Public Meeting Agenda: November 1, 2018 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and Agenda

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November 1, 2018 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and Agenda Agenda

November 1, 2018 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and 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
Attachments:
2.3. Board Priorities and Policy Research
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
2.3.A. Information on the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties' Community Achievement Plan
Speaker(s):  David Patton
2.3.B. Information from previous board discussion on school accreditation and accountability
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
2.3.C. Information on the external review of the strategic plan
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
2.3.D. ACT Report
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
Attachments:
2.3.E. ESSA requirements for school-level finance reporting
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
3. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.1. Policy Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
3.1.A. Discussion Item: 2019 State Board of Education meeting dates/schedule
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
3.1.B. Discussion Item: Proposed revisions to State Board Bylaw B6, Agendas/Meeting Material for Regular Meetings
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
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3.2. Legislative Committee
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
Attachments:
3.3. AQuESTT - Teaching and Learning Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Maureen Nickels
3.3.A. Discussion Item: Provide update on the process to revise content area standards for Business, Marketing, and Management
Speaker(s):  Cory Epler, Katie Graham, and Sydney Kobza
Attachments:
3.3.B. Discussion Item: Annual plan for Nebraska statewide assessment and reporting system
Speaker(s):  Jeremy Heneger
3.4. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Molly O'Holleran
3.4.A. Action Item: Accept the Federal Deaf-Blind Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind/Visually Impaired (NCECBVI) Project
Speaker(s):  Greg Prochazka and Teresa Coonts
Attachments:
3.4.B. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve a contract with ESU #10 to rebuild and update the AT4ALL website
Speaker(s):  Tobias Orr
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3.4.C. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract with partners for the Project AWARE grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Speaker(s):  Dean Folkers and Shane Rhian
Attachments:
3.5. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.5.A. Action Item: Accept the 2018 National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program Audit Report
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
3.6. Strategic Planning, Performance and Improvement Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
3.6.A. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, the Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges, and each of the six Nebraska Community Colleges establishing the Nebraska Statewide Workforce and Educational Reporting System
Speaker(s):  Dean Folkers
Attachments:
4. BOARD REPORTS, DATES AND DISCUSSIONS ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1. Year in Review: 2018 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, Michelle Helt, Third Grade Teacher, Cardinal Elementary School, South Sioux City, Nebraska (10 minutes)
Speaker(s):  Michelle Helt
4.2. Recognition of the 2019 Nebraska Teacher of the Year, Sydney Jensen, 9th Grade English Teacher, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, Nebraska (10 minutes)
Speaker(s):  Sydney Jensen
4.3. Meeting participation and joint meetings with policy partners
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.3.A. Monthly Board Reports
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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4.4. Meetings that took place in the past and were not previously approved
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.5. Discuss requests for future meeting attendance
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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4.6. Monthly Board Travel Expense Report
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
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 November 2, 2018, State Board Meeting Room, State Office Building, Sixth Floor, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987.

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