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REGULAR MEETING - 2/9/2006 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

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

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  3. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

  4. ROLL CALL

    All Present.



  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    Approved



  6. TIMED ITEMS

    1. Ecole Francaise de Denver and Cherry Creek School District Case No. 05-CS-10

      Decision reversing Cherry Creek School District No. 5 and remanding for further proceedings.



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


  7. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

    Approved



  8. COMMUNICATIONS

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

    1. Resolution Concering Online Education

      Adopted the Resolution Concerning Online Education.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  10. ACTIONS ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

  11. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

    1. Declaratory Order Concerning Rules for the Administration of the Protection of Persons From Restraint Act

      Approved the Declaratory Order as published.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  12. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

  13. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    1. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 174100 Charge No. 2004EC45

      Signified acceptance and 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. 2004EC45

      License Holder: Kevin J. Tapia

      License Number: 174100

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Poudre School District R-1

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Longmont, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Kevin J. Tapia was convicted of one felony count

      sexual assault on a child by a person in a position

      of trust, one felony count of criminal attempt

      to commit sexual assault on a child by a person in

      a position of trust, two misdemeanor counts of

      harassment and one misdemeanor count of criminal

      attempt to commit harassment.

      Final Action of the State Board: Revocation

      Date of State Board Action: February 9, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2005EC31

      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. 2005EC31

      Applicant: Barry A. Kalish

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Walsenburg, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action

      Barry A. Kalish was convicted of one

      felony count of criminal attempt to commit

      possession of a schedule II controlled

      substance and failed to disclose on his

      Colorado substitute authorization application

      that his previous Colorado substitute authorization

      was denied.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: February 9, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for an Authorization Charge No. 2005EC32

      Dismissed the charge.

      Consent Item.



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 298053 and Authorization No. 231465 Charge No. 2005EC33

      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 license and authorization pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 250896 Charge No. 2005EC34

      Instructed department staff and state attorney generals's office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the revocation of the holder's authorization pursuant pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    6. Type III Authorizations Emergency-Initial (59)

      Approved the Initial Type III Authorizations.



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


    7. Type III Authorization Emergency-Renewal(4)

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations.



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


    8. Administrator/Principal Induction Program by Centennial BOCES, Longmont

      Approved the content of the proposed Administrator/Principal Induction Program at Centennial BOCES in Longmont.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    9. Teacher Induction Program by Renaissance Academy, Colorado Springs

      Approved the content of the Teacher Induction Program at the Renaissance Academy in Colorado Springs.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    10. Educator Preparation Program at Colorado College, Colorado Springs

      Re-approved the content of the overall Educator Preparation Program at Colorado College, Colorado Springs.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  14. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

  15. ACTION ITEMS - PREVENTION INITIATIVIVES

  16. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

    1. Public School Finance

      Approved payments to school districts of $956,616,676.92 for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended) state share of total program for the period February 2006 through May 2006.

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  17. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Contract Between State of Colorado and Colorado State University

      Reviewed the contract between the State of Colorado for the use and benefit of the Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services Unit, and Colorado State University.



    2. Alternative Principal Preparation Program at Western State College, Gunnison

      Reviewed Western State's proposal to offer the Alternative Principal Preparation Program through their approved Alternative Licensing Program.



    3. Teacher Induction Program by the Carbon Valley Academy, Frederick

      Reviewed the content of the proposed Teacher Induction Program submitted at the Carbon Valley Academy in Frederick.



    4. Principal/Administrator Induction Program by East Central BOCES, Limon

      Reviewed the proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program submitted by East Central BOCES, Limon



    5. Re-authorization of the content of the overall Educator Preparation Program, at Adams State College, Alamosa

      Reviewed Adams State's Education Preparation Program.



    6. University of Phoenix Endorsement Preparation Programs in Elementary Education

      Reviewed the University of Phoenix Endorsement Preparation Programs in Elementary Education.



  18. INFORMATION ONLY

  19. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  20. FUTURE BUSINESS

    1. 2006 Board Meeting Dates

      Meeting Dates:

      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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