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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated April 25, 2012
Watch Meeting: Thursday, April 26, 2012 and Friday, April 27, 2012

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Commission Meeting Agenda
April 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. 

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

8:30 a.m.

Charles Gahagan, Chair

Ad Hoc Committee

Constance Blackburn

Louise Stymeist

Beverly Young

Action
1A: Interview and Selection of Members for the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item provides information about the finalists for the Committee on Accreditation (COA).  After interviewing the finalists from institutions of higher education and K-12, the Ad Hoc Committee will select three new COA members to recommend to the Commission.

General Session

Immediately after the Ad Hoc Committee

Approximately 10:30 a.m.

Charles Gahagan, Chair

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

Action
2A: Approval of the March 2012 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the March 2012 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
2B: Approval of the April 2012 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the April 2012 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
2C: Approval of the April 2012 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 2012 Consent Calendar. 
Item 2C - Agenda Insert -- Updated April 25, 2012

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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

Action
2H: Report of Ad Hoc Committee

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2I: Strategic Planning Development: Reports from Stakeholders
This agenda item provides an update on strategic plan development activities to date.

Legislative Committee

Linda Darling-Hammond, 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: 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's provisions, estimate its costs and recommend amendments, if applicable. The analyses will include, but are not limited to SB 1385 (Hancock) and AB 1853 (Bonilla). 
Item 3B - Agenda Insert -- Updated April 25, 2012

Professional Practices Committee

C. Michael Cooney, Acting Committee Chair

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4A: One-Year Report Update to the BSA
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 one-year response to the Audit; and a report on DPP's current workload. 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair

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5A: Update on the 2012-13 Commission'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 for the Commission's operations moving forward for FY 2012-13. 

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

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6A: Administrative Services Credential: Possible Criteria to Implement the Five Years of Experience and an "Examination Plus" Option
This agenda item provides criteria for Commission consideration regarding the five years of experience to be required for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and additional requirements the Commission might consider for candidates who enter administration through the exam only route. The item also provides an update on pending standards development work. 

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6B: Update on the Implementation of the Teaching Performance Assessment Requirement
This agenda item presents an update on the implementation of the Teaching Performance Assessment and presents several policy issues for Commission review. 

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6C: Overview of Accreditation Activities and Plan for 2012-13
This agenda item provides an overview of the implementation of the Commission's current accreditation system and requests direction from the Commission as to what activities should take place in 2012-13. 

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, April 27, 2012

General Session

8:30 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. 

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

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6D: Draft Program Standards and Preconditions for the English Learner Instructional Leadership Specialist Credential
This agenda item presents draft Program Standards and Preconditions as well as a proposed authorization statement and rationale for the English Learner Instructional Leadership Credential for the Commission's consideration. 

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6E: Report of Services Credentials Issued in California, 2006-07 to 2010-11
This agenda item presents data, trends and patterns in the numbers of services credentials issued in the past five years. 

Reconvene General Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

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2J: Update on the Common Core State Standards 
State Board of Education Executive Director Sue Burr will update the Commission on the recently adopted implementation plan for the Common Core State Standards. 

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2K: Strategic Plan Development: Identifying Strategic Priorities 
This agenda item provides Commissioners with the opportunity to consider and discuss strategic priorities for the next 1-5 years.

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2L: Report of Closed Session Items

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2M: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

Adjournment 
Updated March 16, 2017