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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated November 8, 2004

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Commission Meeting Agenda
August 12, 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. 

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Thursday, August 12, 2004

8:00 a.m.

Appeals and Waivers Committee

Os-Maun Rasul, Committee Chair

Beth Hauk
Leslie Littman
Alberto Vaca

Action
1A: Approval of the Minutes
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the June 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.

Action
1E: 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.

General Session

8:30 a.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 June 2004 Minutes (Posted August 16, 2004)
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the June 2004 meeting of the Commission.

Action
2C: Approval of the August 2004 Consent Calendar  
Agenda Insert for Item 2C [PDF] (Posted August 12, 2004) 
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the August 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

Public Hearing

11:00 a.m.

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

Action 
3A: Proposed Addition to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Sections 80089.3 and 80089.4, Pertaining to Introductory and Specific Subject Matter Authorizations  
Agenda Insert for Item 3A  (Posted August 12, 2004) 

The proposed additions to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Sections 80089.3 and 80089.4, pertaining to introductory and specific subject matter authorizations are being presented for public hearing.

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

Information 
4A: Update on the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) Passport to Teaching Certification Program
This item discusses the ABCTE teaching examinations.

Information 
4B: Policy Questions Related to the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) Passport to Teaching Certification Program
This item presents for Commission consideration a series of policy questions about the ABCTE teaching examinations.

Information 
4C: Update on Teacher Examination Study
This item presents an implementation plan and public discussion process concerning the policy issues presented to the Commission at the June meeting related to how the Commission's current tests measure basic skills, content knowledge, and pedagogy.

Information 
4D: Update on the Review of the Accreditation Framework
This is an update on activities related to the current Review of the Accreditation Framework, including the Accreditation Study Work Group.

Professional Practices Committee of the Whole

Elaine Johnson, Committee Chair

Action 
5A: Proposed Changes to Title 5 Sections 80300, 80303, 80310 and 80412 California Code of Regulations
This item introduces proposed changes to Title 5 Regulations regarding the discipline of professional certificated personnel.

Action 
5B: Paper Screening of Applications for the Committee of Credentials
The Professional Practices Committee will review applications for one (1) elementary teacher position on the Committee of Credentials. This position became vacant on June 30, 2004.

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Beth Hauk, Committee Chair

Action/ Information 
6A: Status of Legislation of Interest to the Commission 
Agenda Insert for Item 6A (Posted August 12, 2004) 

Staff will present the status of legislative measures that have a position adopted by the Commission.

Action/ Information 
6B: 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. 

Action/ Information 
6C: Items of Interest to the Commission
Agenda Insert for Item 6C (Posted August 12, 2004) 

Staff will present an update on items of interest to the Commission.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole

Alberto Vaca, Committee Chair

Information 
7A: Update on the Proposed 2004-05 Governor's Budget
Agenda Insert for Item 7A [PDF] (Posted August 12, 2004) 

Staff will present an update on the Proposed 2004-05 Governor's Budget as related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Action 
7B: Proposed Budget Change Proposal for the Fiscal Year 2005-06
Staff will present the proposed Budget Change Proposal (BCP) for the Fiscal Year 2005-06. Members of the Commission will be asked to consider and take action on the BCP.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole

Steve Lilly, Committee Chair

Action 
8A: Proposed Documents to Replace Emergency Permits
Proposed Documents to Replace Emergency Permits

Action 
8B: A Proposed Amendments and Deletions to Title 5 Sections 80048.3, 80413.1, 80457, and 80523.1
This agenda item proposes amending four sections of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations due to changes in statute and regulation.

Information 
8C: Update on Streamlining and Efficiencies
This agenda item updates the Commission on the activities the Commission staff has taken pertaining to streamlining and efficiencies of the Commission's business processes.

Closed Session

1:00 p.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.

Reconvene General Session

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

2F: Report of Closed Session Items

2G: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

Information 
2H: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for September/October, November/December 2004 and January/February 2005 is presented. 
Commission Member Reports 
Audience Presentations

2I: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017