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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
February 7 - 8, 2007
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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Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Executive Committee

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Caleb Cheung
Paula Cordeiro
Margaret Gaston
Guillermo Gomez

 

Action
1A: Approval of the November-December 2006 Executive Committee Minutes
Staff will recommend that the Committee approve the minutes of the November-December 2006 meeting of the Executive Committee.

Action 
1B: Review and Discussion of Proposed Changes to the Commission Policy Manual
The Committee will review and discuss revisions to the Policy Manual and take action on proposed revisions that were discussed and a consensus reached at the November-December 2006 meeting. The Committee will discuss a schedule for review of additional proposed revisions and discuss the proposed revision to §310 regarding a procedure to evaluate the Executive Director.

Action
1C: Reconsideration of April Meeting Date
The Committee will discuss the possibility of changing the April 2007 meeting date.
Agenda Item 1C - Insert

General Session

Will convene immediately following Executive Committee 

P. David Pearson, Chair

Convene General Session  
Commission Chair P. David Pearson will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken. 

Action 
2A: Approval of the November-December 2006 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the November-December 2006 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
2B: Approval of the February 2007 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the February 2007 meeting of the Commission.

Action 
2C: Approval of the February 2007 Consent Calendar
Agenda Item 2C - Insert

The Commission will consider approval of the February 2007 Consent Calendar. 

Information 
2D: Chair's Report

Information
2E: Executive Director's Report

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports 

Information 
2G: Liaison Reports

Action
2H: Attorney General's Opinion Regarding the Participation of Ex-Officios in Closed Session

Staff will present the Attorney General's opinion regarding the participation of Ex-Officios in the Commission's Closed Session proceedings.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Caleb Cheung, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Proposed Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 80121 Pertaining to General Provisions Governing Waivers, Section 80124 Pertaining to Requirements for a Request for Subsequent Variable Term Waiver for a Specific Applicant, and Section 80125 Pertaining to Submitting Requests for Variable Term Waivers; Approvals and Denials
Staff will present an item on proposed changes to Title 5 pertaining to General Provisions Governing Waivers, Requirements for a Request for a Subsequent Variable Term Waiver for a Specific Applicant and Submitting Requests for Variable Term Waivers; Approvals and Denials for the purposes of beginning the rulemaking file for submission to the Office of Administrative Law and scheduling a public hearing. 

Information
3B: Proposed Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 80001 Pertaining to Definitions and Terms
Commission staff is presenting Title 5 Section 80001 pertaining to Definitions and Terms for review and discussion of the term "credential" to include on-line documents being used as the official credential copy.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Information
4A: Update on the Proposed 2007-08 Governor's Budget
Staff will present an update on the Proposed 2007-08 Governor's Budget related to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Action
4B: Approval of Agreements that Exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars
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 agreements that require approval.

General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

Information 
2I: Public Study Session on the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) and the Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA), as Required by SB 1209 (Chapter 517, Statutes of 2006)
This session will consider the implications of incorporating the assessment of ability, skills, and knowledge related to effective reading instruction that is assessed by RICA within the TPA.  
Agenda Item 2I - Insert

General Session

1:30 p.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Information 
2J: Presentation by the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning
Representatives from the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning will discuss the report California's Teaching Force: Key Issues and Trends, 2006.

Closed Session

Will convene immediately following General Session

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code Section 11126 (g)(2) to discuss the selection or recruitment of a permanent Executive Director, as well as to decide matters pursuant to Government Code Sections 11126 (c)(3) and 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.

Thursday, February 8, 2007

Reconven General Session

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Reconvene General Session     
Chair P. David Pearson will reconvene General Session. Roll call will be taken. 

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

Legislative Committee

P. David Pearson, Acting Committee Chair

Information
5A: Study Session on the Legislative Process
Staff will conduct a study session on the Legislative process and will discuss the impact of the various positions on bills that the Commission may take.

Action
5B: Analyses of Bills
Staff will present analyses of educator preparation or licensing legislation. The analyses will summarize current law, describe the bills' provisions, estimate their costs, and recommend amendments, if applicable. 

Information
5C: Other Legislative and Policy Items
Staff will present an update on items of interest to the Commission.

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
6A: 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 and induction programs.

Information
6B: Update on the Implementation of the Teaching Performance Assessment Requirement for Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject Teacher Preparation Programs
Staff will provide an update on the implementation plan for the teaching performance assessment requirement for multiple and single subject professional teacher preparation programs.

Action
6C: Special Education District Intern Effectiveness Study
The Commission will review the report to the Legislature on the required study of the effectiveness of the Education Specialist District Intern Program for teachers of students with mild to moderate disabilities. This study is designed to determine whether this program should continue beyond the sunset date of January 1, 2008.
Agenda Item 6C - Insert

Information
6D: Selection Process for the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item provides a description of the selection process for new members of the Committee on Accreditation for the 2007-08 year.

Action
6E: SB 2042 (Chapter 548, Statutes of 1998) Update on the Implementation of the Teacher Preparation Standards
This agenda item provides an overview of SB 2042, its goals, implementation process, and accomplishments.

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

2K: Report of Closed Session Items

Action
2: Report of Executive Committee

Information 
2M: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

Adjournment

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