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Mississippi Board of Education
  October 19, 2017
10:00 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 September 14, 2017 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony
           

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. Information: Update on Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Operations Reorganization [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    2. 02. Action: Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education Contracts [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
      1. 2A.  Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

      2. 2B.  Contract with School Improvement Coaches for 2017-2018 (Kim Benton) Back-up material
    3. 03. Action: Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant awards [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
      1. 3A.  Competitive School Improvement Grants (SIG) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

      2. 3B. Action: Approval of Mississippi Achievement School District selection criteria [Goals 1, 2, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Carey Wright) Back-up material
    4. 04. Action:  2016-2017 statewide accountability results [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

    5. 05. Action:  Approval of items added by Johnny Franklin Back-up material
      1. A.  Teacher Supply List
      2. B.  Title 37
      3. C.  Three Year Alternate Route Teacher Certification
      4. D.  Board Procedures
      5. E.  Contract Issues
    6. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items except for H and I) Back-up material

      1. A.  Revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 40, Rule 40.1 – McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Dispute Resolution Procedure
        (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with one public comment) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

      2. B.  Concur with the Board of Supervisors of Montgomery County as to the apportionment of the territory of the new consolidated school district, Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District, as stated in Mississippi Code Ann. § 37-7-104.4 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

      3. C.  Approval of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Dynamic Dyslexic Design: The 3-D School, Gulf Coast (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

      4. D.  2017 Onsite Process and Performance Reviews of the Teacher Education Preparation Programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

      5. E.  Educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development on September 8, 2017 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

      6. F.  Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise State Board policies Chapter 14, Rules 14.6, 14.6.1, and 14.10 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

      7. G.  Appointments for Standing Commission on School District Efficiency (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

      8. H.  Information: Final Report from the Commission on the Administrative Consolidation of the Lumberton Public School District as stated in Miss. Code Ann. § 37-7-104.5 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

      9. I.  Information:  Report on action of the Commission on School Accreditation concerning the assignment of district accreditation (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

      10. J.  Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the 2017 Mississippi Testing Accommodations Manual (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
X.        Approval of Action Items

    1. 02. Action: Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education Contracts [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
      1. 2A.  Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
        (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

      2. 2B. Contract with School Improvement Coaches for 2017-2018
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
    2. 03. Action: Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant awards [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
      1. 3A.  Competitive School Improvement Grants (SIG)
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      2. 3B. Action: Approval of Mississippi Achievement School District selection criteria [Goals 1, 2, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
        (Office of State Superintendent)
    3. 04. Action:  Approval of the 2016-2017 statewide accountability results [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Accountability Officer)

    4. 05. Action:  Approval of items added by Johnny Franklin
      1. A.  Teacher Supply List
      2. B.  Title 37
      3. C.  Three Year Alternate Route Teacher Certification
      4. D.  Board Procedures
      5. E.  Contract Issues
    5. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items)

      1. A. Revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 40, Rule 40.1 – McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Dispute Resolution Procedure
        (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with one public comment)
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      2. B. Concur with the Board of Supervisors of Montgomery County as to the apportionment of the territory of the new consolidated school district, Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District, as stated in Mississippi Code Ann. § 37-7-104.4
        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

      3. C. Approval of an Accredited-Temporary Status for Dynamic Dyslexic Design: The 3-D School, Gulf Coast
        (Office of Chief Accountability Officer)

      4. D. 2017 Onsite Process and Performance Reviews of the Teacher Education Preparation Programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development
        (Office of Chief Accountability Officer)

      5. E. Educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development on September 8, 2017
        (Office of Chief Accountability Officer)

      6. F. Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise State Board policies Chapter 14, Rules 14.6, 14.6.1, and 14.10
        (Office of Chief Accountability Officer)

      7. G. Appointments for Standing Commission on School District Efficiency
        (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

      8. J. Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the 2017 Mississippi Testing Accommodations Manual
        (Office of Chief Accountability 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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