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July 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation
III. Approval of minutes of June 12, 2019 Special-Called Board Meeting and minutes of June 13, 2019 Board Meeting
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Recognition Ceremony
V.1. Exemplary Inclusion Programs

Ocean Springs School District
Dr. Bonita Coleman, Superintendent
Mr. Grant Dickinson, Director, Student Services
Ms. Alison Black, Principal
Magnolia Park Elementary

Pass Christian School District
Dr. Carla J. Evers, Superintendent
Ms. Doris B. Flettrich, Special Education Director
Dr. Robyn Killebrew, Principal
Pass Christian High School
V.2. July 2019 Employee of the Month
Ida Cannon
School Attendance Officer
Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement
VI. Report of State Superintendent of Education
VII. Report of Chair
VIII. Report of State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings
IX. Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
IX.1. Information:  Spring 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.2. Action:  Preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program Base Student Cost for Fiscal Year 2021 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.3. Action:  Preliminary estimate of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program for Fiscal Year 2021 [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.4. Action:  Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.5. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education contracts [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.5.A. Action:  Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.5.B. Action:  Contract with personnel to provide consultative services as a literacy coach in literacy support schools [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.6. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant award [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.6.A. Action:  Award competitive grant to a local school district for the purpose of contracting with Educators-in-Residence for Special Education for 2019-2024 [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.7. Action:  Approval of the recommended cut scores on the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) for Science (Grades 5, 8, and Biology Assessments) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.8. Action:  Approval to establish cuts for the growth calculations on the Mississippi Academic Achievement Program Alternate (MAAP-A) Assessment [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.9. Action:  Approval for a temporary rule and to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process to revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include a statement of reprieve applicable to the Special Non-renewable License for Prospective Non-traditional Teacher Preparation Program Completers [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.10. Action:  Approval to revise Process Standard 14.1 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019 [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comment) 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.11. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) 
IX.11.A. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:30.6, State Board Policy, Chapter 30, Rule 30.6 Youth Detention Center Educational Provisions 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.11.B. Approval to establish the Mississippi Alternate Academic Achievement Standards for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Health, Career Readiness, and Life Skills Development
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.11.C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:28.3, State Board Policy Chapter 28, Rule 28.3: Access to a Substantive and Rigorous Curriculum Policy, Miss. Admin Code: 7-24, Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019,  Process Standard 26 and Appendices A and B, Miss. Admin. Code: 7-163: Mississippi Nonpublic School Accountability Standards, 2019, Process Standard 22 and Appendices A and B 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.11.D. [PULLED]
IX.11.E. Approval to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System to include the Mississippi School for the Blind and the Mississippi School for the Deaf, Early College High Schools, and University-Based Schools and to provide for the reporting of available performance measures for these schools as well as Child Development Centers 
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.11.F. Approval of educator preparation programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development May 3, 2019 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.11.G. Approval to establish State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 28, Rule 28.7 – Districts of Innovation and Schools of Innovation 
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
X. Consideration of Executive Session
XI. State Board of Education
XI.1. Report on meetings attended
XI.2. Approval of attendance at meetings
XI.3. Election of Chair and Vice-Chair
XI.4. Approval to change the previously approved SBE meeting date of September 19, 2019 to September 12, 2019
XII. Other Business
XIII. Adjournment
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