Public Meeting Agenda: April 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and Agenda

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April 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM - State Board of Education Work Session Meeting and Notification and Agenda Agenda

April 4, 2019 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. Involving Students in State Education Governance
Speaker(s):  Ryan Foor
Attachments:
3. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.1. Policy Committee
Speaker(s):  Patricia Timm
3.1.A. Action Item: Resolution to Commend Schools on Response to Catastrophic Weather Events
Speaker(s):  Chair Patricia Timm
3.1.B. Discussion Item:  Four-year review of State Board Bylaw B13, Rule Development
Speaker(s):  Chair Patricia Timm
Attachments:
3.1.C. Discussion Item:  Four-year review of State Board Policy P2, Line and Staff Relations
Speaker(s):  Chair Patricia Timm
Attachments:
3.1.D. Discussion Item:  Proposed revisions to State Board Bylaw B16, Board Member Expenses
Speaker(s):  Chair Patricia Timm
Attachments:
3.2. Legislative Committee
Speaker(s):  Vice President Nickels
3.2.A.  Review 2019 Proposed State Legislation and Take Action on Board Positions
Speaker(s):  Vice President Nickels
Attachments:
3.3. Commissioner's Appraisal Committee
Speaker(s):  Patricia Timm
3.3.A. Discussion Item: Discuss Commissioner's Appraisal Process
Speaker(s):  Patricia Timm
3.4. AQuESTT - Teaching and Learning Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Lisa Fricke
3.4.A. Discussion Item:  Presentation of Draft #1 of the 2019 Nebraska Social Studies Standards
Speaker(s):  Cory Epler and Harris Payne
3.4.B. Discussion Item:  Discuss three statewide assessment vendor contracts
Speaker(s):  Jeremy Heneger
Attachments:
3.4.C. Discussion Item:  Expiration of Position Statements
Speaker(s):  Lisa Fricke
3.5. AQuESTT - Student Success and Access Domain Committee
Speaker(s):  Patsy Koch Johns
3.5.A. Action Item:  Memorandum of Understanding with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for use of Preschool Development Grant Birth to age 5 (PDG B-5) Funds
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.
3.5.B. Action Item:  Approve Non-Public Schools to Operate for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker(s):  Don Loseke
Attachments:
3.5.C. Discussion Item:  Support for Improvement (SFI) plan/application process
Speaker(s):  Diane Stuehmer
3.5.D. Discussion Item:  Discuss proposed revisions of State Board Position Statement S1, Nondiscrimination and Equitable Educational Opportunities in Schools
Speaker(s):  Chair Patsy Koch Johns
Attachments:
3.5.E. Discussion Item: Development of an Equity Lens
Speaker(s):  Patsy Koch Johns
3.6. Budget and Finance Committee
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
3.6.A. Action Item:  Accept the 2018 Single Audit Report
Speaker(s):  Bryce Wilson
Attachments:
3.6.B. Action Item:  Purchase new and replacement computer equipment, software licenses and maintenance agreements for NDE PK-12 programs
Speaker(s):  Tibor Moldovan
3.7. Strategic Planning, Performance and Improvement Committee
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
3.7.A. Discussion Item:  Discuss and provide updates on Perkins V transition plan
Speaker(s):  Katie Graham
Rationale: 
 
Attachments:
3.7.B. Discussion Item: Review and Discuss Proposed Revisions to the Strategic Vision and Direction (Strategic Plan)
Speaker(s):  Rachel Wise
4. BOARD REPORTS, DATES AND DISCUSSIONS ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1. Meeting participation and joint meetings with policy partners
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1.A. Monthly Board Reports
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.1.A.1. Fricke
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.1.A.2. Koch Johns
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.1.A.3. Neary
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.1.A.4. Nickels
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.1.A.5. Stevens
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.1.A.6. Timm
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.1.A.7. Wise
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.1.A.8. Witzel
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.2. Meetings that took place in the past and were not previously approved
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.2.A. Fricke
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.2.B. Koch Johns
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.2.C. Neary (NONE)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.2.D. Nickels (NONE)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.2.E. Stevens
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.2.F. Timm (NONE)
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.2.G. Wise
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
4.2.H. Witzel
Speaker(s):  President Witzel
Attachments:
4.3. Discuss requests for future meeting attendance
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
4.4. Monthly Board Travel Expense Report
Speaker(s):  Commissioner Blomstedt and President Witzel
Attachments:
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 April 5, 2019, State Board Meeting Room, State Office Building, Sixth Floor, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987.

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