Nov. 2, 2010
State Board Meeting Agenda For Wednesday Nov. 3
The Colorado State Board of Education this week will hold its regular board meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 3.
The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the first-floor board room at the Colorado Department of Education offices, 201 E. Colfax Ave., in Denver.
Following is the agenda:
· Approval of the agenda
State Board of Education reports
Director of state board of education relations report
Discussion and public input regarding including social studies in assessments
Budget update (note, this item may move to afternoon)
Lunch & Executive Session—Noon
Issues and trends
Educational Data Advisory Committee 2009-2010 Annual Report
1:30 p.m. – Public rulemaking hearing to amend the rules governing the Educator Licensing Act of 1991 regarding the standards for professional competencies for an initial administrator license with a director of special education endorsement.
2 p.m. – Public rulemaking hearing to amend rules establishing requirements for authorization as a school speech language pathology assistant.
2:15 p.m. – Update on progress to use Title V fund for grant program.
2:30 p.m. – Recognition of the Online Teachers of the Year - Peggy Barnholt, Elementary Online Teacher of the Year from Colorado Connections Academy, Mapleton School District; and Kristin Kipp, Secondary Online Teacher of the Year from Jeffco’s 21st Century Virtual Academy, Jefferson County School District.
3:15 p.m. – State board implementation of commissioner search project.
o Commissioner Jones will discuss transition plans.
o The board will discuss a scope of work for a consultant firm and timeline for the selection of a new commissioner.
Disciplinary proceedings concerning licenses, charge no. 2010EC12.
Disciplinary proceedings concerning a license, charge no. 2010EC24.
Disciplinary proceedings concerning a license, charge no. 2010EC25.
Request for approval of initial emergency authorizations (monthly total, 1).
Approval of a New Official General Education Development (GED) Testing Center Application.
Approval of the reauthorization of the Douglas County Alternative Teacher Preparation Program.
A waiver request from certain statutes by Douglas County School District RE 1 on behalf of Platte River Academy.
A waiver request from certain statutes by Douglas County School District RE 1 on behalf of DCS Montessori Charter School.
A waiver request from certain statutes by St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J on behalf of Carbon Valley Academy.
Appointment of Linda Barker (Colorado Education Association Teaching and Learning Specialist) to the State Advisory Council for Parent Involvement in Education.
Approval of the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) Emergency Grant Award.
Approval of notice of rulemaking pertaining to amendments to the rules for the administration of the School District Budget Law.
Approval of notice of rulemaking pertaining to amendments to the rules for Accounting and Reporting.
Approval of notice of rulemaking pertaining to amendments to the rules for the administration of the Closing of the Achievement Gap.
Approval of the statewide targets established in the School and District Performance Frameworks.
Approval of department recommendations concerning school plan types Under the Education Accountability Act of 2009.
Appointment of commissioner of education on an interim basis.
Direct state board staff and department staff to develop a request for proposal to solicit bids for consulting firms regarding the search for a new commissioner.
Amendments to the rules governing the Educator Licensing Act of 1991 (as amended) regarding the standards for the linguistically diverse education endorsement.
Amendments to the rules for the administration of the Exceptional Children’s Education Act Section 12.02(1)(g) pertaining to the gifted student education budget.
For additional information about each agenda item or to review the proposed rules, please visit the state board’s Web page for agendas: www.boarddocs.com/co/cde/Board.nsf/Public
For technical assistance, E-Mail: CDE_Communications_Office@cde.state.co.us