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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated August 16, 2005

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Commission Meeting Agenda
May 31 - June 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. 

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Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Executive Committee

9:30 a.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Committee Chair

Maytte Bustillos
Guillermo Gomez
Elaine C. Johnson
Steve Lilly
Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr.
Aida Molina

Action 
1A: Approval of the September 30, 2004 Executive Committee Minutes 
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the September 30, 2004 meeting of the Executive Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve, the minutes. 

Information 
1B: The Governor's Proposed State Budget for 2005-06 as of the May Revision
The Committee will discuss the Governor's May Revision proposal for 2005-2006 and its potential impact on the Commission's budget. 

Information/ Action 
1C: Goals and Objectives for the Commission 2005-06
The Committee will discuss the Strategic Plan adopted by the Commission, goals and objectives for 2005-2006 as well as performance measures for 2005-06. 

Information/ Action 
1D: Approval of the Commission’s 2006 Meeting Schedule
The Committee will discuss the Strategic Plan adopted by the Commission, goals and objectives for 2005-2006 as well as performance measures for 2005-06.

Appeals and Waivers Committee

11:00 a.m.

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Maytte Bustillos
Elaine C. Johnson
Leslie Littman
Marilyn McGrath

Action 
2A: 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 
2B: 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 
2C: 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 
2D: 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

1:00 p.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. 

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Lawrence H. Madkins, Jr., Committee Chair

Information/ Action 
3A: Status of Legislation of Interest to the Commission
Staff will present the status of legislative measures that have a position adopted by the Commission.

Information/ Action 
3B: Items of Interest to the Commission
Staff will present an update on items of interest to the Commission. 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole

Steve Lilly, Committee Chair

Action 
4A: Application for Eminence Credential [approximately 9Mb]
The Governing Board of Pacific Community Charter High School in Point Arena is recommending to the Commission the issuance of a credential based on Eminence to Carolyn Cooke in the subject English: Writing and Literature.

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

9:00 a.m.

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

5A: Call the Meeting to Order
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Action
5B: Approval of the April 2005 Minutes
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the March 2005 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
5C: Approval of the May/June 2005 Agenda
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the Agenda for the May/June 2005 meeting of the Commission. 

 

Action

5D: Approval of the May 2005 Consent Calendar 
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the May/June 2005 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar. 

Information
5E: Chair's Report

Information
5F: Executive Director's Report

Information
5G: Commission Member Reports

Information
5H: Liaison Reports

 

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Aida Molina, Committee Chair

Information 
6A: Accreditation Study Session
This agenda item provides an overview of the Commission's current accreditation policies and procedures and examines through case study, how universities and local education agencies experience and the Commission conducts accreditation reviews under that current system. This agenda item will also include a brief overview of the Commission's evaluation of its accreditation practices. 

Information/Action 
6B: Initial Accreditation and Program Approval
This agenda item presents proposals submitted by local education agencies and institutions of higher education for initial institutional accreditation, single subject matter preparation program approval, and the approval of guidelines-based programs leading to the Tier II Administrative Services Credential. The agenda item provides an overview of the process for reviewing proposals, analysis of the program proposals, and costs associated with the reviews. 

Information/Action 
6C: Approval of 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 
6D: Implementation of Bilingual Certification Review Plan
This agenda item presents a timeline for implementing the workplan adopted by the Commission at its April 2005 meeting for the review of Bilingual Certification requirements. The agenda item will include options for the Commission to consider in nominating individuals to serve on a panel that will assist the Commission in addressing policy questions pertaining to bilingual certification. The agenda item will include detailed cost estimates for conducting the review.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole 

Maytte Bustillos, Committee Chair

Information 
7A: Update on the Proposed 2005-06 Governor's Budget as of the May Revision 
An update on the Proposed 2005-06 Governor's Budget as of the May Revision related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.  

Information/Action 
7B: Fiscal Year 2005-06 Fee Structure for Both the Teacher Credentials Fund and Test Development Administration Account
As requested at the April Commission meeting, this item is being brought back for discussion/action. Staff will present an update of the current revenue projections for both the Teacher Credentials Fund and Test Development Administration Account, both administered by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, for the Budget Year 2005-06. Given the current projections, in both funds, it appears that there will not be sufficient revenues to support the proposed level of expenditures. The Commission will need to take action to establish an appropriate fee structure that will ensure that both funds are solvent in the Budget Year 2005-06.

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

5I: Report of Executive Committee

5J: Report of Closed Session Items

5K: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee

Information 
5L: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for August, October, and November/December 2005  is presented. 
Audience Presentations

5M: Adjournment
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