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Regular Board Meeting - 5/11/2006

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REGULAR MEETING - 5/11/2006 8:00:00 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

Bob Schaffer, 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. TIMED ITEMS

1. 8:30 a.m. - 2nd Charter Appeal - Rolling Hills Charter Academy and Hanover School District

2. Exlusive Chartering Authority Application Hearings

1) Poudre R-1

2) Greeley 6 (Weld County)

3) Thompson R2-J

4) Brighton 27J

5) Falcon 49

6) Eagle County RE-50J

7) Windsor RE-4


VII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VIII. COMMUNICATIONS

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

X. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

1. Contract: The Colorado Student Assessment Program Alternate (CSAPA) between the State of Colorado Departement of Education and CTB McGraw-Hill.

Approve the initiation of a contract between the State of Colorado Department of Education and CTB McGraw-Hill, in an amount not to exceed $4,800,000 over a 5-year period to revise and administer CSAPA in grades 3-10.


2. Interagency Agreement between the State of Colorado, Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit (ESSU) and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Statewide Assistive, Augmentative Alternative Communication (SWAAAC).

Approve agreement between the State of Colorado, Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit (ESSU) and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Statewide Assistive, Augmentative Alternative Communication (SWAAAC) not to exceed $780,354 for SFY 2006 and SFY 2007.


3. Payments to Administrative Units from HB 06-1368 for Gifted and Talented Education

Approve payments of funds as indicated on the attachment.


XII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

1. The Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) Citizen Representative from Congressional District 2.

Approve John Crone as the appointment of Citizen Representative from Congressional District 2.


XIII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

1. Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Initial-(21)

Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations Emergency--Initial.


2. Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Renewal-(5)

Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations Emergency--Renewal.


3. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 284294 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC28

The State Board 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.


4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 250896 Charge No. 2005EC34

The State Board 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.


5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2006EC04

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


6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2006EC05

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


7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 191882 Charge No. 2006EC06

The State Board 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.


8. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 292620 Charge No. 2006EC08

The State Board 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 authorization pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.


9. Establishment of Fees for Licensing Program

Establish evaluation fees and CBI/FBI charges for FY 06/07 according to the following schedule:

7/1/06-6/30/07

Evaluations $60

One-year substitutes 30

CBI/FBI 39


10. Diocese of Pueblo Catholic Schools, Pueblo Teacher Induction Program

Approve the content of the proposed Teacher Induction program at the Diocese of Pueblo Catholic Schools in Pueblo.


11. Flagstaff Academy, Longmont Teacher Induction Program

Approve the content of the proposed Teacher Induction program at the Flagstaff Academy in Longmont.


12. Colorado State University - Pueblo (CSU-P) endorsement preparation program in Linguistically Diverse

Approve the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program in Linguistically Diverse as submitted by Colorado State University Pueblo (CSU-P), Pueblo, CO.


13. Regis College/University (Regis) endorsement preparation programs in Linguistically Diverse Education and Linguistically Diverse Education Specialist: Bilingual

Approve the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program in Linguistically Diverse Education and Linguistically Diverse Education Specialist: Bilingual as submitted by Regis College/University.


14. Pikes Peak BOCES: Special education generalist endorsement to Pikes Peak BOCES approved Teacher In Residence Program

Approve the special education generalist endorsement to the Pikes Peak BOCES Teacher In Residence Program.


15. Pueblo 60 and 70 Teacher In Residence Programs: Add the Linguistic Diverse Endorsement to Pueblos 60 and 70 approved Teacher In Residence Programs.

Approve the Linguistically Diverse Endorsement to Pueblo 60 and 70 Teacher In Residence Programs.


16. Provisional Re-authorization of the content of the Educator Preparation Program at Adams State College, Alamosa.

The State Board of Education is requested to provisionally re-authorize the licensure/endorsement program content of the educator preparation program at Adams State College, Alamosa, so that CDE may forward that provisional approval to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.


17. Provisional approval to the proposed endorsement preparation program in Special Education Generalist submitted by Adams State College (ASC).

The Colorado State Board of Education is requested to provisionally approve the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for Special Education Generalist, as submitted by Adams State College.


