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Regular Board Meeting - 4/12/2007

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 4/12/2007 9:00:00 AM
Colorado Department of Education
201 East Colfax Avenue, Board Room
Denver, Colorado 80203

Pamela Jo Suckla, Chairman, 3rd Congressional District

Bob Schaffer, Vice-Chairman, 4th Congressional District

Elaine Gantz Berman, 1st Congressional District

Randy DeHoff, 6th Congressional District

Evie Hudak, 2nd Congressional District

Peggy Littleton, 5th Congressional District

Karen Middleton, 7th Congressional District

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


I. CALL TO ORDER

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

IV. ROLL CALL

V. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

VI. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

VII. TIMED ITEMS

1. Rules Hearing: Minimum Standards for School Transportation Vehicles, 301-25
Adopt the recommended amendements to the Minimum Standards for School Transportation Vehicles Rules, 301-25.

VIII. COMMUNICATIONS

IX. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD/COMMISSIONER

1. REMOVE ITEM FROM AGENDA Proposed Resolution Concerning the Mandatory HPV Vaccine

Approve the attached resolution concerning the mandatory HPV vaccine.


X. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING & RESULTS

XI. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

1. Waiver Request Renewal: Delta County School District 50(J)
Approve renewal of waiver from the following statutes for the Vision Academy in the Delta County School District 50J from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010: 22-9-106 (4); 22-32-109 (1) (b); 22-32-109 (1) (f) local board duties concerning selection of personnel and pay; 22-32-109 (1) (t); 22-32-110 (1) (h); 22-32-126; 22-63-201; 22-63-203; 22-63-206; 22-63-301; 22-63-302; 22-63-401; 22-63-402; 22-63-403 C.R.S.

XII. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

1. Permanent Rules for the Accessible Educational Materials for Students with Print Disabilities Grant Program, 301-70
Adopt the permanent rules for the Accessible Educational Materials for Students with Print Disabilities Grant Program.

XIII. ACTION ITEMS - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

XIV. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

1. Establishment of Fees for Licensing Program

Approve the establishment of evaluation fees for FY 07/08 according to the following schedule:

7/1/07 -6/30/08

Evaluations $60 One-year substitutes $30


2. Linguistically Diverse Education (LDE) Teacher Preparation Program: Regis University
Approve the Regis University Linguistically Diverse educator preparation program.

3. Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Adams County 50 School District, Westminster.
Re-approve the Adams County 50 School District, Westminster, Principal/Administrator Induction Program.

4. Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Boulder Valley School District
Re-approve the Boulder Valley School District Principal/Administrator Induction Program.

5. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Adams County 50 School District, Westminster
Re-Approve the Adams County 50 School District, Westminster, Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

6. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Boulder Valley School District
Re-Approve the Boulder Valley School District Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

7. Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program: Southwest BOCS
Re-Approve the Southwest BOCS Teacher/Special Service Provider Induction Program.

8. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 283427, Charge No. 2006EC13
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.

9. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 305524, Charge No. 2006EC34
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.

10. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2006EC42
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

11. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License and Authorization Applications, Charge No. 2007EC02
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

12. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization, Charge No. 2007EC05
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

13. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2007EC06
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

14. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2007EC07
Instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S.

15. Appeal of Administrative Law Judge Decision re. OAC Case No. ED 2006-0004, CDE Charge No. 2004EC39, License 262687
Consider the exceptions filed in OAC Case No. ED 2006-0004, CDE Charge No. 2004EC39 and accept Administrative Law Judge's Initial Decision as the Board's Final Agency Order.

16. Type III Emergency Authorizations--Initial (10)
Approve the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

17. Type III Emergency Authorizations--Renewal (1)
Approve the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

XV. ACTION ITMES - SPECIAL SERVICES

1. Summer School Grant Program
Accept recommendations for summer school grant recipients and amount of grant awards.

2. School District Seeking Exclusive Chartering Authority: Adams 12 Five Star Schools
Deny the Adams 12 Five Star School District exclusive chartering authority according to 22-30.5-504(4)(a), C.R.S.

