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Mississippi Board of Education
October 17, 2013
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 Back-up material

02.       Report on State Board of Education Subcommittee meetings Back-up material

03.       Discussion to contract with Christopher J. Vecchione, Ed.D. to provide consultative services relative to training and technical assistance to schools and/or districts to comply with Senate Bill 2658 (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

04.       Discussion to award competitive grants for the Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) grant program (Larry Drawdy) Back-up material

05.       Discussion to submit an additional waiver to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Request for double testing flexibility for the Mississippi Alternate Assessment of Extended Curriculum Frameworks (MAAECF) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

06.       Discussion of the Student Assessment Handbook
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process with public comments) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

07.       Discussion to contract with Cambium Education, Inc. dba Sopris Learning for the operation of the Mississippi K-3 Literacy Professional Development Training System (Kim Benton) Back-up material 

08.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish the 2013 Standards for the Gifted Education Programs (Kim Benton) Back-up material

09.       Discussion of proposal from Mississippi College to recognize two Class AAA Licenses as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

           A.   Recognize the Juris Doctorate Degree as a Class AAA License as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development

           B.   Recognize the Master of Fine Arts Degree as a Class AAA License as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development

10.       Discussion of proposal from Mississippi Valley State University to modify its Supplemental Endorsement Program in Mathematics as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

11.       Discussion of proposal from the University of Mississippi to modify its Supplemental Endorsement Program in Secondary Mathematics as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

12.       Discussion of proposal from William Carey University to modify its Master of Arts in Teaching Program to include a Special Education Track as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

13.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To approve a request from the Office of Career and Technical Education for new license codes as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

14.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To approve a request from the Office of Curriculum and Instruction for new license codes as recommended by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

15.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To rename and establish State Board Policy 5300 from MS Student Information Systems to Management Information Systems (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

16.       Discussion to contract with DLT Solutions, LLC to provide services to upgrade Oracle forms and reports (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

17.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy 3804 - Additional Assessment Options for Graduation (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

18.       Discussion of an Accredited Status for Brentwood-Crossroads School (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

19.       Discussion to begin the Administrative Procedures Act process:  To establish State Board Policy 6902 – Required Monthly Reports to be Furnished to Local School Board (Todd Ivey) Back-up materia

20.       Report on status of North Bolivar Consolidated School District and West Bolivar Consolidated School District pursuant to Mississippi Code Section 37-7-104.1 (Senate Bill 2760, 2012 Legislative Session) and appointment of Transition Team Leader (Todd Ivey) Back-up material

21.       Action on appeal to the State Board of Education regarding the August 8, 2013, Licensure decision rendered by the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development (Daphne Buckley) Back-up material

22.       Consent Agenda Back-up material Back-up material

           A. Discussion of monthly contracts with former State Employees receiving retirement benefits (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           B. Discussion of grant awards for a special project appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature and identified as the Mary Kirkpatrick-Haskell, Mary Sprayberry School Nurse Program in House Bill 1648, 2013 Legislative Session (Kim Benton) Back-up material

          C.  Discussion of the Dynamic Learning Maps Essential Elements for English Language Arts and Mathematics
(Has cleared the Administrative Procedures Act process without public comment) (Kim Benton) Back-up material

           D.  Report of Personnel Actions (Cassandra Moore) Back-up material

23.       Consideration of Executive Session

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