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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated October 22, 2009 

See Also:  August 2009 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

August 6, 2009

 

 

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, August 6, 2009

General Session

9:00 a.m.

Margaret Gaston, Acting Chair

Convene General Session  
Commission Acting Chair Margaret Gaston will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

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

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

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

Information
1D: Chair's Report 


Information
1E: Executive Director's Report 

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 

 

Information
1G: Liaison Reports

Public Hearing

9:00 a.m.

Action
1H: Approval of the Proposed Additions and Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials
The proposed amendments pertaining to Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Credentials are presented for public hearing. 
Item 1H - Agenda Insert -- Posted 8-5-2009 
Action
1I: Proposed Amendments and Additions to 5 California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Special Education Teaching and Services Credentials
The proposed amendments pertaining to the Special Education Teaching and Services Credentials are presented for public hearing.
Item 1I - Agenda Insert -- Posted 8-5-2009 

Professional Services Committee

Ting Sun, Committee Chair

 

Postponed
2A: Adoption of the Revised California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP)
This agenda item presents the proposed revisions to the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) for Commission adoption. 


Action
2B: Adoption of the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Standards
This agenda item presents the proposed modifications to the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Standards for Commission adoption. 

Information
2C: Discussion of the Subject Matter Program Review Process
This agenda item describes the current review process for prospective subject matter programs and provides suggestions for potentially streamlining this process. 

Information
2D: Examinations Development Procedures and State Contracting Processes
This agenda item provides information about the Commission's examination development procedures for educator licensing examinations, and about state contracting requirements relating to examinations contracts. 

Information
2E: Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations for 2003-04 to 2007-08
This agenda item reports the passing rates of Commission-approved examinations. For each examination, the purpose of the examination, its structure, the scoring process, the examination volume, the first-time passing rate, and the cumulative passing rate are discussed. When available, the passing rate by demographic data is also discussed. 
Item 2E - Appendix

Information

2F: Update on Initial Institutional Approval
Last November an agenda item reviewed the policies and procedures for granting initial accreditation and summarized prior Commission actions regarding institutions receiving a temporary waiver of the regional accreditation requirement. This agenda item provides an update about an institution for which a waiver had been granted. 

Legislative Committee

Margaret Gaston, Committee Chair

Information
3A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position. 
Action
3B: Analyses of Bills
This agenda item presents analyses of educator preparation or licensing legislation. The analyses will summarize current law, describe the bill's provisions, estimate its costs and recommend amendments, if applicable. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Carolyn McInerney, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Proposed Budget Change Proposals for Fiscal Year 2010-2011
Staff will present the proposed Budget Change Proposal concepts for the 2010-2011 development process. 

Information
4B: Update on the 2009-10 Budget
Staff will present an update on the current 2009-10 Budget. 

Professional Practices Committee

Leslie Littman, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Committee of Credentials Vacancies for 2009-10 and Proposal to Adjust Terms of Appointment
The Committee will review the terms of the current members of the Committee of Credentials and determine whether to reappoint, extend or declare vacancies for the School Board Member, Public Representative, Administrative Services and Elementary School Teacher positions. 

Information
5B: Precedential Decisions for Discipline Cases
This item discusses whether the Commission should direct staff to begin the process of identifying final discipline decisions as precedent decisions pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act. 

Reconvene General Session

Margaret Gaston, Acting Chair

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

Closed Session

Margaret Gaston, Acting 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

Margaret Gaston, Acting Chair

Information

1K: Report of Closed Session Items

Adjournment
Updated January 27, 2017