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December 19, 2014 Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
December 19, 2014
8:30 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
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 the following meetings:  Special-Called meeting on November 5, 2014, November 12, 2014,
         Special-Called meeting on November 17, 2014, Special-Called meeting on December 3, 2014, and Special-Called
         meeting on December 11, 2014

IV.     Additions or deletions – 

         Approval of agenda

V.      Report of the Chair

VI.     Approval of Action Items
         (Items below are numbered to correspond to the items as discussed on Thursday, December 18, 2014.) 

  1. Approval of the Mississippi Board of Education’s Five Year Strategic Plan
     (Mississippi Board of Education)
  2. Approval 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)
     (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
  3.   Approval to award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program
     (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
  4.   Approval of nonpublic school accreditation statuses for School Year 2014-2015
    Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
  5.  Approval 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)
    (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
  6. Approval of Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) Advisory Board appointments
     (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  7.  Approval to award discretionary Educator in Residence grants to school districts for literacy coaches
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  8. Approval to modify contract with Leigh Anne Cheeseman to serve as a Literacy coach for K-3 literacy target school
     (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  9. Approval 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
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  10. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum  Frameworks in Career and Technical Education for Keystone: Career Planning
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  11. Approval to award competitive grants for Project Lead the Way
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  12.  Approval 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
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  13. Discussion to modify a discretionary grant with the Research and Curriculum Unit (RCU) at Mississippi State University to enhance the statewide system of support And coordinated services to local districts
    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
  14. Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2016
    (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
  15. Approval of adjusted estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2016
    (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
  16. Approval to replace the Chair of the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification an Licensure and Development as required by MS Code 37-3-2 
    (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
  17. Approval to modify grant awards for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant
    (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
  18. Approval to establish State Board Policy 1411 – Suspension of Procedural Rules
    (Office of Educational Accountability)
  19. Consent Agenda 
    1.  Approval of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving benefits
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
    2. Approval 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
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
    3. Approval to revise State Board Policy 3400 – Rules and Regulations
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment)
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)  

VII.    Recognition Ceremony 

         2014 National Blue Ribbon School
         Caledonia Elementary School 

         Mississippi’s AP Scholar Award Recipients for 2014
         Joelle Young, Oxford High School
         Joseph D. Wilson, Itawamba County Agricultural High School

         2014 November Employee of the Month
         Louis King
         Office of Special Education
         Special Education Program Coordinator

         2014 December Employee of the Month
         Margie Owens
         Mississippi School for the Blind
         Educ-Specialist

VIII.   State Board of Education

  1. Report on meetings attended
  2. Approval of attendance at meetings


IX.     Other Business 

X.      Adjournment


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