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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated October 11, 2011 

Watch Meeting:  Thursday, August 4, 2011 (a.m.), Thursday, August 4, 2011 (p.m.)

 

See Also:  August 2011 Commission Meeting Minutes

 

All attachments are in PDF format. 

 

Meeting Agenda
August 4-5, 2011

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, August 4, 2011

General Session

9:30 a.m.

Ting Sun, Chair

Convene General Session  

Commission Chair Ting Sun will convene General Session.  Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
1A: Approval of the June and July 2011 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the June and July 2011 meeting of the Commission. 

Action

1B: Approval of the August 2011 Agenda 
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the August 2011 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1C: Approval of the August 2011 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the August 2011 Consent Calendar. 
Item 1C - Agenda Insert -- Posted 7-29-2011 

Information
1D: Chair's Report 

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 

Information
1G: Liaison Reports 

Information
1H: Recommendations from the April 7, 2011 Audit Report
This agenda item provides an update to the Commission on the April 7, 2011 Bureau of State Audits' Audit of the Division of Professional Practices (DPP) and the Office of Human Resources; the Commission's response to the Audit as well as an update on staffs' progress in addressing the recommendations; and a report on DPP's current workload.

Professional Practices Committee

Mark Freathy, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Discussion of a Plan to Study California’s Educator Discipline Process
This agenda item presents information on California's Educator Discipline process.  Building on information about the discipline process provided to stakeholders via a webinar on July 12, 2011, this agenda item proposes a plan for bringing policymakers, stakeholders and other interested parties together to discuss potential recommendations for changes and actions which could improve the process, including increasing the number of cases the Committee of Credentials reviews each month.

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Adoption of Precondition 1 Related to Non-Regionally Accredited Institutions and Other Program Sponsors
This agenda item presents a rational for the possible revision of Precondition 1 for the Commission's discussion and consideration. 

Action
3B: Adoption of the Passing Score Standard for the California Preliminary Administrative Credential Examination (CPACE)
This agenda item provides the Commission with recommendations relevant to the determination of passing score standards for the CPACE-Written and CPACE-Video. 
Item 3B - Agenda Insert -- Posted 8-2-2011 

Action
3C: Adoption of Specific Terms for Title II Reporting
This agenda presents revised definitions of "Low-Performing Institutions" and Institutions "At Risk of Low Performing" as used in the federal Title II report for Commission consideration and possible adoption. 

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

Information
3E: Update on the Work of the English Learner Authorizations Advisory Panel
This agenda item provides an update on the work of the English Learner Authorizations Advisory Panel. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Charles Gahagan, Acting Committee Chair

Action
4A: Approval of a “Revenue Only” Agreement for Fiscal Year 2011-12
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 a “revenue only” agreement that requires approval.

Legislative Committee

Charles Gahagan, Committee Chair 

Information
5A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position. 

Action
5B: Analyses of Bills
This agenda item presents analyses of educator preparation or licensing bills introduced by Legislators. The analyses will summarize current law, describe the bill’s provisions, estimate its costs and recommend amendments, if applicable.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Carolyn McInerney, Committee Chair

Information
6A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Fingerprint Submissions
This agenda item provides proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to fingerprint submissions as recommended by the Bureau of State Audits. 

Closed Session

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Ting Sun, 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 action taken or determinations made therein. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Reconvene General Session

Ting Sun, Chair

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

Information
1J: Report of Closed Session Items

Friday, August 5, 2011

General Session

8:30 a.m.

Ting Sun, Chair

Closed Session

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair Ting Sun will reconvene General Session.


The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126(g)(2) to consider matters relating to the recruitment, appointment or removal of its executive director.


Adjournment

Updated March 16, 2017