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REGULAR MEETING - 1/12/2006 10:30:00 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

Attendees
Rico Munn Colorado State Board of Education
Karen Middleton Colorado State Board of Education
Bob Schaffer Colorado State Board of Education
Peggy Littleton Colorado State Board of Education
Pamela Jo Suckla Colorado State Board of Education
Randy DeHoff 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. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

  5. ROLL CALL

    All present.



  6. TIMED ITEMS

    1. HEARINGS

      10:15 a.m.

      1/12

      Rules for the Administration of Closing the Achievement Gap, 1 CCR 301-69



  7. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

  8. COMMUNICATIONS

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

    1. Amended Board Meeting Dates

      Amended the adopted 2006 Board Meeting dates.

      Consent item.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Resolution Concerning Online Education

      Table It to next meeting.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Rules for the Administration of Closing the Achievement Gap, 1 CCR 301-69

      Adopted rules as published.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  10. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

  11. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

    1. Colorado Talking Book Library Expenditure from the Mary Jones Trust Fund.

      Approved expenditure of $54,377 from the Mary Jones Trust Fund.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  12. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    1. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 206988 charge No. 2005EC14

      Approved the terms and conditions of the settlement agreement by directing the commissioner to sign the original copy of the agreement.

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2005EC14

      License Holder: Rex L. Gilbert

      License Number: 206988

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Fremont County School District No. RE-3

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Canon City, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Rex L. Golbert engaged in inappropriate conduct

      toward female students and was convicted

      of two misdemeanor counts of unlawful sexual

      contact.

      Final Action of the State Board: Permanent revocation

      Date of State Board Action: January 12, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2005EC27

      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. 2005EC27

      Applicant: Hans V. Hasser

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Lamar School District No. RE-2

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Lamar, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Hans V. Hasser physically assaulted his son

      and daughter on several occasions, attempted to physically assault his son on one occasion and

      threatened to physically assault his daughter on

      one occasion.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: January 12,



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      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. 2005EC28

      Applicant: Rick S. Jimenez

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Boulder Valley School District No. RE-2

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Louisville, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Rick S. Jimenez engaged in sexual

      relationships with two female students.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of application.

      Date of State Board Action: January 12, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    4. Type III Authorizations - Emergency-Initial-23

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations-Emergency-Inital request.



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


    5. Type III Authorizations-Emergency-Renewal-1

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations request.



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


    6. Propose Endorsement Preparation Programs in Educational Leadership Principal Program by Regis University

      Approved the content, of the proposed endorsement preparation programs in Educational Leadership-Principal program at Regis University.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    7. Re-authorize the Licensure/Endorsement Preparation Content at the Ft. Lewis College

      Re-authorized the content of the educator preparation program, at the Ft. Lewis College, Durango, Colorado.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    8. Initial Decision of the Administrative Law Judge, Office of the Administrative Courts, Case No. ED 20050004; CDE Charge No. 2004EC31

      Adopted the Initial Decision of the Administrative Law Judge, Office of the Administrative Courts, Case No. ED 20050004; CDE Charge No. 2004EC31, revoked the substitute authorization and denied the Emergency Authorization application, direct conflicts counsel for the Board to prepare the final order in accordance with the Boards decisions upon this Initial Decision; and direct the Commissioner to sign the order for the Board.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  13. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

    1. Waiver Request by the Adams-Arapahoe 28J on Behalf of Lotus School of Excellence Charter School

      Approved the published waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(II)(B); C.R.S

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Waiver Request by the Adams-Arapahoe 28J School District on Behalf of New America Charter School

      Approved the published waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2008 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(II)(B); C.R.S.



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


  14. ACTION ITEMS - PREVENTION INITIATIVIVES

    1. Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildren's Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act

      Noticed the Rules for the Administration of the Colorado Schoolchildren's Asthma and Anaphylaxis Act for the March 9, 2006 Board Meeting.

      Consent Item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  15. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  16. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

    1. Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation

      Adopted the Rules for the Administration of Colorado Data Reporting for School Accreditation as amended.

      After a series of motions attempting to substitute language or amend sections, the Board adopted the Rules as published. For a digital copy of the discussion, please contact the Board Office.

      Peggy Littleton and Rico Munn were absent.

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


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

      Approved $239,180,011.94 payable to school districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program for January 2006.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  17. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Administrator/Principal Induction Program submitted by Centennial BOCES

    2. Teacher Induction Program Submitted by Renaissance Academy

    3. CELA Contract

    4. Re-Approve the Licence/Endorsement Content of the Educator Preparation Programs at Colorado College.

  18. INFORMATION ONLY

    1. Recommendations for the HB1246 Study Committee

  19. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  20. FUTURE BUSINESS

    1. Colorado State Board of Education 2006 Meeting Dates

      Meeting Dates:

      February 8 Work Session February 9 Regular Meeting

      February 2728 Board Retreat OFF SITE St. Julien Hotel, Boulder, CO

      March 8 Work Session March 9 Regular Meeting

      April 5 Work Session April 6 Regular Meeting

      May 10 Work Session May 11 Regular Meeting

      June 15 RETREAT June 16 RETREAT *No Board Meeting*

      July 12 Work Session July 13 Regular Meeting

      August 09 Work Session August 10 Regular Meeting OFF SITE

      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



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