July 18, 2016 - Board Documents

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Agenda Item 1

Subject: Call to Order; Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call



Agenda Item 2

Subject: Adoption of July 18, 2016 Agenda



Agenda Item 3

Subject: Approval of Minutes: June 20, 2016



Agenda Item 4

Subject: - Membership Update – Dr. Melody Schopp, DOE



Agenda Item 5

Subject: Conflict Disclosures (SDCL 3-23-2)

GOAC letter of intent



Agenda Item 6

Subject: BOE Meeting Schedule Review

Background: Review and possible revision of remaining 2016 meeting dates.



Agenda Item 7

Subject: Annual Vocational Education System Fund Statements Report – Tamara Darnall, DOE

2016 Vocational Education System Fund Statement Report

Background: In August of 2015, the Board voted for the Department to post the vocational education system fund statements on the Board website each month and provide one annual report regarding the statements.



Agenda Item 8

Subject: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training - Steve Fiechtner, DOE

Guidelines for Suicide Prevention Training

Background: 2016 SB 129 requires that every teacher, administrator, or other educational professional applying for an initial or renewed certificate must have a minimum of one hour of suicide awareness and prevention training, effective July 1, 2017. The Board is required to identify guidelines and evidence-based resources that fulfill the suicide awareness and prevention training requirement and make a list of resources available to school districts.



Agenda Item 9

Subject: Update on TI Reporting for 2016-17 - Keley Smith-Keller, DOE

Background: Restructured technical institute reporting schedule on various matters to be discussed.



Agenda Item 10

Subject: Update on Western Dakota Technical Institute (WDT) Accreditation Progress - Steve Buchholz, WDT

WDT Assumed Practices Plan 05-16

Background: WDT will brief the Board on progress made regarding the Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements.



Agenda Item 11

Subject: Career Decision-Making Guide - Keley Smith-Keller, DOE

A Parent’s Role in Career Decision Making

Background: Introduction to a new tool on www.SDMyLife.com for middle and high school students and their parents to assist with career-decision making. As students consider their career and academic goals and then develop Personal Learning Plans, the career decision making guide offers strategies for parents to use in coaching their students through the process.



Agenda Item 12

Subject: Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) Program Application – Professional Truck Driving Certificate - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE and Mark Wilson, MTI

MTI Truck Driving Proposal

Background: MTI seeks to add a Professional Truck Driving certificate program.



Agenda Item 13

Subject: MTI Program Application – Leadership Studies Certificate - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE and Mark Wilson, MTI

MTI Leadership Studies Proposal

Background: MTI seeks to add a Leadership Studies certificate program.



Agenda Item 14

Subject: MTI Program Expansion – Powerline Registered Apprenticeship Certificate - Tiffany Sanderson, DOE and Mark Wilson, MTI

MTI Powerline Registered Apprenticeship Proposal

Background: MTI seeks to add a Registered Apprenticeship certificate option to its existing Powerline program.



Agenda Item 15

Subject: Update: 2016 Workforce Education Grants – Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Background: Information on grants awarded to date for Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs in secondary schools pursuant to SDCL 13-13-89.



Agenda Item 16

Subject: First Reading, Amendments to ARSD 24:10:47 Workforce Education Grants – Tiffany Sanderson, DOE

Rules First Reading Draft

Background: First reading on proposed amendments to chapter 24:10:47 to reflect changes made by the 2016 Legislature to SDCL 13-13-89.



Agenda Item 17

Subject: Secretary’s Report