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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated on December 18, 2008

See Also:  November 2008 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

November 6, 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. 

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

General Session

9:00 a.m.

P. David Pearson, Chair

Convene General Session  
Commission Vice Chair P. David Pearson will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
1A: Approval of the October 2008 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the October 2008 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
1B: Approval of the November 2008 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the November 2008 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
1C: Approval of the November 2008 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the November 2008 Consent Calendar. 
Information
1D: Chair's Report Information
1E: Executive Director's Report 
Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 
Information
1G: Liaison Reports 

Information
1H: Special Recognition of Senator Jack Scott 
Chair Pearson will present Senator Scott with a plaque in recognition of his work in the California Legislature. 

Professional Services Committee

Paula Cordeiro, Committee Chair

Action
2A: Program Approval and Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents one single subject matter program and one prospective program sponsor for initial institutional approval. 

Action
2B: Recommendation to Adopt Proposed Edits to the Common Standards
This agenda item presents the proposed edits to the Common Standards for Commission consideration and adoption. 

Information
2C: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item presents the 2007-08 Annual Accreditation Report from the Committee on Accreditation to the Commission. 

Information
2D: Discussion of the Concept of a Third Tier Teaching Credential
This item introduces the concept of a third tier teaching credential for Commission consideration. Staff will describe the origins of this concept and report on a brainstorming meeting held with stakeholders. Staff seeks direction from the Commission about further exploration and consideration of this topic. 

Information
2E: Proposed Standards for Other Related Services Credentials, Added Authorizations, and Clear Credentials for Education Specialist Teaching Credentials
This agenda item presents the proposed standards and authorization statements for Other Related Services Credentials, standards for ways to add authorizations to existing credentials, and standards to clear an Education Specialist credential. 

Information
2F: Report on the Commission's Regional Accreditation Requirement and on Institutions Requesting a Temporary Waiver of Regional Accreditation
This agenda report reviews the policies and procedures for granting initial accreditation, provides information about WASC accreditation procedures, and summarizes prior Commission actions for institutions seeking waiver of the regional accreditation requirement. 

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2G: Plan to Address Issues Related to Authorizations to Teach Mathematics
This agenda item continues the discussion begun at the October 2008 Commission meeting. It presents a plan for addressing issues related to authorizations to teach mathematics that were raised in the October agenda item.

      

General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

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

 

Information
1I: Expanding the Role of School Psychologists
Douglas Siembieda and John Brady will discuss how the coordination between administrators, teachers, and pupil service teams can provide the best outcomes for meeting the educational and social-emotional needs of students and their families. 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Caleb Cheung, Committee Chair

Information
3A: Report on the Assignment Monitoring Review for San Francisco Unified School District
This item provides the results of assignment monitoring review for the San Francisco Unified School District during the 2007-2008 academic year and the Commission's responsibilities in the monitoring process. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Guillermo Gomez, Committee Chair

Action
4A: 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 4A - Agenda Insert -- Posted 11-6-2008 

Reconvene General Session

P. David Pearson, Chair

Information
1J: 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

Information
1K: Report of Closed Session Items

Adjournment

 
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