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July 21, 2022 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
July 21, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA)
380 Zurich Drive
Ridgeland, Mississippi


Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of June 16, 2022 Board Meeting and minutes of the Special-Called Board meetings on June 15, 2022 – Student Representative Interviews, June 15, 2022 – Budget Work Session, June 23, 2022, June 27, 2022 and July 6, 2022

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

            Council of Economic Education National Personal Finance Challenge
            Finalists from Germantown High School Team

            Cooper Word
            Isaac Toles
            Preethika Lakshminarayanan
            Shreenithi Lakshminarayanan

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: Spring 2022 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment results [Goals 1, 2, and 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  2. 02. Action: Approval of Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

  3. 03. Action: Approval of MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 03.A. Action: Approval of an emergency contract with Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) for Fiscal Year 2023 to administer the LAS Links, English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  4. 04. Action: Approval of MDE grant awards [Goals 1 and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 04.A. Action: Award competitive grants for Special Education State Systemic Improvement Plan K-3 and 4-8 Literacy Coaches [Goals 1 and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

  5. 05. Action: Approval of a temporary rule and to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 97.1. State Board Policy Chapter 97, Rule 97.1 – Weapon [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) 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 (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

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

    3. C. Approval of the 2022-2023 MSA and Brookhaven School District Interlocal Agreement (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    4. D. Approval of the revised School Wellness Plan for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    5. E. Approval of the 2022-2022 Crisis Management Plans for the State Schools (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    6. F. Approval of FY23 budget for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    7. G. Approval of FY23 budget for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    8. H. Approval to establish Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 14.21, State Board Policy Chapter 14, Rule 14.21 – Mississippi Assistant Teacher Requirements
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    9. I. Approval to repeal Miss. Code 7-3: 65 and 65.2, State Board Policy Chapter 65 – Reading Improvement Program, Rule 65.2 – Assistant Teacher Program Regulations
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    10. J. Approval to revise the Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy Guidelines
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    11. K. Approval of methodology to award competitive grants to public schools to support pre-Kindergarten programs (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    12. L. Approval to revise certain criteria for Career Pathway licensure options, 954 Information Technology; 964 Instrumentation; and 967 Collision Repair Technician
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    13. M. Approval to establish Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 99.3, State Board Policy Chapter 99, Rule 99.3 – Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy for the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    14. N. Approval of preliminary calculation of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2024 (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    15. O. Approval of preliminary calculation of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2024 (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    16. P. Approval of certified personnel for the Mississippi School of the Arts, Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and Blind, and Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (Wendy Clemons) Back-up material

    17. Q. Approval of the Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act of 1998: Designation of 2022-2023 Critical Shortage Subject Areas and Critical Shortage Geographical Areas (Mississippi School Districts) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    18. R. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Mississippi State Board of Education Policy Chapter 14, Rule 14.10 to add Deans of Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs) to the list of required mandatory reporters for infractions delineated under Miss. Code Ann. § 37-3-2 as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    19. S. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include requirements for the issuance of the Special License, Expert Citizen – Teacher License as set forth in House Bill 1388 of the 2022 legislative session; establish criteria for renewal of this Special License and Class Level at which license shall be issued (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    20. T. Approval of a temporary rule and to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include a Resident Teacher License for resident teachers once unconditionally admitted to a State Board of Education-approved Mississippi Teacher Residency program as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Paula Vanderford) 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

  3. 3.  Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

XIII.      Other Business

XIV.     Adjournment

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