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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 7/14/2005 9:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 101
Denver, Colorado 80203

Pamela Jo Suckla, Chairman, 3rd Congressional District

Jared Polis, Vice Chairman, Member-at-Large

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


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. Schools for exemption from the SAR rating.

Approve the attached list of schools for exemption from the SAR rating. Each of these meets the eligibility criteria for exemption in accordance with SB 02-94 and/or SB 04-83. These 12 schools are new additions to the existing 40 schools previously approved from the exemption from the rating.


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

Approve the contract between the State of Colorado for the use and benefit of the Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit, and the University of Colorado at Denver, in the amount not to exceed $210,000.00 from August 15, 2005 through August 14, 2006.


c. Designation of BOCES as Local Education Agencies

Based on the request of BOCES directors and the opinion of Assistant Attorney General Tony Dyl, it is recommended that the State Board of Education determine that BOCES are recognized as Local Education Agencies.


d. Study Committee on Assessment of Students with IEPs

Approve eight members for the Study Committee on Assessment of Students with IEPs.


IX. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

X. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

XI. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

XII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

a. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2000EC39

Instruct department staff to issue a professional teacher license to the applicant.


b. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2001EC40

Instruct department staff to issue a professional teacher license to the applicant.


c. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2002EC15

Instruct department staff to issue a professional teacher license to the applicant.


d. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 246779 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC07

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 state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the annulment or revocation of the holders authorization pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


e. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 285437 Charge No. 2005EC08

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the annulment or revocation of the holders license pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


f. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 157337 and No. 157466 Charge No. 2003EC53

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holders licenses pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


g. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 262687 Charge No. 2004EC39

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holders license pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


h. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 174100 Charge No. 2004EC45

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holders license pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


i. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 206988 Charge No. 2005EC14

Instruct department staff and the state attorney generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holders license pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


j. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2004EC32

Signify its acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.


k. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 164694 Charge No. 2004EC40

Signify its acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.


l. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 208908 Charge No. 2004EC47

Signify its acceptance and approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.


m. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC06

Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.


n. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC10

Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.


o. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Initial (18)

Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.


p. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Renewal (3)

Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.


q. REMOVED FROM AGENDA Endorsement preparation program in Gifted Education Specialist, submitted by the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley.

Approve the content, of the proposed endorsement preparation program in Gifted Education Specialist, at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley.


r. Amended Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 Colorado Code of Regulations 301-37

Schedule a hearing at the September 15, 2005 Board meeting to consider changes to the Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991 1 CCR 301 37


XIII. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

a. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Adams County School District 50 on behalf of Crown Pointe Academy of Westminster Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 29-day period ending Aug. 11, 2005 as follows: 22-9-104(1), 22-32- 109(1)(a)(b)(n)(t); 22-32-110(1)(bb)(I)(y)(ee), 22-32-118, 119 & 120, 22-33-105, C.R.S.


b. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Colorado Springs 11 School District on behalf of Community Prep Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a five-year period ending June 30, 2010 as follows: 22-9-107.1, 22- 32-109(1)(b)(n); 22-32-109.7, 109.8 & 109.9, 22-32-110(1)(h), 22-33-105, 22-60.5-101 et seq. through 22-60.5-404 et seq., C.R.S. and deny 1 CCR 301-1-3.11(104).


XIV. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

a. APPROVAL OF AMOUNTS PAYABLE TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE ACT OF 1994 (AS AMENDED)

Approve $236,195,985.35 payable to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program for the period July 2005 through November 2005 for a total of $1,180,979,826.75.


b. CONTINGENCY RESERVE REQUEST FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, WOODLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT R-104

Approve an emergency reserve award to Woodlin School District R-104, for assistance with extreme emergency facility repair, in the amount of $181,505, with the monies to be repaid in the event that insurance or legal settlements are received by the district in an amount to cover the costs associated with the damage and subsequent repairs.


XV. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

a. Licensure/Endorsement Programs, submitted by Jones International University (JIU), Englewood

b. "SCHOOL CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES RESERVE" PROJECTS

c. The Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB)

d. Proposed endorsement preparation program in Special Education Generalist, submitted by the Regis University (Regis), Denver

e. 2005 Administrative Procedures for Review of a State Board Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority

f. Proposed endorsement preparation program in Special Education Generalist, submitted by the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley.

g. Proposed endorsement preparation program in French and Spanish, University of Colorado at Denver (UCD)

h. Reaffirm Mathematics Standards

XVI. INFORMATION ONLY

XVII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XVIII. FUTURE BUSINESS

a. Upcoming 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:

July 13

Work Session

July 14

Regular Meeting

August 10

Work Session

Garfield School District RE-2, Learning Opportunity Center, 839 Whiteriver Ave., Rifle, CO

August 11

Regular Meeting

Garfield School District RE-2

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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