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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated September 15, 2006

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Commission Meeting Agenda
July 31 - August 1, 2006
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, July 31, 2006

Convene General Session

9:30 a.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

Convene General Session     
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Information/ Action 
1A: Commission Practice Regarding the Role of Ex-Officio Representatives in Closed Session  
Agenda Item 1A - Insert

The Commission will discuss the role of Ex-Officio Representatives in Closed Session activities. Among the options, the Commission will discuss the possibility of holding a portion of the interview process on August 1, during open session. 

Closed Session

Will convene immediately following General Session

11:30 a.m.

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.

Reconvene General Session

1:30 p.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

Reconvene General Session
1A: Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Information 
1B: Chair's Report 
Chair Schwarze will recognize Executive Director Swofford for his service to the Commission. 

Information/ Action 
1C: Executive Director's Report
Executive Director Swofford will report on the Commission’s comments on the Report of the Legislative Analyst. 

Action 
1D: Approval of the May-June 2006 Minutes
The Commission shall consider approval of the minutes of the May-June 2006 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
1E: Approval of the July-August 2006 Agenda
The Commission shall consider approval of the Agenda for the July-August 2006 meeting of the Commission. 

Action 
1F: Approval of the July-August 2006 Consent Calendar
The Commission shall consider approval of the July-August 2006 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar. 

1G: Report of Closed Session Items 

Information 
1H: Commission Member Reports 

Information 
1I: Liaison Reports

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole

John Kenney, Committee Chair

Information/ Action
2A: Update on the 2006-07 Governor's Budget
Staff will present an update on the 2006-07 Governor's Budget related to the Commission. 

Information/ Action
2B: Approval of Agreements that Exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars
Agenda Item 2B - Insert

Section 610 of the CCTC Policy Manual (Contract Authority) requires that agreements or contracts of $100,000 or more be approved by the Commission. This item presents a list of agreements that require approval for Fiscal Year 2006-07. 

Information 
2C: Proposed Budget Change Proposal/Concept for the 2007-08 Governor's Budget
Staff will present the proposed Budget Change Proposal concept for the 2007-08 budget development process.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole

Catherine Banker, Committee Chair

Information
3A: Review of California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Sections 80028 Pertaining to Certificates of Clearance and 80487 Pertaining to Fees 
Staff will present an item on proposed changes to Title 5 pertaining to Certificates of Clearance and Fees for Credentials. 

Action
3B: Implementation Plan to Require Credential Holders to Renew Credentials Online  
Staff will present an implementation plan to require credential holders to use the online renewal process.

Legislative Committee of the Whole

Hon Stordahl, Committee Chair

Information/ Action
4A: Status of Legislation  
Staff will present the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position. 

Information/ Action
4B: Analyses of Bills  
Staff will present analyses of educator preparation or licensing bills introduced by Legislators. The analyses will summarize current law, describe the bills' provisions, estimate their costs and recommend amendments if applicable. 

Information
4C: Other Legislative and Policy Items  
Staff will present an update on items of interest to the Commission.

Executive Committee

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

Catherine Banker
Guillermo Gomez
Gloria Grant
John Kenney
Aida Molina
Jon Stordahl

Action 
5A: Approval of the May-June 2006 Executive Committee Minutes  
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the May-June 2006 meeting of the Executive Committee. After review, the Committee may approve, or amend and approve, the minutes. 

Information/ Action 
5B: Review and Discussion of Commission Policy Manual 
The Executive Committee will review the Commission's Policy Manual. The Committee will provide staff direction and/or action on possible changes in the following areas: a) Evaluation of the Executive Director; b) Definition of Quorum; c) Adoption of revisions to Policy Manual section 490 "Role and Responsibility of Panels and Design Teams"; and d) Other items as determined by the committee including whether to establish a working group to explore possible additional changes to the policy manual.

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Reconvene General Session

8:30 a.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Chair Leslie Peterson Schwarze will reconvene the August 2006 General Session. Roll call will be taken.

Items agendized for the first day of the meeting, but not discussed, may be taken up today.

The Commission will break at 11:00 a.m. to go into Closed Session and will reconvene at approximately 1:00 p.m

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Aida Molina, Committee Chair

Information/ Action
6A: Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2004-2005 as Required by Title II of the 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act  [approximately 2Mb]  
This agenda item presents California's 2006 Report on Teacher Preparation as mandated by Title II of the Higher Education Act. This annual report is submitted each fall to the U.S. Department of Education. The information submitted becomes part of a national report on teacher quality that is published by the U.S. Secretary of Education each summer. 

Information/ Action
6B: Implementation of the Accreditation System  
This item presents information requested by the Commission related to implementing the accreditation system with site visits to begin in the 2007-2008 year. The item also presents priorities that the Committee on Accreditation has adopted for use in scheduling institutions for accreditation reviews. 

Action
6C: Selection of a New Member of the Committee on Accreditation
At the June 1, 2006 meeting, the Commission asked staff to return with information from individuals who are members of the Accreditation Study Work Group and are interested in filling the K-12 vacancy on the Committee on Accreditation. This report provides that information and asks the Commission to select a new member of the Committee on Accreditation. 

Information/ Action
6D: Development and Potential Consolidation of Examinations for Languages Other than English  
Staff will present an update on the development of examinations for less commonly taught languages other than English and the potential consolidation of the language examinations structure in the future. 

Information/ Action 
6E: Plan for Implementation of Bilingual Certification Recommendations
Staff will present a plan for the implementation of the results of the Bilingual Certification review and the recommendations of the Bilingual Certification Work Group related to the Commission's four policy questions. 

Information/ Action
6F: Single Subject Matter Program Review Update
This agenda item provides an update on the progress in reviewing single subject matter programs and describes the current review and approval process. 

Information
6G: Proposed Standards for Single Subject Matter Programs in Agriculture, Business, Health, Home Economics, Industrial and Technology Education, and Languages Other Than English: American Sign Language
Agenda Item 6G - Insert

This report presents:
  1. Draft Single Subject Matter Program Standards for Agriculture, Business, Health, Home Economics, Industrial Technology Education and Languages Other than English: American Sign Language which, if adopted by the Commission, will be utilized by California accredited colleges and universities to develop single subject matter preparation programs in these academic areas;

  2. Options for implementation of a review process for these Single Subject Matter Preparation Programs.

Information 
6H: Proposed Standards for Agriculture Specialist Instruction Credential Programs

This report presents:
  1. Draft Standards for the Agricultural Specialist Credential Program which, if adopted by the Commission, will be utilized by California accredited colleges and universities to develop agriculture specialist credential programs;

  2. Options for implementation of a review process for the Agricultural Specialist Credential Programs.

Closed Session

11:00 a.m.

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126 (g)(2) to discuss the selection of an Interim Executive Director and the recruitment of an Executive Director, and to conduct interviews as necessary. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all action taken.

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

 

1G: Report of Closed Session Items 

1J: Report of Executive Committee 

Information 
1K: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

1L: Adjournment
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