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August 15, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 August 15, 2019
10:00 a.m.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)
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 July 18, 2019 Board meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

            July 2019 Employee of the Month
            Ida Cannon
            School Attendance
            Officer Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement

            August 2019 Employee of the Month
            Arthur Goss
            Projects Officer III, Special
            Office of Federal Programs            
    
VI.        Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.       Report of Chair

VIII.      Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee ( SBE) Meetings

IX.        Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
 

  1. 01.   Information:  Report on Career and Technical Education statewide efforts [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  2. 02.   Information:  Report on The Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act (Miss. Code Ann. §§ 37-181-1 through 37-181-21) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  3. 03.   [PULLED] Back-up material
  4. 04.   Information:  Spring 2019 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  5. 05.   Action:  Approval of the MDE contracts [Goals 1, 2, ,3, 4, and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 05.A.  Action:  Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    2. 05.B.  Action:  Contract with Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC to provide consultative services to the MDE relative to federal education grants management [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  6. 06. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) Back-up material
     
    1. A.   Approval to establish the Mississippi Alternate Academic Achievement Standards for High School Alternate History Elements and Alternate Social Studies Elements
      (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act Process with public comment) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    2. B.   Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 28, Rule 28.8 – Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    3. C.   Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Guidelines for the Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    4. D.   Approval of a new school site for the DeSoto County School District (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    5. E.   Approval of educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development May 3, 2019 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

X.       Consideration of Executive Session

XI.      State Board of Education

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

XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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