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Mississippi Board of Education
May 20, 2010
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 (Tom Burnham)

02. Report on Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

03. Report on North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

04. Discussion of contract for Conservator for Sunflower County School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

05. Discussion of appointment of Conservator for Hazlehurst City School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

06. Discussion of contract modification for appointed Conservator to be reassigned to Hazlehurst City School District from North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

07. Discussion of appointment of Interim Conservator for the North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

08. Discussion of contract for appointed Interim Conservator for North Panola School District (Larry Drawdy) Backup Material

09. Discussion of modifying contract with the Regional Educational Service Agencies to facilitate Response to Intervention Tier 2 Training (Lynn House) Backup Material

10. Discussion of methodology to award grant funds in support of local improvement efforts authorized by Section 1003(g) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Lynn House) Backup Material

11. Discussion of contract with Rivers Educational Services to assist in the development of a cohesive and strategic plan that will increase productivity and efficiency in Federal Programs (Lynn House) Backup Material

12. Annual Report on the Modified Mattie T. Consent Decree (Lynn House) Backup Material

13. Discussion of contract with Brenda J. Hankins/Applied Training to develop the Recertification Course for School Food Service Administrators and Program Managers (Lynn House) Backup Material

14. Discussion of contract with Tann, Brown And Russ Co., PLLC to calculate Fiscal Years 2012, 2013, and 2014 Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) preliminary and revised estimated Base Student Cost and the preliminary and revised total cost estimate (John Gilbert) Backup Material

15. Discussion of recommendations of the Commission on School Accreditation that Quality of Distribution Index (QDI) cut scores and growth model constants and coefficients applied to 2009-2010 performance standards remain the same as the 2008-2009 cut scores (John Gilbert) Backup Material

16. Discussion of awarding contract in support of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Enhancing Through Technology for Fiscal Year 2010 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

17. Discussion of awarding grants in support of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Enhancing Education Through Technology for Fiscal Year 2010 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

18. Discussion of awarding grants in support of Enhancing Education Through Technology for Fiscal Year 2010 (John Gilbert) Backup Material

19. Discussion of modifying contract with CIBER for three (3) additional months, to provide technical support and training for Mississippi public school districts (John Gilbert) Backup Material

20. Discussion of changing the Licensure Guidelines for the Three - Year Interim Certificate to extend the license for Speech/Language Clinicians (215 license) and Emotional Disability (206) for One Additional Year
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

21. Discussion of the Licensure Requirements and Endorsement Codes for the four new 2010 Vocational Redesign Career Pathways as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process no public comment) (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

22. Discussion of school districts with need for administrators to participate in the Mississippi School Administrator Sabbatical Program (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

23. Discussion of awarding a grant with Teach For America/MS Delta (TFA) to recruit, train, and support recent college graduates who commit to teach in hard to staff schools for two years (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

24. Discussion of contract with BFI Waste Services, LLC d/b/a Allied Waste Services of Jackson #823 to provide waste disposal services on the campus of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind and the Deaf (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

25. Consideration of appeal to the State Board of Education regarding the April 1, 2010, Licensure decision rendered by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure Development (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

26. Discussion of contract with Dr. Larry Drawdy to perform the administrative duties for the position of Deputy Superintendent in the Office of School Improvement, Oversight and Recovery (Tom Burnham) Backup Material

27. Discussion of the following consent items:

A. Monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Lynn House) Backup Material

B. Renew competitive contracts with various distributors for distribution of bread and produce products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

C. Renew competitive contracts to various distributors for distribution of food and non-food products to local organizations in the State Food Purchasing Program (Lynn House) Backup Material

D. Contract with Dr. Jeanne Lebow to provide instructional services in Literary Arts to students at the Mississippi School of the Arts (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

E. Contract with Dorothy McClendon to provide part-time instructional services in Science to students at the Mississippi School of the Arts (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

F. Contract with Tammy Stanford Williams to provide instructional services in Dance, Movement, and Theatre to students at the Mississippi School of the Arts (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

G. Contract with Jennifer A. Jackson to provide services as the Coordinator of School Advancement at the Mississippi School of the Arts (Daphne Buckley) Backup Material

H. Contract with Employers Drug Program Management, Inc. to coordinate and administer the Mississippi Department of Education drug and alcohol testing program in accordance with the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act (Cassandra Moore) Backup Material

I. Report of Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Backup Material

28. Consideration of Executive Session

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