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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated May 13, 200

See Also:  April 2009 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

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Commission Meeting Agenda

April 23 - 23, 2009

 

Location:
Los Angeles County 
Office of Education
9300 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA 90242

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. 

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, April 23, 2009

General Session

9:00 a.m.

Caleb Cheung, Chair

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

Action
1A: Approval of the March 2009 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the March 2009 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1B: Approval of the April 2009 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the April 2009 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1C: Approval of the April 2009 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 2009 Consent Calendar. 

Information
1D: Darlene P. Robles, Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, will welcome the Commission to the Los Angeles County Office of Education.  

Information
1E: Chair's Report 

 

Information
1F: Executive Director's Report 

Information
1G: Commission Member Reports 

Information

1H: Liaison Reports 

 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Carolyn McInerney, Committee Chair

Action
2A: 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 2A - Agenda Insert -- Posted 4-22-2009

Professional Services Committee

Ting Sun, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Teacher Supply in California, 2007-2008, A Report to the Legislature
This agenda item is in response to AB 471 (Chap. 381, Stats. 1999) which requires the Commission to report to the Governor and the Legislature each year on the number of teachers who received credentials, certificates, permits, and waivers to teach in California public schools. 
Item 3A -- Full Teacher Supply Report-- Updated 4-21-2009 

Action
3B: Additional Recommendations from the Career Technical Education Advisory Panel
This agenda item brings forward four additional recommendations from the Career Technical Education Advisory Panel. 

Information
3C: Draft Standards for the Designated Subjects: Adult Education Programs
This agenda item reports on the work of the Designated Subjects: Adult Education Advisory Panel. The agenda item presents draft program standards to the Commission. 

Action
3D: Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents one prospective program sponsor for initial institutional approval. 

Information
3E: Subject Matter Competence of Teachers of Mathematics
This agenda item continues the discussion related to the teaching of mathematics in California. The focus of the item is the process for determining the subject matter competence of K-12 teachers of mathematics. 

Information
3F: Update on the Work of the Teaching Mathematics Advisory Panel
This agenda item presents an update on the work of the Teaching Mathematics Advisory Panel. 

Information
3G: Progress Report on the Work of the Reading Certificate and Reading and Language Arts Specialist Advisory Panel
The agenda item reports on the work of the Reading Certificate and Reading Language Arts Specialist Advisory Panel 

Information
3H: Update on the Implementation of the Commission's Accreditation System
This item presents an update on the activities that the Committee on Accreditation and the staff have been engaged in to implement the Commission's revised accreditation system.

General Session

11:00 a.m.

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

Information
1I: Reflections on Mathematics Teaching and How to Improve It
Dr. James Stigler will briefly present what we have learned from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Video Studies and discuss implications for improving teaching.

Public Hearing

1:00 p.m.

Closed Session

Caleb Cheung, 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, April 24, 2009

Ad Hoc Committee

8:30 a.m.

Margaret Gaston

David Pearson

Ting Sun

Action
4A: Interview and Selection of Members for the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item presents information about the finalists for the Committee on Accreditation (COA) for the 2009-10 year.  After interviewing the finalists, the Committee will select three new COA members to recommend to the Commission. 

General Session will reconvene immediately following Ad Hoc Committee

Approximately 10:00 a.m.

Caleb Cheung, Chair

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

Items agendized for the first day of the meeting, but not discussed, may be taken up today. 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Irene Oropeza-Enriquez, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Proposed Amendments and Additions to 5 California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Special Education Teaching and Services Credentials
Commission staff is presenting for review proposed amendments and additions pertaining to the Education Specialist credentials and permits. 

General Session

10:30 a.m.

Caleb Cheung, Chair

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

Information
1K: The Role of School Counselors in California's Education System
Dr. Charles Hanson, California State University, Northridge and Loretta Whitson, California Association of School Counselors will discuss the impact of AB 1802 (Chap. 79, Stats. 2006), as well as the evolution of school counseling standards and accountability systems. 

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair 

Information
6A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position. 

Action
6B: 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. 

Reconvene General Session

Caleb Cheung, Chair

Information

1L: Report of Closed Session Items 

Action
1M: Report of Ad Hoc Committee 

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

Adjournment

 

Updated January 31, 2017