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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated on March 10, 2008

See Also:  January 2008 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

January 31 - February 1, 2008

 

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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Thursday, January 31, 2008

General Session

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.
 
Action
1A: Approval of the December 2007 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the December 2007 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
1B: Approval of the January-February 2008 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the January-February 2008 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
1C: Approval of the January-February 2008 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the January-February 2008 Consent Calendar. 
Item 1C - Agenda Insert -- Posted 1-30-2008 
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1D: Chair's Report 
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1E: Executive Director's Report 
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1F: Commission Member Reports 
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1G: Liaison Reports 

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
2A: 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. 

Action
2B: Adoption of the Passing Score Standard for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET): Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Farsi, Hmong, and Khmer Examinations
Staff will provide the Commission with recommendations relevant to the determination of the passing score standard for the CSET examinations in Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Farsi, Hmong, and Khmer. 

Action
2C: Adoption of the Passing Score Standard for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET): Languages Other Than English Subtest IV (Bilingual Methodology) and Subtest V (Bilingual Culture)
Staff will provide the Commission with recommendations relevant to the determination of the passing score standard for the CSET: Languages Other Than English Subtest IV (Bilingual Methodology) and Subtest V (Bilingual Culture). 

Action
2D: Proposed Guidelines for English Learner Staff Development for Career Technical Education Teachers and Holders of Services Credentials with a Special Class Authorization
The proposed program guidelines for the completion of the Certificate of Staff Development for Career Technical Education teachers and for holders of services credentials with a special class authorization will be presented for approval. Pursuant to SB 1292 (Chap. 752, Stats. 2006) these staff development programs will provide a means for these teachers to earn an English Learner authorization. 

Action
2E: Proposed Program Standards for the Preparation of Teachers with a Bilingual Authorization
Staff will present the proposed Bilingual Program Standards for Commission consideration and adoption. 

Action
2F: Plan for Implementation of the Special Education Workgroup Recommendations
Staff will present the plan for the implementation of the recommendations of the Special Education Workgroup for Commission consideration and approval. 

Action
2G: Program Standards Structure: Recommendation to Remove Required Elements for Program Standards
This item presents for consideration and action by the Commission a revised structure for program standards. If approved by the Commission, the revised structure would remove the "Required Elements" component of the current SB 2042 standards and staff would move forward with stakeholders to revise the standards accordingly. This agenda item includes several draft revised standards to illustrate the revised format. 

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2H: Report on the Study of the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) and Intern Programs
Staff will present the study completed by the University of California, Riverside, under the direction of the California Department of Education and the Commission, on the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) and Intern programs. This study, mandated by SB 1209 (Chap. 527, Stats. 2006), was submitted by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to the Governor and Legislature in December 2007. 

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2I: Plan to Review and Revise the Induction Program Standards
Staff will present a plan to review and revise the induction standards as required by SB 1209 (Chap. 527, Stats. 2006). 

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2J: Draft Standards for Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs
This agenda item is the third in a series of items focusing on Career Technical Education (CTE). The item presents the CTE Advisory Panel's recommendations to update the CTE teacher preparation program standards. 

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2K: Update on Funded Teacher Development Programs
Staff will present a report on purposes, implementation and outcomes of the Commission's teacher development programs, including the Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program, District and University Internship programs, and the Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program (BTSA).

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.

Friday, February 1, 2008

General Session

8:30 a.m.

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Vice Chair Caleb Cheung 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
3A: Proposed Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations §80440 Pertaining to Date of Issuance of Credentials and §80443 Pertaining to Processing Time for Credentials and Permits
The proposed amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations §80440 pertaining Date of Issuance of Credentials and §80443 pertaining to Processing Time for Credentials and Permits are presented for public hearing. 
Item 3A - Agenda Insert -- Posted 1-30-2008 

General Sesion

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Information
1H: A Person-Oriented Approach to Characterizing Beginning Teachers in Alternative Certification Programs
Dr. Elaine Chin will discuss findings on the study of beginning teachers in alternative certification programs. 
1H: A Person-Oriented Approach to Characterizing Beginning Teachers in Alternative Certification Programs -- Posted 1-30-2008 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Loretta Whitson, Acting Committee Chair

Information
4A: Proposed Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations §80413 Pertaining to Specific Requirements for Preliminary and Clear Multiple and Single Subject Teaching Credentials for Applicants Prepared in California
This item presents for review and update proposed amendments pertaining to specific requirements for preliminary and clear multiple and single subject teaching credentials for applicants prepared in California. 
Item 4A - Agenda Insert -- Posted 1-30-2008 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Approval of Agreement Awards 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 agreements that require approval 

Action
5B: 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. 

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5C: Update on the Proposed 2008-09 Governor’s Budget
Staff will present an update on the Proposed 2008-09 Governor's Budget related to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair

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6A: Status of Commission-Sponsored Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of Commission sponsored legislation. 

Reconvene General Session

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

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1I: Report of Closed Session Items 

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1J: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations


Adjournment

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