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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated June 21, 2005

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Commission Meeting Agenda
April 14, 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. 

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Thursday, April 14, 2005

Thursday, April 14, 2005
8:30 a.m.

Appeals and Waivers Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Maytte Bustillos
Elaine C. Johnson
Leslie Littman
Marilyn McGrath

Action 
1A: Approval of the Minutes
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the March 2005 meeting of the Appeals and Waivers Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve the minutes. 

Action 
1B: Waivers: Consent Calendar 
Pursuant to Education Code Section 44225(m) waiver requests are submitted for consideration in the areas of educator preparation and credentialing. These requests have been reviewed by staff on the basis of criteria adopted by the Commission. 

Action 
1C: Waivers: Conditions Calendar
Pursuant to Education Code Section 44225(m) waiver requests are submitted for consideration in the areas of educator preparation and credentialing. These requests have been reviewed by staff on the basis of criteria adopted by the Commission. Special conditions for subsequent waivers are included. 

Action 
1D: Waivers: Denial Calendar 
Pursuant to Education Code Section 44225(m) waiver requests are submitted for consideration in the areas of educator preparation and credentialing. These waivers do not meet the criteria adopted by the Commission.

Convene General Session

8:45 a.m

Closed Session

The Commission will convene and immediately go into 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, April 14, 2005

General Session will begin immediately following Closed Session

9:30 a.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

2A: Call the Meeting to Order
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Action 
2B: Approval of the March 2005 Minutes
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the March 2005 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
2C: Approval of the April 2005 Agenda
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the Agenda for the April 2005 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
2D: Approval of the April 2005 Consent Calendar 
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the April 2005 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar.

Information 
2E: Chair's Report

Information 
2F: Executive Director's Report

Information 
2G: Commission Member Reports

Information 
2H: Liaison Reports

     

Public Hearing

10:00 a.m.

Action 
3A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 Section 80413
A public hearing is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. to consider amendments to Section 80413 to the California Code of Regulations Title 5 pertaining Specific Requirements for Preliminary and Professional Clear Multiple and Single Subject Teaching Credentials for Applicants Prepared in California

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole 

Maytte Bustillos, Committee Chair

Action 
4A: Review and Establish the Priorities for the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for Fiscal Year 2005-06
Staff will present an overview of the various activities required of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Commission) in order to establish the Commission's priorities for Fiscal Year 2005-06. Once action is taken, the approved plan will be shared with Control Agencies and the Legislature as part of the yearly budget review process. 

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Aida Molina, Committee Chair

Information/ Action 
5A: Options for Determining the Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities for the California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) Examination
This agenda item presents options for the knowledge, skills, and abilities that will be required of veteran teachers and teachers trained outside of California seeking authorization to teach English Learners. 

Information/ Action 
5B: Options for Reviewing Bilingual Certification
This agenda item discusses the development of a plan to involve stakeholders and to address policy questions pertaining to bilingual certification. It provides options for the Commission to consider in developing a work plan and provides cost estimates for each option. 

Information/ Action 
5C: Options for the Establishment of Exam Fees for 2005-06 Fiscal Year 
Options for the Establishment of Exam Fees for 2005-06 Fiscal Year 5C This agenda item presents options for the establishment of exam fees for the 2005-06 fiscal year. 

Information/ Action 
5D: Competitive Grant Process for Funding New Alternative Certification Programs 
This agenda item presents an overview of the Commission's role in administering alternative certification grants that support university and district internship programs, and presents for consideration, a Competitive Grant Process that would enable the Commission to fund new internship programs for the 2005-06 fiscal year should funds be appropriated for that purpose in the annual budget act. 

Information/ Action 
5E: Initial Accreditation and Program Review
This agenda item presents proposals submitted by local education agencies and institutions of higher education for initial institutional accreditation and for single subject matter preparation program approval. The agenda item provides an overview of the process for reviewing proposals, analysis of the program proposals, and costs associated with the reviews. 
 

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Committee Chair

Information/ Action 
6A: Status of Legislation of Interest to the Commission
Staff will present the status of legislative measures that have a position adopted by the Commission. Staff will provide an update on these bills. The Commission may adopt a change in position on individual measures as appropriate.

Information/ Action 
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 bills' provisions, estimate costs, and recommend amendments if applicable. The Commission may take a position on the measures. Positions for the Commission to consider are: Sponsor, Support, Support if Amended, Seek Amendments, Watch, Oppose Unless Amended, Oppose, or No Position.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole

Steve Lilly, Committee Chair

Action 
7A: Teacher Supply in California 2003-04 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.  
  

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

2I: Report of Closed Session Items

2J: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

Information 
2K: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for May/June, August and October 2005 is presented. 
Audience Presentations

2L: Adjournment
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