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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated November 13, 2007

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Commission Meeting Agenda
October 4, 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. 

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October 4, 2007

Executive Committee

8:45 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair
Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair
Paula Cordeiro
Margaret Gaston
Guillermo Gomez
Loretta Whitson

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


1B: Discussion of Proposed Changes to the Commission Policy Manual
The Committee will discuss proposed changes to the Commission Policy Manual.


General Session will convene immediately following Executive Committee

9:00 a.m.
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.

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


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


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


2D: Chair's Report


2E: Executive Director's Report


2F: Commission Member Reports


2G: Liaison Reports


Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

3A: Program Approval and Initial Institutional Approval
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.


3B: Approval of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) for the CSET: Bilingual Methodology and Bilingual Culture Examinations, and Review of Draft Bilingual Program
This agenda item presents the final version of the KSAs for the CSET: Bilingual Methodology and Bilingual Culture examinations for Commission adoption, and also presents draft Bilingual Program Standards for the Commission's initial review.


3C: Proposed Approval of an Alternative Teaching Performance Assessment, the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT)
This agenda item presents the recommendation for approval of an alternative teaching performance assessment, the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT), in accordance with the Commission's responsibilities under Education Code Section 44320.2 (d)(3).


3D: 2006-2007 Annual Accreditation Report by the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item presents the 2006-2007 Annual Accreditation Report by the Committee on Accreditation (COA) which includes a description of activities and accomplishments for the past year and COA's proposed work plan for 2007-08.


3E: Draft Standards of Quality and Effectiveness For Health Services: School Nurse Credential Programs
This agenda item presents draft revised and updated program standards for the Health Services: School Nurse Credential.


3F: Report on the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Validity Study and Review of the Draft RICA Content Specifications   
This item provides information regarding the RICA validity study process and results. It also provides the Commission with an initial opportunity to review the draft RICA content specifications.


3G: Alternative Subject Matter Competency Assessment for Additional Less Commonly Taught Languages Other Than English (LOTE)    
This agenda item presents a proposed plan for alternative subject matter competency assessment for those languages other than English (LOTE) for which there currently is no CSET: LOTE subject matter examination and no single subject matter preparation program available.


Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston,  Committee Chair

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


4B: 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.

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

2H: Report of Closed Session Items


2I: Report of Executive Committee


2J: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented  
Audience Presentations




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