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December 18, 2014 Agenda

Mississippi Board of Education
December 18, 2014
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi 

Agenda  

  1. Report of State Superintendent of Education Back-up material
  2. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Back-up material
  3. Discussion to approve the Mississippi Board of Education’s Five Year Strategic Plan (John R. Kelly) Back-up material
  4. Discussion to establish State Board Policy 5152 - New Start School Program Regulations as per Section 37-167-1, Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  5. Discussion to award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  6.  Discussion of nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2014-2015 (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  7. Discussion to revise Process Standards 4 and 5 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  8. Discussion of feedback on the implementation of the 2014 Accountability System and suggestions for improvement (Pat Ross) Back-up material
  9. Discussion of Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) Advisory Board appointments (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  10. Discussion to award discretionary Educator in Residence grants to school districts for literacy coaches (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  11. Discussion to modify contract with Leigh Anne Cheeseman to serve as a Literacy coach for K-3 literacy target schools (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  12. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for (1) Carpentry, (2) Collision Repair Technician, (3) Cosmetology, (4) Metal Fabrication, (5) Polymer Science, (6) Precision Machining, (7) Television Broadcasting and Production (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  13. Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for Keystone: Career Planning (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  14. Discussion to award competitive grants for Project Lead the Way (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  15. Discussion to modify the contract with Superior Protection Services d/b/a Advert Group, USA to provide security services to the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  16. Discussion to modify a discretionary grant with the Research and Curriculum Unit (RCU) at Mississippi State University to enhance the statewide system of support 
  17. And coordinated services to local districts (Kim Benton) Back-up material
  18. Discussion of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2016 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  19. Discussion of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2016 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  20. Discussion to replace the Chair of the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development as required by MS Code 37-3-2 (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  21. Approval to modify grant awards for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  22. Discussion to establish State Board Policy 1411 – Suspension of Procedural Rules (Sonya Amis) Back-up material
  23.  Report on the Request for Proposals process to procure personal services contracts as per Section 25-9-120, Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  24.  Report on the methods of source selection to procure personal and professional services contracts as per the Mississippi Department of Education’s State Board Policy Code 2500 – Contracts (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  25. Consent Agenda Back-up material
    1. Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
    2.  Discussion to award competitive contracts to various manufacturers to provide food and non-food products to                local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program in all seven Regions in the State (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
    3. Discussion to revise State Board Policy 3400 – Rules and Regulations (Has cleared the Administrative                            Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material
  26. Executive Session

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