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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated April 6, 2004

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Commission Meeting Agenda
March 25, 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. 

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Thursday, March 25, 2004

10:00 a.m.

Appeals and Waivers Committee

Thursday, March 25, 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 February 2004 meeting of the Appeals and Waivers Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve the minutes.

Action 
1B: Consideration of Credential Appeals
Consideration of credential appeals is held pursuant to Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 80514. Hearings are conducted pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c) and Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 80516.

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

Action 
1D: 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 
1E: 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

10:30 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, March 25, 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 February 2004 Minutes
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the February 2004 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
2C: Approval of the March 2004 Consent Calendar 
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the March 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

Information 
2F: Additions to Title 5 Regulations Pertaining to Degree Authorizations  
Agenda Insert for Item 2F (Approximately 7.5 Mb) (Posted March 24, 2004)

At the request of the Commission, staff met with stakeholders to discuss proposed additions to Title 5, California Code of Regulations pertaining to degree authorizations and how they align with the "highly qualified" teacher requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). This agenda item reviews the highlights of that meeting as well as proposes additions to Title 5 pertaining to degree authorizations. 
idual basis.

Special Presentation
1:00 p.m.

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

Presentation 
Anne McKinney, Assistant Secretary for Higher Education, Office of the Secretary for Education 

Professional Practices Committee of the Whole

Elaine Johnson, Committee Chair

Action 
3A: Paper Screening of Applications for the Committee of Credentials
The Professional Practices Committee will review applications for one (1) administrative position on the Committee of Credentials. This position will become vacant on June 30, 2004.

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Beth Hauk, Committee Chair

Action/ Information 
4A: 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 
4B: 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. 

Information 
4C: Categorical Program Reform Bills  (Item updated March 11, 2004) 
Staff will present an update on the Categorical Program Reform Bills.

Action/ Information 
4D: Issues of Interest to the Commission 
Staff will present an update on the activities of the Joint Legislative Committee to Develop a Master Plan for Education. This update will include information on the Committee's recent hearing on postsecondary education accountability.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole

Alberto Vaca, Committee Chair

Information 
5A: Update on the Fiscal Year 2003-04 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.

Information 
5B: Overview of the Legislative Analyst's Review of the Proposed 2004-05 Governor's Budget
Staff will present an overview of the Legislative Analyst's Review of the 2004-05 Proposed Governor's Budget.

Information 
5C: Second Quarter Report of Revenues and Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2003-04
Staff will provide an update on the second quarter report of revenues and expenditures for fiscal year 2003-04.

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Kristen Beckner, Committee Chair

Action 
6A: Update on Accreditation Review Activities 
This item makes a recommendation to postpone accreditation visits that are not joint NCATE/CCTC visits for the 2004-05 accreditation year. Staff will also present an oral update on the work of the Committee on Accreditation with respect to the accreditation review process to date.

Information 
6B: Discussion of Options to Obtain a SB 2042 Professional Clear Multiple and Single Subject Credential 
Staff will present background information for a discussion about the options available for obtaining a SB 2042 Professional Clear Multiple and Single Subject Credential, specifically focusing on the Fifth Year of Study requirement.

Reconvene General Session

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

2G: Report of Closed Session Items

2H: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

Information 
2I: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for May, June and August 2004 is presented  
Commission Member Reports 
Audience Presentations
   
2J: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017