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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated December 30, 2009

 

See Also:  December 2009 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

December 9 - 10, 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. 

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.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Executive Committee

8:30 a.m.

Caleb Cheung, Chair

Margaret Gaston, Vice Chair

Leslie Littman

Carolyn McInerney

Irene Oropeza-Enriquez

Ting Sun

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1A: Review of the Process for Selecting Committee Chairs
This agenda item reviews the Policy Manual process for selecting Committee Chairs. 

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
2A: Approval of the October 2009 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the October 2009 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
2B: Approval of the December 2009 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the December 2009 meeting of the Commission. 
Action
2C: Approval of the December 2009 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the December 2009 Consent Calendar. 
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2D: Chair's Report 
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2E: Executive Director's Report 
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2F: Commission Member Reports 
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2G: Liaison Reports 


Professional Services Committee

Ting Sun, Committee Chair

Information
3A: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item presents the Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation for the year 2008-09. This report reflects the COA decisions made using the revised accreditation system and provides an update on progress made on various accreditation activities for 2008-09.

Action
3B: Request for Approval to Release a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Administration and Further Development of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), the California Teacher of English Learners(CTEL)Examination and the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
This agenda item presents the request to approve the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the development and administration of the Commission's CBEST, CSET, CTEL, and RICA examinations for 2010-2016. 

Action
3C: Recommendations from the Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) Users Advisory Committee
This agenda item presents for Commission review and approval recommendations from the TPA Users Advisory Committee, and also provides data from a survey of TPA users regarding implementation costs and related issues. 

Action
3D: Update on Funded Teacher Development Programs
This agenda item includes the 2008-09 report on the Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program and the Alternative Certification (Intern) Program. 

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3E: Update on Discussions Related to Teacher Leadership
This agenda item provides an update on activities taking place at both the national level and in other states on the topic of teacher leadership. 

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3F: Update on the Work of the Teaching Mathematics Advisory Panel
This agenda item provides an update on the work to date of the Teaching Mathematics Advisory Panel. 

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3G: Report of Services Credentials Issued in California, 2003-04 to 2007-08
This agenda item presents data, trends and patterns in the numbers of services credentials issued in the past five years. 

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3H: Proposed Preconditions for Selected Special Education Credential Programs and a Proposed Standard for Added Authorizations
This agenda item presents proposed Preconditions for selected Education Specialist Credential Programs for Commission consideration and a proposed new standard for the added authorization programs.

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.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

General Session

9:00 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.

Information
2H: An Evaluation of Teachers Trained Through Different Routes to Certification
Dr. Jill Constantine will present findings from an evaluation of teacher preparation models and the efficacy of different teacher preparation methods in contributing to students' academic achievement. The study focused on the performance of teachers from two alternative models of teacher preparation compared with traditionally prepared teachers teaching in the same schools and grades. 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Irene Oropeza-Enriquez, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Proposed Amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations Pertaining to English Learner and Bilingual Authorizations
This agenda item proposes amendments to 5 California Code of Regulations pertaining to English Learner and Bilingual Authorizations due to the passage of recent legislation. 

Information
4B: Credential Application Workload Report FY 2008-2009
This agenda item is a status report on the credential processing and related information services workload of the Certification, Assignment and Waivers Division.

Professional Practices Committee

Leslie Littman, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Division of Professional Practices Discipline Workload Report FY 2008-2009
This agenda item is a status report on the discipline workload of the Division of Professional Practices for FY 2008-2009. 

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5B: Review and Designation of Discipline Precedential Opinions
The Commission will discuss whether to designate published discipline decisions as precedential. 

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: Legislative Concepts for Commission Consideration
This agenda item presents legislative concepts for the 2010 legislative year for Commission consideration. 

Reconvene General Session

Caleb Cheung, Chair

Information

2I: Report of Closed Session Items

Action

2J: Report of Executive Committee

Information
2K: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations

 

Action

2L: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2010

Adjournment
Updated March 15, 2017