Public Meeting Agenda: November 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting Notification and Agenda

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November 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting Notification and Agenda Agenda

November 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting Notification and 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 October 4-5, 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
4.3. Introduction of Exchange Teacher from Laos (5 minutes)
Speaker(s):  Stephanie Call and Johnny Chanthavilay
5. HEARINGS (NONE)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
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7. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7.1. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Molly O'Holleran
7.1.A. 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:
7.1.B. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve a contract with ESU #10 to rebuild and update the AT4ALL website
Speaker(s):  Tobias Orr
Attachments:
7.1.C. 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:
7.2. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7.2.A. Accept the 2018 National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program Audit Report
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
7.3. Strategic Planning, Performance, and Improvement Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
7.3.A. 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:
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. 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:
8.4.B. Accept monies for 2019 Nebraska Teacher of the Year Program
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
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8.5. Grants
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.6. Contracts
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.6.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to continue contracting with TCB Consulting
Speaker(s):  Sharon Davis and Diane Stuehmer
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8.6.B. Grant the Commissioner the authority to continue to contract with Heather's Behavior Support Services
Speaker(s):  Amy Rhone
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8.7. Leases
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.8. Committees
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
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
10.3. Quarterly discussion on meeting participation
Speaker(s):  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
11.2.A. Monthly List - Grants under $50,000
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken
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12. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Rationale: 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will be held on Friday, December 7, 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, December 6, 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 October 24, 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.

 
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