Regular School Board Meeting 11/17/22

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Regular Meeting of the BCSD Board of Directors
Benton County School District
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November 17, 2022 at 05:30 PM


1. Call to Order

2. Prayer
3. Pledge
4. Reading of BCSD Mission Statement"Equipping, empowering, and educating our students for what lies ahead."
5. Adoption of Agenda
6. Teacher of the Year Nominees
7. Approval of Meeting Minutes
     7.1. Approval of Minutes - October 13, 2022, Regular Meeting
8. Public Concerns (Time Limit: 30 Minutes)Comments or concerns from parents/stakeholders
     8.1. Vicky Everett - Concern with Staff Member
9. Approval of Consent Agenda (only requires one motion, second, and vote for all items)
     9.1. Fundraiser Requests
     9.2. School Bus Turnaround Requests
10. Discussion/Action
     10.1. Approval of Buck Wild About Math Consulting Services
     10.2. Special Education Department
          10.2.1. Approval of Special Education Procurement Policy
          10.2.2. Approval of Collaborative Agreement with Millcreek of Pontotoc Schools
          10.2.3. Approval of MOU with Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
          10.2.4. Approval of IDEA Assurances FY23
     10.3. Federal Programs Department
          10.3.1. Approval of Parent and Family Engagement Plans - District and Schools
          10.3.2. Approval of English Learners' Plan 2022-23 REVISED
     10.4. Approval of Student Release Requests IDS-111722-001 through IDS-111722-003
     10.5. Finance Department
          10.5.1. Monthly Financial Reports
          10.5.2. Approval of Claims Docket
          10.5.3. Approval of Personnel Agenda
          10.5.4. Pay Day Schedule Adjustments
          10.5.5. Approval of GoGuardian Agreement
          10.5.6. Approval to Return Prior Period Excess Cash to MDE
          10.5.7. Approval to Update Purchasing Threshold for Commodities
     10.6. Approval of RFP: MDE Mississippi Community Oriented Policing Services in Schools (MCOPS) Grant FY23 and Dixon's Safety Consulting Proposal
     10.7. Discussion/Approval of BrightBytes Data Sharing Agreement and Addendum
     10.8. Policy IDAG - Dual Enrollment
     10.9. EXECUTIVE SESSION: Personnel salary negotiation and Employee FMLA
     10.10. District Updates
11. Board Concerns
     11.1. Discussion of Strategic Planning Training by MSBA
     11.2. FYI: District Accreditation Status Report
12. Adjournment

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- Benton County School District Policy Code BCBI "Public Participation at Board Meetings": (Read full policy under "Agendas & Minutes")