18. Provisional approval to the proposed endorsement preparation program in Special Education Generalist, as submitted by the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley.

The Colorado State Board of Education is requested to provisionally approve the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program in Special Education Generalist, as submitted by the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley.


19. Appeal of Administrative Law Judge Decision re. CDE Charge No. 2004EC20, OAC Case No. ED2005 0025
Affirm the initial decision of the Administrative Law Judge re. CDE Charge No. 2004EC20, and OAC Case No. ED2005 0025..

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

1. Waiver request from certain statues by the St. Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Carbon Valley Academy Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2006 as follows: 22-33-106; C.R.S.


2. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Weld RE-3J School District on behalf of Cardinal Community Academy Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2025 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(I)(t), 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee), 22-32-119; C.R.S.


3. Waiver request from certain statutes by the St. Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Flagstaff Academy Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending May 11, 2006 as follows: 22-1-110, 22-32-119, 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(II)(B)(t)(aa); 22-32-110(i)(j)(k)(ee), C.R.S.


4. Waiver request from certain statutes by the St. Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Twin Peaks Charter Academy

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2006 as follows: 22-1-110, 22-7-207, 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t), 22-32-110(1)(k)(bb), C.R.S.


5. Waiver request from certain statutes by the St. Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Ute Creek Secondary Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2006 as follows: 22-1-110, C.R.S.


6. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Elizabeth C-1 School District on behalf of Elbert County Charter School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending July 13, 2006 as follows: 22-32-109(b)(t), C.R.S.


7. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Elizabeth C-1 School District on behalf of Elbert County Charter High School

Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending July 13, 2006 as follows: 22-32-109(b)(t), C.R.S.


8. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Weld County 6 School District on behalf of Frontier Academy Charter School.

The Board approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending July 13, 2006 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t)bb); 22-32-110(i)(j)(k)(ee); 22-32-119 22-32-109.7, 109.8, 109..9; & 22-336-104(4), 105,107,108, C.R.S. noting that 22-32-109-7, 109.8 & 109.9 are delegation waivers.


9. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Falcon D49 School District on behalf of Rocky Mountain Classical Academy Charter School

The Board approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending July 13, 2006 as follows: 22-7-106, 107, 207; 22-32-109(1)(n)(t)(z) (cc), 109.3; 22-32-110(1)(b)(i)(j)(k)(m)(r)(ee)(jj), 110.7, 117, 118, 119; 22-87-104, 105, C.R.S.


XV. ACTION ITEMS - PREVENTATIVE INITIATIVES

XVI. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

1. Payments to Administrative Units for Special Education Programs Under the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 2005-06

Approve the attached list of payments to administrative units.


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

The total amount to be approved is $245,898,567.41 to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program for June 2006.


3. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, Office of Management Services and ACT, Inc.

Approve the contract between: The Colorado Department of Education, Office of Management Services and ACT, Inc., for the total amount of $1,450,031.00 for the dates of 07/01/05 through 06/30/06.


4. Additional Funding to Administrative Units for Special Education Programs Under the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 2005-06

The Department recommends that the State Board approve the attached list of payments to administrative units.


XVII. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

1. Regis University (Regis) proposed endorsement preparation programs in Special Education Generalist

Review the content of the proposed endorsement preparation programs in Special Education Generalist submitted by Regis University (Regis).


2. Resolution Concerning Environmental Education

Jared Polis and Karen Middleton are requesting the Board to consider this resolution for adoption in its May meeting.


XVIII. INFORMATION ONLY

1. Academic Team Champions

For information only


2. Appointments to the State Advisory Committee for Gifted and Talented Student Education (SAC)

Informational Only.


XIX. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XX. FUTURE BUSINESS

1. 2006 Board Meeting Dates

Meeting Dates:

June 15 NO MEETING June 16 NO MEETING

July 12 Work Session July 13 Regular Meeting

August 09 Work Session August 10 Regular Meeting OFF SITE

August 11 RETREAT

September 13 Work Session September 14 Regular Meeting

October 4 Work Session October 5 Regular Meeting

November 8 Work Session November 9 Regular Meeting

December 13 Work Session December 14 Regular Meeting


XXI. ADJOURNMENT

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