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Mississippi Board of Education
  November 9, 2017
10:00 a.m.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi


Agenda

I.          Call to Order

II.         Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Invocation

III.        Approval of minutes of October 19, 2017 Board Meeting

IV.        Approval of Agenda

V.         Recognition Ceremony

           
            2017 November Employee of the Month

            Shonula Wright
            Administrative Assistant III
            Office of Child Nutrition

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

    1. 01. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education Contracts [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

        1. 1.A.   Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

        2. 1.B.   Renew competitive contracts to various manufacturers to provide food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State) [Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material
    2. 02. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant awards [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

        1. 2.A.   Competitive grants for the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (Kim Benton) Back-up material

        2. 2.B.   Competitive grants for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (Kim Benton) Back-up material
    3. 03. [PULLED]

    4. 04. Information: Report from the Commission on School District Efficiency [Goals 4 and 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    5. 05. Information: Presentation of Forensic Audit report by CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP [Goals, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 – MBE Strategic Plan] (Felicia Gavin) Back-up material

    6. 06. Action: Approval of a temporary rule and begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include revisions to the Special, Non-renewable License and the One Year Teacher Intern License [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
    7. Back-up material

    8. 07. Information:  Update on the Mississippi Department of Education New Website [Goal 5 – MBE Strategic Plan] (John Q. Porter) Back-up material

    9. 08. Action: Approval of Board Procedures added by Johnny Franklin (Carey Wright) Back-up material
X.        Approval of Action Items

    1. 01. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education Contracts [Goal 6 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

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

        2. 1.B.   Renew competitive contracts to various manufacturers to provide food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (All 7 Regions in the State)
          (Office of Chief Operations Officer)
    2. 02. Action:  Approval of the Mississippi Department of Education grant awards [Goals 1 and 2 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Operations Officer)

        1. 2.A.   Competitive grants for the McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program
          (Office of Chief Academic Officer)

        2. 2.B.   Competitive grants for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program
          (Office of Chief Academic Officer)
    3. 06.     Action:  Approval of a temporary rule and begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To revise Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to include revisions to the Special, Non-renewable License and the One Year Teacher Interim License and establish criteria for a Special License- Transitional Bilingual Education [Goals 1, 2, 3, and 4 – MBE Strategic Plan]
      (Office of Chief Accountability Officer)

    4. 08.     Action: Approval of Board Procedures added by Johnny Franklin
      (Office of State Superintendent)
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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