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


Updated December 16, 2013
Watch Meeting: Thursday, December 12, 2013 and Friday, December 13, 2013
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Commission Meeting Agenda
December 12-13, 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 December 12, 2013 and December 13, 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, December 12, 2013
General Session
9:00 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
1A: Approval of the September 2013 Minutes  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the September 2013 meeting of the Commission.

Action
1B: Approval of the December 2013 Agenda  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the December 2013 meeting of the Commission.

Action
1C: Approval of the December 2013 Consent Calendar  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the December 2013 Consent Calendar.
Information
1D: Chair's Report  Listen

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report  Listen

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports  Listen

Information
1G: Liaison Reports

Information
1H: Update on Alternative Certification (Intern) Programs  Listen
This agenda item presents a background review of Alternative Certification (Intern) Programs.

Professional Services Committee
Erick Casallas, Committee Chair
Action
2A: Potential Adoption of Preconditions, Program Standards, Content Expectations, and Performance Expectations for Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Preparation Programs  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed Preconditions, Program Standards, Content Expectations, and Performance Expectations for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential for potential Commission adoption.

Information/Action
2B: Update on Assessments for Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Candidates  Listen
This agenda item presents an update on assessments for preliminary administrative services candidates, including activities relating to administrator performance assessment that have occurred since the September 2013 Commission meeting, and requests Commission input and potential direction.

Information
2C: Update on the Development of the Administrative Services Credential (ASC) Clear Induction Program Standards and Revision of the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSEL)  Listen
This item presents updates on the development of the Administrative Services Credential Clear Induction Program Standards and joint efforts with the California Department of Education and WestEd to revise the California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSEL).

Action
2D: Adoption of the Passing Score Standard for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers World Language English Language Development Examination (CSET: ELD)  Listen
This agenda item provides the Commission with recommendations relevant to the determination of passing score standards for the CSET: ELD examination.

Information
2E: Update on the Plan for Implementing Recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel  Listen
This agenda item provides an update on the plan to review and implement the TAP Panel recommendations given the Commission's budget constraints in 2013-14.

Information
2F: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation  Listen
This agenda item presents the 2012-13 Annual Accreditation Report from the Committee on Accreditation.

Information
2G: Accountability, Outcomes, and Accreditation  Listen
This agenda item presents for discussion ways in which the accreditation system could be modified to more effectively focus on program outcomes and the most critical aspects of preparation.

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 litigations: Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (U.S. District Court, Eastern District 2:13-CV-00249-KJM-KJN), and Garmhausen v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (San Diego Superior Court 37-2012-00079145-CU-OE-SC). 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 and 44248. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, December 13, 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
1I: Proposed Addition to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Cost Recovery Fees for Accreditation Activities  Listen
This agenda item proposes the addition of §§80691 and 80692 to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining cost recovery fees for accreditation activities.

Professional Practices Committee
Michael Cooney, Committee Chair
Information
3A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report  Listen
The workload report provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload.

Action
3B: Committee of Credentials Vacancies for FY 2014-15  Listen
The Commission will review the terms of the current members of the Committee of Credentials and determine whether to reappoint or declare vacancies for two public representatives, one elementary school teacher, and one school board member.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee
Mary C. Jones, Acting Committee Chair
Action
4A: Proposal to Increase the Credit Card Convenience Fee
This agenda item presents a proposal to increase the credit card convenience fee for applying for or renewing credentials through the Commission's online system.

Reconvene General Session
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Information
1J: Report of Closed Session Items  Listen

Information
1K: New Business  Listen
  • Bimonthly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations
Action
1L: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2014  Listen
Each year the Commission nominates and elects its Chair and Vice Chair.

Adjournment