California CTC Seal

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated February 6, 2004

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
February 5, 2004
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, February 5, 2004

10:00 a.m.

Appeals and Waivers Committee

Thursday, February 5, 2004
10:00 a.m.

Os-Maun Rasul, Committee Chair

Beth Hauk
Leslie Littman
Sara Lundquist
Alberto Vaca

Action 
1A: Approval of the Minutes 
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the January 2004 meeting of the Appeals and Waivers Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve the minutes.

Action 
1B: Waivers: Consent Calendar 
These waiver requests have been reviewed by staff and meet the criteria adopted by the Commission.

Action 
1C: Waivers: Conditions Calendar
These waiver requests have been reviewed by staff on the basis of criteria adopted by the Commission and special conditions for subsequent waivers are included.

Action 
1D: Waivers: Denial Calendar 
These waiver requests do not meet the criteria for inclusion on a consent calendar and will be considered on an individual basis. 

General Session

10:15 a.m.

The Commission will immediately convene into Closed Session. The Commission will meet in Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code Section 11126 as well as California Education Code Sections 44245 and 44248. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all action taken or determinations made therein.

Thursday, February 5, 2004

General Session Will begin following Closed Session

1:00 p.m.

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

2A: Call the Meeting to Order
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Action 
2B: Approval of the January 2004 Minutes (Item Posted February 11, 2004) 
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the January 2004 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
2C: Approval of the February 2004 Consent Calendar  
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the February 2004 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar.

Information 
2D: Chair's Report

Information 
2E: Executive Director's Report

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Beth Hauk, Committee Chair

Action/ Information 
3A: Status of Legislation of Interest to the Commission
Staff will present the status of legislative measures that have a position adopted by the Commission.

Action/ Information 
3B: Analyses of Bills of Interest to the Commission
Staff will present analyses of educator preparation or licensing bills introduced by legislators. The analyses will summarize current law, describe the bill's provisions, estimate its costs, recommend amendments if applicable, and propose a recommendation. The Commission will be asked to take a position on the measures. Positions for the Commission to consider are: Sponsor, Support, Support if Amended, Approve, Approve if Amended, Seek Amendments, Watch, Disapprove, Oppose Unless Amended, and Oppose. 
Agenda Insert for Item-3B  (Posted February 6, 2004)

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole 

Alberto Vaca, Committee Chair

Information 
4A: Update on the Fiscal Year 2003-4 Budget Act and Proposed 2004-05 Governor's Budget
Staff will present an update on modifications of the 2003-04 Budget Act and update on the developments of the 2004-05 Proposed Governor's Budget as related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Study Session

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

Information 
5A: Accreditation of Educator Preparation in California: A Brief History and Overview
This agenda item responds to a request by the Commission for a study session to discuss the history of accreditation of educator preparation in California as well as the roles and responsibilities of the Committee on Accreditation and the Commission.
Agenda Insert for Item 5A (Posted February 5, 2004).

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Kristen Beckner, Committee Chair

Information 
6A: Report of the January 2004 Committee on Accreditation Meeting
A report of the Committee on Accreditation's January discussion with stakeholders and interested parties on the process for review of the existing accreditation system.

Action 
6B: Proposed Single Subject Credential Authorization for Teachers of American Sign Language
This item provides the background, reviews current data and discusses the work of the Languages Other Than English Panel and Commission staff to outline a request to add American Sign Language (ASL) to the list of approved Languages Other Than English for Single Subject authorization in order to align with California Curriculum Frameworks, with the California Education Code and with current practices in the field of education.

Reconvene General Session

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

2F: Report of Closed Session Items

Action 
2G: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

Information 
2H: New Business 2H 
Quarterly Agenda for March, May and June 2004 is presented
Commission Member Reports 

2I: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017