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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated February 3, 2012 
Watch Meeting: Thursday, January 26, 2012 and Friday, January 27, 2012

All attachments are in PDF format

Commission Meeting Agenda

January 26-27, 2012

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, January 26, 2012

General Session

9:00 a.m.

Charles Gahagan, Chair

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

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

Action
1B: Approval of the January 2012 Agenda

The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the January 2012 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1C: Approval of the January 2012 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the January 2012 Consent Calendar. 

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1D: Chair's Report

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1E: Executive Director's Report

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1F: Commission Member Reports

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1G: Liaison Reports

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1H: Strategic Plan Discussion
The Commission will be provided with an update on the Strategic Plan progress to date including recently developed action plans. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Update on the Proposed 2012-13 Governor’s Budget
This agenda item provides the salient points of the Commission’s portion of the proposed FY 2012-13 Governor’s Budget.

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Adoption of Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) for the CSET: World Language: English Language Development (ELD) Examination and World Language: English Language Development Subject Matter Program Standards
This agenda item provides the draft Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) for the new CSET: World Language: English Language Development examination and also the draft World Language: English Language Development Subject Matter Program Standards for potential adoption by the Commission. 

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3B: Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations from 2006-2007 to 2010-2011
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 3B - Agenda Insert -- Posted 1-24-2012 

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3C: Report on the Stakeholder Meeting Regarding Approving Non-Regionally Accredited Coursework for the Child Development Permit
This agenda item provides an update on the outcomes of a stakeholder meeting focused on the possibility of approving coursework offered by non-regionally accredited entities for the Child Development Permit and raises a number of issues for the Commission's consideration. 

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3D: Discussion of the Design and Characteristics of Potential Future Induction Programs for School Administrators
This agenda item focuses on one recommendation of the Administrative Services Credential Advisory Panel, adopted by the Commission, to require induction for all new administrators. Several programs currently operating an induction-like, or coaching model for new administrators, will discuss their programs. 
Item 3D - Agenda Insert -- Posted 1-24-2012 

Closed Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126(e), to consider pending litigation Carroll v Commission on Teacher Credentialing (SPB 11-0739).  The Commission will also consider adverse actions, petitions for reinstatement and requests for reconsideration in discipline cases while in Closed Session pursuant to 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, January 27, 2012

General Session

9:00 a.m.

Charles Gahagan, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair Charles Gahagan will reconvene General Session. 

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

Public Hearing

9:00 a.m.

Action
1I: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Fingerprint Submissions
Proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to fingerprint submissions as recommended by the Bureau of State Audits are presented for public hearing.

Professional Practices Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Committee of Credentials Vacancies for 2012-13
The Commission will review the terms of the current members of the Committee of Credentials (COC) and determine whether to reappoint, extend or declare vacancies for the school board member, public representative, and elementary school teacher positions. In addition, the Committee will review the requirement of employer approval letters for COC applicants. 

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4B: Workload Report Regarding the BSA Audit Recommendations
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); the Commission's response to the Audit as well as an update on staff progress in addressing the recommendations; and a report on DPP's current workload. 

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4C: Report on the Stakeholder Meetings Addressing the Discretionary Review Process
This agenda item provides an update to the Commission on the two stakeholder meetings that were held to discuss the Commission's Educator Discipline process. 

Action
4D: Policies on Division of Professional Practices Cases
This agenda item provides proposed policy recommendations for the Commission's consideration. 

Action
4E: Division of Professional Practices Strategic Plan
This agenda item provides recommendations for a Division of Professional Practices Strategic Plan for the Commission's consideration. 

Information
4F: Plan for a Division of Professional Practices Dashboard Measurement System
This agenda item provides information on setting performance measures for critical stages of the Division of Professional Practices' business processes. Staff also presents proposed targets to perform vital tasks and a proposed report on performance measures, with targets, cycle time, and volume.

General Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair Charles Gahagan will the reconvene General Session. 

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1J: Report of Closed Session Items 

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1K: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented 
Audience Presentations

Adjournment
 
Updated March 16, 2017