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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated December 13, 2006

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Commission Meeting Agenda
September 13 - 14, 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.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Convene General Session

10:00 a.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

1A: Convene General Session
Roll call shall be taken followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
1B: Approval of the July-August 2006 Minutes
The Commission shall consider approval of the minutes of the July-August 2006 meeting of the Commission.

1C: Approval of the September 2006 Agenda
The Commission shall consider approval of the Agenda for the September 2006 meeting of the Commission. 

1D: Approval of the September 2006 Consent Calendar  
Agenda Item 1D - Insert

The Commission shall consider approval of the September 2006 Consent Calendar. After review, the Commission may approve, or amend and approve the Consent Calendar. 

1E: Chair's Report 

1F: Executive Director's Report  

1G: Commission Member Reports 

1H: An Informational Report Entitled The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing: Moving Forward 
This report provides background information for use in discussions surrounding the April 2006 Legislative Analyst Office report.

Legislative Committee of the WHole

Jon Stordahl, Committee Chair

2A: Status of Legislation  
Agenda Item 2A - Insert

Staff will present the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee of the Whole

Catherine Banker, Committee Chair

3A: Proposed Amendments to 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. 

3B: Application for Eminence Credential  [PDF: Approximately 7Mb] 
Staff will present a request from a school district for an Eminence Credential.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee of the Whole

John Kenney, Committee Chair

4A: Proposed Budget Change Proposal for the 2007-08 Budget Year
Staff will request approval to submit a Budget Change Proposal for the 2007-08 budget development process to the Department of Finance for the September 13, 2006 submission deadline.

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Aida Molina, Committee Chair

5A: 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

This report presents: 

  1. Proposed 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. 


5B: Proposed Standards for Agriculture Specialist Instruction Credential Programs
This report presents draft standards for the Agricultural Specialist Credential program, that, if adopted by the Commission, will be utilized by California accredited colleges and universities to develop Agricultural Specialist Credential programs. 

5C: Update on Funded Teacher Development Programs
The Commission will receive a report on its teacher development programs, including the Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program, District and University Internship programs and the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program (BTSA), which is jointly administered by the California Department of Education and the Commission. The report will describe the progress made by teacher development programs toward achieving the goals of improving teacher recruitment and teacher retention. 



5D: Proposed Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) Certificate Programs
Staff will present draft standards for California Teachers of English Learner (CTEL) Programs, which, if adopted by the Commission, will be utilized by California accredited colleges and universities to develop English Learner authorization programs. 

5E: Update on the Potential Consolidation of Examinations for Languages Other Than English
Staff will present an update on the process of obtaining advice from stakeholders regarding the potential consolidation of the examination structure for examinations in languages other than English.


Closed Session  

Will convene immediately following General 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.

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

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Reconvene General Session

9:00 a.m.

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

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

Professional Services Committee of the Whole

Aida Molina, Committee Chair

5F: Program Approval and Initial Accreditation  
This agenda report presents recommendations for approval of program proposals submitted by local education agencies and institutions of higher education for single subject matter preparation programs, induction programs and guidelines-based programs for the Professional Administrative Services Credential. In addition, requests for initial recognition of prospective programs sponsors are presented 

5G: Implementation of the Accreditation System  
This item presents information about additional recommendations of the Accreditation Study Work Group and the Committee on Accreditation for implementation of the Commission’s accreditation system.

Reconvene General Session

Leslie Peterson Schwarze, Chair

1I: Report of Closed Session Items 

1J: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

1K: Nominations for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s Chair and Vice Chair for 2007 [PDF] 

1L: Adjournment
Updated March 16, 2017