Current Agenda





 April 9-10, 2015


Utah State Office of Education

Board/Committee Rooms

250 East 500 South

Salt Lake City, Utah


Thursday, April 9


             3:00 p.m.         Study Session


             5:15 p.m.         Board Committee Meetings

                                                  Finance Committee

                                                  Law and Licensing Committee

                                                  Standards and Assessment Committee



Friday, April 10


             8:00 a.m.         Board Meeting Begins


             3:40 p.m.         Board Meeting Adjourns






Public Participation: To sign up in advance for public comment, contact Board Secretary Lorraine Austin ( or 801-538-7517) prior to the day of the meeting or sign up at the meeting by 8:00 a.m. Priority will be given to those that sign up in advance. You are welcome to send written comment to the Board at


NOTE: The April 10 meeting will be broadcast beginning at 8:00 a.m. To view the broadcast, go to the link Times are approximate. The committee meetings and executive session will not be broadcast.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing auxiliary communicative aids and services for these meetings should contact Lorraine Austin at (801) 538-7517 or, giving at least three working days notice.






David L. Crandall, Board Chair 

District 10

Draper, Utah 84020


David L. Thomas, First Vice Chair

District 4

South Weber, Utah 84405


Jennifer A. Johnson, Second Vice Chair

District 8

Murray, Utah 84107


Dixie L. Allen

District 12

Vernal, Utah 84078


Laura Belnap

District 5

Bountiful, Utah 84010


Leslie B. Castle

District 7

Salt Lake City, Utah 84108


Barbara W. Corry

District 15

Cedar City, Utah 84720


Brittney Cummins

District 6

West Valley City, Utah 84120


Brad C. Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Lorraine Austin, Board Secretary


Linda B. Hansen

District 3

West Valley City, Utah 84120


Mark Huntsman

District 14

Fillmore, Utah 84631


Jefferson Moss

District 11

Saratoga Springs, Utah 84045


C. Mark Openshaw

District 13

Provo, Utah 84694


Spencer F. Stokes

District 2

Ogden, Utah 84403


Terryl Warner

District 1

Hyrum, Utah 84319


Joel Wright

District 9

Cedar Hills, Utah 84062


Teresa L. Theurer*

Marlin K. Jensen*

Steven R. Moore**

Freddie Cooper***

Nancy Tingey****

Kristin Elinkowski*****


* Appointed Board of Regents Representative

**Appointed UCAT Representative

***Advisory Appointed CMAC Representative

**** Advisory Appointed USBA Representative

*****Appointed State Charter School Board






April 9-10, 2015


Thursday, April 9, 2015




3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

1.      INFORMATION: USOE Online Management Budget Report Training


3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

2.      INFORMATION: Parliamentary Procedures Training


4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.




5:15 p.m.



         Finance Committee 

         1st Floor Conference Room 156


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: Update on USOR Fiscal Issues                                               Tab 3-A


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: USOE and Discretionary Fund Quarterly                             Tab 3-B

                          Budget Review


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: FY 2016 USOE/USDB Budget Process                                  Tab 3-C


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: Status of Indirect Cost Rate Process                                    Tab 3-D


                  ACTION: Taxing Entity Committee Representatives                                                  Tab 3-E


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: Pupil Accounting                                                                      Tab 3-F


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: Training on Finance and Audit Items                                   Tab 3-G


                  INFORMATION: Budget and Accounting System Conversion                                  Tab 3-H


                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: New Board Rules and Rule Changes Needed as                  Tab 3-I

                          a Result of Legislation


                  INFORMATION: Finance Committee Requests for Data                                            Tab 3-J


         Law and Licensing Committee

         Basement West Conference Room


                  ACTION: R277-490 Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program                    Tab 3-K



ACTION: Procedures for Distributing New Money for the Professional Tab 3-L

                          Outreach Program for the Schools


                  ACTION: Approval of New Charter School Applications for 2016-2017                Tab 3-M

