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June 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and Agenda

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.1. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.2. Announcement of the placement of the Open Meetings Act information
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
2. COMMISSIONER’S REPORT AND AGENDA OVERVIEW
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
2.1. Consent Agenda process
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
2.2. Report on Rules
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
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2.3. Board Priorities and Policy Research
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
2.4. Future Ready Nebraska and the Digital Learning & Ed Tech plan
Speaker(s):  Dean Folkers
Attachments:
3. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.1. Policy Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
3.1.A. Action Item: Approve proposed revisions to State Board Bylaw B19, Computer Equipment/Internet Access and Electronic Acceptance Use
Speaker(s):  Patricia Timm
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3.1.B. Discussion Item: Four-year review of State Board Policy P9, Ethics/Accountability & Disclosure
Speaker(s):  Patricia Timm
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3.2. Legislative Committee
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
3.2.A. Discussion Item: Plan for Legislative Priorities in 2019
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
3.3. Commissioner's Appraisal Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.3.A. Action Item: Approve the Employment Agreement between the State Board of Education and Matthew L. Blomstedt
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.4. AQuESTT - Teaching and Learning Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Maureen Nickels
3.5. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Molly O'Holleran
3.5.A. Action Item: Authorize the Commissioner to amend a contract with the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to extend the dates to fit the revised timeline of the Direct Certification Improvement Grant and to adjust the scope of work
Speaker(s):  Sharon Davis and Diane Stuehmer
3.5.B. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to fund the Planning Region Team Systems Support Grant in the provision of federally required IDEA Part C duties
Speaker(s):  Greg Prochazka and Cole Johnson
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3.5.C. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to enter into a contract with the University of Nebraska Medical Center - Munroe Meyer Institute's (MMI) division of Education and Child Development to provide evaluation and analysis services in support of federal Results Driven Accountability (RDA) reporting of early childhood birth-to-five child outcomes
Speaker(s):  Greg Prochazka and Teresa Berube
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3.5.D. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract with Embassy Suites, Lincoln, for services which will support training on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Nebraska educators
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken and Amy Rhone
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3.5.E. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve a contract with ESU #10 to maintain and operate the statewide assistive technology loan pool and to provide support to the Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP) Education Program
Speaker(s):  Tobias Orr and Lindy Foley
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3.5.F. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to fund the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Grants, Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
Speaker(s):  Tate Lauer
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3.5.G. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract with Kelsey Kummer for the 2018-2019 year to provide targeted leadership and support in two Career Education career field areas
Speaker(s):  Rich Katt and Katie Graham
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3.5.H. Action Item: Grant Commissioner authority to contract with ESU 1 for services and continuing support for Santee Community Schools for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019
Speaker(s):  Lane Carr
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3.6. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.6.A. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract with MTW Solutions, LLC for services and continuing support for the Nebraska Department of Education Grants Management System for the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019
Speaker(s):  Shane Rhian
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3.6.B. Action Item: Repeal Rule 9 (92 NAC 9), Regulations and Procedures for Proration of Affiliated School System Bond Funds
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
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3.7. Strategic Planning, Performance and Improvement Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
3.7.A. Action Item: Approve accreditation for schools appearing on the accompanying list for the 2018-2019 school year in accordance with the provisions of Rule 10, (92 NAC 10), Regulations and Procedures for the Accreditation of Schools.
Speaker(s):  Kim Snyder and Brad Conner
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3.7.B. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract with KLK Consulting, Inc. for services and continuing support for Nebraska's Priority Schools for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019
Speaker(s):  Lane Carr
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3.7.C. Discussion Item: Initial Review of the Implementation of Priority School Progress Plan for Schuyler High School
Speaker(s):  Lane Carr and Dr. Kathy Kennedy
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3.7.D. Discussion Item: Annual Review of the Implementation of Priority School Progress Plans
Speaker(s):  Lane Carr, Dr. Kathy Kennedy, and Priority School Representatives
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4. BOARD REPORTS, DATES AND DISCUSSIONS ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1. Meeting participation and joint meetings with policy partners
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1.A. Monthly Board Reports
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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4.2. Meetings that took place in the past and were not previously approved
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.3. Discuss requests for future meeting attendance
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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4.4. Monthly Board Travel Expense Report
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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5. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Rationale: 

The regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will reconvene at 9:00 a.m. on June 8, 2018, State Board Meeting Room, State Office Building, Sixth Floor, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987.

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