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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

651 Bannon Street, Suite 600

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated June 1, 2012

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 and Thursday, June 14, 2012
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Commission Meeting Agenda
June 13-14, 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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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

3:00 p.m.

Ad Hoc Committee

C. Michael Cooney

Charles Gahagan

Alicia Williamson

1A: Interview and Selection of Members for the Committee of Credentials
This agenda item provides information about the selection process for the appointment of one Public Representative and one Elementary Teacher to serve on the Committee of Credentials (COC) and the selection of possible alternates for the Public Representative, Elementary Teacher and School Board Member appointments.
Item 1A - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 7, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

8:30 a.m.

General Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

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

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


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


2C: Approval of the June 2012 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2012 Consent Calendar.

Item 2C - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 4, 2012



2D: Chair's Report


2E: Executive Director's Report


2F: Commission Member Reports


2G: Liaison Reports


2H: Strategic Plan Development: Draft Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives
This agenda item provides a draft strategic plan with revised vision, mission, goals and objectives for the Commission's consideration. 
Item 2H - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 12, 2012

Legislative Committee

Linda Darling-Hammond, Committee Chair

3A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position. 


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 provisions, estimate costs and recommend amendments, if applicable.  The analyses will include, but are not limited to SB 1245 (Alquist), SB 1291 (Evans) and SB 1292 (Liu).

Professional Practices Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

4A: Workload Report and One-Year Report Update
This agenda item provides an update to the Commission on the Commission's one-year response to the Bureau of State Audits Report and a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload. 

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Shane Martin, Committee Chair

5A: Modifications to the 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
Modifications to the 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 as requested by the Department of Finance. 


5B: Authorizations and Certificated Assignments in California
This agenda item explains the statutory role of the Commission in the development of authorizations and permissible teaching assignments including a brief historical overview of these topics.  An introduction to the Commission's statutory role in assignment monitoring activities conducted by county offices is provided.

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

6A: Implementing the Change to the Administrative Services Credential Requirement for Five Years of Experience in the Schools Prior to Being Eligible for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
This agenda item presents a set of proposed criteria that might be used to implement an appeal for up to two of the five years of experience required in the schools prior to recommendation for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. 


6B: Implementing the Commission's Accreditation System in 2012-13
This agenda item presents recommendations for the implementation of the Commission's accreditation system in 2012-13 in light of the Commission's current fiscal constraints. 


6C: Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents two program sponsors for initial institutional approval by the Commission.
6C Appendix 1: Antioch University
6C Appendix 2: Teachers College of San Joaquin


6D: Plan for Work Related to the Teaching Performance Expectations
This agenda item discusses the scope of work required to update the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) to align with Common Core standards and provides a proposed plan for proceeding with this work. 


6E: Update on the Work of the Teacher Preparation Advisory Panel
This agenda item presents a summary of the work to date of the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel.  The TAP Panel was convened to provide expert advice as to what changes might be appropriate to improve the system of educator preparation and to provide recommendations to the Commission.

Reconvene General Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

2I: Report of Ad Hoc Committee



2J: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations


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


2K: Report of Closed Session Items 


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