Mississippi Board of Education
January 16, 2009
8:30 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 Meeting of December 17, 2010

IV.       Additions or deletions – Approval of agenda
 

V.        Report of the Chair

VI.       Approval of Action Items
           (Items below are numbered to correspond to the items as discussed on Thursday, January 15, 2009.)

02. Approval of adjusted estimate of the Fiscal Year 2010 Mississippi Adequate Education Program Cost as determined by Horne LLP
(Office of Policy and Operations)

03. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To establish a State Board Policy governing the allocation of Mississippi Adequate Education Program at-risk funds
(Office of Policy and Operations)

04. Approval to modify a continuation grant for the Migrant Education Program
(Office of Student Performance)

05. Approval of Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) Advisory Board appointments
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

06. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To approve a revision to the Licensure Guidelines to remove the One Standard Error of Measurement Allowance in the MS Alternate Path to Quality Teacher (MAPQT) Alternate Route Program as Recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

07. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To approve a revision to the Licensure Guidelines to remove the 18-Hour Allowance as an Option for Adding Supplemental Endorsements to a Standard License as Recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
(Office of Quality Professionals and Special Schools)

08. Approval to begin Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi United States History: Post–Reconstruction to Present Framework
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

09. Approval of textbook ratings, as recommended by the 2008 State Rating Textbook Adoption Committees
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

10. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Extended Curriculum Frameworks for Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

11. Approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process: To revise the Mississippi Curriculum Frameworks for Vocational Programs
(Office of Instructional Programs and Services)

VII. Approval of Consent Items

A. Approval to borrow funds to purchase school transportation equipment for the Leland School District
(Office of Policy and Operations)

B. Approval to modify contract with Dr. John Garner as a mentor in Tunica County School District
(Office of Student Performance)

C. Approval to modify contract with Dr. Collette Cross as a mentor in Hazlehurst School District
(Office of Student Performance)

D. Approval to modify contract with Debbie Childers as a mentor in Hazlehurst School District
(Office of Student Performance)

E. Approval to modify contract with Patsy Livingston as a mentor in Hazlehurst School District
(Office of Student Performance)

VIII. Recognition Ceremony

      Dr. Anthony L. Morris
      Superintendent of Natchez-Adams School District
      2009 Mississippi Association of School Administrator of the Year

      Dr. Hank Bounds
      Judge's Award for the Adult Summit - for MDE
      Presentation by the Godwin Group

IX. State Board of Education

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

X. Other Business

XI. Adjournment

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