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August 15, 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 July 19, 2019 Board meeting
Attachments: (1)
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Recognition Ceremony
V.1. July 2019 Employee of the Month
Ida Cannon
School Attendance Officer
Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement
V.2. August 2019 Employee of the Month
Arthur Gross
Projects Officer III, Special
Office of Federal Programs
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:  Report of on Career and Technical Education statewide efforts [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
Attachments: (1)
IX.2. 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] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
Attachments: (1)
IX.3. [PULLED]
Attachments: (1)
IX.4. Information:  Spring 2019 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
Attachments: (1)
IX.5. Action:  Approval of the MDE contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
Attachments: (1)
IX.5.A. Action:  Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
Attachments: (1)
IX.5.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]
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
Attachments: (1)
IX.6. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote) 
Attachments: (1)
IX.6.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)
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.6.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 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford and Nathan Oakley
Attachments: (1)
IX.6.C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To  establish State Guidelines for the Mississippi Seal of Biliteracy
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford and Nathan Oakley
Attachments: (1)
IX.6.D. Approval of a new school site for the DeSoto County School District
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
Attachments: (1)
IX.6.E. 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
Attachments: (1)
X. Consideration of Executive Session
XI. State Board of Education
XI.1. Report on meetings attended
XI.2. Approval of attendance at meetings
XII. Other Business
XIII. Adjournment
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