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APA Process

View APA submissions in the Mississippi Administrative Bulletin on the Secretary of State’s website.


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Career and Technical Education

Mississippi Seeks Public Comment on the Mississippi Secondary Framework in Career and Technical Education – Fire Science 

On October 10, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to establish the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework for Fire Science.  Fire science is a two-year instructional program to develop future leaders and officers in the fire and emergency service field. The classroom concepts include hands-on experiences and projects intended to equip students to enter occupations such as emergency/disaster management, firefighting, fire inspection/investigation, and the medical field. Upon completion of the two-year program, graduates may obtain entry-level employment or further pursue the field within a postsecondary program.

Please submit written comments to Dr. Aimee Brown, State CTE Director, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771.  You may also submit comments in writing by email (careertech@mdek12.org). 

All public comments must be received in the Office of Career and Technical Education no later than 5:00 PM on November 15, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on December 19, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Career and Technical Education 

Mississippi Seeks Public Comment on the Mississippi Secondary Frameworks in Career and Technical  

On October 10, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise the Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks for: 

Please submit written comments to Dr. Aimee Brown, State CTE Director, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771.  You may also submit comments in writing by email (careertech@mdek12.org).

All public comments must be received in the Office of Career and Technical Education no later than 5:00 PM on November 15, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on December 19, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Teaching and Leading

Miss Admin. Code 7-4: Part 4, Licensure Guidelines K-12

On October 10, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the number of coursework credit hours required for adding a supplemental endorsement to a three-year or five-year license from twenty-one (21) coursework credit hours to eighteen (18) coursework credit hours.

Please submit written comments to Dr. Cory Murphy, Office of Teaching and Leading, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by e-mail (licensure@mdek12.org)

All public comments must be received in the Office of Teaching and Leading no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 4, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on November 7, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Special Education

Mississippi Seeks Public Comment on Establishment of State Board Policy

State Board Policy, Part 3, Chapter 74, Rule 74.21 - Education Scholarship Account

On September 19, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to establish the following State Board Policy:

The approved policy will establish procedures necessary for administering the Education Scholarship Account. 

Please submit written comments to Dr. Margaret Ellmer, Office of Special Education, via e-mail at educationscholarshipaccount@mdek12.org or regular mail to PO Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205, on or before 5:00 p.m., on October 24, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Accreditation

Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required For Graduation

On September 19, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:36.4, State Board Policy Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required for Graduation.

The proposed revision would eliminate the administration of the U. S. History End-of-Course assessment effective school year 2020-2021. 

Please submit written comments to Dr. Jo Ann Malone, Office of Accreditation, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by e-mail (accreditation@mdek12.org).

All public comments must be received in the Office of Accreditation no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 22, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on November 7, 2019.