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REGULAR BOARD MEETING - 10/5/2006 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
Peggy Littleton Colorado State Board of Education
Karen Middleton Colorado State Board of Education
Randy DeHoff Colorado State Board of Education
Rico Munn Colorado State Board of Education
Bob Schaffer Colorado State Board of Education
Pamela Jo Suckla Colorado State Board of Education
Evie Hudak 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 board members present

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    Approved

  6. TIMED ITEMS

    1. Rules Hearings

      10:00 a.m.
      Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Children's Educational Act, 1 CCR 301-8

      10:30 a.m.
      Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Facility Schools, 1 CCR 301-58

  7. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

    Unanimously approved consent agenda as indicated.

  8. COMMUNICATIONS

  9. ACTION ITEMS - STATE BOARD / COMMISSIONER

    1. Douglas County School District Waiver Request

      Tabled Douglas County School District's waiver request to be reconsidered on November 9, 2006.

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

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


    2. Resolution on Lifting Student Achievement Through Enhanced Local Control

      Adopted the resolution on lifting student achievement through enhanced local control proposed by member Bob Schaffer.

      Motion made by: Bob Schaffer
      Motion seconded by: Evie Hudak

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


  10. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

  11. ACTION ITEMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

  12. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

  13. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

      Approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for Instructional
      Technology, as submitted by Colorado State University, Ft Collins.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for Instructional
      Technology, as submitted by Jones International University.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for Instructional
      Technology, as submitted by Regis University.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

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

      Approved the content of the proposed endorsement preparation program for School
      Counselor, as submitted by Denver Seminary.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    5. Proposed Teacher Induction Program: Ellicott School District

      Approved the content of the proposed Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction program at the Ellicott School District.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    6. Proposed Teacher Preparation Program: Colorado Christian University

      Provisionally approved the content of the independent program re-authorization for
      Colorado Christian University.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 221061 and Authorization No. 192629 Charge No. 2005EC15

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

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    8. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 232804 Charge No. 2005EC16

      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

    9. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 261709 Charge No. 2006EC30

      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

    10. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning License No. 191526 Charge No. 2005EC37

      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

    11. Type III Emergency Authorizations--Initial (63)

      Approved the Initial Type III Authorizations requested.

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

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


    12. Type III Emergency Authorizations--Renewal (17)

      Approved the Renewal Type III Authorizations requested.

      Motion made by: Jared Polis
      Motion seconded by: Peggy Littleton

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


  14. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

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

    1. Appointments to the State Advisory Committee for Gifted and Talented Student Education (SAC)

      Approved the appointment of Betsy Marston and Diane Cassidy to the State Advisory Committee for Gifted and Talented Student Education (SAC).

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    2. Hearing on the Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Exceptional Children's Educational Act

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

      Closed the oral portion of the hearing, directed revisions, and scheduled for board-only discussion at the next meeting, November 9, 2006.

      Motion made by: Randy DeHoff
      Motion seconded by: Karen Middleton

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


    3. Hearing on Amendments to the Rules for the Administration of the Summer School Grant Program for Facility Schools

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

      Closed the oral portion of the hearing, directed revisions, and scheduled consideration for the board's next meeting, November 9, 2006.

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

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


  16. ACTION ITEMS - MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

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

      Approved the contract amendment between the Colorado Department of Education, Office of Management Services and ACT, Inc., for the total amount of $1,412,224 for the dates of 07/01/06 through 6/30/07.

      Consent Item

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  17. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

    1. Proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Poudre School District

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

    3. Proposed Principal/Administrator Induction Program: Weld Re-8 School District, Ft. Lupton

    4. Amendments to Rules for the Administration of the Educator Licensing Act of 1991

    5. Proposed Resolution: Concerning Environmental Education

  18. INFORMATION ONLY

    1. Colorado Library Advisory Board Annual Report for 2005-2006

  19. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  20. FUTURE BUSINESS

    1. 2006 Meeting Dates

      November 8 Work Session
      November 9 Regular Meeting

      December 13 Work Session
      December 14 Regular Meeting

  21. ADJOURNMENT







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