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May 20, 2021 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 April 15, 2021 Board meeting
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Report of State Superintendent of Education
VI. Report of Chair
VII. Report of Student Representatives
VIII. Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
VIII.1.  Action:  Establish Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Framework for Computer  Science and Engineering in Career and Technical Education [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.2. Action:  Resolution declaring the consolidation of the Chickasaw County School District and the Houston Municipal School District into the new Chickasaw County School District [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.3. Action:  Establish the 2021 Mississippi Educator Preparation Provider Process and Performance Guidelines [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford)
 
VIII.4. Action:  Approval of MDE contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)
 
VIII.4.A. Action:  Renew contracts with vendors for Fiscal Year 2022 for the  adoption of textbooks in the areas of Contemporary Health Education 9-12, Family and Consumer Science 9-12, and Business and Technology Education 6-12 [Goals 1 and 2 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
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VIII.4.B. Action: Renew contracts with vendors for Fiscal Year 2022 for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Agriculture CTE 9-12, Health Education CTE 9-12, Trade and Industrial Education CTE 9-12 [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.4.C. Action:  Renew contract with Curriculum Associates, LLC for Fiscal Year 2022 for the operation of the Comprehensive Early Learning Assessment/Screener [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.4.D. Action:  Renew contracts for mediation services [Goals 1 and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.4.E. Action:  Renew contract with Reading Language Arts Center, Inc. d/b/a Brainspring for Fiscal Year 2022 to provide professional development training system based on Orton Gillingham reading methodology [Goals 2 and 4 - MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
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VIII.4.F. Action:  Renew contract worker contracts for Fiscal Year 2022 for the CTE Contract Worker RFA [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.4.G. Action:  Renew contract with Renaissance Learning, Inc. (RL) for Fiscal Year 2022 to provide an integrated assessment system that will include a Pre-K Collaborative Star Assessment Bundle and a K-Readiness Assessment using Renaissance Data Integration (RDI) services [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
 
VIII.4.H. Action:  Renew contract with Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) for Fiscal Year 2022 to administer the 5th and 8th Grade Science assessment, and End-of-Course (EOC) assessments in Biology and U.S. History as part of the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) [Goals 1 and 2  – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
 
VIII.4.I. Action: Renew contract with Questar Assessment, Inc. (QAI) for Fiscal Year 2022 to administer the English Language Arts and Mathematics in Grades 3-8, End-of-Course (EOC) in Algebra I, English II, and options for Geometry and Algebra II as part of the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)

 
VIII.4.J. Action:  Renew competitive contracts to various full-line food distribution to supply and deliver food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)   
 
VIII.4.K. Action:  Renew competitive contracts to Prairie Farms Dairy to supply and  deliver ice cream products to participating organizations of the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)
 
VIII.4.L. Action:  Renew competitive contracts to various milk distributors to supply and deliver milk products to participating organizations of the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)
 
VIII.4.M. Action:  Renew contracts with Compliance and Monitoring Specialist for Fiscal Year 2022 for the Office of Federal Programs [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Joe Goff)
 
VIII.4.N. Action:  Extension of Contracts for Pupil Transportation Equipment [Goals 1, 2, and 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
 
VIII.4.O. Action:  Contract with vendors as recommended by the 2020 State Textbooks Rating Committee for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Pre-Kindergarten (Comprehensive) and English Language Arts/Reading (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)      
     
 
VIII.5. Approval of MDE grant awards [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)
 
VIII.5.A. Action:  Modify grant awards to school districts to fund Cohort II Educator-in-Residence grants for literacy coaches [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.5.B. Action:  Renew and modify Early Learning Collaborative Council grants to support pre-kindergarten programs with an increased per-pupil rate [Goal 3  – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.5.C. Action:  Award Educator-in-Residence (EIR) grants to school districts for literacy coaches [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)      
 
VIII.5.D. Action:  Renew grants for Cohort I Educator in Residence (EIR) Grants to school districts for literacy coaches [Goals 1, 2, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.5.E. Action:  Renewal of Combined Services grant [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.5.F. Action:  Award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)

 
VIII.6. Action:  Approval of IT contract with Canvas by Instructure to provide and host an on-line instructional learning management system for the Office of Career and Technical Education [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
         
 
VIII.7. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) 
VIII.7.A. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Nathan Oakley)

 
VIII.7.B. Approval of the 2021-2022 Student Handbooks for the State Schools (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.7.C. Approval of the Mississippi School of the Arts Operations Policy Manual (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.7.D. Approval of the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Operations Policy Manual (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.7.E. Approval of the 2021-2022 Teacher and Principal contracts for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.7.F. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 74.8, State Board Policy 74, Chapter 74, Rule 74.8 – University Based Program (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.7.G. Approval of list of textbooks, as recommended by the 2020 State Textbook Rating Committees for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Pre-Kindergarten (Comprehensive) and English Language Arts/Reading (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) (Nathan Oakley)
 
VIII.7.H. Approval to award formula grants to school districts for the purpose of providing reimbursement for K-3 universal screening assessments (Nathan Oakley)   
VIII.7.I. [PULLED]
VIII.8. Action:  Approval of District of Innovation status for the Gulfport School District for 2021-2022 [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Nathan Oakley)
IX. Consideration of Executive Session
X. State Board of Education
X.1. Report on meetings attended
X.2. Approval of attendance at meetings
X.3. Approval of meeting dates for Fiscal Year 2022
XI. Other Business
XII. Adjournment
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