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December 7, 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 November 1-2, 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
4.1.A. NATO Phonetic Alphabet (10 minutes)
Speaker(s):  Thomas Hutson, U.S. Consul General (ret.)
4.2. Other Public Comment
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
5. HEARINGS (10:00 a.m.)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
5.1. Hearing in NDE Case No. 18-17, Aaron Sasges v. Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
5.2. Hearing in NDE Case No. 18-18, Commissioner v. Joshua Crouch
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
5.3. Hearing in NDE Case No. 18-19, Commissioner v. Jenifer Neilsen
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7.1. Consider the PPC's Recommended Decision in NDE Case No. 18-17, Aaron Sasges v. Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
7.2. Consider the PPC's Recommended Decision in NDE Case No. 18-18, Commissioner v. Joshua Crouch
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
7.3. Consider the Settlement Agreement in NDE Case No. 18-19, Commissioner v. Jenifer Neilsen
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
7.4. Policy Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
7.4.A. Approve proposed revisions to State Board Bylaw B6, Agendas/Meeting Materials for Regular Meetings
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
Attachments:
7.4.B. Approve proposed 2019 State Board Meeting dates
Speaker(s):  Vice President Timm
7.5. AQuESTT - Teaching and Learning Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Maureen Nickels
7.5.A. Approve the Business, Marketing, and Management content area standards
Speaker(s):  Cory Epler, Katie Graham, and Sydney Kobza
Attachments:
7.5.B. Adopt the annual plan for the Nebraska statewide assessment and reporting system
Speaker(s):  Jeremy Heneger
7.6. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Molly O'Holleran
7.6.A. Adopt the proposed revisions to Rule 91, (92 NAC 91), "Regulations Governing Driver Qualifications and Operational Procedures for Pupil Transportation Vehicles" including additional non-substantive changes as contained in the Errata Sheet
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
Attachments:
7.6.B. Adopt the proposed revised Rule 92, (92 NAC 92), "Regulations Governing the Minimum Equipment Standards and Safety Inspection for Pupil Transportation Vehicles"
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
Attachments:
7.6.C. Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract for PBIS and Pyramid Statewide Coaching with Sunny R. Edwards
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken, Anne Oeth and Teresa Berube
Attachments:
7.6.D. Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract for PBIS and Pyramid Statewide Coaching with Heather Gill
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken, Anne Oeth and Teresa Berube
Attachments:
7.6.E. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve Cooperative Agreement with Parent and Training Information - Nebraska (PTI-NE) to provide Secondary Transition Parent Support Services
Speaker(s):  Amy Rhone
Attachments:
7.7. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
7.7.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve 2019 Trust Fund Budget for Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired (NCECBVI)
Speaker(s):  Greg Prochazka and Sally Schreiner
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. Adopt Resolution to Recognize Molly O'Holleran
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
8.4.B. Adopt Resolution to Recognize Patrick McPherson
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
8.5. Grants
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.5.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve a continuation grant to the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation to continue the Nurturing Healthy Behaviors/Rooted in Relationships program
Speaker(s):  Melody Hobson
Goals:
  • Goal 4.3 - By 2026, 95% of Nebraska elementary schools would be able to identify at least one high-quality early childhood educational program accessible to all of the school’s resident preschool age population.
8.5.B. Grant the Commissioner the authority to accept funds from the National Center for Families Learning to support the development of State Family Engagement Centers across Nebraska
Speaker(s):  Kim Larson and Diane Stuehmer
Attachments:
8.6. Contracts
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.6.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve a contract amendment with ESU #10 to increase the activities and services provided by the ESU
Speaker(s):  Tobias Orr
Attachments:
8.6.B. Grant the Commissioner the authority to continue to contract with Heather Robbins dba Heather's Behavior Support Services
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken and Anne Oeth
Attachments:
8.7. Leases
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.8. Committees
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
8.8.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to appoint the recommended individual to fill the vacancy on the Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC)
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken and Amy Rhone
Attachments:
9. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
9.1. Special Education information (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support)
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
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
11.2.A. Notification of Grant Amendment UNL
Speaker(s):  Steve Milliken
11.3. Notification of vacancy on the Nebraska Private Postsecondary Career Schools Advisory Council
Speaker(s):  Marisol Birth and Brad Dirksen
Attachments:
12. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Rationale: 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 9:00 a.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 November 28, 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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