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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 9/14/2006 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 and Secretary to the
State Board of Education

Karen Gerwitz, Director of State Board Relations

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

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  3. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

  4. ROLL CALL

    Rico Munn was absent.

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    Approved unanimously



  6. TIMED ITEMS

    1. 10:00 a.m. Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee (CSEAC)

  7. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

    Unanimously approved consent agenda as indicated.



  8. COMMUNICATIONS

  9. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD / COMMISSIONER

    1. Memorandum of Understanding: Colorado Department of Education and Colorado Commission on Higher Education Policy on Sharing Student Data

      Japred Polis moved to table item. Bob Schaffer seconded motion. Motion failed.

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

      Motion made by: Randy DeHoff
      Motion seconded by: Peggy Littleton

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


  10. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

  11. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  12. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

    1. CoLAB Appointment: Board Member To Represent Small/Rural Public Libraries

      Approved appointment of Peggy Martin.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  13. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    1. University of Colorado at Denver: Proposed Preparation Program for School Librarian

      Approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for School Librarian, as submitted by University of Colorado at Denver.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 191882 Charge No. 2006EC06

      Signified acceptance and approval of 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. 2006EC06

      License Holder: Dana S. Anstey

      License Number: 191882

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Harrison School District No. 2

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Dana S. Anstey was convicted of

      one felony count of promotion of

      obscenity to a minor.

      Final Action of the State Board: Permanent revocation

      Date of State Board Action: September 14, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Authorization No. 294380 Charge No. 2006EC14

      Signified acceptance and approval of 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. 2006EC14

      Authorization Holder: David C. Milinazzo

      Authorization Number: 294380

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Longmont, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: David C. Milinazzo received a

      deferred sentence for one

      misdemeanor count of indecent

      exposure.

      Final Action of the State Board: Permanent revocation

      Date of State Board Action: September 14, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Certificate No. 164280, License No. 14941, License No. 141611 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC20

      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 generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the annulment of the holder's certificate and licenses pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2006EC20

      Applicant: Alan B. Marquez

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Pueblo County Rural School District No. 70

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Pueblo, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Alan B. Marquez was convicted of one

      felony count of vehicular assault and

      failed to disclose this conviction on his

      1983 application for an added endorsement

      on his Colorado general teacher certificate,

      1995 application for renewal of his

      Colorado professional teacher certificate,

      and 2000 application for renewal of his

      Colorado professional teacher license.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: September 14, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 204144 Charge No. 2006EC27

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

      Consent Item



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Certificate No. 203424, Certificate No. 300227, License No. 25338, License No. 152144 and an Application for a License Charge No. 2006EC28

      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 generals office to prepare the documents necessary to request a formal hearing for the annulment of the holders certificates and licenses pursuant to 22-60.5-108, C.R.S.

      Consent Item

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action

      Charge No. 2006EC28

      Applicant: Maurice Young

      Last Known School District

      of Employment: Denver Public Schools

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Kittredge, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Maurice Young was convicted of one

      felony count of unlawful possession of

      hashish and failed to disclose this

      conviction on his 1985 Colorado

      general teacher certificate application,

      1990 Colorado general teacher

      certificate renewal application, 1995

      Colorado general teacher certificate

      renewal application, and 2000 Colorado

      professional teacher license renewal

      application.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application

      Date of State Board Action: September 14, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License and Authorization Applications Charge No. 2006EC29

      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. 2006EC29

      Applicant: Garrett Thomas

      Last Known Community

      of Residence: Denver, Colorado

      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Garrett Thomas pled guilty to one

      felony count of 2nd degree forgery

      and was convicted of one felony

      count of criminal attempt to commit

      possessing a dangerous weapon, one

      felony count of criminal attempt to commit

      menacing, one felony count of possession

      with intent to sell marijuana, one

      count of disorderly conduct and several

      municipal ordinance violations.

      Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the applications

      Date of State Board Action: September 14, 2006



      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    8. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency--Initial (32)

      Approved the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

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

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


    9. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations-Emergency--Renewal (6)

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

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

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


    10. Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 Colorado Code of Regulations 301-37

      Scheduled a hearing to consider the proposed amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991, 1 Colorado Code of Regulations 301-37, for the November 9, 2006, Board meeting.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  14. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

    1. Waiver Request: Canon City RE-1 School District on behalf of Mountain View Core Knowledge School

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2022 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t); 109.7; 109.8, 109.9; 22-32-110(1)(i)(j)(k)(ee)(y); 22-32-119; 22-33-104(4); 107; 108; and 22-63-101, C.R.S., noting that 22-32-109.7, 109.8 & 109.9 are delegation waivers.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Waiver Request: St Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Carbon Valley Academy Charter School

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-33-106, C.R.S.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Waiver Request: St. Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Flagstaff Academy Charter School

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-1-110, 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(II)(B)(t)(aa), 22-32-110(h)(i)(j)(k)(ee), 22-32-119, C.R.S.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    4. Waiver Request: Littleton Pubic School District on behalf of Littleton Academy

      Evie Hudak moved to amend date from 2033 to 2021. Motion failed.

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2033 as follows: 22-32-109(1)(n)(t)(bb)(i), 109.1(2)(a); 22-32-110(1)(h)(i)(j)(k)(ee); 22-32-119; 22-33-104(4), 105, & 107, C.R.S.

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

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Waiver Request: St Vrain Valley School District on behalf of Twin Peaks Charter Academy

      Evie Hudak moved to deny section 22-7-207. Motion failed.

      Approved the attached waiver request, in addition to the waivers that are automatically approved, for a period ending June 30, 2009 as follows: 22-1-110; 22-7-207; 22-24-105; 22-32-109(1)(b)(n)(t); 22-32-110(1)(k)(bb); 22-32-116.5, C.R.S.

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

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

    1. Shiloh, Longmont: Request for Approval as Eligible Facility School

      Granted approval to Shiloh, Longmont to establish an eligible facility school.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Appointment of Members to the Special Education Fiscal Advisory Committee

      Appointed members to the Special Education Fiscal Advisory Committee: Ed Steinberg, Charm Paulmeno, Velma Rose, Karen Strakbein, Sharon Davarn, Karen Pielin, Tamara Durbin, Lucinda Hundley, Carolena Steen, Debi Blackwell, Randy Boyer, and Troy Lange.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. Approval of Additional Funding to Administrative Units for Special Education Programs Under the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 2006-07

      Approved the published list of payments to administrative units.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  16. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

    1. Capital Construction Grant Program "Powerball Spillover"

      Approved projects on the published list for award.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Bob Schaffer

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the contract between the Colorado Department of Education, CTB/McGraw-Hill, Office of Management Services for the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP-A) in an amount of $1,000,000 (1st year), for the period of July 1, 2006 through July 30, 2007.

      Motion made by: Randy DeHoff
      Motion seconded by: Peggy Littleton

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    3. EDAC Replacement for Unexpected Resignation

      Approved Brady Stagner as the replacement with superintendent expertise for the vacancy left by an unexpected resignation from the Educational Data Advisory Committee (EDAC).

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  17. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Contract: Colorado Department of Education, Office of Management Services and ACT, Inc.

    2. Colorado State University, Ft Collins: Proposed Endorsement Preparation Program in Instructional Technology

    3. Ellicott School District: Proposed Teacher Induction Program

    4. Jones International University: Proposed Endorsement Preparation Program in Instructional Technology

    5. Regis University: Proposed Endorsement Preparation Program in Instructional Technology

    6. Proposed Resolution: Concerning Environmental Education

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

  18. INFORMATION ONLY

    1. Colorado Special Education Advisory Committee Annual Report and Vacancies

  19. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  20. FUTURE BUSINESS

    1. 2006 Meeting Dates

      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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