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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated on December 7, 2007

 

See Also:   November 2007 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

November 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. 

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Executive Committee

8:30 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Paula Cordeiro

Margaret Gaston

Guillermo Gomez

Loretta Whitson

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

Action
1B: Proposed Revision to the Commission Policy Manual
The Executive Committee will take action to recommend revisions to the Commission Policy Manual to change the current interview process for applicants to the Commission’s two statutory committees: the Committee of Credentials and the Committee on Accreditation. The new process will utilize an ad hoc interview committee appointed by the Chair which will made recommendations to the Commission.

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 October 2007 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the October 2007 meeting of the Commission. 

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

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

Information
2D: Chair's Report

Information

2E: Executive Director's Report

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports 

 

Information
2G: Liaison Reports 

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Program Approval and Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda report presents recommendations for approval of proposals submitted by local education agencies and institutions of higher education for initial institutional approval and single subject matter preparation programs. 

Action
3B: Fifth Year of Study Program Standards and the Option of Extending a Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Credential
This agenda item addresses the routes to the Multiple and Single Subject Clear Credential and is in two parts. Part I brings forward the recommendation from stakeholders to add two additional program standards to the Fifth Year of Study Program. Part II presents a plan for the availability of a two year extension of the preliminary credential. 
Item 3B - Agenda Insert -- Posted 11-5-2007 

Action
3C: Adoption of Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Health Services: School Nurse Credential Programs
This item presents the Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Health Services: School Nurse Credential Programs for adoption by the Commission. 

Action
3D: Adoption of Content Specifications for the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
This item presents the revised content specifications for the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) for adoption by the Commission. 

Information
3E: Draft Report on the Study of Special Education Certification
This item presents the draft report to the legislature concerning Special Education certification as required by SB 1209 (Chap. 517, Stats. 2006). This report, developed by the Special Education Work Group, examines the structure and requirements of the Education Specialist and other related services credentials and makes proposed recommendations for consideration by the Commission. 
Item 3E - Agenda Insert -- Posted 11-7-2007 

Information
3F: Report on the Pilot SB 2042 Preparation to Teach English Learners Study
This agenda item presents information from the pilot SB 2042 Preparation to Teach English Learners Study conducted in June 2007 and suggests potential next steps for further investigation. 
Item 3F - Agenda Appendix -- Posted 11-8-2007 

 

Information
3G: Report on the Career Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Panel
This item is the first in a series of items focusing on Career Technical Education (CTE). The item reports on SB 52 (Chap 520 Stats 2007) signed by the Governor on October 12, 2007. This item also describes the current CTE credential structure, the current policy initiatives related to CTE, and the initial recommendations from the CTE Advisory Panel. 

Information
3H: Proposed Requirement for Pre-Service Preparation for All Teaching Internship Programs
This item would propose to amend Commission policy to require all interns complete foundational preparation before an Intern Credential is issued. In order to meet NCLB "Highly Qualified" status, all interns must complete pre-service preparation.

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair

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

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Caleb Cheung, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 California Code of Regulations, Section 80021 Pertaining to Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Education Specialist Short-Term Staff Permit
Commission staff is presenting for review and update proposed amendments to California Code of Regulations, Section 80021 pertaining to Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Education Specialist Short-Term Staff Permit including updating the definition of 'acute staffing' for the Short-Term Staff Permit. 

Information
5B: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 California Code of Regulations, Section 80440 Pertaining to Date of Issuance of Credentials and Section 80443 Pertaining to Processing Time for Credentials and Permits
Commission staff is presenting for review and update proposed amendments to California Code of Regulations, Section 80440 pertaining to Date of Issuance of Credentials and Section 80443 pertaining to Processing Time for Credentials and Permits. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Approval of Agreements Over $150,000 for Fiscal Year 2007-08
Section 610 of the Commission Policy Manual (Contract Authority) requires that agreements or contracts of $150,000 or more be approved by the Commission. This item presents an agreement that requires approval. 

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

Action
2H: Report of Executive Committee 

Information
2I: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented -- Revised 
Audience Presentations

Information

2J: Notice of Nominations and Elections for Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2008

Closed Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

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

Information

2K: Report of Closed Session Items

Adjournment

Updated March 16, 2017