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


Updated January 6, 2017
Watch Meeting: Thursday, December 8, 2016 and Friday, December 9, 2016


All attachments are in PDF format.

Commission Meeting Agenda
December 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.

Reasonable Accommodation: Any person with a disability requiring disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, may make a request by contacting Rhonda Brown at (916) 322-6253 or sending a written request to that person at 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least five working days in advance of the meeting.

Live Webcast Presentation: The Commission meeting will be webcast via the internet. Access the broadcast on the CTC Meetings page. While the Commission intends to webcast this meeting, it may not be possible to webcast all or part of the open meeting due to technical issues or limitations on resources.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
General Session
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

General Session
Chair Linda Darling-Hammond will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
1A: Approval of the October 2016 Minutes
The minutes of the October 2016 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

Action
1B: Approval of the December 2016 Agenda
The Agenda for the December 2016 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

Action
1C: Approval of the December 2016 Consent Calendar  Listen
The Commission will consider approval of the December 2016 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  Listen

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee
Kirsten Barnes, Committee Chair
Information
2A: 2016-17 State Funded Grant Programs: Announcement of Awards  Listen
Staff will present an update on the process of funding the three 2016-17 state grant programs and will announce the grant recipients.
Educator Preparation Committee
Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair
Action
3A: Proposed Revision of the Enrollment Requirement for the Clear Administrative Services Credential Standards  Listen
This agenda item provides information on the current waiver of the 120-day enrollment requirement contained in the Clear Administrative Services Standards and proposes revisions to the provision.

Action
3B: Initial Institutional Approval: Review of Criteria and Process  Listen
This agenda item provides a review of the Initial Institutional Approval process adopted in February 2016. The item also identifies some Factors to Consider for the Commission to consider as decisions are made about an institution's Eligibility to offer an educator preparation program in California.
Action
3C: Proposed Revisions to the Accreditation Cost Recovery Fees  Listen
This item brings forward proposed revisions to cost recovery fees for consideration and possible action.

Information/Action
3D: Update on the Commission's Work Related to the Education Specialist Preliminary Credential and Associated Work Group  Listen
This agenda item provides an update on efforts of a Commission Work Group to improve the preparation of prospective special education teachers.

Information/Action
3E: Subject Matter Competency for Integrated Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Programs  Listen
This agenda item provides information on when candidates must demonstrate subject matter competency and asks the Commission for direction on this topic related to integrated, undergraduate teacher preparation programs.

Information/Action
3F: Update on the Commission's Work Related to Dual Certification for Single Subject and Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials  Listen
This agenda item provides an update on the work surrounding short-term and long-term options for teachers to earn dual certification as Single Subject and Designated Subjects (DS) Career Technical Education (CTE) teaching credentials.

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); Luis Osollo v. Linda Darling-Hammond, et al (United States District Court Central District of California, CV-16-03045-SJO (AS)); and Jack Poster v. Rialto Unified School District, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, et al (United States District Court Central District of California, CV16-01839 AB). 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, December 9, 2016
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.

Professional Practices Committee
C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair
Information
4A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report  Listen
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload.

Action
4B: Committee of Credential Vacancies for FY 2017-18  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 one public member, one school administrator member, and one secondary member.

Educator Preparation Committee
Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair
Information
3G: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation  Listen
This agenda item presents the 2015-16 Annual Accreditation Report from the Committee on Accreditation.

Information
3H: Update on the Commission's Program Surveys  Listen
This agenda item provides an update on implementation of the Commission's program completer surveys, master teacher survey, and employer survey.

Legislative Committee
Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair
Action
5A: Legislative Proposals and Concepts   Listen
This agenda item presents legislative proposals and concepts for the 2017 legislative year for Commission consideration.

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

Information
1I: New Business  Listen
  • Bimonthly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations
Action
1J: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2017  Listen
Each year the Commission nominates and elects its Chair and Vice Chair.

Adjournment