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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 11/10/2005 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

Willam J. Moloney, Commissioner of Education

and Secretary to the State Board of Education

Karen A. Gerwitz, Director of State Board Relations

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

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  3. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

  4. ROLL CALL

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

  6. TIMED ITEMS

    1. HEARINGS

      7:00 a.m. 11/10/05 Executive Session - Personnel

      9:45 a.m. 11/10/05 Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildrens Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act, 1 CCR 301-68

      10:00 a.m. 11/10/05 Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation, 1 CCR 301-67



  7. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

  8. COMMUNICATIONS

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

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

      Conducted a hearing for the November 10, 2005 Board Meeting to consider Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildrens Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act, 1 CCR 301-68. Closed the oral portion of the hearing, directed revisions, and scheduled for consideration at the Board's next meeting December 8, 2005.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

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



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Approval of On-Grounds School - eligible facility - for Griffith Centers for Children - Grand Avenue; The Joshua School; and Buchanan Instructional Group (BIG)

      Approved Griffith Centers for Children - Grand Avenue; The Joshua School; and Buchanan Instructional Group (BIG) as on-grounds schools.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    4. Proposed 2006 Board Meeting Dates

      Adopted the 2006 Board Meeting dates.



      Motion made by: Evie Hudak

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Ratification of Chair's Approval of Board Minutes of Exclusive Chartering Authority Challenge Hearings of Boulder Valley School District and Adams 50 School District

      Ratified the Chair's approval of Board minutes of the Exclusive Chartering Authority Hearings of Boulder Valley School District and Adams 50 School District

      Voting
      Randy DeHoff - Abstain
      Peggy Littleton - Yes
      Clair Orr - Yes
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Rico Munn - Yes
      Jared Polis - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes


    6. 2006 Legislative Priorities

      Adopted the 2006 State Board of Education Legislative Priorities

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  10. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

  11. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  12. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

    1. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) appointment

      Approved appointment to the Colorado LIbrary Advisory Board (CoLAB), Jody Howard as a Library Education Representative.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  13. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    1. Re-authorization of the Content of the Educator Preparation Program, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

      Re-authorized the licensure/endorsement preparation program content for programs at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.

      Consent Item.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Initial

      Approved the Initial Type III Authorizations - 47

      Joint Motion



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


    3. Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Renewal

      Approved Requests for Type III Authorizations - Emergency--Renewal - 8.

      Joint Motion



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


    4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2005EC23

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

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2005EC23

      Applicant: Douglas D. Degraaff

      Last known School District

      of Employment: Cheyenne County School District No. RE-5

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Douglas D. DeGraaff was convicted of two

      felony counts of making a false statement

      on a bank loan application.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application.

      Date of State Board Action: November, 10, 2005



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization, Charge No. 2005EC20

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

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2005EC20

      Applicant: Steven P. Ferrell

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Colorado Springs, Colorado

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Steven P. Ferrell was convicted of one

      misdemeanor count of public indecency and

      failed to disclose on his Colorado substitute

      authorization application that his Ohio substitute teaching certificate application was denied in 1999.

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: November 10, 2005



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Certificate No. 180393 and an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2005EC21

      Instructed department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S., and instructed department staff and the state attorney general's office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the annulment of the holder's certificate pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2005EC21

      Applicant: Maria C. Ferrato

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Central Consolidated Schools

      (Shiprock, New Mexico)

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Durango,Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Maria C. Ferrato established and maintained

      inappropriate relationships with students

      cultivated, possessed and distributed

      marijuana to students, smoked marijuana in

      the presence of students, transported students

      while under the influence of marijuana, was

      convicted of one misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, failed to

      disclose this conviction on her Colorado

      substitute authorization application, and

      provided false information regarding her

      criminal history on this application.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application.

      Date of State Board Action: November 10, 2005



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 225170 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2005EC22

      Instructed department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S., and instructed 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.

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2005EC22

      Applicant: Nathan R. Montgomery

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Jefferson County School District No. R-1

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Evergreen, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Nathan R. Montgomery engaged in a sexual

      relationship with a female student.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application.

      Date of State Board Action: November 10, 2005



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Adopted the amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 CCR 301-37.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  14. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

    1. 2005 Revised Administrative Policy on Charter Schools

      Adopted the 2005 Revised Administrative Policy on Charter Schools.



      Motion made by: Rico Munn
      Motion seconded by: Randy DeHoff

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  15. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

    1. Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation, 1 CCR 301-66

      Continued the hearing to the December 8 meeting to consider Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation, 1 CCR 301-1-66.



  16. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Year of Science - Overview of Colorado Student Performance in Science

    2. Proposed endorsement preparation programs in Instructional Technology Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist, as submitted by the University of Colorado, Denver (UCD)

    3. Proposed endorsement preparation programs in Instructional Technology Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist, as submitted by the Adams State College (ASC)

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

  17. INFORMATION ONLY

    1. 2005 Administrative Procedures for Review of a State Board Grant of Exclusive Chartering Authority

  18. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  19. FUTURE BUSINESS

  20. ADJOURNMENT







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