability Standards, 2021 (Appendix A-9: Distinguished Academic Endorsement) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    6. F. Approval of a 2021-2022 teacher contract for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    7. G. Approval of the Return to School Guides for Mississippi School of the Arts, Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (Kim Benton) Back-up material

XI.         Consideration of Executive Session

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

  2. 2.  Approval of attendance at meetings

XIII.      Other Business

XIV.     Adjournment

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