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Mississippi Board of Education
June 16, 2016
10:00 a.m.
South Pointe
500 Clinton Center Drive
Clinton, Mississippi

Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of May 12, 2016 and minutes of Special-Called Board meeting May 24, 2016

IV.       Approval of Agenda

V.        Recognition Ceremony

           2016 Parent of the Year
           Lora Rance Evans
           Greenwood Public School District         

VI.       Report of State Superintendent of Education

VII.      Report of Chair

VIII.     Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee Meetings

IX.       Discussion of Board Items

           01.    Information:  Report of the 2016 graduation rates for the state, district, and school levels [Goal 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

           02.    Information:  Results of the spring 2016 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin & Kim Benton) Back-up material

           03.    Information:  Effectiveness evaluation plan for early childhood programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           04.   Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 41, Rule 41.1 - Intervention [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           05.   Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Part3, Chapter 99, Rule 99.1 - Title IX Grievance Policy [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           06.    Action: Revise Part 24: Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, specifically, the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System effective school year 2015-2016 [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J. P. Beaudoin) Back-up material
                   (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)

           07.    Action: Revise Part 3, Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required for Graduation [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) Back-up material

           08.    Action: Revise Licensure Guidelines K-12 to require eligible teachers in Elementary Alternate Route Programs to pass the Foundations of Reading assessment with a passing scale score of 229 for Endorsement Code 117 effective July 1, 2017 [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin)  Back-up material
                   (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)

           09.     Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Licensure Guidelines K-12 to remove the foreign applicants section [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

           10.    Action: Temporary rule and begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include a special, non-renewable educator license [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

           11.     Action: Begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Part3, Chapter 14, Rule 14.19: Educator and Principal Evaluation System [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

           12.     Action: New five-member board for the administration of the Aberdeen School District [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Q. Porter) Back-up material

           13.    Action: Award continuation grants to Early Learning Collaborative Councils to support pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           14.    Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items) Back-up material
                   
                    A. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Todd Ivey) Back-up material                 

                    B. Award discretionary grants to local school districts for the purpose of contracting with Educator in Residence for 2016-2017 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    C. Contract with Dungan Consulting, Inc. to provide consultative services as a Federal Programs monitor (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    D. Contract with Hamilton Educational Services, LLC to provide consultative services as a Federal Programs monitor (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    E. 2016-2017 Mississippi School for the Blind and Mississippi School for the Deaf combined Crisis Management Plan (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    F.  Brookhaven High School Interlocal Agreement for the Mississippi School of the Arts (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    G. Mississippi University for Women annual grant for Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    H. Contract with Dr. Glen Stribling to provide optometrist and low-vision medical services (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                    I.    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

                   J.  Award competitive contracts to Prairie Farms and Borden Dairy to provide milk products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

                   K. Statewide Child Nutrition Purchasing Program’s FY17 Financial Statement and FY17 Fee Structure (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

                   L.  Renew contracts with Gulf Coast Produce and Merchants Foodservice to supply and deliver produce items to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Five Regions in the State) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

                   M. Renew contracts to various food and non-food distributors to supply and deliver products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Five Regions in the State) (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

                   N. Compensation for financial advisor and/or facilitator as stated in House Bill 926 and Senate Bill 2495 (Kim Benton) Back-up material

                   O. Repeal Part 3, Chapter 75, Rule 75.1: Residency Verification (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material
                        (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)

                   P. Revise Appendix H of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material
                       (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)

                   Q. Appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

                   R. Grant awards for a special project appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature and identified as Digital Interactive Learning Pilot Program House Bill 1536, 2015 Legislative Session (John Q. Porter) Back-up material

                   S. Establish Part 3, Chapter 14, Rule 14.6.2: Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification, and Licensure and Development Operations Policy (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material
                       (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)

                   T. Supplemental license endorsement EMD 206 for candidates holding a Special Education Mild/Moderate 221 by the completion of an approved program for a Class A license as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification, and Licensure and Development (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

                   U. School districts with need for administrators to participate in the Mississippi School Administrator Sabbatical Program (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

                   V. Modify grant awards for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

                   W. 2015 Process and Performance Reviews of the Teacher Education Preparation Programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (J.P. Beaudoin) Back-up material

