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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated September 17, 2012
Watch Meeting: Thursday, September 27, 2012 and Friday, September 28, 2012

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
September 27 - 28, 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, September 27, 2012

General Session

9:00 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
1A: Approval of the August 2012 Minutes -- Updated October 4, 2012
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the August 2012 meeting of the Commission.

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

Action

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

Information
1D: Chair's Report

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 

Information
1G: Liaison Reports 

Information
1H: Update from the Bureau of State Audits
Elaine Howle, State Auditor, will address the Commission on the progress made in response to the Bureau of State Audits report and recommendations. 

Information
1I: Educator Excellence Task Force (EETF) Recommendations: Analysis and Discussion

This item provides an initial analysis of the EETF recommendations, including the recommendations which are within the Commission's mandate, what type of action would be needed if the Commission were to decide to implement one or more of the recommendations within its mandate, and information regarding how the recommendations intersect with the work of the Teacher Preparation Advisory Panel.

Item 1I - Agenda Insert -- Updated September 25, 2012

Item 1I - Greatness by Design -- Added October 1, 2012

 

Public Hearing

9:00 AM

Action
1J: Proposed Amendments and Additions Pertaining to the Teacher Librarian Services Credential and Special Class Authorization

The proposed amendments and additions to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations will clarify and make specific the Education Code sections pertaining to the requirements and authorizations for the Teacher Librarian Services Credential and Special Class Authorization.

Item 1J - Agenda Insert -- Updated September 25, 2012

Professional Services Committee

Constance Blackburn, Committee Chair

Action

2A: Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2010-2011 as Required by Title II of the Higher Education Act
This item is the Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2010-2011, as required by Title II of the 2008 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.  It is the twelfth annual report and includes a description of credentialing requirements to teach in California public schools.  In addition, it includes qualitative and quantitative information on teacher preparation programs, including pass rate data for all examinations used by the state for credentialing purposes. 

Appendix A-1

Appendix A-2

Appendix A-3

Appendix A-4

Appendix B-1

Appendix B-2

Information

2B: Updating the Commission's General Preconditions for All Educator Preparation Programs
This item begins the discussion of updating the Commission's General Preconditions for all educator preparation programs. 

Information
2C: Continuation of the Discussion of the Teaching Performance Assessment -- Updated 9/18/2012 
This agenda item continues the discussion about the Teaching Performance Assessment and looks specifically at issues relating to the Commission's statutory management of the TPA processes, including relevant standards, oversight processes, and the Commission's relationship with developers of approved TPA models. 

Information/Action
2D: Continuation of the Discussion of Examination Options Relating to the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
This agenda item continues and broadens the discussion of the purpose, role, and type of examinations within the school administrator preparation and credentialing processes and presents information and options for the Commission's further consideration. 

Information
2E: Adapted Physical Education: Clarification of the Adopted Standards
This item brings the standards for the Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education to the Commission and shares some concerns identified by the APE community. 

Information/Action
2F: Waiver Request In Order to Pilot the National Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) in California
This agenda item presents a request from several Commission-approved teacher preparation programs for a waiver in order to pilot the national edTPA during 2012-13. If the Commission were to approve the request, a passing score on the edTPA for the specified candidates at the requesting institutions would waive the requirement that the candidate pass a Commission-approved teaching performance assessment.

Closed Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Education Code sections 44245 and 44248 to consider adverse actions, petitions for reinstatement and requests for reconsideration in discipline cases.  The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, September 28, 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.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair

Information/Action

3A: Approval of Agreement Awards Over $150,000 for Fiscal Year 2012-13
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 an agreement that requires approval.

Legislative Committee

Linda Darling-Hammond, Committee Chair

Information
4A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides an update on the 2012 legislative year including bills on which the Commission has taken a position. 

Item 4A - Agenda Insert   --Updated September 25, 2012

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Shane Martin, Committee Chair

Action
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
This agenda item provides 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 Office of Administrative Law. 

Action
5B: Assignment Monitoring of Certificated Employees in California by County Offices of Education 2007-2011, A Report to the Legislature - Updated 10/1/2012
This agenda item is in response to Education Code §44258.9, which requires the Commission to report to the Legislature biennially on the assignment monitoring data submitted to the Commission by the County Offices of Education. 

Item 5B - Powerpoint presentation  -- Added September 28, 2012

Information/Action

5C: Teaching and Services Permits - Updated 9/18/2012
This agenda item provides an overview of the requirements for issuance and reissuance of teaching and services permits, including a historical background along with data for each emergency permit type. It will also review the Declaration of Need (DON) procedures, provide additional data related to the Short-Term Staff and Provisional Internship Permit numbers reported at the August Commission meeting, and identify statutory and regulatory changes to the current permit structures for Commission consideration. 

Item 5C - Agenda Insert -- Updated October 2, 2012

Item 5C - Powerpoint presentation -- Added September 28, 2012

Professional Practices Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
6A: Update on the Bureau of State Audits Report and Workload Report
This agenda item provides an update to the Commission on the Commission's response to the Bureau of State Audits Report and a current workload report.

Reconvene General Session

Charles Gahagan, Chair

Information
1K: Report of Closed Session Items

Information
1L: New Business

Quarterly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations

Adjournment

 
Updated March 16, 2017