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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated October 13, 2005

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Commission Meeting Agenda
August 11, 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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August 11, 2005

Appeals and Waivers Committee

8:30 a.m.

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 May 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. Special conditions for subsequent waivers are included.

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 waivers do not meet the criteria adopted by the Commission. 

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. 

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.

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. 

August 11, 2005

Reconvene General Session

11:00 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 May/June 2005 Minutes 
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the minutes of the May/June 2005 meeting of the Commission. 

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

Action 
2D: Approval of the August 2005 Consent Calendar
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the August 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

Professional Practices Committee

Elaine C. Johnson, Committee Chair

Action 
3A: Regulations Needed to Implement DPP Efficiencies Proposed Changes to Title 5 Sections 80300, 80309.1, 80310, 80311, 80314.5, 80317 and the Addition of New Section 80318 California Code of Regulations 
The Committee will review proposed changes to Title 5 regulations regarding the discipline of professional certificated personnel made necessary as a result of Commission Action and enactment of Senate Bill 63.

Action 
3B: Paper Screening of Applications for the Committee of Credentials
The Professional Practices Committee will review applications for one (1) elementary position on the Committee of Credentials. This position will become vacant on September 1, 2005.

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Jon Stordahl, Committee Chair

Information/ Action 
4A: 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 
4B: 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

Information 
5A: Report on 2003-04 Emergency Permits and Credential Waivers
Staff will present a summary of the Annual Report on Emergency Permits and Credential Waivers. 

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Aida Molina, Committee Chair

Information/ Action 
6A: 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 
6B: Options for Proposed Changes to the Accreditation Framework 
This agenda item presents a summary of the issues considered by the Committee on Accreditation and the Accreditation Study Work Group and presents options for possible revisions to the Accreditation Framework. 

Action 
6C: Extension of Terms for Members of the Committee on Accreditation 
The terms of six members of the Committee on Accreditation expired on June 30, 2005. This agenda item provides background information relating to the terms of committee members and provides options about the advisability of extending those terms. 

Action 
6D: Annual Report Card on Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2003-04 as Required by Title II of the 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act [approximately 2.6 Mb]
This agenda item presents for adoption, California's 2005 Report on Teacher Preparation mandated by Title II of the Higher Education Act. This annual report is submitted each fall to the U.S. Department of Education and includes information on certification and licensure requirements, pass rates on state assessments disaggregated and ranked by institution, and other information. The information submitted becomes part of a national report on teacher quality that is published by the U.S. Secretary of Education each summer. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole 

Maytte Bustillos, Committee Chair

Information 
7A: Update on the 2005-06 State Budget
This agenda item is intended to provide an update on the 2005-06 State Budget related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. 

Information/ Action 
7B: Proposed Budget Change Proposals/Concepts For the 2006-07 Governor's Budget
This agenda item is intended to present the proposed Fiscal Year 2006-07 Budget Change Proposals/concepts (BCP) as related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. If approved, the proposals/concepts will be developed into full BCPs and submitted to the Department of Finance in September, as part of the traditional budget development process. 

Information/ Action 
7C: Approval of Agreements that Exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars
Section 610 of the CCTC Policy Manual (Contract Authority) requires that agreements or contacts of $100,000 or more be approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. This item presents a list of agreements that require approval for Fiscal Year 2005-06. 

Information/ Action 
7D: Proposal to Release a Competitive Grant Process For the Paraprofessional Teacher Training Programs
This agenda item presents an overview of the Commission's role in administering California School Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program (PTTP) grants that support local programs that assist paraprofessionals pursuing a teaching credential. The item presents for consideration, a Competitive Grant Process that would enable the Commission to fund PTTP programs for the 2005-06 fiscal.

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

2I: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee 

2J: Report of Closed Session Items

Information 
2K: New Business
Quarterly Agenda for October, November/December 2005, and January/February 2006 is presented. 
Audience Presentations

2L: Adjournment
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