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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated March 1, 2012
Watch Meeting: Thursday, March 8, 2012

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
March 7- 8, 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.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Putah Creek Lodge
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
9:00 a.m.

Strategic Planning Session
Commission Members will take part in various activities and discussions to assist in the development of the Commission's Strategic Plan

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Commission Offices
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
8:30 a.m.

Charles Gahagan, Chair

Convene General Session
Commission Chair Charles Gahagan will convene the General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited. 
 
Action
1A: Approval of the January 2012 Minutes   
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the January 2012 meeting of the Commission

Action
1B: Approval of the March 2012 Agenda    
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the March 2012 meeting of the Commission.

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

Information
1D: Chair's Report

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports


Information
1G: Liaison Reports

Public Hearing

8:30 a.m.

Action
1H: Proposed Amendments and Additions Pertaining to Education Specialist Instruction Credentials for Out-of-State and Out-of-Country Credentialed Teachers

Proposed amendments and additions to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to Education Specialist Instruction Credentials for out-of-state and out-of-country credentialed teachers to align the regulations with statute are presented for public hearing.

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

Action
2A: Teacher Supply in California, 2010-2011, 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.
Agenda Item 2A -- Appendix

Information
2B: Alternative Certification Programs in California
This agenda item provides information about California's Alternative Certification Programs and raises several programmatic and policy issues relating to alternative certification for discussion and potential further consideration.

Action
2C: Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents one program sponsor for initial institutional approval by the Commission.

Agenda Insert

Information
2D: Educator Preparation Standards Revisions, Updates, and/or Modifications Recommended by the English Learner Authorizations Advisory Panel
This agenda item provides for Commission review the proposed revisions, updates, and/or modifications to educator preparation standards with respect to teaching English learners recommended by the English Learner Authorizations Advisory Panel.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Establishment of the Fee Structure for Commission Examinations for 2012-13
This agenda item presents a revised examination fee structure for Fiscal Year 2012-13.

Information
3B: Update on the Proposed 2012-13 Governor's Budget           
This agenda item provides the salient points of the Commission's portion of the proposed 2012-13 Governor's Budget, as well as an analysis of the impact on the Commission's operations. 

Agenda Insert

Professional Practices Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

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

Action
4B: Policies on Division of Professional Practices Cases
This agenda item provides proposed policy recommendations for the Commission's consideration on discipline relating to single alcohol offenses and failure to disclose information on an application.

Information
4C: 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.

Legislative Committee

Linda Darling-Hammond, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Analysis 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 provisions, estimate its costs and recommend amendments, if applicable. 

Agenda Insert

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.

Reconvene General Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

Information
1I: Report of Closed Session Items

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

Adjournment

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