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March 26, 2020 Special-Called Teleconference Agenda

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Mississippi Board of Education
Special-Called Teleconference Meeting
March 26, 2020
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.         Remarks from Chair

III.        Remarks from State Superintendent

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.        Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
 
  1. 1. Action: Approval by the SBE to suspend specific policies and process standards in Miss. Admin. Code 7-24: Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards 2019 and Miss. Admin. Code 7-163: Mississippi Nonpublic School Accountability Standards, 2019 for the 2019 - 2020 school year following Governor Tate Reeves’ Proclamation of a State of Emergency as a result of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on school districts during the Spring of 2020 in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 3315-31, 33-15-11(b)(9) and 33-15-11(c)(1) [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford and Nathan Oakley) Back-up material

  2. 2. Action: Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7–4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the licensure requirements for obtaining and maintaining the Special Non-Renewable License for Prospective NonTraditional Teacher Preparation Program Completers, to ensure alignment to current Federal guidelines for employing Special Education Teachers who hold a temporary license as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 612(a)(14)(c), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  3. 3. Action: Approval to suspend specific policies in Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 related to requirements for Traditional and Nontraditional Educator Preparation Program Entry Test Requirement; Educator and Administrator Licensure Test Requirement; Educator and Administrator Licensure Renewal; and Educator Licensure Reciprocity following Governor Tate Reeves’ Proclamation of a State of Emergency as a result of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on school districts during the Spring of 2020 in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. §§ 33-15-31, 33-1511(b)(9) and 33-15-11(c)(1) [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

  4. 4. Action: Approval by the SBE to suspend specific policies outlined in Miss. Admin. Code 7-107: Administrative Process and Performance Review for spring 2020 prospective program completers following Governor Tate Reeves’ Proclamation of a State of Emergency as a result of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on school districts during spring 2020 in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. §§ 33-15-31, 33-15-11(b)(9) and 33-1511(c)(1) [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford) Back-up material

VI.     Adjournment

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