3. School District Seeking Exclusive Chartering Authority: Durango School District 9-R
Deny the Durango 9-R School District exclusive chartering authority according to 22-30.5-504(4)(a), C.R.S.

4. School Districts Seeking Exclusive Chartering Authority: Lewis Palmer School District 38 & Weld County School District 6
Approve Lewis Palmer School District #38 and Weld County School District #6 for exclusive chartering authority according to 22-30.5-504(9)(a), C.R.S.

5. School Districts Seeking Exclusive Chartering Authority: Colorado Springs School District 11 & the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Approve Colorado Springs School District 11 and the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 for exclusive chartering authority according to 22-30.5-504(5)(b)(II), C.R.S.

6. School Districts Seeking Exclusive Chartering Authority: Delta County 50J, Mapleton Public Schools 1, Englewood Schools 1
Approve Delta County School District 50J, Mapleton Public Schools #1, Englewood Schools #1 for exclusive chartering authority according to 22-30.5-504(6), C.R.S.

7. School Districts Seeking Exclusive Chartering Authority: Primero Reorganized RE-2 & Karval RE-23
Approve the Primero Reorganized School District RE-2 and Karval RE-23 for exclusive chartering authority according to 22-30.5-504(5)(b)(I), C.R.S.

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

1. Contract: College Board Advanced Placement Exam Fee Program
Approve Advanced Placement Fee Program contract agreement between CDE and College Board.

2. Appointments to the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee
Approve appointments to fill the vacancies on the Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee (CSEAC), effective July 1, 2007.

3. Summer School Funds for Eligible Facilities 2007
Approve grants to Facility Schools in the amounts specified on the attachment.

4. Contract: Peak Parent Center
Approve the contract for the use and benefit of CDE, Exceptional Student Leadership Unit, and the Parent Education and Assistance for Kids dba Peak Parent Center, Inc. in an amount (still under negotiation) not to exceed approximately $244,874.00 from 7/1/07 through 6/30/08 with an option for 1 last renewal under the current RFP.

XVII. MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

1. Rules Hearing: Minimum Standards for School Transportation Vehicles, 301-25
Adopt the recommended amendements to the Minimum Standards for School Transportation Vehicles Rules, 301-25.

XVIII. ACTION ITEMS - LEGAL SERVICES

1. Charter School Institute Administrative Procedures
Adopt the attached proposed procedures as State Board procedures.

2. Revision to 2005 Administrative Procedures for Review of a State Board Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority
Amend the ECA Procedures by deleting the last sentence of Section E., paragraph 5.

XIX. INFORMATION ONLY

XX. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

1. Linguistically Diverse Education Teacher Preparation Program: Metropolitan State College
Approve the Metropolitan State College Linguistically Diverse Education Teacher Preparation Program at the May 2007 meeting.

2. Interagency Agreement between the State of Colorado, Department of Education, Exceptional Student Leadership Unit (ESLU) and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Statewide Assistive, Augmentative Alternative Communication (SWAAAC)
Approve agreement at May Regular meeting.

3. Contract: Lindamood Bell Project
Approve contract at May 2007 meeting.

4. Proposed Code of Conduct/Ethics Procedures
Bob Schaffer and Elaine Berman are drafting proposed procedures for the Board to consider at the May meeting.

XXI. OPPRTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

XXII. FUTURE BUSINESS

1. Upcoming Meetings
May 9 Work Session May 10 Regular Meeting June 13 Work Session June 14 Regular Meeting July 11 Work Session July 12 Regular Meeting August 8 Work Session August 9 Regular Meeting September 5 Work Session September 6 Regular Meeting October 3 Work Session October 4 Regular Meeting November 7 Work Session November 8 Regular Meeting December 12 Work Session December 13 Regular Meeting

XXIII. 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 one week prior to the meeting.

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