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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated March 23, 2005

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Commission Meeting Agenda
January 31 - February 1, 2005
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.

Monday, January 31, 2005

Convene General Session

1:30 p.m.

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.

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

Leslie Littman, Committee Chair

Maytte Bustillos
Guillermo Gomez
Elaine C. Johnson
Marilyn McGrath

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

9:00 a.m.

Reconvene General Session

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Chair

3A: Call the Meeting to Order
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

Public Hearing

10:00 a.m.

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

3F: Report of Closed Session Items

3G: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

3H: New Business 
Quarterly Agenda for March, April and May/June 2005 is presented. 
Commission Member Reports 
Audience Presentations

Information/ Action 
3I: Nominations/Elections for Chair and Vice Chair

3J: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017