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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated on October 21, 2008

See Also:  August 2008 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

August 7 - 8, 2008

 

Location
San Diego County 
Office of Education
Joe Rindone Regional Technology Center 
6401 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 


Map

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, August 7, 2008

General Session

9:00 a.m.

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Convene General Session  
Commission Vice Chair Caleb Cheung will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
1A: Approval of the June 2008 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the June 2008 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
1B: Approval of the August 2008 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the August 2008 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
1C: Approval of the August 2008 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the August 2008 Consent Calendar. 
Information
1D: Welcome by Superintendent Ward 
Randolph E. Ward, San Diego County Superintendent of Schools, will welcome the Commission to the San Diego County Office of Education. 
Information
1E: Chair's Report 
Information
1F: Executive Director's Report 
Information
1G: Commission Member Reports 
Information
1H: Liaison Reports 

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position. 

Action
2B: 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. 

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Program Approval and Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents six single subject matter programs and two induction programs for approval. 

Action
3B: Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2006-07 as Required by Title II the Higher Education Act
This agenda item presents the Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2006-2007 as required by Title II of the 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. 
Item 3B - Appendix A – Pass-rate tables
Item 3B - Appendix B – Institutional Report card

Action
3C: Update on Induction Program Review and Recommendation to Remove Stipulations
This agenda item provides information on the review process for Commission-approved Induction Programs for 2007-08 and an update on the work programs have done to address standards that were not met in the 2006-07 review. The item also presents an update on the Fresno Unified School District BTSA Induction Program and a recommendation related to its approval status. 

Action
3D: Adoption of Preconditions for Commission-Approved Induction Programs
This agenda item presents the proposed Preconditions for Commission-Approved Induction Programs for Commission consideration and adoption. 

Action
3E: Recommendation to Establish a Single Subject Teaching Authorization in Foundational-Level General Science and Adoption of Subject Matter Standards
This agenda item asks the Commission to take action to create an additional science authorization, support both an approved program and an examination route for an individual to satisfy the subject matter requirement, and adopt program standards for Foundational-Level General Science Subject Matter Preparation Programs. 

Action
3F: Adoption of Career Technical Education Program Standards
This agenda item presents the proposed Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Career Technical Education Programs (CTE) for Commission consideration and adoption. The item also presents results from a field survey regarding the requirements for the Designated Subjects CTE credential. 

Information
3G: 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. 
Item 3G - Appendix

Information
3H: Update on the Implementation of the 2003 Administrative Services Credential Standards
This agenda item provides an overview of the implementation of the 2003 Administrative Services Credential program standards. In addition, several topics related to the standards are presented for potential consideration by the Commission. 

Information
3I: Consideration of a Review and Update of the California Standards for the Teaching Professional (CSTP)
The California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) were adopted by the Commission in 1997. This agenda item suggests consideration of a review and update of the CSTP.

General Session

1:30 p.m.

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Vice Chair Caleb Cheung will reconvene General Session. 

 

Information

1I: California Teacher Recruitment Program
Jeanne Nava and Donna Glassman-Sommer will discuss the motivation behind the development of the California Teacher Recruitment Program and the impact the program has had in increasing the number of teachers with credentials in California public schools. 

Closed Session

Caleb Cheung, Vice 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, August 8, 2008

General Session

8:45 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

8:35 a.m.

Action
1J: 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
The 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 are presented for public hearing. 

General Session

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Information
1K: What is High Tech High and Why Did It Create a Graduate School of Education?
Larry Rosenstock, one of the founders of High Tech High, will discuss the impulses behind the creation of High Tech High and the genesis of their interest in having a teacher credentialing program and a graduate school of education.

Reconvene Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Information
3J: Update on the Special Education Design Team Activities
This agenda item provides information about the activities of the Special Education Design Team and samples of proposed standards and authorization statements. 

Information
3K: Update on the Review of the Commission’s Common Standards
This agenda item presents an update on the Commission’s Common Standards. The Committee on Accreditation has proposed edits to the adopted standards to ensure their applicability to all educator preparation programs and program sponsors. 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Loretta Whitson, Acting Committee Chair

Action
4A: Proposed Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations §80004 Pertaining to a Foundational-Level General Science Authorization for the Single Subject Teaching Credential
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. 

Action
4B: Assignment Monitoring of Certificated Employees in California by County Offices of Education 2003-2007, A Report to the Legislature
A Legislative report analyzing assignment data submitted to the Commission during the four-year cycle of county monitoring activities from September 2003 through June 2007 is presented for approval. The report also contains additional assignment and English Learner data based on annual monitoring required as a result of the 2004 Williams Settlement. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Approval of Agreement Awards Over $150,000 for Fiscal Year 2008-09
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. 
Item 5A - Agenda Insert -- Posted July 30, 2008

Action
5B: Proposed Budget Change Proposals for Fiscal Year 2009-10
Staff will present the proposed Budget Change Proposal concepts for the 2009-10 budget development process. 

Reconvene General Session

Caleb Cheung, Vice Chair

Information

1L: Report of Closed Session Items  

Information
1M: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

Adjournment
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