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Regular Board Meeting - 8/10/2006

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REGULAR MEETING - 8/10/2006 9:00:00 AM
Telluride School District
725 West Colorado Avenue
Telluride, CO 81435 PHONE: 970-728-6617

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

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. ROLL CALL

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    Jared Polis moved to approve the agenda as amended. Randy DeHoff seconded the motion. The agenda was unanimously approved.



  6. TIMED ITEMS

    1. Thursday, August 10, 2006

  7. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

    Consent motion unanimously approved.



  8. COMMUNICATIONS

  9. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD / COMMISSIONER

  10. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

  11. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  12. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

    1. The Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB) Appointment of Four Board Members and Reappointment of One Board Member to a Second Three-Year Term

      Approved appointments of Christie Frost, Ellen Greenblatt, Julie Herrera and Jim Connor.

      Motion made by: Karen Middleton
      Motion seconded by: Evie Hudak

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  13. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    1. REMOVE ITEM FROM AGENDA Clear Creek School District, Idaho Springs: Proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program

      Removed item from agenda.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Hope Montessori Academy and Andrews Academy, Colorado Springs: Teacher Induction Program

      Tabled to September meeting.



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

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. North Conejos School District, La Jara: Proposed Teacher/Special Services Providers Induction Program

      Approved the content of the proposed Teacher/Special Services Providers Induction program at the North Conejos School District in La Jara.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    4. North East BOCES: Designated Agency for the Alternative Licensing Program for a One-Year Provisional Period

      Approved the Northeast BOCES proposal to become a Designated Agency for the Alternative Program for a one-year provisional period.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Regis University: Proposed Endorsement Preparation Program in Special Education Generalist

      Provisionally approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for Special Education Generalist, as submitted by Regis University.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Evie Hudak

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2006EC17

      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. 2006EC17

      Applicant: Kevin C. Wilson

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Grand Valley School District No. 16

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Grand Junction, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Kevin C. Wilson engaged in inappropriate

      conduct toward students and failed to

      disclose on his Colorado initial educator

      license application that he was terminated

      from employment with the Davis County

      (Utah) School District in 1994 and his Utah

      teaching certificate was suspended in 1994.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: August 10, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2006EC19

      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. 2006EC19

      Applicant: Eric Smith

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Denver Public Schools

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Buffalo, New York

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Eric Smith falsified or caused to be

      falsified a form that he submitted

      with his license application to

      convey false information about his

      qualifications.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: August 10, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    8. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2006EC22

      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. 2006EC22

      Applicant: Albert M. Spungen

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Silverton School District No. 1

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Silverton, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Albert M. Spungen possessed marijuana

      and drug paraphernalia on school property

      and failed to disclose on his Colorado

      initial educator license application that

      Shawnee Mission (Kansas) Unified

      School District No. 512 terminated his

      employment with the district.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: August 10, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    9. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 167100 and 333451, Charge No. 2006EC23

      Instructed 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 authorizations pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    10. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License, Charge No. 2006EC24

      That the State Board instruct department staff to issue a notice of denial and appeal rights to the applicant pursuant to 24-4-104, C.R.S. 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. 2006EC24

      Applicant: Elena M. Ramos

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Los Angeles Unified School District

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Larkspur, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Elena M. Ramos endangered her

      childrens health and failed to disclose

      on her Colorado initial educator license

      application that her California teacher

      credential application was denied.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: August 10, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    11. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 321291, Charge No. 2006EC25

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

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    12. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC26

      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. 2006EC26

      Applicant: Susan K. Vaughan

      Last Known School District

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

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Boulder, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Susan K. Vaughan engaged in

      inappropriate conduct toward

      students.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: August 10, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    13. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 261914, Charge No. 2004EC37

      Instructed department staff to reinstate the holders provisional teacher license.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    14. Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency-Initial (12)

      Approved the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Evie Hudak

      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


    15. Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency-Renewal (1)

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Evie Hudak

      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


  14. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

    1. A waiver request from certain statutes by the Boulder Valley School District on behalf of Justice High School

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2011 as follows: 22-1-110; 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(ll)(B)(t); 109.1(1)(a); 22-32-110(1)(h)(i)(j)(k)(ee); 22-32-113(5); 22-32-126; C.R.S. and deny 301-1 C.C.R.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. A waiver request from certain statutes by Denver Public Schools on behalf of Ridge View Academy.

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-7-106 (1)(a)(lll)(IV)(2), C.R.S.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

    1. Request to Notice Hearing Date for Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 1 CCR 301-8

      Noticed a hearing to be held at the October 5, 2006 State Board Meeting on the amended Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Childrens Educational Act.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Request to Notice Hearing Date for Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Facility Schools, 1 CCR 301-58

      Noticed a hearing to be held at the October 5, 2006 State Board Meeting on the amended Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Facility Schools.

      Consent item.

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Gifted Education: Distribution of 2006-2007 State Funding for Gifted and Talented Student Education

      Approved payments of funds under the Exceptional Childrens Educational Act to administrative units in the amounts indicated on the attachment.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Karen Middleton

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  16. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

    1. School Capital Construction Expenditures Reserve, and School Construction and Renovation Fund Projects

      Approved the listings of projects for award.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Randy DeHoff

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Basic Grants to Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

      Approved payments to BOCES as listed.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Evie Hudak

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP)

      Approved the contract between the Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) in an amount not to exceed $ 18,059,132 for the period of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

      Motion made by: Evie Hudak
      Motion seconded by: Peggy Littleton

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


    4. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado English Language Assessment (CELA) program.

      Approved the contract between the Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado English Language Assessment (CELA) program in an amount not to exceed $1,954,200 (2nd year).

      Motion made by: Evie Hudak
      Motion seconded by: Peggy Littleton

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


  17. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Capital Construction Grant Program "Powerball Spillover"

    2. Colorado Library Advisory Board (CoLAB): Recommendation of a Citizen Representative from Congressional District 4

    3. Colorado Christian University: Reauthorization of the Independent Teacher Education Program

    4. Denver Seminary: Proposed Endorsement of a Preparation Program for School Counselor

    5. Metropolitan State College of Denver: Proposed Endorsement of a Preparation Program in Linguistically Diverse Education

    6. Regis University: Reauthorization of Teacher Education Program

    7. University of Colorado at Denver: Proposed Endorsement of a Preparation Program for School Librarian

    8. Western State College: Reauthorization of the Teacher Education Program

    9. Colorado Student Assessment Program Alternate (CSAPA): Between the State of Colorado and CTB McGraw/Hill

    10. Memorandum of Understanding between Colorado Department of Education and Colorado Commission on Higher Education to adopt a policy to share student data

    11. Proposed Resolution: Lifting Student Achievement Through Enhanced Local Control

    12. Proposed Resolution Concerning Environmental Education

  18. INFORMATION ONLY

  19. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  20. FUTURE BUSINESS

    1. 2006 Remaining Board Meetings

  21. ADJOURNMENT







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