Mississippi Board of Education
November 17, 2005
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

1. Report of State Superintendent of Education

02. Discussion of State Board FY 2006 Legislative Recommendations (Steve Williams/Joy Milam) Back-up material

03. Annual Performance Report of Teacher Education Programs (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

04. Critical Needs Teacher Scholarship Program (CNTS) Annual Report (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

05. Teacher Recruitment Incentive Programs Annual Report (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material Back-up material Back-up material Back-up material Back-up material Back-up material Back-up material Back-up material

06. Nontraditional Teacher Preparation Internship Programs and Nontraditional Administrator Preparation Internship Programs Annual Reports (Daphne Buckley Back-up material

07. Discussion of awarding a one-time Financial Incentive to TEACh
(Transition into Education for America’s Children) Program Participants Teaching in Participating School Districts and Subject Area Shortages based on Passage of Senate Bill 2272, Section 37-1-3 of Mississippi Code (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

08. Discussion of revision to the Guidelines for Mississippi Educator Licensure K-12 change in requirement for renewing a Standard Career Level Administrator license as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

09. Discussion of a Masters Level Program in Dyslexia Therapy at Mississippi College School of Education and the Implementation of a Mississippi Class AA License as a Dyslexia Therapist as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

10. Discussion of the Establishment of a New Endorsement Code for Alternate Route Administrators as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

11. Approval of contract with the Mississippi Community College Foundation to deliver Alternate Route Teacher Certification Training (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

12. Report on Student Progress Monitoring System (Kris Kaase) Back-up material

13. Discussion of revision of the Mississippi Mathematics Framework 2006 (Kris Kaase) Back-up material

14. Discussion of approval of the Mississippi Language Arts Framework 2006
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Kris Kaase) Back-up material

15. Discussion of corrective action plans for public school districts assigned an accreditation status of ADVISED or PROBATION (Beth Sewell) Back-up material

16. Report on Preliminary Audit Findings for North Bolivar School District (Beth Sewell) Back-up material

17. Discussion of awarding discretionary subgrants to districts for Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (Beth Sewell) Back-up material

18. Discussion of awarding competitive grants to 12 local school districts for the “Health is Academic” John D. Bower, M. D. School Health Network (Regina Ginn) Back-up material

19. Discussion of revision to State Board Policy ED-3 (Transportation Management) (Regina Ginn/Robert Campbell) Back-up material

20. Report of personnel actions (Ethel Carson) Back-up material

Consent Items

21. Approval of change orders for State Public School Building Fund (Regina Ginn/Robert Campbell) Back-up material
The Office of Safe and Orderly Schools requests approval of change orders for construction projects. School districts are requested to submit any modifications to an approved contract.

22. Approval of final projects for State Public School Building Fund (Regina Ginn/Robert Campbell) Back-up material
The Office of Safe and Orderly Schools requests approval of final projects for state public school building funds. School districts are requested to submit closing documents upon completion of construction projects.

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