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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated on August 13, 2008

See Also:  June 2008 Commission Meeting Minutes


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Commission Meeting Agenda

June 5, 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. 

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.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

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 Commission’s 2009 Meeting Schedule
The Committee will consider a proposed calendar for the 2009 Commission Meeting Schedule. 


General Session will convene immediately following Executive Committee

Approximately 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 April 2008 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the April 2008 meeting of the Commission. 


2B: Approval of the June 2008 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the June 2008 meeting of the Commission. 


2C: Approval of the June 2008 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2008 Consent Calendar. 
Item 2C - Agenda Insert -- Posted 05-29-2008 


2D: Chair's Report 


2E: Executive Director's Report 


2F: Commission Member Reports 


2G: Liaison Reports 


Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

3A: Adoption of Proposed Induction Standards
This item presents the proposed Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Teacher Induction Programs, as required by SB 1209 (Chap. 517, Stats. 2006) for adoption. Further, this item addresses the issues of Preconditions and Common Standards as they relate to induction programs. 


3B: Program and Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents three single subject matter programs and three induction programs for approval. In addition, it presents one program sponsor for initial institutional approval and recommends the withdrawal of institutional approval for one program sponsor. 


3C: Computer-Based Administration of the CBEST
This agenda item provides information about a pilot project to administer a computer-based version of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) and a request to amend the current CBEST administration contract to facilitate this work. 


3D: Proposal to Establish a Single Subject Teaching Authorization in Foundational-Level General Science
This agenda item presents additional information regarding a proposal for a new Single Subject authorization in Foundational-Level General Science. 
Item 3D - Agenda Insert -- Posted 05-29-2008 


3E: Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations for 2002-03 to 2006-07
This agenda item provides information about the passing rates on Commission-approved examinations for the period of 2002-03 through 2006-07.


3F: Update on the Special Education Design Team Activities
This agenda item provides information about the activities of the Special Education Design Team. Samples of proposed standards and authorization statements will be presented for comment. Information will be shared about upcoming activities, including public forums, to gather additional stakeholder comment. 

3G: Recommendation for Approval of the Fresno Assessment of Student Teachers (FAST) -- Item Added on May 27, 2008 
The Fresno Assessment of Student Teachers (FAST) is an alternative Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) model developed by California State University, Fresno. The model has been reviewed based on the Commission’s Assessment Design Standards, and the review team has forwarded a recommendation to the Commission for approval of this alternative TPA model. 
Item 3G - Agenda Insert -- Posted 05-29-2008 

General Session

1:00 p.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

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


2H: EnCorps Teachers: Transitioning California's Retiring Corporate Professionals into Teachers
Jennifer Anastasoff will discuss the opportunity for California to tap into the content knowledge and passion of retiring math and science professionals to help fill the shortage of qualified math and science teachers. 

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: 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. 
Item 4B - Agenda Insert -- Posted 6-2-2008 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Caleb Cheung, Committee Chair 

5A: Proposed Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations §80004 Pertaining to the Single Subject Teaching Credential Authorization
Commission staff is presenting for review proposed amendments pertaining to the Single Subject Teaching Credential Authorization to include an authorization for Foundational-Level General Science. 


Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair 

6A: 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.

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

2I: Report of Executive Committee


2J: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations


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


2K: Report of Closed Session Items




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