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Regular Board Meeting - 5/12/2005

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Regular Meeting - 5/12/2005 7:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 101
Denver, Colorado 80203

Pamela Jo Suckla, Chair

Jared Polis, Vice Chair

Randy DeHoff, 6th Congressional District

Evie Hudak, 2nd Congressional District

Peggy Littleton, 5th Congressional District

Karen Middleton, 7th Congressional District

Rico Munn, 1st Congressional District

Clair Orr, 4th Congressional District

William J. Moloney, Commissioner of Education and Secretary to the State Board of Education

Karen A. Gerwitz, Director of State Board Relations

PROPOSED AGENDA


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

IV. ROLL CALL

V. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

VI. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VII. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Board Members' Reports

b. Commissioner's Report

VIII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD/COMMISSIONER/DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

a. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit and Parent Education and Assistance for Kids dba Peak Parent Center, Inc

Recommended Motion: Approve the contract between the State of Colorado - for the use and benefit of the Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit, and the Parent Education and Assistance for Kids dba Peak Parent Center, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $300,637.37 from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 with option for 2 renewals


b. Appointments to the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee

Recommended Motion: Appoint Mary Griffin, Congressional District 7, representing a State Child Welfare Agency, to fill the vacancy on the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee (CSEAC), effective July 1, 2005


c. Interagency Agreement between the Colorado Department of Education, Early Childhood Connections (ECC), and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC), JFK Partners, Department fo Pediatrics

Recommended Motion: Approve the Interagency Agreement between the Colorado Department of Education, Early Childhood Connections (ECC), and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC), JFK Partners, Department of Pediatrics for an amount not to exceed $360,000 and for the period of 7/1/05-6/30/06, with option for annual renewal for up to four years


d. Resolution: Arts in Education

Recommended Motion: Approve a resolution regarding Arts in Education


e. Resolution: Supporting the State's Budget Referendum

Recommended Motion: Approve a resolution supporting the State's Budget Referendum


f. Resolution: Math Performance

Recommended Motion: Approve a resolution regarding Math Performance


IX. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

a. Mathematics: The State's Prime Numbers
Late - See attached document

X. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

a. No Items Submitted

XI. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

a. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB)

Recommended Motion: Appoint new member, Howard Major, Congressional District 4 to the Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB)


XII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

a. Type III Authorizations

Recommended Motion: Approve the Type III Authorizations as follows:

  1. Renewal - 2
  2. Initial - 19

b. Disciplinary Proceedings

Recommended Motion: Signify acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement concerning the following:

  1. Authorization No. 287174, Charge No. 2004EC49

  2. License No. 168507, Charge No. 2003EC50


c. Disciplinary Proceedings

Recommended Motion: Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S., and instruct department staff and the attorney general's office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holder's authorization pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S. concerning Authorization No. 216519 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2004EC18


d. Educator Records

Recommended Motion: Instruct department staff to remove from the educator's file the requested records except those denominated 061, 062, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 133, 134 and 135


e. Rules for the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37, Principal Authorization

Recommended Motion: Adopt the Rules for the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37, Alternative Principal Authorization Preparation


f. Establishment of Fees for Licensing Program

Recommended Motion: Adopt evaluation fees and CBI/FBI charges for FY05/06 according to the following schedule:

7/1/05-6/1/06

Evaluations $60

One-year substitutes $30

CBI/FBI $39


g. Teacher Induction Programs

Recommended Motion: Approve the proposed teacher induction program for:

  1. Aspen School District

  2. Truth Christian Academy


XIII. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

a. Waiver Requests

Recommended Motion: Approve the attached waiver requests for a five-year period ending June 30, 2010 as follows:

  1. 22-32-109.7, C.R.S. Colorado Springs 11 School District on behalf of 21st Century Charter School
  2. 22-1-110, 22-32-109(1)(n)(t); 22-32-109.7, 109.8 & 109.9, 22-32-110 (1) (i) (k) (ee) (y), 22-32-119, 22-28-111 (1) (a), 22-32-120, C.R.S. Boulder Valley School District RE-2, on behalf of Peak to Peak Charter School

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

a. Excess Cost Rates for Eligible Facilities

Recommended Motion: Approve the attached list of special education excess cost rates


b. Tuition Rate for Rocky Mountain Deaf School for the 2004-2005 School Year

Recommended Motion: Approve request to establish a daily tuition rate of $90.37 for the Rocky Mountain Deaf School for the 2004-05 school year


c. Payments to Administrative Units for Special Education Programs under the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 2004-05

Recommended Motion: Approve the attached list of payments to Administrative Units for Special Education Programs under the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 2004-05


d. Amounts Payable to School Districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended)

Recommended Motion: Approve payments to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program for June 2005


XV. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

a. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit and the University of Colorado at Denver

b. Endorsement Preparation Program, Gifted Education Specialist, University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley

c. Endorsement Preparation Program, Special Education Specialist, University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley

XVI. INFORMATION ONLY

a. Reporting significantly late School District/ BOCES Audit and Automated Data Exchange (ADE) Submissions

XVII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

a. Citizens Addressing the Board

A sign up sheet is provided on the day of the Board meeting for all persons wishing to address the Board on issues not on the agenda. Speakers are called in the order in which they sign up. Each participant begins by stating his/her name, address and organization for the taped record.

A maximum of one half hour is set aside for public comment. The State Board Chairman will announce the time limit for speakers, usually five minutes or less. Participants wishing to express their views more fully are encouraged to write to the Board at 201 East Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80203, or call (303) 866-6817.


XVIII. FUTURE BUSINESS

a. Meetings

The following meetings will be held at the Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 101, 9:00 a.m., Denver, unless otherwise noted:

May 11

Work Session

May 12

Regular Meeting

June 8-9

Board Retreat -

Keystone, Colorado

July 13

Work Session

July 14

Regular Meeting

August 10

Work Session -

Off-Site/TBA

August 11

Regular Meeting -

Off-Site/TBA

September 14

Work Session

September 15

Regular Meeting

October 5

Work Session

October 6

Regular Meeting

November 09

Work Session

November 10

Regular Meeting

December 7

Work Session

December 8

Regular Meeting


XIX. ADJOURNMENT

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Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. If needed, please notify the State Board Office at 303/866-6817 at least three working days prior to the meeting.

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