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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated August 16, 2007

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Commission Meeting Agenda
June 27 - 28, 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. 

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, June 27, 2007

Executive Committee

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Paula Cordeiro
Margaret Gaston
Guillermo Gomez
Loretta Whitson

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

Action
1B: Review and Discussion of Changes to the Commission Policy Manual (Posted July 16, 2007)
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: Approval of the Commission’s 2008 Meeting Schedule (Posted July 16, 2007)
The Committee will consider several options for the Commission’s 2008 Meeting Schedule.

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 April 2007 Minutes (Posted July 16, 2007)
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the April 2007 meeting of the Commission.

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

Action
2C: Approval of the June 2007 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2007 Consent Calendar.

Information
2D: Chair's Report

Information
2E: Executive Director's Report

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports

Information
2G: Liaison Reports

Information
2H: Public Study Session on the Implications of Modifying the CSET: Single Subject Examinations (CSET:SS) to Assess Basic Skills in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics
This agenda item fulfills the requirement specified in SB 1209 (Chap. 517, Stats. 2006) that the Commission hold a public study session to consider the implications of modifying the CSET: Single Subject examinations to assess basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics.
Agenda Item 2H - Insert

Action
2I: Strategic Plan Development
The Commission will discuss possible changes to the Commission’s Vision, Mission, and Goals statements.

Information
2J: Early Assessment Program Administered by the California State University System
This agenda item presents information about the California State University’s Early Assessment Program.
Agenda Item 2J - Insert [MS PowerPoint]

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Approval of Agreements Over $100,000 for Fiscal Year 2007-08
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.
Agenda Item 3A - Insert

Information
3B: 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.

Information
3C: Proposed Budget Change Proposals for Fiscal Year 2008-09
Staff will present the proposed Budget Change Proposal concepts for the 2008-09 budget development process.

General Session

1:30 p.m.

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

Information 
2K: Perspectives on Implementation of the Teaching Performance Assessment  
Representatives from various institutions of higher education will share their perspectives on the challenges and successes related to the implementation of the teaching performance assessment thus far.

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position.

Action
4B: 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. In addition, the Commission will consider a new legislative proposal.

Information
4C: 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.

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, June 28, 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.

Action
5A: Proposed Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 80001 Pertaining to Definitions and Terms
The proposed amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 Section 80001 Pertaining to Definitions and Terms are being presented for public hearing.

General Session

2L: Wecome by Chancellor Reed
CSU Chancellor Charles Reed will welcome the Commission to the Chancellor's Office.

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Program Approval and Initial Accreditation Revised 6-22-2007  (Revised June 22, 2007)
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.

Action
6B: Implementation of the Accreditation System
This agenda item provides an update on the implementation of the revised accreditation system. This item presents proposed revisions to the Commission's Common Standards for action, the draft Accreditation Framework for information, and an update on the accreditation activities for 2007-08.

Action
6C: 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 professional teacher preparation (Induction and the Fifth Year of Study Programs) under the SB 2042 reform.

Information
6D: Update on the Activities of the Special Education Advisory Panel
This item will provide an update on the efforts of the Special Education Advisory Panel thus far.

Information
6E: Update on the Activities of the Bilingual Certification Design Team
This item will provide an update on the development of program standards and examinations for the preparation of bilingual teachers.

Action
6F: Induction Program Review
This item provides information on the review process for all Commission-approved Induction Programs, including a discussion of the 28 reviews that took place this spring and the plan or ongoing Induction Program Review. It also presents a report from a focused Induction Program Review of the Fresno Unified School District BTSA Induction Program, along with a staff recommendation related to the approval status of the Fresno Unified BTSA Induction Program.
Agenda Item 6F - Insert

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

2M: Report of Closed Session Items

Action
2N: Report of Executive Committee

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

Adjournment

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