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Mississippi Board of Education
  June 16, 2017
9:00 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 May 18, 2017 Board Meeting

IV.       Approval of Agenda

V.        Recognition Ceremony

           2017 U. S. Presidential Scholar         

           Kelly Bates
           West Lauderdale High School

           Braeden Foldenauer
           Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science

           2017 June Employee of the Month
           Joey Dickerson
           Senior Systems Administrator
           Office of Technology and Strategic Services

VI.       Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.      Report of Chair

VIII.     Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings

IX.       Discussion of Board Items

    1. 01. Action: Every Student Succeeds Act state plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    2. 02. Action: Award a competitive grant for the Migrant Education Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] Back-up material

    3. 03. Action: Award competitive School Improvement Grants (SIG) [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    4. 04. Action: Resolutions of the Lumberton Public School District and the Lamar County School District to abolish and dissolve the Lumberton School District and its central administrative office and to merge that former territory into the Lamar County School District under the authority provided in Miss. Code Ann. §§ 37-7-103 and 37-7-113 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

    5. 05. Action: Reconstitute Aberdeen School District that is in conservatorship and approve the resolution from the State Board of Education by finding that satisfactory corrective action has taken place and by requesting that the Governor declare that the emergency no longer exists in the district [Goal 2 - MBE Strategic Plan] (John Q. Porter) Back-up material

    6. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items) Back-up material

        1. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

        2. Contract with Reading Language Art Centers, Inc. D.B.A. Brainspring to provide professional development training system based on the Orton Gillingham reading methodology (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        3. [PULLED] Back-up material

        4. Establish the Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Arts Learning Standards for (1) Dance, (2) Media Arts, (3) Music, (4) Theatre, and (5) Visual Arts
          (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        5. Revise the methodology to award McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act grants in accordance with Title IX, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        6. Revise the methodology to reallocate relinquished Homeless Education grant dollars in accordance with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        7. [PULLED] Back-up material

        8. Grant to Mississippi University for Women to operate the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science for the 2017-2018 school year (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        9. Contract with Advert Group, USA to provide security services on the campus of the Mississippi School of the Arts for Fiscal Year 2018 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        10. Interlocal Agreement with Brookhaven School District to provide instructional services for the Mississippi School of the Arts for Fiscal Year 2018 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        11. Discretionary grant to the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University to enhance the statewide system of support and coordinated services to local school districts (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        12. [PULLED] Back-up material

        13. Appointments to the Commission on School Accreditation (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        14. Revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to amend the criteria for a special, non-renewable educator license
          (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        15. Educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development on May 5, 2017 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        16. Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To add additional CTE endorsements as approved by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development on May 5, 2017 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        17. Appointment to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

        18. Renew competitive contracts to milk and ice cream distributors to supply and deliver products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Seven Regions in the State) (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

        19. Renew competitive contracts to various food and non-food distributors to supply and deliver products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Seven Regions in the State) (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

X.        Approval of Action Items

    1. 01. Action: Approval of the Every Student Succeeds Act state plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

    2. 02. Action: Approval to award a competitive grant for the Migrant Education Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

    3. 03. Action: Approval to award competitive School Improvement Grants (SIG) [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

    4. 04. Action: Approval of the Resolutions of the Lumberton Public School District and the Lamar County School District to abolish and dissolve the Lumberton School District and its central administrative office and to merge that former territory into the Lamar County School District under the authority provided in Miss. Code Ann. §§ 37-7-103 and 37-7-113 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

    5. 05. Action: Approval to reconstitute Aberdeen School District that is in conservatorship and approve the resolution from the State Board of Education by finding that satisfactory corrective action has taken place and by requesting that the Governor declare that the emergency no longer exists in the district [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief of Technology and District Transformation)

    6. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items)

      1. A. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
        (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

      2. B. Contract with Reading Language Art Centers, Inc. D.B.A. Brainspring to provide professional development training system based on the Orton Gillingham reading methodology
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      3. D. Establish the Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Arts Learning Standards for (1) Dance, (2) Media Arts, (3) Music, (4) Theatre, and (5) Visual Arts
        (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      4. E. Revise the methodology to award McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act grants in accordance with Title IX, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      5. F. Revise the methodology to reallocate relinquished Homeless Education grant dollars in accordance with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      6. H. Grant to Mississippi University for Women to operate the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science for the 2017-2018 school year
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      7. I. Contract with Advert Group, USA to provide security services on the campus of the Mississippi School of the Arts for Fiscal Year 2018
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      8. J. Interlocal Agreement with Brookhaven School District to provide instructional services for the Mississippi School of the Arts for Fiscal Year 2018
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      9. K. Discretionary grant to the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University to enhance the statewide system of support and coordinated services to local school districts
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      10. M. Appointments to the Commission on School Accreditation
        (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

      11. N. Revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to amend the criteria for a special, non-renewable educator license
        (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)
        (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

      12. O. Educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development on May 5, 2017
        (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

      13. P. Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To add additional CTE endorsements as approved by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development on May 5, 2017
        (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

      14. Q. Appointment to the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development
        (Office of Chief of Research and Development)
      15. R. Renew competitive contracts to milk and ice cream distributors to supply and deliver products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Seven Regions in the State)
        (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

      16. S. Renew competitive contracts to various food and non-food distributors to supply and deliver products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Seven Regions in the State)
        (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

XI.       Consideration of Executive Session

XII.      State Board of Education

            1.     Report on meetings attended

            2.     Approval of attendance at meetings

XIII.      Other Business

XIV.      Adjournment



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