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Mississippi Board of Education
  May 21, 2015
10:00 A.M.
4
th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi
 

Work Session Agenda

 

01.         Report of State Superintendent of Education Back-up material

02.       Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Back-up material


03.       Discussion to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System effective 2014-2015 [Goals 1 and 2 – MDE Strategic Plan] (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Pat Ross) Back-up material

04.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Process Standard 20 - Instructional Management System of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 [Goals 2 and 4 – MDE Strategic Plan] (Pat Ross) Back-up material

05.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish Process Standard 32 – Youth Detention Centers, of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 [Goals 2 and 4 – MDE Strategic Plan] (Pat Ross) Back-up material

06.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish the 2015 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards [Goals 1 and 2 – MDE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

A.   2015 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards for English Language Arts

B.  2015 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Mathematics

07.       Report on the Statewide Kindergarten Readiness Spring results for Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support System (MKAS2) [Goal 3 – MDE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

08.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish the Foundations of Algebra course[Goals 1 and 2 – MDE Strategic Plan]
(Kim Benton) Back-up material

09.       Consent Agenda Back-up material

            A.        Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

            B.        Contract with M.H. Miles Company, CPA, PC for Compliance Reviews for the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

            C.        Renew contract with Ciber, Inc., to provide developers for modifications and enhancements to a web-based payment and contract system (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

            D.        New supplemental 900 level endorsement codes for secondary education as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development March 6, 2015 (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act with no public comments) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

            E.        Contracts for the following conservators: (Pat Ross)
Back-up material
                      1. Contract for Conservator for Aberdeen School District
Back-up material
                      2. Contract for Conservator for Leflore County School District
Back-up material

           F.         Appointment of Conservator for Claiborne County School District (Pat Ross)
Back-up material

          G.        Contract for Conservator for Claiborne County School District (Pat Ross) Back-up material

           H.        Mississippi School of the Arts 2015-2016 Student Handbook (Kim Benton) Back-up material

            I.          Mississippi School of the Arts Wellness Plan (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           J.         Renew contracts with vendors for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of Science Grades K-6, Science Grades 6-8, Science Grades 9-12, Foreign Language Grades K-12, Agriculture Education Grades 9-12, Health Education Grades 9-12, Trade and Industrial Education Grades 9-12, Business and Computer Education Grades 9-12, and Cooperative Education Grades 9-12 (Kim Benton)
Back-up material

 
           K.        Revised Methodology to award McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act grants to support local school districts in providing supplemental services for homeless children and youth (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           L.         Award discretionary grants to local school districts for the purpose of contracting with Educators in Residence (EIR) to provide technical assistance and training (Kim Benton) Back-up material

10.       Executive Session Back-up material

Board Meeting Agenda

Immediately following the work session

 I.              Call to order

 II.            Approval of Minutes of April 16-17, 2015, Minutes of Board Retreat April 24, 2015, and Special-Called meeting of
             May 7, 2015

III.             Additions or deletions –

              Approval of agenda

IV.        Report of the Chair

03.       Approval to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System effective 2014-2015 [Goals 1 and 2 – MDE Strategic Plan] (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)
(Office of Chief School Performance Officer)

04.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Process Standard 20 - Instructional Management System of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 [Goals 2 and 4 – MDE Strategic Plan]
(Office of Chief School Performance Officer)

05.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish Process Standard 32 – Youth Detention Centers, of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2014 [Goals 2 and 4 – MDE Strategic Plan]
(Office of Chief School Performance Officer)

06.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish the 2015 Mississippi College- and
            Career-Readiness Standards [Goals 1 and 2 – MDE Strategic Plan]

            (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

       A.  2015 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards for English Language Arts
B.  
2015 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Mathematics

08.       Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish the Foundations of Algebra course [Goals1 and 2 – MDE Strategic Plan]
(Office of Chief Academic Officer)

09.       Consent Agenda

            A.        Approval of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits
                       (Office of Chief Operations Officer)


            B.        Approval of contract with M.H. Miles Company, CPA, PC for Compliance Reviews for the Child and Adult Care
                       Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program

                       (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

  
            C.        Approval to renew contract with Ciber, Inc., to provide developers for modifications and enhancements to a
                       web-based payment and contract system

                       (Office of Chief Operations Officer)


            D.        Approval of five new supplemental 900 level endorsement codes for secondary education as recommended
                       by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development March
                       6, 2015 
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act with no public comments)
                       (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
 
            E.        Approval of contracts for the following conservators:
                       
(Office of Chief School Performance Officer)
           

                       1. Approval of contract for Conservator for Aberdeen School District

                       2. Approval of contract for Conservator for Leflore County School District

            F.        Approval of appointment of Conservator for Claiborne County School District
                      
(Office of Chief School Performance Officer)

            G.        Approval of contract for Conservator for Claiborne County School District
                       (Office of Chief School Performance Officer)


            H.        Approval of the Mississippi School of the Arts 2015-2016 Student Handbook

          (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

            I.          Approval of the Mississippi School of the Arts Wellness Plan
           
            (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

            J.         Approval to renew contracts with vendors for the adoption of textbooks in the areas of     
                        Science Grades K-6, Science Grades 6-8, Science Grades 9-12, Foreign Language Grades K-12, Agriculture
                        Education Grades 9-12, Health Education Grades 9-12, Trade and Industrial Education Grades 9-12,
                        Business and Computer Education Grades 9-12, and Cooperative Education Grades 9-12
                      
  (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

            K.        Approval
of methodology to award McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act grants to support local school
                        districts in providing supplemental services for homeless children and youth
                       
(Office of Chief Academic Officer)

            L.         Approval to award discretionary grants to local school districts for the purpose of contracting with Educators
                        in Residence (EIR) to provide technical assistance and training
                        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

VIII.     State Board of Education

           01.     Report on meetings attended
           02.     Approval of attendance at meetings

IX.       Other Business

X.        Adjournment

 

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