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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 322-6253


Updated October 4, 2016
Watch Meeting: Thursday, September 8, 2016 (Morning), Thursday, September 8, 2016 (Afternoon) and Friday, September 9, 2016
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Commission Meeting Agenda
September 8-9, 2016

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.

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LIVE WEBCAST PRESENTATION: The Commission plans to webcast the meeting via the internet on September 8, 2016 and September 9, 2016. Access the broadcast on the CTC Meetings page. However, it may not be possible to webcast all or part of the open meeting due to technical issues or limitations on resources.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Executive Committee
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair
Kirsten Barnes
C. Michael Cooney
Jose Gonzalez
Bonnie Klatt

Action
1A: Educator Preparation Student Liaison
The Executive Committee will consider the recommendation for reappointment of the Educator Preparation Student Liaison to the Commission.

General Session
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair

General Session
Vice Chair Kathleen Harris will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
2A: Approval of the June 2016 Minutes  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the June 2016 meeting of the Commission.

Action
2B: Approval of the September 2016 Agenda  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the September 2016 meeting of the Commission.

Action
2C: Approval of the September 2016 Consent Calendar  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the September 2016 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: Update on California's Participation in the Network for Transforming Educator Preparation  Listen
In 2015, California joined the Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP), an initiative launched by the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) intended to support states in their efforts to improve teacher and leader preparation. Staff will present an update on activities and accomplishments over the last year and plans for 2016-17.

Educator Preparation Committee
Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair
Action
3A: Initial Institutional Approval  Listen
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, one prospective program sponsor's responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.
Action
3B: Proposed Modifications of the Commission's General Preconditions Educator Preparation Programs  Listen
This agenda item provides for Commission consideration and possible adoption of the proposed General Preconditions for educator preparation programs.

Information
3C: Update on the Redevelopment of the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA)  Listen
This agenda item presents an update on efforts to redevelop the CalTPA.

Action
3D: Elementary Subject Matter Program Programs: Standards and the Program Review Process  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed revisions to the Elementary Subject Matter Program Standards for information. The item also presents proposed revisions to the program review process for the Commission to discuss and possibly adopt.

Information
3E: Update on the Plans for Technical Assistance in 2016-17  Listen
This agenda item presents information regarding the technical assistance activities that will be provided to Commission-approved program sponsors as part of the implementation of the newly strengthened and streamlined accreditation system.

Closed Session
Kathleen Harris, Vice 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 (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2012-00135527-CU-OE); and Luis Osollo v. Linda Darling-Hammond, Et Al (United States District Court Central District of California, CV-16-03045-SJO (AS)). 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, and Government Code section 11126(e). The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.
Friday, September 9, 2016
General Session
8:30 a.m.
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair

Reconvene General Session
Vice Chair Kathleen Harris 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 the Period of Validity of Examinations for Certification  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to the period of validity of examinations for certification. The proposed amendments also include a general cleanup of the regulation sections.
Action
2J: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to the Reauthorization of Elementary Subject Matter Programs to Meet the Subject Matter Requirement for Teaching Credentials  Listen
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to the reauthorization of elementary subject matter programs to meet the subject matter requirement for teaching credentials.
Educator Preparation Committee
Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair
Action
3F: Proposed Revision to the Preliminary Administrative Services Program Standards to Align with the Recently Adopted CAPEs  Listen
This agenda item presents revised Preliminary Administrative Services Program Standards to align with the recently adopted California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPEs).

Information
3G: Draft Special Education Induction Program Standards  Listen
This agenda item brings proposed revised draft education specialist induction program standards and the field response to the proposed standards.

Information
3H: Report of Services Credentials Issued in California, 2010-2011 to 2014-2015  Listen
This agenda item presents data, trends and patterns in the numbers of services credentials, permits and waivers issued in the past five years.
Professional Practices Committee
C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair
Information
4A: Introduction by the Office of the Attorney General, Licensing Division  Listen
This agenda item will include an introduction by the Attorney General's Office, Licensing Division.

Information
4B: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report  Listen
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload.

Information
4C: Division of Professional Practices Annual Workload Report Fiscal Year 2015-16  Listen
This agenda item presents the annual report on the discipline workload of the Division of Professional Practices (DPP) for Fiscal Year 2015-16.

Legislative Committee
Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair
Information
5A: Legislative Update   Listen
This agenda item presents the status of those legislative measures of interest to the Commission.
Reconvene General Session
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair
Information
2K: Report of Closed Session Items   Listen

Information
2L: Report of the Executive Committee   Listen

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