src="/sf-images/basetemplate/MDEnewLOGOweb.jpg"

Mississippi Board of Education
August 14, 2008
10:00 A.M.
4th Floor Boardroom
Central High School Building
359 North West Street
Jackson, Mississippi

Agenda

01. Report of State Superintendent of Education Backup Material

02. Discussion of methodology for awarding competitive grants for the Dyslexia Program in support of districts’ implementation of scientifically research-based programs (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

03. Discussion of awarding competitive grants for the Dyslexia Program in support of districts’ implementation of scientifically research-based programs (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

04. Discussion of appointment of Chairman of the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

05. Discussion of methodology for awarding non-competitive grants for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program to selected elementary schools (Shane McNeil) Backup Material

06. Discussion to allocate funds to school sites under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (Shane McNeill) Backup Material

07. Discussion to increase the salary of Teresa Johnson, Director of the Office of Reading, Early Childhood and Language Arts (Ethel Carson) Backup Material

08. Discussion to increase the salary of Trecina Green, Director of the Office of Curriculum and Instruction (Ethel Carson) Backup Material

09. Discussion to increase the salary of Toni Kersh, Director of the Office of Compulsory School Attendance (Ethel Carson) Backup Material

10. Discussion to increase the salary of Cynthia Simmons, Director of the Office of Student Assessment (Ethel Carson) Backup Material

11. Discussion of appointment of School Finance Officer for the Office of School Financial Services (Ethel Carson)

12. Discussion of Financial Advisor for Shaw School District (Wanda Cummins) Backup Material

Consent items

A. Accepting procurement authorization from the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) for Ardent Technologies, Inc., professional services (Shane McNeill) Backup Material

B. Award the Talent Search Grant to Newton Municipal School District (Sheril Smith) Backup Material

C. Discussion of renewing the contract with Mississippi Society for Disabilities for the provision of Language/Speech services on the campus of the Mississippi School for the Blind (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

D. Discussion of contract with LSU to provide consultative services relative to the modified Mattie T. Consent Decree (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

E. Discussion of contract with Dr. Marilyn Friend to provide consultative services relative to the modified Mattie .T Consent Decree (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

F. Award the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc. (Sheril Smith) Backup Material

G. Contract modification with Oak Hill Technology, Inc., to add services related to English II professional development (Kris Kaase) Backup Material

H. Report of Personnel Actions (Ethel Cain Carson) Backup Material

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact our office at 601-359-1750.
NOTE:     Cellular telephones and pagers that give an audible signal are not permitted during Board meeting.

 
Mississippi Department of Education     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     General Information: 601-359-3513

Copyright © 2012 Mississippi Department of Education – Agency Web DisclaimerNotice of Non-Discrimination