Commission on Teacher Credentialing State Seal Logo

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated May 11, 2004

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
May 5 - 6, 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.

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Executive Committee

11:00 a.m.

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

Kristen Beckner
Beth Hauk
Elaine Johnson
Steve Lilly
Os-Maun Rasul
Alberto Vaca

1A: Approval of the January 8, 2004 Executive Committee Minutes
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the January 8, 2004 meeting of the Executive Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve, the Minutes.

1B: Approval of the Commission's 2005 Meeting Schedule  
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the Commission's proposed 2005 meeting schedule.

Convene General Session

Professional Practices Committee of the Whole

1:00 p.m.

Elaine Johnson, Committee Chair

2A: Interviews for Appointment to the Committee of Credentials
The Professional Practices Committee will interview, evaluate, and appoint one (1) Administrator member to serve on the Committee of Credentials, and select one alternate member.

Closed Session

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.

Appeals and Waivers Committee

Os-Maun Rasul, Committee Chair

Beth Hauk
Leslie Littman
Sara Lundquist
Alberto Vaca

3A: Approval of the Minutes 
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the March 2004 meeting of the Appeals and Waivers Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve the minutes.

3B: Waivers: Consent Calendar
These waiver requests have been reviewed by staff and meet the criteria adopted by the Commission.

3C: 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.

3D: 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.

Thursday, May 6, 2004

Reconvene General Session

9:30 a.m.

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

4A: Call the Meeting to Order
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

4B: Approval of the March 2004 Minutes  (Posted May 11, 2004)
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the March 2004 meeting of the Commission.

4C: Approval of the May 2004 Consent Calendar  
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the May 2004 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar.

4D: Chair's Report

4E: Executive Director's Report

4F: Proposed Additions to Title 5 Regulations Pertaining to No Child Left Behind Authorizations 
This agenda item proposes a new name and outlines three options for the Commission to consider in establishing these proposed NCLB compliant authorizations.

Day of the Teacher Celebration

11:00 a.m.

Day of the Teacher Celebration
Ms. Anne McKinney, Assistant Secretary for Higher Education, of the Office of the Secretary for Education will present the Day of the Teacher award to the recipient nominated by Secretary Richard Riordan.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole

Alberto Vaca, Committee Chair

5A: Update on the Fiscal Year 2003-04 Budget Act 
Staff will present an update on modifications of the 2003-04 Budget Act as related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

5B: Update on the Fiscal Year 2004-05 Proposed Governor's Budget 
Staff will present an update on the developments of the proposed 2004-05 Governor's Budget as related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Kristen Beckner, Committee Chair

6A: Study Session on the Approval of Subject Matter Programs  
At its March 2004 meeting, the Commission directed staff to prepare a study session regarding the approval of programs that develop subject matter competence for teacher candidates. This agenda item reviews the history of Commission-approved subject matter programs and provides a series of discussion items related to the approval of subject matter programs.

6B: Options for the Review of the Accreditation Framework  
In January 2004, the Commission directed the Committee on Accreditation to meet with stakeholders to identify options for establishing a process for the review of the Commission's Accreditation Framework that would be open, inclusive of key stakeholders, and consultative. The Committee on Accreditation has endorsed a set of guiding principles for the review and submits three options for the Commission's consideration. Among the three options, the Committee has identified a preferred option for proceeding with the review.

6C: Standards for Single Subject Programs in Art, Languages Other than English, Music, and Physical Education  
This report recommends Single Subject Matter Program Standards for art, language other than English, music, and physical education that, if adopted by the Commission, will be utilized by California accredited colleges and universities to develop single subject matter preparation programs in these academic areas. The single subject matter program standards were drafted by advisory panels working with National Evaluation Systems. This report will describe the development process, the field review, and the proposed implementation of these new draft standards.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole

Steve Lilly, Committee Chair

7A: Teacher Supply in California 2002-2003 - A Report to the Legislature  
This agenda item is in response to Assembly Bill (AB) 471 (Scott, Chapter 381, Statutes of 1999. AB 471 requires the Commission report to the Governor and the Legislature each year on the number of teachers who received credentials, certificates, permits and waivers to teach in California public schools.

7B: Update on Stakeholders Meeting to Replace Emergency Permits  
This agenda item reviews the proposals that have been developed to replace emergency permits following the two stakeholders meetings on January 21, 2004 and March 16, 2004.

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Beth Hauk, Committee Chair

8A: Status of Legislation of Interest to the Commission  
Staff will present the status of legislative measures that have a position adopted by the Commission.

8B: 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.

Reconvene General Session

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

4G: Report of Executive Committee

4H: Report of Closed Session Items

4I: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

4J: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for June, August and September/October 2004 is presented  
Commission Member Reports 
Audience Presentations

4K: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017