- 15 Day Notice of Modifications to the Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Designated Subjects Special Subjects Teaching Credentials
The modifications are to the proposed amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations (CCR) §80037 to establish a Special Teaching Authorization in Physical Education for holders of Designated Subjects Special Subjects Teaching Credentials in Basic Military Drill (BMD) and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). The proposed amendments also include general clean-up of outdated language in the existing regulation.
February 28, 2014
- March 2014 Statistic: Age Distribution of New Teaching Credential Holders, 2012-2013
In 2012-2013, about 12,000 new preliminary teaching credentials were issued by California institutions of higher education and District program sponsors.
February 28, 2014
Quick Facts 2012-13 Now Available
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing's Quick Facts 2012-13 document is now available.
February 18, 2014
February 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Items 6E and 6G Now Available
February 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda Items 6E and 6G are now available.
February 6, 2014
Coded Correspondence 14-01
The amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) pertaining to the World Language: English Language Development (ELD) content area authorization and English learner authorizations for California prepared teachers were approved by the Office of Administrative Law. This correspondence provides the effective dates and implementation information for the approved amendments to the regulations.
February 5, 2014
February 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda
The February 13-14, 2014 Commission Meeting Agenda is now available.
January 31, 2014
February 2014 Statistic: Child Development Permits Issued: 2008-09 to 2012-13
Child Development Permits are required for service in most publicly funded child development programs including all state preschool programs.
February 3, 2014
Program Sponsor Webcast - Administrator Examinations: Examinations Development Discussion
The Program Sponsor Webcast Administrator Examinations: Examinations Development Discussion was recorded on Thursday January 16, 2014. Please refer to the meeting agenda for an overview of the meeting.
January 16, 2014
Committee of Credentials Vacancies
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing has one School Board member vacancy on the Committee of Credentials (Committee). The Committee reviews allegations of misconduct against educators. Applications are due by June 1, 2014. A copy of the application can be found at the following link.
January 15, 2014
Applications are Now Being Accepted for Membership on the Committee On Accreditation (COA)
The Committee on Accreditation has openings for two representatives from K-12 education and one for a representative of higher education. All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. February 21, 2013. All of the application materials can be found on the Committee on Accreditation page.
January 13, 2014
January 2014 Statistic: January 2014 Statistic: Intern Credentials Issued: 2002-03 to 2012-13
In academic year 2012-13, more than 2,600 intern credentials were issued, while a decade ago, more than 7,000 credentials were issued. There has been a dramatic decrease in the number of intern credentials issued in the past several years. In spite of the decrease in the number of intern credentials, 956 out of 1100 districts and county offices currently employ teachers on intern credentials.
December 31, 2013
Chair's Report, December 2013
Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, takes stock of the new landscape for education in California and sets a resolution for the Commission in 2014.
December 24, 2013
Darling-Hammond, Harris reelected Commission Chair and Vice Chair for 2014
Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, internationally recognized education expert, and veteran teacher Kathleen Harris will continue as Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing in 2014. The two were reelected at the Commission's December 13, 2013 meeting and will serve through December 2014.
December 13, 2013
Governor Reappoints Commissioners
Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., has reappointed Commissioners Casallas, Cooney, Darling-Hammond, Harris and Ramirez to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
December 2, 2013
December 2013 Statistic: Program Completers by Academic Major and Preparation Route, 2011-2012
In 2011-2012, about 12,000 program completers finished all their teacher preparation program requirements. Reporting on program completers' undergraduate academic major was a new requirement under the 2008 reauthorization of Higher Education Opportunity Act. The undergraduate academic major distribution of program completers differed slightly by routes.
December 1, 2013
Updated February 28, 2014