Welcome to the State of California

Title

Accreditation Technical Assistance

The Commission's action to strengthen and streamline the accreditation system has resulted in changes to standards, performance assessments, and to the accreditation cycle. Technical assistance will be provided throughout the year to assist institutions as they implement these changes.

Webcasts

Webcast Problems: See Webcast Technical Assistance
Topic Date Broadcast Intended Audience
Green Site Visit
January 19, 2017 Not available Institutions in the Green Cohort
Elementary Subject Matter Program Submission
December 2016 Day 1 Elementary Subject Matter Programs
Program Review for Preliminary and Initial Programs
November 2016 Day 1 All Preliminary and other Initial Programs
Program Review for Second Tier/ Induction Programs
November 2016 Day 1 Induction (Teacher and Administrator) Programs
2016 Preconditions Technical Assistance
October 2016 Day 1 All
Preliminary MS/SS Program Standards
September 2016 Day 1 Preliminary MS/SS
Preliminary MS/SS Transition Plan - Zoom Meeting

August 2016 Day 1 Preliminary MS/SS
The New Accreditation System: An Overview
August 2016 Day 1 All
Common Standards Webcast
August 2016 Day 1 All
Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs)
  • A webcast that reviews the TPEs adopted by the Commission in June 2016.
August 2016 Day 1 Preliminary MS/SS
Transitioning to the new Induction Preconditions and Standards - April 2016 April 7, 2016 Day 1 Gen. Ed Induction

Upcoming Events

  • Teacher Induction Programs Technical Assistance - Implementing the 2015 Program Standards

    These meetings will focus on assisting programs with implementing the new induction program standards that were adopted by the Commission in December 2015. Institutions are encouraged to register 2-4 representatives responsible for either oversight of the program or involved in program design. Each individual must register separately. Meeting dates, locations and registration links are below. Registration links for the May meetings will be available in a future PSD E-news.
    Date Location
    Tuesday, January 24 Los Angeles County Office of Education (LA) Register here
    Friday, February 3 Tulare County Office of Education (Visalia) Register here
    Wednesday, February 8 St. Mary's College of California (Moraga) Register here
    Thursday, May 4 Riverside County Office of Education (Riverside)
    Tuesday, May 9 San Diego County Office of Education (San Diego)
  • Technical Assistance: Year 5 Submission Requirements for Induction Programs

    Technical Assistance on submission requirements for Year 5 of the accreditation cycle will be provided for Induction Programs in the Red, Orange, Blue, Indigo, and Violet Cohorts. The purpose of these sessions is to help prepare induction programs for meeting the submission requirements for the revised accreditation cycle. Prior to attending, participants are required to watch both the Program Review and Common Standards webcasts which are also posted on this page. There will be time to collaborate with colleagues so we encourage you to bring a team; however, due to space considerations, programs are limited to a maximum of 3 team members. Please click here for registration.
    Date Location
    Tuesday, February 7 Brandman University (Irvine)
    Wednesday, February 8 National University (Torrey Pines)
    Friday, February 24 Commission Offices (Sacramento)
    Thursday, March 16 New Haven Unified School District (Union City)
    Tuesday, April 18 Kings County Office of Education (Lemoore)
  • Technical Assistance: Year 5 Submission Requirements for Preliminary and Initial Programs

    Technical Assistance on submission requirements for Year 5 of the accreditation cycle will be provided for Preliminary and Initial Programs in the Red, Orange, Blue, Indigo, and Violet Cohorts. The purpose of these sessions is to help prepare institutions for meeting the submission requirements for the revised accreditation cycle. Prior to attending, participants are required to watch both the Program Review and Common Standards webcasts which are posted on this page. There will be time to collaborate with colleagues so we encourage you to bring a team; however, due to space considerations, institutions are limited to a maximum of 3 team members. Please click here for registration.
    Date Location
    Wednesday, January 25 St. Mary's College of California (Moraga)
    Friday, February 17 Fresno Pacific University (Fresno)
    Thursday, February 23 Commission Offices (Sacramento)
    Friday, March 10 CSU Fullerton (Irvine)
    Friday, March 17 Mount St. Mary's (Downtown Campus)

Resources

Updated February 6, 2017