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November 7, 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 October 10, 2019 Board meeting
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Recognition Ceremony
V.1. 2019 Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement
Cadet John Switzer 
Brandon High School 
Rankin County School District

Cadet Christopher Walton 
Northwest Rankin High School 
Rankin County School District
V.2. November 2019 Employee of the Month
Donna Stubbs
Accountant Auditor III
Office of Child Nutrition
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. Action:  Approval of the Carl D. Perkins V State Plan [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.2. Information:  2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.3. Action: Consideration of appeals of final accountability results for the North Bolivar Consolidated School District in accordance with Policy 3.1.4 of the Mississippi Public Schools Accountability Standards, 2019 [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.4. Information:  Report on Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) achievement gap results by subgroup [Goals 1, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.5. Information:  Fall 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Results [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley and Paula Vanderford
IX.6. Information:  Report on Mississippi High Schools with a Graduation Rate Above 75% and Proficiency Rates in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Below 25% [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.7. Action:  Revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 36.4, State Board Policy Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required for Graduation [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act Process with public comments)
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.8. Action:  Approval of the MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.8.A. Action:  Modify contracts with vendors, as recommended by the 2019  State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Social Studies (Advanced Placement) and Mathematics (9-
12) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.8.B. Action:  Contract with Curriculum Associates, LLC to provide a comprehensive early learning observational screener as part of the effectiveness evaluation for pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 –   
MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.8.C. Action:  Contract with Dr. Kim S. Benton to provide emergency and temporary administrative oversight at the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.8.D. Action:  Modify contract with Guidesoft Inc., d/b/a Knowledge Services to provide consultative services to the MDE [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  John Kraman
IX.8.E. Action:  Renew contract with Guidesoft Inc., d/b/a Knowledge Services to provide Information Technology Consulting Services to the MDE [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  John Kraman
IX.8.F. Action: Contract with Republic Parking System, LLC to provide parking for the MDE [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
Presenter:  Washington Cole
IX.9. Action:  Approval of the MDE grant award [Goals 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
IX.9.A. Action:  Award competitive grant to school district to support pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) 
IX.10.A. [PULLED]
IX.10.B. Approval to revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education 
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.C. Approval to establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Manufacturing, Instrumentation
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.D. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.E. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework in Career and Technical Education – Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 
Shipbuilding Academy 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.F. Approval of textbooks, as recommended by the 2019 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Social Studies (Advanced Placement) and Mathematics (9-12) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.G. Approval of vendors, as recommended by the 2019 State Textbook Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Social Studies (Advanced Placement) and Mathematics (9-12) 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.H. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To adopt English Language Development (ELD) Standards, as created by WIDA 
Presenter:  Nathan Oakley
IX.10.I. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Accreditation Policies in Miss. Admin. Code: 7-24, Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.10.J. Approval of the appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.10.K. Approval of the Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act of 1998: Designation of 2019-2020 Critical Shortage Subject Areas and Critical Shortage Geographical Areas (Mississippi School Districts) 
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.10.L. Information:  Memorandum of Agreement to award Grants for Enhanced Assessment Instruments to the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) that partnered in the submission of the grant
Presenter:  Paula Vanderford
IX.10.M. Report of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits 
Presenter:  Felicia Gavin
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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