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Regular Board Meeting - 11/9/2006

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 11/9/2006 9:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue, Room 101

Denver, CO 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 and Secretary to the
State Board of Education

Karen 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. Hearing: Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37
Conduct a hearing to consider amendments to the rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37.

VII. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VIII. COMMUNICATIONS

IX. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD / COMMISSIONER

1. Douglas County School District Waiver Request
Approve waivers for the Douglas County School District for a two-year period ending September 30, 2008, for the district to implement its Teacher Endorsement and Alternative Licensure Program, as follows: 22-9-106(4)(a), 22-60.5-106, and 1 CCR 301-37 2260.5-R paragraph 2.00 and Sections 7.00, 8.00, 9.00, and 11.00, for licensed teachers participating in the DCSD Teacher Endorsement Program to gain endorsements in hard-to-fill areas as defined by DCSD; and 22-60.5-201, 22-63-201, 22-63-203, 22-63-301, 22-63-302, 22-63-403, and 1 CCR 301-37 2260.5-R paragraph 2.00 and Section 18.00, for participants in the DCSD Professional Teacher in Residence Program for hard-to-fill positions and Alternative Teacher licenses, to include the accountability provisions in the application, including twice annual reviews during the two-year pilot.

X. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

XII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

XIII. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

1. Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Poudre School District
Approve the content of the proposed Principal/Administrator Induction program at the Poudre School District.

2. Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Weld Re-8 School District, Ft. Lupton
Approve the content of the proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program submitted by the Weld Re-8 School District, Ft. Lupton.

3. Teacher and Special Service Provider Induction Program: Hope Montessori Academy and Andrews Academy, Colorado Springs

Approve the content of the proposed Teacher and Special Service Provider Induction program at the Hope Montessori Academy and Andrews Academy in Colorado Springs.


4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC30
That 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.

5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 195794 and 275385, Charge No. 2006EC31
That 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.

6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 306351, Charge No. 2006EC32
That 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.

7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization, Charge No. 2006EC33
That 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.

8. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency--Initial (47)
Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

9. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency--Renewal (3)
Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

10. Hearing: Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37
Conduct a hearing to consider amendments to the rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37.

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

1. Waiver Request: St Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Ute Creek Secondary Academy Charter School
Approve the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-1-110; 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(II)(b)(t)(aa); 22-32-110(j)(k)(ee); 22-32-113; 22-45-103, C.R.S.

2. Notice of Hearing for January 2007 to Consider Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program, 1 CCR 301-50.
Notice a hearing for the January 11th, 2007 Board Meeting to consider Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Academic Achievement.

XV. ACTION ITEMS - EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS/PREVENTION/AT-RISK

1. Revocation of Approval for Schools in Eligible Facilities: Managed Adolescent Care and Arapahoe House, Aspen Center
Formally revoke approval of eligible facilities: Managed Adolescent Care and Arapahoe House, Aspen Center.

2. Appointment to the State Advisory Committee for Gifted and Talented Student Education (SAC)
Approve appointment of David Grosche to the State Advisory Committee for Gifted and Talented Student Education representing the Congressional District 5.

3. Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Children's Educational Act
Conduct a board-only discussion and consider adopting the proposed changes to the Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Childrens Educational Act.

4. Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Facility Schools
Adopt the proposed changes to the Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Facility Schools.

5. Tuition Cost Rate for the Rocky Mountain Deaf School, 2006-07
Approve a tuition rate for the Rocky Mountain Deaf School of $90.37 per day for a maximum of 180 school days for the 2006-07 school year.

XVI. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

1. Adjustment to Public School Finance Act State Share Payments for November
Approve the one-time only adjustment to Baca 5, Vilas School District of $1,965,837.08 for the November state share payment, which would revise the total state share payments of all school districts from $254,022,780.52 to $255,988,617.60.

XVII. INFORMATION ONLY

1. Eligible Facilities, School Approval Process
No recommended action, for information only

XVIII. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

1. Capital Construction: "School Construction and "Back-Up Renovation," "Powerball," and "Back-Up" Projects
INFORMATION ITEM ONLY WITH ACTION REQUESTED ON DECEMBER 14, 2006

2. Proposed 2007 Board Meeting Dates

3. Proposed Resolution: Concerning Environmental Education
Consider the attached proposed resolution supporting environmental education introduced by members Jared Polis and Karen Middleton.

XIX. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XX. FUTURE BUSINESS

1. 2006 Meeting Dates
December 13 Work Session December 14 Regular Meeting

XXI. ADJOURNMENT

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