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February 21, 2019 Board Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
 February 21, 2019
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 January 17, 2019 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

            2018 Students Who Earned Perfect ACT Score of 36

            Clinton Public Schools, Clinton High School
            Isaac Martinolich 
            Kevin Zhang 
            Clark Hensley 
 
            DeSoto County Schools
            Sebastian Askew, Center Hill High School
            John Barch, DeSoto Central High School
            Sydney Boone, Lewisburg High School
            Caleb Owens, Lewisburg High School
            Bailey Terrell, Hernando High School
 
            Hancock County School District, Hancock High School
            Ethan Harriel
 
            Harrison County School District, D'Iberville High School
            Michael Stiel
 
            Lamar County School District, Oak Grove High School
            Carly Grace Kendrick 
 
            Long Beach School District, Long Beach High School
            Michael Homun Chan
            Gracie Anne Bush 
            Alexis Jaleen LaRosa 
 
            Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
            Maria Kaltchenko 
 
            Ocean Springs School District, Ocean Springs High School
            Drake Descher
 
            Oxford Public School District, Oxford High School
            Bozidar-Brannan (Brannan) Kovachev 
            John Allen (Jack) Ligon 
            Gillian Meyers 
 
            West Point Consolidated School District, West Point High School
            Jimmy Bateman
 
            2019 February Employee of the Month
            Yolanda Bacon
            School Food Service, Supervisor III
            Office of Child Nutrition

VI.        Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.       Report of Chair

VIII.      Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings

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

  1. 01. Information: Progress on the Mississippi Department of Education’s 5-year Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Carey Wright) Back-up material
  2. 02. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
     
    1. 02.A. Action:  Renew contract with S&S Management Group, LLC d/b/a Security of America/Avert Group, USA to provide security services on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf for Fiscal Year 2020 [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    2. 02.B. Action:  Renew contract with Valley Services, Inc. to provide food services to the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf for Fiscal Year 2020 [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    3. 02.C. Action:  Renew contract with Reading Language Arts Centers, Inc. d/b/a Brainspring for Fiscal Year 2020 to provide professional development training system based on Orton Gillingham reading methodology [Goals 2 and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    4. 02.D. Action:  Renew contract with The Riverside Publishing Company d/b/a HM Receivables, LLC for Fiscal Year 2020 to provide an assessment system as required by the State Performance Plan [Goals 1 and 3 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
  3. 03.   Action:  Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 28, Rule 28.7 – Districts of  Innovation and Schools of Innovation [Goals 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley and Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
  4. 04.   Action:  Approval to modify certain licensure assessment guidelines for Instructional Support and Administrator Endorsement Areas [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
  5. (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford)  Back-up material
  6. 05.   Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) Back-up material
     
    1. A. Approval to revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 41, Rule 41.1 - Intervention (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    2. B. Approval of methodology to award grants to local school districts to support the State Systemic Improvement Plan literacy coaches under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    3. C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 84, Rule 84.7 – Designation of Agents for the Delivery of Career and Technical Education Services (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    4. D. Approval of methodology to award grant dollars to state educational agencies and organizations within Mississippi for technical support across Mississippi Department of Education offices (Nathan Oakley) Back-up material
    5. E. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise appendices A-1, A-2, A-3, A-6, A-7, A-8, and A-9, social studies footnotes in the Appendix section of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2018 and Mississippi Nonpublic Schools Accountability Standards, 2018 effective beginning 2018-2019 school year upon final approval (Nathan Oakley and Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    6. G. Approval of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for Districts assigned a PROBATION or WITHDRAWN status in accordance with Accreditation Policy 2.8.1 (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    7. H. Approval to revise Process Standard 3:  Personnel Appraisal System of the Mississippi Public Schools Accountability Standards, 2018 (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material
    8. J. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act Process: To revise Career Pathway licensure option 912 Law and Public Safety and to add a definition to Special Notes and Definitions page to clarify reference to “related field” (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
  3. 3. Approval to change the previously approved SBE Meeting date of March 21, 2019 to March 28, 2019
  4. 4. Approval to change the previously approved SBE Budget Meeting date of June 19, 2019 to June 12, 2019
  5. 5. Approval to change the previously approved SBE Meeting date of June 20, 2019 to June 13, 2019

XII.     Other Business

XIII.     Adjournment

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