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Regular Board Meeting - 1/10/2008

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January 10, 2008 - 1/10/2008 9:00:00 AM
201 East Colfax Avenue
Room 101
Denver, Colorado 80203

Pamela Jo Suckla, Chairman, 3rd Congressional District

Bob Schaffer, Vice-Chairman, 4th Congressional District

Elaine Gantz Berman, 1st Congressional District

Randy DeHoff, 6th Congressional District

Evie Hudak, 2nd Congressional District

Peggy Littleton, 5th Congressional District

Karen Middleton, 7th Congressional District

Dwight Jones, Commissioner & Secretary to the
State Board of Education

Mary Frances Nevans, 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
Pamela Jo Suckla Colorado State Board of Education
Bob Schaffer State Board Member
Evie Hudak Colorado State Board of Education
Elaine Gantz Berman Colorado State Board of Education
  1. CALL TO ORDER

  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  3. INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGE

  4. ROLL CALL

  5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

  6. OPPORTUNITY FOR CONSENT MOTION

  7. COMMUNICATIONS

    1. Report from Commissioner Dwight D. Jones

  8. 10:15 STATE OF THE STATE

    1. The State Board of Education will be in recess to attend the State of the State at the State Capitol.

  9. LUNCH

    1. At 1:30 p.m., the State Board will convene an Executive Session to receive legal advice pursuant to 24-6-402(3)(a)(II) C.R.S and to discuss personnel matters pursuant to (3)(b)(I).

  10. ACTION ITEMS - STATE LIBRARY

    1. Request from the Colorado Talking Book Library for Approval of Expenditure from the Mary Jones Trust Fund.

  11. ACTION ITEMS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    1. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations -- Emergency Renewal -- 3

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

      Voting
      Peggy Littleton - No
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Randy DeHoff - No
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Bob Schaffer - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes
      Elaine Gantz Berman - Yes


    2. Approval of Requests for Type III Authorizations -- Emergency -- Initial (75)

      Motion made by: Evie Hudak

      Voting
      Peggy Littleton - No
      Karen Middleton - Yes
      Randy DeHoff - No Vote
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Bob Schaffer - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes
      Elaine Gantz Berman - Yes


    3. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC09

      Final Disposition of State Board Disciplinary Action.Charge No. 2007EC09
      Certificate and License Holder: Raymond D. Sanchez. Certificate Number: 326736
      License Number: 54475, 139601, 231009, 345122
      Last Known School District of Employment: St. Vrain Valley School District No. RE-1J
      Last Known Community of Residence: Longmont, Colorado. Reason for Disciplinary Action: Raymond D. Sanchez was convicted of one felony count of driving after judgment prohibited and failed to disclose this conviction on his 1991 application for renewal of his Colorado professional teacher certificate, his 1997 application for renewal of his Colorado professional teacher certificate, his 2000 application for a Colorado provisional principal license, his 2003 application for a Colorado professional principal license, and his 2006 application for renewal of his Colorado professional teacher license. Final Action of the State Board: Annulment of the certificate and licenses and permanent revocation of any right to hold a license or authorization. Date of State Board Action: January 10, 2008

    4. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC37

    5. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC39

    6. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC40

    7. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC41

    8. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC42

    9. Disciplinary Proceedings Concerning Charge No. 2007EC43

    10. Disciplinary Proceedings Concering Charge No. 2007EC45

      Applicant: Mauricio Lujan-Castillo
      Last Known School District of Employment:
      Boulder Valley School District No. RE-2
      Last Known Community of Residence: Broomfield, Colorado
      Reason for Disciplinary Action: Mauricio Lujan-Castillo pled guilty to one felony count of 1st degree criminal trespass and one felony count of criminal mischief aggregate damage of $15,000 or more.Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application. Date of State Board Action: January 10, 2008

    11. Disciplinary Proceedings Concering Charge No. 2007EC46

      Applicant: Barry S. Golub, Last Known School District of Employment: Poudre School District No. R-1. Last Known Community of Residence: Fort Collins, Colorado. Reason for Disciplinary Action:
      Barry S. Golub made false statements to the Colorado Department of Education regarding his qualifications for a Colorado professional special services license and submitted to CDE an application for a Colorado professional special services license that falsely conveyed he met the requirements for this license. Final Action of the State Board: Denial of the application
      Date of State Board Action: January 10, 2008

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

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

    12. Re-Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Programs submitted by Fremont RE-2.

    13. Re-Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Programs submitted by Mountain BOCES.

    14. Re-Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider/Principal/Administrator Induction Programs sbumitted by Widefield School District #3.

    15. Re-Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider/Principal/Administrator Induction Programs submitted by Strasburg School District No. 31-J.

    16. Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Program submitted by Briggsdale RE 10J.

    17. Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Program Submitted by Aguilar Reorganized 6 School District.

    18. Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Program submitted by Garfield County School District #16.

    19. Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Program submitted by Wray School District RD-2.

    20. Approval of the North East BOCES Alternative Teacher Preparation Program.

    21. Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider and Principal/Administrator Induction Programs submitted by Manzanola School District 3J.

    22. Approve the Teacher/Special Services Provider Induction Program submitted by Landmark Academy.

    23. Approve the Colorado Department of Education's School Nurse Induction Mentor Program.

    24. English Language Proficiency Act (ELPA) Program - SY 07-08.

    25. Disciplinary Proceeding: Appeal from ALJ Initial Decision OAC Case No. ED 2007-0004, 2005EC37 and 2007EC11.

      Motion to approve Initial Decision of the Administrative Law Judge and Reject Exceptions filed by Respondent/Appellant.

      Motion made by: Evie Hudak
      Motion seconded by: Randy DeHoff

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  12. ACTION ITEMS - LEARNING AND RESULTS

    1. Approve Rulemaking for Longitudinal Analysis of Student Assessment as Required by HB07-1048.

  13. MANAGEMENT, BUDGET & PLANNING

    1. EDAC Replacement for Unexpected Resignation

    2. Certify Amounts Payable to School Districts for the Public School Finance Act of 1994 (as amended).

    3. Approve Retention of Law Firm of Sherman and Howard, LLC for Mesa County Commissioners, et al., vs. CDE.

      Motion made by: Bob Schaffer
      Motion seconded by: Karen Middleton

      Voting
      Unanimously Approved

  14. ACTION ITEMS - SPECIAL SERVICES

    1. Waiver Request: St. Vrain Valley School District on Behalf of Imagine Charter School at Firestone.

  15. INFORMATION FOR FUTURE ACTION

  16. TIMED ITEMS

    1. 2:00 p.m. Presentation by Hon. State Treasurer Cary Kennedy on State School Trust Land Funds and Proposed BEST Legislation

    2. 3:15 p.m. Online Education Program - Promulgation of Emergency Rules for Online Programs as required by SB07-215.

      Approve Emergency Rules for Online Programs as Amended.

      Motion made by: Randy DeHoff
      Motion seconded by: Elaine Gantz Berman

      Voting
      Peggy Littleton - Yes
      Karen Middleton - No Vote
      Randy DeHoff - Yes
      Pamela Jo Suckla - Yes
      Bob Schaffer - Yes
      Evie Hudak - Yes
      Elaine Gantz Berman - Yes


  17. INFORMATION ONLY

  18. OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

  19. LEGISLATION DISCUSSION

  20. FUTURE BUSINESS

  21. ADJOURNMENT







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