                          School Year


Time Certain: 6:00 - DISCUSSION/ACTION: USOE Chief Privacy Officer and                          Tab 3-N

                  HB 68 Student Privacy Study


                  ACTION: Charter Amendment Request from Freedom Preparatory                      Tab 3-O



ACTION: R277-520 Appropriate Licensing and Assignment of Teachers Tab 3-P

                          (Continuation and Amendment)


ACTION: R277-502 Educator Licensing and Data Retention (Amendment)Tab 3-Q


                  ACTION: R277-410 Accreditation of Schools (Amendment and                              Tab 3-R



                  ACTION: R277-419-6 Pupil Accounting–High School Completion Status                Tab 3-S



                  DISCUSSION: Framework for R277-419-9 Pupil Accounting - Provisions for         Tab 3-T

                          Maintaining Student Membership and Enrollment Documentation and

                          Documentation of Student Education Services Provided by Third Party



                  DISCUSSION/ACTION: New Board Rules and Rule Changes Needed as a             Tab 3-U

                          Result of Legislation


         Standards and Assessment Committee

Board Room


                  ACTION: Release of Grades 6-8 Science Standards Draft for 90-day                      Tab 3-V

                          Public Review


Time Certain: 6:00 - ACTION: R277-404 Requirement for Assessment for                             Tab 3-W

                          Student Achievement (Amendment)


                  ACTION: Release K-5 Library Media Standards Draft for 90-day                             Tab 3-X

                          Public Review


                  ACTION: Standards Review Committee Recommendations for Physical               Tab 3-Y



                  ACTION: Standards Review Committee Recommendations for Secondary           Tab 3-Z

                          Social Studies


                  ACTION: Standards Review Committee Recommendations for Fine Arts           Tab 3-AA


                  INFORMATION: FFY 2013 IDEA Part B Annual Performance (APR) and              Tab 3-BB

                          State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP)


DISCUSSION/ACTION: New Board Rules and Rule Changes Needed as a Tab 3-CC

                          Result of Legislation



                          BOARD MEETING


Friday, April 10, 2015


8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

4.    Opening Business

                  Pledge of Allegiance

                  Board Member Message                                        

                  Introduction of New Employees

                  Acknowledgment of Student Artwork


8:15 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.

5.    Recognition


8:25 a.m. to 8:35 a.m.

6.    Public Participation/Comment

Priority shall be given to those individuals or groups, who, prior to the day of the meeting, have submitted a request to address the Board. Sign up is available the day of the meeting before 8:00 a.m.


8:35 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.

7.    ACTION: Approval of Appointments to the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation


8:40 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

8.    ACTION: General Consent Calendar (backup furnished electronically at                            Tab 8


8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

9.    INFORMATION/ACTION: Report from North Sanpete School Board


9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

10.  INFORMATION: Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Quarterly Report                    Tab 10


9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

11.  DISCUSSION: 2015 Legislative Session                                                                                    Tab 11

                  Legislative Appropriations Review - USOE and USOR




                  Legislative Bill Review


11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

12.  ACTION: Board Audit Committee Report


11:45 p.m. to 11:55 p.m.

13.  ACTION: Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Cases                                    Tab 13


11:55 p.m. to 12:30 p.m



12:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

14.  ACTION: Committee Reports

                  Finance Committee

                  Law and Licensing Committee

                  Standards and Assessment Committee


1:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.

15.  INFORMATION: Update on Educator Effectiveness                                                              Tab 15


1:50 p.m. to 2:05 p.m.

16.  INFORMATION: Superintendent’s Report

                  Risk Mitigation Plan                                                                                                       Tab 16


2:05 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

17.  INFORMATION: Board Chair’s Report


2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

18.  INFORMATION: Board Member Closing Comments 


2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.



3:30 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.

20.  ACTION: Executive Session Items

                  UPPAC Cases



3:40 p.m.