Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Charles Gahagan, Chair
Commission Chair Charles Gahagan will convene the General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.
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.
1B: Approval of the September 2012 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the September 2012 meeting of the Commission.
1C: Approval of the September 2012 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the September 2012 Consent Calendar.
1D: Chair's Report
1E: Executive Director's Report
1F: Commission Member Reports
1G: Liaison Reports
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Charles Gahagan, Chair
Friday, September 28, 2012
Charles Gahagan, Chair
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
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.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Committee Chair
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
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.
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, 2012Information/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
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
1K: Report of Closed Session Items
1L: New Business
Quarterly Agenda is presented