General Consent Calendar
November 7, 2014
Backup furnished electronically at http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Agenda.aspx
A. Minutes of Previous Meetings Tab A
Minutes of the State Board of Education meetings held October 9-10, 2014
are presented for approval.
B. Monthly Budget Report Tab B
A monthly budget report is provided to give information to the Board in meeting its fiduciary responsibilities for the Utah State Office of Education, Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, and Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. It is proposed that the Board receive the report.
C. Contracts Tab C
It is proposed that the Board approve the following contracts:
1. Davis County Schools Warehouse, $750,000, 11/01/14 to 10/31/19, federal
For receipt and storage of USDA Commodities.
2. Imagine Learning, Inc., $9,263,900, 11/07/14 to 6/30/18, amendment
To provide adaptive learning technology and assessments for early intervention students.
3. iAssessment dba TrueNorthLogic, $866,700, 12/01/14 to 11/30/16, federal
Licensed software for program and grant management.
D. Contract Reports Tab D
It is proposed that the Board receive the following reports: Contracts Approved by State Superintendent or USOR Director (less than $100,000) and Upcoming Contracts with Renewals as of 10/1/013.
E. CEEDAR Grant Tab E
It is proposed that the Board approve the receipt of $200,000 to the USOE for a grant from the Collaborative for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform Center (CEEDAR), and authorize the State Superintendent to sign the Memorandum of Understanding.
F. Expanded Eminence Authorization Tab F
The following schools have requested expanded eminence authorization for the individuals listed:
Karl Maeser Preparatory Academy - Anna Woods
American Preparatory Academy - Leslie Fallis, Craig Hollinger
Legacy Preparatory Academy - Fred Sherman Lee
Merit College Preparatory Academy - Robinne Booth
It is proposed that the Board grant expanded eminence authorization to Anna Woods, Leslie Fallis, Craig Hollinger, Fred Sherman Lee, and Robinne Booth.
G. R277-487 Public School Data Confidentiality and Disclosure Tab G
In its October 10, 2014 meeting, the Board approved amendments to R277-487, and continuation of the rule, on second reading. Amendments were made to address security standards for student data. No substantive changes have been made since that time.
It is proposed that the Board approve R277-487 Public School Data, Confidentiality and Disclosure, as amended, and continuation of the rule, on third and final reading.
H. Requests for Temporary Authorizations Tab H
It is proposed that the Board approve temporary authorizations for licenses as submitted by school districts and charter schools.
I. List of Educator Licenses Processed Tab I
A summary of the total number of educator licenses and license areas processed in October 2014 is provided for Board information. It is proposed that the Board receive the report.
J. Ratification of Hiring
It is proposed that the Board ratify the hiring of Jessica Bowman as an Education Specialist in the Special Education Section.