Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
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Commission Meeting Agenda
January 31 - February 1, 2005
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Monday, January 31, 2005
Convene General Session
Professional Practices Committee of the Whole
Elaine C. Johnson, Committee Chair
1A: Paper Screening of Applications for the Item 1A Committee of Credentials
The Professional Practices Committee will review applications for one (1) secondary teacher position on the Committee of Credentials. This position became vacant on December 17, 2004.
Appeals and Waivers Committee
Leslie Littman, Committee Chair
Elaine C. Johnson
2A: Approval of the Minutes
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the November/December 2004 meeting of the Appeals and Waivers Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve the minutes.
2B: Waivers: Consent Calendar
These waiver requests have been reviewed by staff and meet the criteria adopted by the Commission.
2C: 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.
2D: 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.
2E: 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.
Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Reconvene General Session
Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
3B: Approval of the November/December 2004 Minutes
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the November/December 2004 meeting of the Commission.
3C: Approval of the January/February 2005 Consent Calendar
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the January/February 2005 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar.
3D: Chair's Report
3E: Executive Director's Report
4A: Proposed Addition of Sections 80021 and 80021.1
A public hearing is being held to consider adding Sections 80021 and 80021.1 to the California Code of Regulations Title 5 pertaining to Short-Term Staff Permit and Provisional Internship Permit.
Agenda Insert for Item 4A (Updated February 2, 2005)
Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole
Catherine Banker, Committee Chair
5A: Update on the Proposed 2005-06 Governor’s Budget
Staff will present an update on the Proposed 2005-06 Governor’s Budget, as released on January 10, 2005, related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Legislative Committee of the Whole
Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Committee Chair
6A: Items of Interest to the Commission
Staff will present an update on items of interest to the Commission.
Professional Services Committee of the Whole
Aida Molina, Committee Chair
7A: Recommended Initial Passing Standards for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) in Languages Other Than English in German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, and Vietnamese
The CSET: Languages Other Than English in German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, and Vietnamese were first administered on November 6, 2004. This report describes the standard setting studies conducted on December 2-3, 2004, the results of those studies, and provides staff-recommended passing standards.
7B: Recommended Subject Matter Requirements for Single Subject Teaching Credentials in Agriculture; Business; Health Science; Home Economics; Industrial and Technology Education; and a Language Other Than English: American Sign Language
This report presents recommended subject matter requirements for Single Subject Teaching Credentials in Agriculture; Business; Health; Home Economics; Industrial and Technology Education; and a Language Other Than English: American Sign Language. If adopted, these subject matter requirements will specify the content that is eligible for assessment on the subject matter examinations and that is to be taught in Commission-approved subject matter programs.
7C: Proposed Plan for Reviewing Bilingual Certification
At the October 1, 2004 Commission meeting, staff presented an information item that addressed policy questions for the Commission to consider relevant to updating bilingual certification. In response to the Commission's direction, this item provides an expanded discussion of the policy questions, along with proposed options that could become an action plan for addressing these policy questions and for updating the bilingual certification routes for California teachers.
7D: Discussion of the Fifth Year of Study Option
At its December 2004 meeting, the Commission directed staff to meet with stakeholders and discuss the fifth year of study programs. This item provides background information related to the fifth year of study option provided in the law. Staff will also provide information on the stakeholders meeting related to this topic.
7E: Recommended Passing Standards for the Teaching Foundation Examinations (TFE) in Multiple Subjects, English, and Mathematics
This report describes the standard-setting study process, the results of the studies, and the optional passing standards for the Teaching Foundations Examinations in Multiple Subject, English, and Mathematics, which were first administered on August 7, 2004. It is a follow-up to the December 2004 agenda item.
7F: Update on the Accreditation Review
This item is an update on activities related accreditation. It contains general information about the timeline for the review of the Commission's accreditation policies and procedures, the transition to a revised system, and a general timeline of scheduled accreditation reviews. Both the Accreditation Study Work Group and the Committee on Accreditation are scheduled to meet the week prior to the Commission meeting. Staff will provide an oral update on the progress made at these meetings.
Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole
Steve Lilly, Committee Chair
8A: Proposed Title 5 Regulations to Implement Assembly Bill 2210
This agenda item reviews the process employing agencies may use to determine if a Commission-approved induction program is unavailable to an employee.
Reconvene General Session
Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair
3G: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee
3H: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for March, April and May/June 2005 is presented.
Commission Member Reports
3I: Nominations/Elections for Chair and Vice Chair