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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-0184


Updated May 31, 2013
Watch Meeting: Thursday, June 13, 2013 and Friday, June 14, 2013
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Commission Meeting Agenda
June 13-14, 2013

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only except time specific items identified herein (i.e. Public Hearing). The order of business within each day may be changed without notice. All items may be re-ordered to be heard on any day of the noticed meeting. Persons wishing to address the Commission on Teacher Credentialing on a subject to be considered at this meeting are asked to complete a Request Card and give it to the Recording Secretary prior to the discussion of the item.

Reasonable Accommodation: Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing may request assistance by contacting the Commission.

LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION: The Commission plans to webcast the meeting via the internet on June 13, 2013 and June 14, 2013. To access the broadcast, click on the following link: CTC Meetings. However, it may not be possible to webcast all or part of the open meeting due to technical issues or limitations on resources.

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Executive Committee
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair
Erick Casallas
C. Michael Cooney
Eddie Cuevas
Nancy Ramirez

Action
1A: Proposed 2014 and 2015 Commission Meeting Schedules  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed meeting schedules for 2014 and 2015. The Executive Committee will consider and recommend a schedule of meetings to the full Commission for approval.

Action
1B: Educator Preparation Student Liaison  Listen
This agenda item presents a possible option for adding an educator preparation student liaison to the Commission's membership through amendments to the Policy Manual of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.


General Session
Approximately 9:45 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
General Session
Chair Linda Darling-Hammond will convene the General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
2A: Approval of the April 2013 Minutes  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the April 2013 meeting of the Commission.

Action
2B: Approval of the June 2013 Agenda  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the June 2013 meeting of the Commission.

Action
2C: Approval of the June 2013 Consent Calendar  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2013 Consent Calendar.
Information
2D: Chair's Report  Listen

Information
2E: Executive Director's Report  Listen

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports  Listen

Information
2G: Liaison Reports  Listen

Information
2H: Program Showcase: Preparation of Teachers for General Education and Special Education Settings  Listen
The Commission will hear presentations from up to three educator preparation programs showcasing different approaches to preparing teachers for the general education and special education credentials.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee
Nancy Ramirez, Committee Chair
Action
3A: Request for Consideration of Eminence Credential  Listen
This agenda item presents a request by resolution from the Governing Board of Palisades Charter School in Los Angeles County to the Commission for the issuance of a credential, based on Eminence, in the subject of Drama to Nancy Cassaro-Fracchiolla.

Professional Services Committee
Erick Casallas, Committee Chair
Action
4A: Adoption of Preconditions and Program Standards for the English Learner Instructional Leadership Specialist Credential  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed Preconditions and Program Standards for the English Learner Instructional Leadership Specialist Credential.

Information
4B: Annual Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations from 2007-2008 to 2011-2012  Listen
This agenda item reports the passing rates of Commission-approved examinations. For each examination, the purpose of the examination, its structure, the scoring process, the examination volume, the first-time passing rate, and the cumulative passing rate are discussed. When available, the passing rate by demographic data is also discussed.

Action
4C: Proposed Adoption of Revised CSET: Multiple Subjects, Single Subject English, and Single Subject Mathematics Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) to Align with the California Common Core State Standards  Listen
This item provides the draft revised Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) for the CSET: Multiple Subjects, Single Subject English and Single Subject Mathematics examinations in alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to the Commission for potential adoption. The SMRs have undergone a content validation study since initial presentation to the Commission in March 2013.
Information/Action
4D: Recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel  Listen
This agenda item presents the recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory Panel to the Commission for initial review and discussion.
Information
4E: Discussion of a Plan for an Updated Statewide Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) Implementation and Oversight System
This item provides a potential plan for an updated TPA statewide implementation and oversight system for the Commission's review and discussion.

Closed Session
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126(e) to consider the following pending litigation: Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (U.S. District Court, Eastern District 2:13-CV-00249-KMJ-KJN). The Commission will also consider adverse actions, petitions for reinstatement and requests for reconsideration in discipline cases while in Closed Session pursuant to California Education Code sections 44245, 44248, Government Code section 11126(e) and a personnel issue pursuant to Government Code section 11126(a). The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, June 14, 2013
General Session
8:30 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Chair Linda Darling-Hammond will reconvene General Session.

Items agendized for the first day of the meeting, but not discussed, may be taken up today.


Public Hearing
8:30 a.m.
Action
2I: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Adding a Teaching or Content Area to a General Education Credential  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to adding a teaching or content area to a valid general education teaching credential. The proposed amendments also include general clean-up of the regulations section.

Action
2J: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to English Learner Authorizations for California Prepared Teachers and the World Language: English Language Development Content Area Authorization  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to English learner authorizations for California prepared teachers and the World Language: English Language Development content area authorization.

Professional Practices Committee
Michael Cooney, Committee Chair
Information
5A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report  Listen
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload.

Action
5B: Proposed Policy on Division of Professional Practices Cases  Listen
This agenda item provides a proposed policy recommendation for the Commission's consideration to authorize staff to close specified mental health suspension cases.

Legislative Committee
Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair
Information
6A: Status of Legislation  Listen
Staff will present the status of those legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position and those of interest to the Commission.

Action
6B: Analyses of Bills  Listen
Staff will present analyses of educator preparation or licensing bills introduced by Legislators. The analyses will summarize current law, describe the bill provisions, estimate costs and recommend amendments, if applicable. The analyses will include but not be limited to AB 449 (Muratsuchi).


Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee
Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair
Information
7A: Update on the 2013-14 Governor's Budget  Listen
This agenda item provides an update on the salient points of the commission's portion of the 2013-14 Governor's Budget.

Reconvene General Session
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Action
2K: Report of Executive Committee  Listen
The Commission will consider the recommendations from the Executive Committee and make final determinations.

Information
2L: Report of Closed Session Items  Listen

Information
2M: New Business  Listen
  • Quarterly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations
Adjournment