Site Index | CDE Offices | Staff Directory

* * CDE will be closed on Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day holiday. * *

Regular Board Meeting - 8/11/2005

<< Return to Meeting Archive Main Page
REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 8/11/2005 9:00:00 AM
Learning Opportunity Center
839 White River Ave
Rifle, Colorado 81650

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

Attendees
Rico Munn Colorado State Board of Education
Karen Middleton Colorado State Board of Education
Clair Orr Colorado State Board of Education
Randy DeHoff Colorado State Board of Education
Pamela Jo Suckla Colorado State Board of Education
Jared Polis Colorado State Board of Education
Evie Hudak Colorado State Board of Education
Peggy Littleton Colorado State Board of Education
  1. CALL TO ORDER

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  3. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

  4. ROLL CALL

    Peggy Littleton was absent

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

  6. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

  7. COMMUNICATIONS

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

    1. Rules for the Administration of the Dropout Prevention Activity Grant Program

      Scheduled a hearing for the October 6, 2005 Board Meeting to consider the Rules for the Administration of the Dropout Prevention Activity Grant Program



    2. Resolution: Support of Constitution Day

      Adopted Resolution: Support of Constitution Day with amendments



      Voting
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Randy DeHoff - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes
      Peggy Littleton - No Vote


    3. Peer Review for Title 1

      Approved Peer Review for Title 1



    4. Formal Attorney General Opinion

      Approval to seek a formal Attorney General opinion regarding the Colorado School Land Trust



      Voting
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Randy DeHoff - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes
      Peggy Littleton - No Vote


  9. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

    1. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

    2. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

      1. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) reappointment

        Reappointed three members to serve a second (3-year) term on CoLAB: Citizen representative for Congressional District 1 Gail Dowe; Rural School Library/Media Center representative Barbara Jaques; Small/Rural Public Library representative Kristina Lindsey



    3. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

      1. Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Initial (16)

        Approved Type III Authorizations - Emergency - Initial (16)



      2. Type III Authorizations - Renewal (6)

        Approved TYPE III Authorizations - Emergency Renewal (6)



      3. Rules for the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, CCR 301-37

        Rescheduled the hearing to consider these rules for the October 6, 2005 Board meeting



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

        Approved the proposed Licensure/Endorsement Programs, submitted by Jones International University (JIU), Englewood



    4. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

      1. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Pueblo 70 School District on behalf of Swallows Charter Academy

        Approved the waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending September 15, 2005 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(I)(w)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i)(k)(ee)(y), C.R.S.



      2. REMOVED FROM AGENDA Waiver request from certain statutes by the Denver 1 School District on behalf of Denver School of Science & Technology

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

        Approved the waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 5-year period ending June 30, 2010 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.



      4. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Denver 1 School District on behalf of Academy of Urban Learning (f.k.a. Denver Peak Academy)

        Approved the waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending September 15, 2005 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i)(k)(ee)(y), C.R.S.



        Voting
        Rico Munn - Yes
        Karen Middleton - Yes
        Clair Orr - Yes
        Randy DeHoff - Yes
        Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
        Jared Polis - No Vote
        Evie Hudak - Yes
        Peggy Littleton - No Vote


      5. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Douglas County School District on behalf of Challenge to Excellence Charter School

        Approved the waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending September 15, 2005 as follows: 22-63-205, C.R.S.



      6. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Charter School Institute Board on behalf of Colorado Springs Charter Academy

        Approved the waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending September 15, 2005 as follows: 22-7-106; 22-7-107; 22-9-107; 22-32-109(1)(b); 22-32-109(1)(n)(l); 22-32-109(1)(n)(II); 22-32-109(1)(t);22-32-109.7; 22-32-109.8; 22-32-109.9; 22-33-104(4);22-33-105; 22-33-107; and 22-33-108, C.R.S.



        Voting
        Rico Munn - Yes
        Karen Middleton - Yes
        Clair Orr - Yes
        Randy DeHoff - Abstain
        Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
        Jared Polis - Yes
        Evie Hudak - Yes
        Peggy Littleton - No Vote


      7. Waiver request from certain statutes by the Charter School Institute Board on behalf of Ross Montessori School

        Approved the waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a 36-day period ending September 15, 2005 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b); 22-32-109(1)(n)(l); 22-32-109(1)(t); 22-32-110(1)(i); 22-32-110(1)(k); 22-32-119; 22-60.5-301; and 22-32-103(10), C.R.S.



        Voting
        Rico Munn - Yes
        Karen Middleton - Yes
        Clair Orr - Yes
        Randy DeHoff - Abstain
        Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
        Jared Polis - Yes
        Evie Hudak - Yes
        Peggy Littleton - No Vote


    5. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

      1. Designation of Educational Data Advisory Committee

        Approved the existing membership for the Educational Data Advisory Committee (EDAC) as required by C.R.S. 22-2-116(2)(a)



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

        Approved ECEA payments to school districts and administrative units in the total amount of $89,733.326



      3. Payments to Administrative Units Under the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 2005-2006 (Gifted and Talented Program)

        Approved payments of funds under the Exceptional Childrens Educational Act to administrative units in the total amount of $6,258,744



      4. SCHOOL CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES RESERVE" PROJECTS

        Approved the listings of projects for award



    6. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

      1. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) will be asking for appointment of 1 board member to represent the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC)

      2. Guidebook on Designing, Delivering, and Evaluating Services for English Language Learners (ELLs)

      3. Proposed endorsement preparation programs in French and Spanish, submitted by the University of Colorado at Denver (UCD) Denver, and then at its September 15, 2005 meeting approve the content.

      4. Interagency Agreement between the State of Colorado (CDE) Exceptional Student Services Unit (CDE/ESSU) and the University of Colorado Health Sciences

    7. INFORMATION ONLY

      1. Human Resources / CDE At-Will Employee Salary Range Schedule for FY2005-2006

      2. 2004 & 2005 Legislative Priorities

      3. Civic Mission of Schools

        Discussed proposal for Strengthening Civic Education in Colorado to assist school districts with implementation of civics standards per 22-1-104



    8. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

    9. FUTURE BUSINESS

      1. Upcoming Meetings

        Meeting Dates

        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

        Hearings

        9:45 a.m.

        10/6/05

        Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37

        10:15 a.m.

        10/6/05

        Rules for the Administration of Dropout Prevention Activity Grant Program, 1 CCR 301-66

        Exclusive Chartering Authority Challenge

        1:00 p.m.

        9/14/05

        Colorado League of Charter Schools and Zenith Academy Challenge of the Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority of the Boulder Valley School District

        2:00 p.m.

        9/14/05

        Colorado League of Charter Schools Challenging the Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority of the Adams 50 School District



    10. ADJOURNMENT







    Secretary

    Chairperson

    Quick Links

     

    Contact Us

    Colorado Dept. of Education
    201 East Colfax Ave.
    Denver, CO 80203
    Phone: 303-866-6600
    Fax: 303-830-0793
    Contact CDE

    Hours:
    Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Licensing Location
    & Hours