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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated March 13, 2013
Watch MeetingThursday, March 7, 2013 and Friday, March 8, 2013

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
March 7-8, 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, March 7, 2013
General Session
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

As announced, the Commission meeting will commence at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013. However the Commission will immediately move to Closed Session, to discuss items noticed for Closed Session. It is anticipated that the Commission will return to General Session at approximately 9:45 a.m. In addition, item 3A will begin at 1:00 p.m. on March 7.

General Session

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 January-February 2013 Minutes and Ratification of Actions 
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the January-February 2013 meeting of the Commission. 

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

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

Information
1D: Chair's Report 

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report 

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports 

Information
1G: Liaison Reports

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Nancy Ramirez, Committee Chair

Action
2A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Adding a Teaching or Content Area to a Valid General Education Teaching Credential
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to adding a teaching or content area to a valid general education teaching credential as directed by the Commission. The proposed amendments also include general clean-up of the regulations section.

Item 2A - Agenda Insert - updated 8 March, 2013

Action
2B: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to English Learner Authorizations for California Prepared Teachers and the World Language: English Language Development Content Area Authorization 
Proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to English learner authorizations for California prepared teachers and the World Language: English Language Development content area authorization as recommended by the English Learner Authorization Advisory Panel are presented for Commission consideration. 

Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

Action
3A: English Learner Authorization and Intern Credentials 
This agenda item presents draft policy language regarding English Learner Authorizations and Intern Credentials.

Item 3A - Agenda Insert - updated 4 March, 2013

Item 3A – Reference Material - updated 6 March, 2013

Information/Action
3B: Proposed Adoption and Implementation of Revised California Teaching Performance Expectations
This agenda item presents for potential Commission adoption the draft revised Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs), which were presented initially to the Commission in December 2012 and have since completed a field review. 

Information/Action
3C: Draft Revised CSET: Multiple Subjects, Single Subject English, and Single Subject Mathematics Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) to Align with the California Common Core State Standards
This item provides the draft revised Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) for the CSET: Multiple Subjects, Single Subject English and Single Subject Mathematics examinations in alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to the Commission for initial review. 

Action
3D: Proposed Modification of the Commission's General Preconditions for All Educator Preparation Programs
This item presents proposed General Preconditions for all educator preparation programs.

Information/Action
3E: Identifying Exemplary Programs and/or Practices in Educator Preparation Through the Accreditation System
This item provides possible options for Commission consideration that would augment the accreditation system to include a component that identifies exemplary programs and/or practices. 

Information/Action
3E: Identifying Exemplary Programs and/or Practices in Educator Preparation Through the Accreditation System
This agenda item presents information about the development of a pilot survey for candidates being recommended for initial preliminary credentials. 

Closed Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126(e), to consider the following pending litigation: Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Sacramento Superior Court 34-2012-00135527), a complaint received from Public Advocates, and Garmhausen v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (San Diego Superior Court 37-2012-00079145-CU-OE-SC). 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, 44248 and Government Code section 11126(e). The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, March 8, 2013
General Session
8:30 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Reconvene General Session
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 Practices Committee

Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

Information
4A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload. 

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Status of Legislation
This agenda item provides the status of legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position.

Action
5B: Legislative Concepts for Commission Consideration 
Staff will present legislative concepts for the 2013 legislative year for Commission consideration.

Action
5C: Analyses of Bills
Staff will present analyses of educator preparation or licensing bills introduced by Legislators. The Analyses will summarize current law, describe bill provisions, estimate costs and recommend amendments, if applicable. The analyses will include but not be limited to SB 5 (Padilla). 

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