Public Meeting Agenda: January 11, 2019 at 9:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting Notification and Agenda

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January 11, 2019 at 9:00 AM - State Board of Education Meeting Notification and Agenda Agenda

January 11, 2019 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 December 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. 2019 ORGANIZATION OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
4.1. Election Process and Procedures
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
4.2. Election of Board President
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
4.3. Election of Board Vice President
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
4.4. Discuss Board Committee Membership
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
5. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
5.1. Request for Appearance
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
5.2. Other Public Comment
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
6. COMMISSIONER'S REPORT AND AGENDA OVERVIEW
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
6.1. Strategic Plan Discussion
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
6.2. Legislative Priorities
Speaker(s):  Deputy Commissioner Halstead
6.3. Orientation
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
6.3.A. Annual policy and procedure orientation
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
Attachments:
6.4. Consent Agenda Process
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
6.5. Report on Rules
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
Attachments:
6.6. Board Priorities and Policy Research
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
7. HEARINGS (NONE)
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
8. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
Attachments:
9. ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
9.1. Action Item: Consider the Hearing Officer's Recommended Decision in NDE Case No. 18-15, Larry Davis v. Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Leslie Donley
Attachments:
9.2. Action Item: Approve the 2019-2021 NDE-NAPE/AFSCME Bargaining Agreement
Speaker(s):  Joel Scherling
Attachments:
9.3. Action Item: Grant the Commissioner the authority to contract for purposes of modernizing the Educator Licensing System
Speaker(s):  Dean Folkers
Attachments:
10. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.1. Identify items for separate vote
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
10.2. Approve consent agenda
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.3. Personnel Report (NONE)
Speaker(s):  Joel Scherling
10.4. Miscellaneous (NONE)
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.5. Grants (NONE)
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.6. Contracts
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.6.A. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve a contract with Emspace + Lovgren Communications for continuation of the Step Up to Quality public engagement campaign
Speaker(s):  Melody Hobson
Attachments:
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.
10.6.B. Grant the Commissioner the authority to approve an amendment to the current contract with Patti Mahrt-Roberts to allow for the expansion of coaching supports to additional Pyramid Teams in Nebraska
Speaker(s):  Melody Hobson
Attachments:
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.
10.7. Leases (NONE)
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.8. Committees
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
10.8.A. Appoint member to the Nebraska Private Postsecondary Career Schools Advisory Council
Speaker(s):  Marisol Birth and Brad Dirksen
Attachments:
11. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
12. BOARD REPORTS, DATES AND DISCUSSION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
12.1. Meeting participation and joint meetings with policy partners
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
12.1.A. Monthly Board Reports
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
Attachments:
12.2. Meetings that took place in the past and were not previously approved
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
12.3. Future Meeting participation
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
12.4. Monthly Board Travel Expense Report
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
13. INFORMATION ITEMS/WRITTEN REPORTS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and State Board of Education President
13.1. Contracts approved by Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
Attachments:
13.2. Grants approved by Commissioner
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt
13.2.A. Monthly List - Grants Under $50,000
Speaker(s):  Office of Special Education
Attachments:
14. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker(s):  State Board of Education President
Rationale: 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Board of Education will be held on Friday, February 8, 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. A work session will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 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 January 4, 2019.  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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