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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated December 6, 2005

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Commission Meeting Agenda
October 6, 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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October 6, 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 August 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.

October 6, 2005

General Session will reconvene following closed session

10:00 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 August 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 October 2005 Agenda
The Executive Director will recommend that the Commission approve the Agenda for the October 2005 meeting of the Commission. 

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

Action 
2E: Chair's Report 
Postponement of Nominations and Elections 

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: Interview for Appointment to the Committee of Credentials
The Professional Practices Committee will interview, evaluate, and appoint one elementary teacher member to serve on the Committee of Credentials.

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

Action 
5A: Proposed Addition to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Sections 80033 and 80033.1 Pertaining to Internship Credentials
Staff will present proposed regulations outlining the requirements for internship credentials. 

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 institutions of higher education for subject matter preparation programs and a proposal by a local education agency for a guidelines based program leading to the Tier II Administrative Services Credential. The agenda item background information about the subject matter standards, an overview of the process for reviewing proposals, and supporting documentation. This agenda item also includes supporting documentation for two subject matter programs approved by the Commission at the August 2005 meeting. 
   
Information/ Action 
6B: Options for the Reading Instruction Competency Assessment (RICA) and California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) Contracts
This agenda item presents information about testing contracts that will expire in 2006, and presents options for amending the existing contracts or seeking new contracts to avoid disruption in the administration of the Reading Instruction Competency Assessment (RICA) and California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) exams. This agenda item also requests Commission direction concerning the initiation of the validation study for the RICA and the appointment of an advisory panel to assist with the validation study. 
  
Information 
6C: Options for Proposed Changes to the Accreditation System
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 system. 

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

Information
2I: Progress Report on the Implementation of the Findings from the 2004 Bureau of State Audits Report 
This item reviews the 2004 Bureau of State Audits Report on the Commission and implementation of the recommendations. 
Agenda Insert for Item 2I - September 30, 2005 

2J: Report of Appeals and Waivers Committee


2K: Report of Closed Session Items


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

2M: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017