                   X.  Modify Dyslexia Program grant award for Prentiss County School District (Kim Benton) Back-up material

X.        Approval of Action Items

           04.    Action: Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise State Board Policy Part 3, Chapter 41, Rule 41.1 – Intervention [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

           05.    Action: Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Part 3, Chapter 99, Rule 99.1 - Title IX Grievance Policy [Goal 1 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

           06.   Action: Approval to revise Part 24: Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, specifically, the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System effective school year 2015-2016 [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                  (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)
                  (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

           07.    Action: Approval to revise Part 3, Chapter 36, Rule 36.4: Assessments Required for Graduation [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)
                    (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

           08.    Action: Approval to revise Licensure Guidelines K-12 to require eligible teachers in Elementary Alternate Route Programs to pass the Foundations of Reading assessment with a passing scale score of 229 for Endorsement Code 117 effective July 1, 2017 [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                    (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments)
                    (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

           09.    Action: Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Licensure Guidelines K-12 to remove the foreign applicants section [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                   (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

           10.    Action: Approval of a temporary rule and begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include a special, non-renewable educator license [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                   (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

           11.    Action: Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish Part 3, Chapter 14, Rule 14.19: Educator and Principal Evaluation System [Goal 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                   (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

           12.    Action: Approval of a new five-member board for the administration of the Aberdeen School District [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                   (Office of Chief Information Officer)

           13.    Action: Approval to award continuation grants to Early Learning Collaborative Councils to support pre-kindergarten programs [Goal 3 – MBE Strategic Plan]
                    (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

           14.    Consent Agenda (All consent items are Action items)

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

                    B. Award discretionary grants to local school districts for the purpose of contracting with Educator in Residence for 2016-2017
                        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    C. Contract with Dungan Consulting, Inc. to provide consultative services as a Federal Programs monitor
                        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    D. Contract with Hamilton Educational Services, LLC to provide consultative services as a Federal Programs monitor
                        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    E. 2016-2017 Mississippi School for the Blind and Mississippi School for the Deaf combined Crisis Management Plan
                        (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    F.  Brookhaven High School Interlocal Agreement for the Mississippi School of the Arts
                         (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    G. Mississippi University for Women annual contract for Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
                         (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    H. Contract with Dr. Glen Stribling to provide optometrist and low-vision medical services
                         (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    I.    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)

                    J.  Award competitive contracts to Prairie Farms and Borden Dairy to provide milk products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State)
                         (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

                    K. Statewide Child Nutrition Purchasing Program’s FY17 Financial Statement and FY17 Fee Structure
                        (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

                    L.  Renew contracts with Gulf Coast Produce and Merchants Foodservice to supply and deliver produce items to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Five Regions in the State)
                         (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

                    M. Renew contracts to various food and non-food distributors to supply and deliver products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Five Regions in the State)
                         (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

                    N. Compensation for financial advisor and/or facilitator as stated in House Bill 926 and Senate Bill 2495
                         (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

                    O. Repeal Part 3, Chapter 75, Rule 75.1: Residency Verification
                         (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)
                         (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     P. Revise Appendix H of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards
                         (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)
                         (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     Q. Appointment to the Commission on School Accreditation
                          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     R. Grant awards for a special project appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature and identified as Digital Interactive Learning Pilot Program House Bill 1536, 2015 Legislative Session
                         (Office of Chief Information Officer)

                     S. Establish Part 3, Chapter 14, Rule 14.6.2: Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification, and Licensure and Development Operations Policy
                         (Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment)
                         (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     T. Supplemental license endorsement EMD 206 for candidates holding a Special Education Mild/Moderate 221 by the completion of an approved program for a Class A license as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification, and Licensure and Development
                         (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     U. School districts with need for administrators to participate in the Mississippi School Administrator Sabbatical Program
                         (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     V.  Modify grant awards for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Grant
                          (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                    W. 2015 Process and Performance Reviews of the Teacher Education Preparation Programs as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development
                         (Office of Chief of Research and Development)

                     X.  Modify Dyslexia Program grant award for Prentiss County School District
                         (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

XI.       Consideration of Executive Session

XII.      State Board of Education

           1.      Report on meetings attended

           2.      Approval of attendance at meetings

XIII.     Other Business
 

XIV.     Adjournment 



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