California CTC Seal

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated February 1, 2013

Watch Meeting: 

Thursday, January 31, 2013 (Part 1) - Thursday, January 31, 2013 (Part 2) and Friday, February 1, 2013

All attachments are in PDF format 

Commission Meeting Agenda
January 31 - February 1, 2013
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, January 31, 2013
Closed Session
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

The Commission will meet in closed session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126(e), to consider pending litigation (Carroll v Commission on Teacher Credentialing et al., Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. 34-2012-00135527) and an allegation of violations of state law governing student access to fully prepared teachers. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

General Session

Approximately 10:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

General Session
Commission Chair Linda Darling-Hammond will convene the General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited. 

Action
1A: Approval of the December 2012 Minutes  
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the December 2012 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1B: Approval of the January-February 2013 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the January-February 2013 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1C: Approval of the January-February 2013 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the January-February 2013 Consent Calendar. 

Item 1C - Agenda Insert  -- Updated January 29, 2013

Information
1D: Chair's Report  

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report 

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 

Information
1G: Liaison Reports  

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Update on the Proposed 2013-14 Governor's Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the salient points of the Commission's portion of the proposed 2013-14 Governor's Budget.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Nancy Ramirez, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Teaching and Services Permits
This agenda items presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to teaching and services permits as requested by the Commission. The proposed amendments also include general clean-up of the emergency permit regulation sections. 

Information/Action
3B: Discussion Pertaining to Adding a Teaching or Content Area to a Valid General Education Teaching Credential
This agenda item describes the current options for a general education teacher to add an additional content area to a general education credential or earn a teaching credential without completing the full professional preparation program for the new content area or credential type. It includes feedback on this subject taken from a survey of stakeholders. 

Information
3C: Special Education Authorizations and Assignments in California 
This agenda item provides information on the special education credential and authorization structure in California related to the assignments of these educators and the delivery of instruction and services. Additionally, key findings and considerations for state policymakers from recent National and State level reports are presented that address the alignment in preparation for general education and special education teacher certification along with federal requirements. 

Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Adoption of Revised Standards for the Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization Programs 
This agenda item brings the revised standards for the Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education (APE) back to the Commission for consideration and possible adoption. 

Action
4B: Proposed Modifications to Educator Preparation Standards Recommended by the English Learner Authorizations Advisory Panel
This agenda item provides for Commission consideration and possible adoption proposed modifications to educator preparation standards intended to improve the delivery of services to English learners. The Commission's English Learner Authorizations Advisory Panel recommends that the Commission adopt these revisions, which have undergone a field review since they were presented initially to the Commission in March 2012. 

Information
4C: Discussion of the English Learner Authorization and Intern Credentials 
This agenda item presents information about the Commission's current procedures regarding Intern Credentials and English Learner authorizations. 

Closed Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, 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, February 1, 2013
General Session
8:30 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Commission Chair Linda Darling-Hammond will reconvene General Session. 

Items agendized for the first day of the meeting, but not discussed, may be taken up today.

Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

Information/Action
4D: Draft California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPEs), Draft California Administrator Content Expectations, and Options for the Development of the Administrator Performance Assessment 
This agenda item presents draft California Administrator Performance Assessment Expectations (CAPEs) and draft California Administrator Content Expectations for initial Commission review. The CAPEs describe the performance expectations for candidates just ready to begin practice as a California school administrator. The Content Expectations describe the underlying content knowledge needed by the administrative services candidate to successfully meet the performance expectations. Part II of the item addresses options for proceeding with the development of the Administrator Performance Assessment (APA). 

Action
4E: Proposed Preconditions for Subject Matter Preparation Programs for the Single Subject Credential in World Language: English Language Development (WL: ELD) and Proposed Pedagogy Standard for Single Subject Preparation Programs in WL: ELD  
This agenda item presents proposed Preconditions for WL: ELD Subject Matter preparation programs and a proposed WL: ELD pedagogy standard for Single Subject teacher preparation programs. 

Information
4F: Update on the Work of the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel
This agenda item presents an overview of the work to date of the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel. The item also provides information on the direction of selected preliminary recommendations from the panel for the Commission's discussion and input. 

Professional Practices Committee

Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload. 

Action
5B: Committee of Credentials Vacancies for 2013-14
The Committee will review the terms of the current members of the Committee of Credentials and determine whether to reappoint or declare vacancies for one public representative, one secondary school teacher and one school administrator position. 

Action
5C: Proposed Policy on Division of Professional Practices Cases
This agenda item provides a proposed policy recommendation for the Commission's consideration that would authorize staff to close matters as a ministerial act for specified Vehicle Code violations.

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Legislative Concepts for Commission Consideration 
This agenda item presents legislative concepts for the 2013 legislative year for Commission consideration.

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Information
1H: Report of Closed Session Items

Information
1I: New Business

Quarterly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations

Adjournment 

Updated March 16, 2017