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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated July 16, 2007

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Commission Meeting Agenda
April 25 - 26, 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, April 25, 2007

Executive Committee

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Caleb Cheung
Paula Cordeiro
Margaret Gaston
Guillermo Gomez

Action
1A: Approval of the March 2007 Executive Committee Minutes
The Committee will consider approval of the minutes of the March 2007 meeting of the Executive Committee.

Action
1B: Review and Discussion of Changes to the Commission Policy Manual
The Committee will continue its review and discussion of revisions to the Policy Manual in accordance with the plan adopted at the February 2007 Executive Committee meeting.

Action
1C: Consideration of Format Change in Meeting Minutes
The Commission will consider the manner in which minutes are prepared for future meetings.

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 and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
2A: Approval of the March 2007 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the March 2007 meeting of the Commission.

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

Action
2C: Approval of the April 2007 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 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: Selection of Members for the Committee on Accreditation 
The Commission will interview applicants for the Committee on Accreditation and consider appointments for three open positions. The Commission may also appoint individuals to serve as alternates in case of vacancy.
Agenda Item 2H - Insert

Information
2I: Strategic Plan Development
The Commission will be provided with an update on the strategic plan stakeholder meetings and will discuss possible changes to the Commission's vision statement.

Action
2J: Teacher Supply in California 2005-2006, A Report to the Legislature
This agenda item is in response to Assembly Bill (AB) 471 (Chap. 381, Stats.1999), which requires the Commission report to the Governor and the Legislature each year on the number of teachers who received credentials, certificates, permits and waivers to teach in California public schools.
Agenda Item 2J - Insert

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Caleb Cheung, Committee Chair

Action 
3A: Request for Consideration of Eminence Credential
The Governing Board of High Tech Middle Media Arts, a Charter School in San Diego County, by resolution adopted on June 15, 2006, in accordance with Education Code Section 44262, recommends to the Commission the issuance of a credential based on Eminence to Linda Libby in the subject of Drama and Theatre Arts.

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 California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Action
4B: Approval of Agreements Over $100,000 for Fiscal Year 2006-07 (Revised April 27, 2007)
Section 610 of the Commission 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.

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Acting Committee Chair

Action
5A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position.

Action
5B: Analyses of Bills
This agenda item presents 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.
Agenda Item 5B - Insert

Information
5C: Other Legislative and Policy Items
This agenda item is an update on the activities of the Legislature and information about bills that do not directly affect Commission operation or policy, but may be of interest.

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Draft Report on the Public Study Session Required by SB 1209 (Chap. 517, Stats. 2006) on Implications of Incorporating the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) within the Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA)
Staff will present the draft report summarizing the implications of combining these two assessments, including the summary of public input received during the Study Session held by the Commission at the February 2007 meeting as required by SB 1209 (Chap. 517, Stats. 2006).

Action
6B: 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
6C: Update on the Career Technical Education Advisory Panel
Staff will present a report on the selection composition and first meeting of the Career Technical Education Advisory Panel. In addition, the Commission will be provided with background about the current vocational credential system.

Closed Session

The Commission will 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 actions taken or determinations made therein.

Thursday, April 26, 2007

General Session

8:30 a.m.

P. David Pearson , Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair P. David Pearson will reconvene General Session.

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

Public Hearing

8:30 a.m.

General Session

Information
2K: California State University Annual Survey of Teacher Candidates and Supervisors
Bill Wilson, Assistant Vice Chancellor, and Ken Futernick, Associate Director, of the CSU Chancellor's Office Teacher Education - Evaluation and Assurance Office, will discuss the CSU's annual survey of teacher candidates and supervisors.
Agenda Item 2K - Insert

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
6D: SB 2042 (Chap. 548, Stats. 1998) Update on the Implementation of the Teacher Preparation Standards
This agenda item continues the discussion begun at the March 2007 meeting relating to the SB 2042 reform and work that is still to be completed. This item provides information on the policy issues related to preliminary teacher preparation under the SB 2042 reform. In addition, the item provides a historical look at standards development and a possible plan for periodic review and updating of educator preparation program standards.
Agenda Item 6D - Insert

Action
6E: Proposed Development and Implementation Plan for the Subject-Specific Pedagogy Focused Task of the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CA TPA)
This item presents a proposed development and implementation plan for the subject-specific pedagogy focused task of the CA TPA.

Information
6F: Update on the Work of the Bilingual Certification Design Team
This item will provide an update on the implementation activities of the Bilingual Certification Design Team (BCDT).

Information
6G: Initial Research Study on the Effectiveness of SB 2042 Teacher Preparation with Respect to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required for Teaching English Learners
This item presents a plan for conducting an initial research study on the effectiveness of SB 2042 teacher preparation with respect to preparing teachers with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for teaching English Learners.

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

2L: Report of Closed Session Items

Action
2M: Report of Executive Committee

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

Information
2O: Nominations and Elections for the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's Vice Chair for 2007

Adjournment

Updated March 16, 2017