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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 12/8/2005 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. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

V. ROLL CALL

VI. TIMED ITEMS

a. HEARINGS

10:00 a.m. 12/8/05 Rules for the Administration of Closing the Achievement Gap, 1 CCR 301-69 (Tentative)

10:15 a.m. 12/8/05 Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation, 1 CCR 301-67


VII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VIII. COMMUNICATIONS

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

a. English Language Proficiency Act (ELPA) Program-SY 05-06

Approve the distribution of 2005 funds to eligible school districts in accordance with the English Language Proficiency Act (Article 24 of Title 22, CRS) in the amount of $4,043,555.00.


b. Board Operating Procedures

Consider an amendment to the State Board Operating Procedures.


c. Rules for the Administration of Closing the Achievement Gap (Tentative)

Conducted a hearing to consider Rules for the Administration of Closing the Achievement Gap, 1 CCR 301-69

Continued hearing.


X. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

a. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB)appointment of Citizen Representative - Congressional District 3.

Approval for appointment of Stephen Coleman to the Colorado Library Advisory Board as a Citizen Representative from Congressional District 3.


XII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

a. Disciplinary Proceedings Concering Licence No. 261914 Charge No. 2004EC37

Approved of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.


b. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License NO. 285437 Charge No. 2005EC08

Approval of the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.


c. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC25

Dismiss the charge.


d. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 284327 Charge No. 2005EC26

Instruct department staff and the state 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.


e. Type III Authorizations - Emergency-Initial-71

Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested


f. Type III Authorizations - Emergency-Renewal-9

Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.


g. Proposed Endorsement Preparation Programs in Instructional Technology Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist Submitted by Adams State College (ASC).

Approve the Content of the Proposed Endorsement Preparation Programs in Instructional Technology Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist Submitted by Adams State College (ASC).


h. Proposed Endorsement Preparation Programs in Instructional Technology Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist Submitted by University of Colorado at Denver (UCD).

Approve the Content of the Proposed Endorsement Preparation Programs in Instructional Technology Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist Submitted by University of Colorado at Denver (UCD).


i. Cut Scores for the Instructional Technology and Gifted Education PLACE Licensing Endorsement Assessments

State Board of Education accept the panel-recommended cut-scores for Gifted-Education and Instructional Technology PLACE content-area assessments for teacher licensing endorsement and adopt the cut-scores at its December, 2005, meeting.


XIII. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

a. Waiver Request of Adams-Arapahoe 28J on behalf of Lotus School of Excellence Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending January 12, 2006 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(II)(B); C.R.S.


b. Waiver request of Adams-Arapahoe 28J on behalf of New America Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending January 12, 2006 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(II)(B); C.R.S.


XIV. ACTION ITEMS - PREVENTION INITIATIVES

a. Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildren's Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act, 1 CCR 301-68.

Adopt Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildrens Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act, 1 CCR 301-68.


XV. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

a. Excess Cost Rates for Eligible Facilities for Fiscal Year 2005-06

Approve the attached list of special education excess cost rates.


XVI. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

a. Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation, 1 CCR 301-67

Continue the hearing to consider the Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation.


b. Amounts Payable to School Districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (As Amended)

Approve $247,027,026.85 payable to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program for December 2005.


XVII. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

a. The Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) is seeking the recommendation of a Citizen Representative from Congressional District 2.

b. Proposed Endorsement Preparation Programs in Educational Leadership Principal Program Regis University (Regis)

c. Proposed Resolution on Online Education

XVIII. INFORMATION ONLY

a. Colorado Library Advisory Board Annual Plan for 2005-2006

b. 2005 Revised Administrative Procedures on Charter Schools

XIX. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XX. FUTURE BUSINESS

XXI. ADJOURNMENT

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