Download

View Options:

Show Everything
Hide Everything

October 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting Notification and Agenda

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.1. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.2. Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
1.3. Announcement of the placement of the Open Meetings Act information
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
2.1. Approve the minutes of the September 6-7, 2018 State Board of Education meeting as published
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.1. Commissioner's recommendations and items to be removed from consent agenda
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.1. Request for Appearance
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.2. Other Public Comment
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
5. HEARINGS (NONE)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
7. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7.1. Legislative Committee
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
7.1.A. 2019 Legislative Priorities
Speaker(s):  Brian L. Halstead
Attachments:
7.2. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Molly O'Holleran
7.2.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to continue to contract with The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Monroe-Meyer Institute
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken and Anne Oeth
Attachments:
7.2.B. Grant the Commissioner the authority to accept a Project AWARE Grant
Speaker(s):  Dean Folkers
Attachments:
7.2.C. Grant the Commissioner the authority to accept School Safety Grants; one from USDE and two from the US Department of Justice
Speaker(s):  Jolene Palmer and Diane Stuehmer
Attachments:
7.3. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7.3.A. Authorize the Commissioner to submit the Department's deficit budget request for Fiscal Year 2018-19 on behalf of the State Board of Education.
Speaker(s):  Shane Rhian
8. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.1. Identify items for separate vote
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
8.2. Approve consent agenda
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.3. Personnel Report
Speaker(s):  Joel Scherling
8.4. Miscellaneous
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.4.A. Recommendation that the State Board adopt criteria for the prorating of bond levies for affiliated school districts effective October 5, 2018 through December 31, 2018 pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 10-716.01
Speaker(s):  Brian Halstead
Attachments:
8.4.B. Authorize the Commissioner to approve the Veterans Education Cooperative Agreement for the fiscal year 2019
Speaker(s):  Marisol Birth and Brad Dirksen
Attachments:
8.4.C. Approve the listed estimated dollar allocations for payment of special education programs, transportation, residential services and Interim School Programs in 2018-19.
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken and Greg Prochazka
8.4.D. Approve school districts' requests for exclusions to the budget limitation in accordance with the provisions of the Tax Equity & Educational Opportunities Support Act.
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
Attachments:
8.5. Grants
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.6. Contracts
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.7. Leases
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.8. Committees
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.8.A. Appoint member to the Nebraska Private Postsecondary Career Schools Advisory Council
Speaker(s):  Marisol Birth and Brad Dirksen
Attachments:
9. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
10. BOARD REPORTS, DATES AND DISCUSSION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
10.1. Meetings that took place in the past and were not previously approved
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
10.2. Future Meeting participation
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
11. INFORMATION ITEMS/WRITTEN REPORTS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
11.1. Contracts approved by Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
Attachments:
11.2. Grants approved by Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
11.3. Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) Annual Report
Speaker(s):  Amy Rhone and Mark Draper
12. RECESS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
13. RETREAT ON ACCOUNTABILITY AND ACCREDITATION, 1526 K Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room D Hearing Room, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
14. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Rationale: 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at the Nebraska State Office Building, Nebraska Department of Education, Sixth Floor, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509. A work session will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Nebraska State Office building, Nebraska Department of Education, Sixth Floor, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509.

The agenda contains a list of subjects known at the time of its distribution on September 26, 2018.  A copy of the agenda reflecting any changes will be available for public inspection during the normal business hours in the Office of the Commissioner of Education and on the State Board of Education's Agenda page:  www.education.ne.gov/StateBoard/Agendas.html.  Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda will not be changed later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting.

 
<< Back to State Board Agendas