Current Agenda





 November 6-7, 2014


Utah State Office of Education

Board Room/Conference Rooms

250 East 500 South

Salt Lake City, Utah



Thursday, November 6


             4:00 p.m.         Work/Study Session


             6:15 p.m.         Board Audit Committee


Friday, November 7


             7:30 a.m.         Finance Committee

             8:00 a.m.         Law and Licensing Committee 

             8:30 a.m.         Standards and Assessment Committee


             10:00 a.m.       Board meeting begins


             4:30 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 9:50 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 November 6 meeting will be broadcast live over the Internet beginning at 4:00 p.m. The November 7 meeting will be broadcast beginning at 10:00 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.


                                                                                            UTAH STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION




David L. Crandall, Board Chair

District 10

Draper, Utah 84020


David L. Thomas, Vice Chair

District 4

South Weber, Utah 84405


Dixie L. Allen

District 12

Vernal, Utah 84078


Kim R. Burningham

District 5

Bountiful, Utah 84010


Keith M. Buswell

District 2

Pleasant View, Utah 84414


Leslie B. Castle

District 7

Salt Lake City, Utah 84108


Barbara W. Corry

District 15

Cedar City, Utah 84720


Dan Griffiths

District 6

West Jordan, Utah 84081


Joel Coleman, Interim Chief

    Executive Officer


Heather Groom

District 9

Highland, Utah 84003


Michael Jensen

District 3

West Valley City, Utah 84128


Jennifer A. Johnson

District 8

Murray, Utah 84107


Jefferson Moss

District 11

Saratoga Springs, Utah 84045


C. Mark Openshaw

District 13

Provo, Utah 84694


Debra G. Roberts

District 14

Beaver, Utah 84713


Terryl Warner

District 1

Hyrum, Utah 84319



Teresa L. Theurer*

Marlin K. Jensen*

Steven R. Moore

Freddie Cooper***

R. Dean Rowley****

Kristin Elinkowski*****



Lorraine Austin, Board Secretary


* Appointed Board of Regents

**Appointed UCAT Representative

***Advisory Appointed CMAC Representative

**** Advisory Appointed USBA

*****Appointed State Charter School Board




Thursday, November 6, 2014


4:00 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.

1.      Opening Business 


4:05 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2.      DISCUSSION: Rulemaking


5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

3.      EXECUTIVE SESSION/BOARD HEARING - UPPAC Case No. 12-1109                                  Tab 9


6:00 p.m. to 6:05 p.m.

4.      ACTION: Executive Session Items


6:05 p.m.



6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

         Board Audit Committee

         1st Floor South Conference Room 156






Friday, November 7 




7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

         Finance Committee

         Basement West Conference Room


         INFORMATION: LEA Funding and R277-419 Task Force Report                                      Tab 1-A


         INFORMATION: Common Data Committee Report                                                           Tab 1-B


         DISCUSSION: USOR Risk Mitigation Plan                                                                             Tab 1-C


         INFORMATION: USOE Budget Practices and Procedures                                                 Tab 1-D


         ACTION: Taxing Entity Committee (TEC) to the Redevelopment Agency of                  Tab 1-E

                   Box Elder County for the Washakie Economic Development Project Area


         ACTION: School Children’s Trust Section Budget Request                                               Tab 1-F


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

         Law and Licensing Committee

          1st Floor South Conference Room 156


         ACTION: R277-504 Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, Special Education          Tab 1-G

                   (K-12), and Preschool Special Education (Birth-Age 5) (Amendment)


         ACTION: General Financial Literacy Curriculum Standards                                              Tab 1-H


         ACTION: R277-481 Charter School Oversight, Monitoring and Appeals                          Tab 1-I


         ACTION: R277-482 Charter School Timelines and Approval Processes                            Tab 1-J


         INFORMATION: Legislative Report - Suicide Prevention and Programs                         Tab 1-K

                   for Youth Protection


         INFORMATION: Meeting the Needs of Utah’s Secondary Students in Career             Tab 1-L

                   and Technical Education Legislative Report


         INFORMATION: Online Education Survey Legislative Report                                         Tab 1-M


8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

         Standards and Assessment Committee

         2nd Floor North Conference Room 241


         ACTION: R277-497 School Grading System (Amendment)                                               Tab 1-N


         ACTION: College and Career Awareness Standards (formerly known as CTE               Tab 1-O



         DISCUSSION: Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Quarterly Report                      Tab 1-P


         INFORMATION: Early Intervention Program Legislative Report                                     Tab 1-Q


         DISCUSSION: Draft R277-608 Prohibition of Corporal Punishment in Utah’s               Tab 1-R

                   Public Schools and draft Least Restrictive Behavior Interventions (LRBI)



          INFORMATION: Update on Implementation of H.B. 286 Child Sexual                           Tab 1-S

                   Abuse Prevention



10:00 a.m. BOARD MEETING 


10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

2.      Opening Business

            ∙     Pledge of Allegiance

            ∙     Board Member Message

            ∙     Introduction of new employees

            ∙     Acknowledgment of student art


10:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

3.      ACTION: Appointment and Swearing In of State Superintendent


10:30 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.

4.      ACTION: General Consent Calendar (Backup furnished electronically)                              Tab 4


10:35 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

5.      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 9:50 a.m.


10:45 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.

6.      Achievement Spotlight - Davis School District


10:55 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

7.      ACTION: Board Legislative Priorities                                                                                        Tab 7

                     Discussion with Education First

                     Special Education budget requests

                     Priorities update


12:00 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.

         Board Photo / Lunch


12:40 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

8.      Executive Session


2:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

9.      ACTION: Executive Session Items

                Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC) Cases                           Tab 9



2:50 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

10.    ACTION: Committee Reports



                 Law and Legislation

                 Standards and Assessment


3:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

11.    INFORMATION: Update on Parent Review Process                                                            Tab 11


3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.

12.    INFORMATION: Superintendent’s Report


4:05 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

13.    INFORMATION: Board Chair’s Report


4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

14.    INFORMATION: Board Member Closing Comments


4:30 p.m.