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Updated May 7, 2013
Teacher Preparation Advisory Panel (TAP) Recommendations -- Feedback being accepted NOW
The 39 recommendations from the TAP panel are now available for your review. An electronic survey is available for you to provide feedback on each recommendation.
Please read the Rationales and Recommendations document to understand the TAP panel's rationale for the recommendation. The survey will be open through June 7, 2013. TAP's recommendations will be presented to the Commission on June 13, 2013. The Commission meeting is a public meeting and will be webcast.
May 7, 2013
May 2013 Statistic: School Nurse Services Credentials Issued: 2007-08 to 2011-12
Every year, about 200 new credentials are issued for School Nurses. Another 600-700 credentials were renewed each year in the past five years.
April 29, 2013
- Common Standard 2 Technical Assistance Webinar
Commission Common Standard 2 is one of the standards institutions have found most challenging. The Commission's accreditation staff has recorded a technical assistance webinar to help institutions better understand what accreditation teams look for in determining whether the institution has a unit and program assessment system that meets the standard. Please share the webinar with your accreditation team at your institution.
December 26, 2012
- Accreditation Activities for 2012-13
Due to the severe fiscal constraints of the Commission, accreditation activities have been modified for the 2012-13 year. Please see the following Program Sponsor Alert (PSA 12-05) clarifying the 2012-13 accreditation activities.
August 22, 2012
- Routes to a Clear MS or SS Credential [PDF]
A chart showing who is eligible to complete an approved Induction Program and which types of Employers are eligible to sign the CL 855 stating that Induction is not available.
Posted September 2, 2010
- Submitting a Proposal for an Educator Preparation Program in California
When an institution (college, university, school district, county office of education or other entity) wants to offer one or more educator preparation programs to prepare candidates to teach or provide services in the California public schools, the institution needs to become approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Approval by the Commission is a multi-step process.
February 9, 2010
National Professional Organization Accreditation: Alignment with the California Accreditation System
Procedures for institutions to combine national accreditation with California's accreditation system
July 29, 2008