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February 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation
III. Approval of minutes of January 20, 2022 Board meeting
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Recognition Ceremony
V.1. 2021 Mississippi History Teacher of the Year
Steven White
Pearl High School
Pearl Public School District

 
VI. Report of State Superintendent of Education
VII. Report of Chair
VIII. Report of Student Representatives
IX. Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee (SBE) Meetings
 
X. Discussion and/or Approval of Board Items (All action items require vote)
X.1. Information:  Overview of High Dosage Tutoring Services [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.2. Information:  Overview of the Mississippi Health and School Safety Platform [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.3. InformationReport of the 2022 graduation rates for the state, district, and school levels [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.4. Action:  Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Miss.Admin. Code 7-24: Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2021 specifically, the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System, Section 25, College- and Career-Readiness, Section 9, Acceleration, Section 7, Lowest Performing Students, and Section 3, N-Count Minimums [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)


 
X.5. Action:  Approval of MDE Contracts [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)
 
X.5.A. Action:  Contract with Major Clarity, Inc. to provide a college and career readiness platform with an e-transcript feature [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) 
X.5.B. Action:  Contract with R & A Solutions (dba) RANDA Solutions for The Mississippi Educator Career Continuum Archive (MECCA) System [Goal 4MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.5.C. Action:  Contract with nSide, Inc. to provide a web-based solution for public school districts for the consistent and equitable development and implementation for all components of the Crisis Management Plan in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 37-3-83, and the Mississippi School Safety Manual including pandemic response [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Paula Vanderford)

 
X.5.D. Action:  Contract with Microsoft to provide for Premier and Unified Support Services [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman)
 
X.5.E. Action:  Contract with CDW Government, LLC to provide Microsoft Windows Azure Subscriptions [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman)
                       
 
X.5.F. Action: Contract with Applied Engineering Management (AEM) Corporation to develop domain analysis and recommendation report for the implementation of the new MSIS [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Kraman)

 
X.5.G. Action:  Emergency contract with GradeSlam America, Inc. d/b/a Paper to provide high dosage tutoring for grades 3-12 English Language Arts and high dosage tutoring for grades 3-12 Mathematics [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.5.H. Action: Approve multi-year contracts with School Improvement Leadership Coaches for Fiscal Years 2022 through 2025 [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.5.I. Action:  Emergency contract with Teaching Lab to provide mathematics instructional coaching services [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.6. Action:  Approval of MDE grant awards [Goals1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)

 
X.6.A. Action:  Award competitive grant dollars to University of Mississippi Medical Center for Telehealth for hospital for the delivery of Telehealth equipment and access to medical and non-medical healthcare providers to LEAs and charter schools in accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin)

 
X.6.B. Action:  Award American Rescue Plan (ARP) Learn More grants for the implementation of quality evidence-based programs. [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.6.C. Action:  Award competitive grants for the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.6.D. Action:  Award grants to school districts for the purchase of High-Quality Instructional Material (HQIM) and professional learning to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic [Goals 1, 2, 4, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.6.E. Action:  Award competitive grants for Early Childhood Educators-in- Residence services [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)

 
X.7. Consent Agenda (All consent items are action items which require vote, unless otherwise noted.) 
X.7.A. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Kim Benton)

 
X.7.B. Approval of monthly expenditures for the Mississippi Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Kim Benton)
 
X.7.C. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education (Kim Benton)

01.  Collision Repair Technician—Paint
02.  Computer Science and Engineering
03.  Diversified Agriculture Agricultural Leadership
04.  Educator Preparation
05.  Engineering
06.  Information Technology
07.  Law and Public Safety
08.  Lodging, Hospitality, and Tourism
 
X.7.D. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish selected Mississippi Secondary Curriculum Frameworks in Career and Technical Education (Kim Benton)

01.  Collision Repair Technician—Non-Structural
02.  Diversified Agriculture Agricultural Communications
03.  Diversified Agriculture Food Science
04.  Diversified Agriculture Poultry Science
05.  Diversified Agriculture Veterinary Science
06.  Law Enforcement
 
X.7.E. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise three Secondary Academic Business courses [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)

01.  Academic Business—Business Essentials
02.  Academic Business—Business Law
03.  Academic Business—Personal Finance
 
X.7.F. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish the Secondary Academic Business course E-Commerce [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton)
 
X.7.G. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4:  Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the existing Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education (K-12) Mississippi State Board of Education approved Alternate Route Program 
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford)

 
X.7.H. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4:  Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the existing Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education (4-6) Mississippi State Board of Education approved Alternate Route Program to include an Elementary Education (K-6) option
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public  comments) (Paula Vanderford)

 
X.7.I. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 4:  Licensure Guidelines K-12 to modify the existing pre-teaching coursework requirement for all Mississippi State Board of Education approved Alternate Route Programs
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.7.J. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 107: 2021 Educator Preparation Provider Process and Performance Guidelines to modify the existing literacy coursework requirement for Mississippi State Board of Education approved Elementary Education K-6 licensure-track programs
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford)

 
X.7.K. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 12:  Mississippi Testing Accommodations Manual
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comments) (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.7.L. Approval of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for Districts assigned a PROBATION or WITHDRAWN status in accordance with Accreditation Policy 2.8.1 (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.7.M. Approval of Education Preparation Provider (EPP) programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Paula Vanderford)
 
X.7.N. Approval to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7 – 3:  9.3, State Board Policy Chapter 9, Rule 9.3:  School-Wide and District-Wide Virtual Learning Days
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Paula Vanderford)

 
X.7.O. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the following Mississippi State Board of Education Policies in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 25-43-3.114 requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended or a new rule adopted (Paula Vanderford)

01.  Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To
 revise State Board Policy Chapter 51 Mississippi Recovery School District

 
X.7.P. Approval of methodology to award grant dollars for Behavioral Telehealth to schools in accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund (Carey Wright)
 
XI. Consideration of Executive Session
XII. State Board of Education
XII.1. Report on meetings attended
XII.2. Approval of attendance at meetings
XIII. Other Business
XIV. Adjournment

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