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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated May 31, 2013
Watch MeetingThursday, June 13, 2013 and Friday, June 14, 2013

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
June 13-14, 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, June 13, 2013
Executive Committee
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair
Erick Casallas
C. Michael Cooney
Eddie Cuevas
Nancy Ramirez

Action
1A: Proposed 2014 and 2015 Commission Meeting Schedules
This agenda item presents proposed meeting schedules for 2014 and 2015. The Executive Committee will consider and recommend a schedule of meetings to the full Commission for approval.

Action
1B: Educator Preparation Student Liaison
This agenda item presents a possible option for adding an educator preparation student liaison to the Commission's membership through amendments to the Policy Manual of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. 

General Session

Approximately 9:45 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

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

Action
2A: Approval of the April 2013 Minutes 
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the April 2013 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
2B: Approval of the June 2013 Agenda 
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the June 2013 meeting of the Commission.

Action
2C: Approval of the June 2013 Consent Calendar 
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2013 Consent Calendar. 
Item 2C - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 12, 2013

Information
2D: Chair's Report 

Information
2E: Executive Director's Report

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports 

Information
2G: Liaison Reports  

Information
2H: Program Showcase: Preparation of Teachers for General Education and Special Education Settings  
The Commission will hear presentations from up to three educator preparation programs showcasing different approaches to preparing teachers for the general education and special education credentials. 

PowerPoint: CSU East Bay

Handout: CSU East Bay

PowerPoint: CSU Long Beach

PowerPoint: Dominican University

Handout: Dominican University

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Nancy Ramirez, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Request for Consideration of Eminence Credential
This agenda item presents a request by resolution from the Governing Board of Palisades Charter School in Los Angeles County to the Commission for the issuance of a credential, based on Eminence, in the subject of Drama to Nancy Cassaro-Fracchiolla. 

Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Adoption of Preconditions and Program Standards for the English Learner Instructional Leadership Specialist Credential 
This agenda item presents proposed Preconditions and Program Standards for the English Learner Instructional Leadership Specialist Credential.

Information
4B: Annual Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations from 2007-2008 to 2011-2012 
This agenda item reports the passing rates of Commission-approved examinations. For each examination, the purpose of the examination, its structure, the scoring process, the examination volume, the first-time passing rate, and the cumulative passing rate are discussed. When available, the passing rate by demographic data is also discussed.

Action
4C: Proposed Adoption of 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 potential adoption. The SMRs have undergone a content validation study since initial presentation to the Commission in March 2013. 

Item 4C - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 12, 2013

Information/Action
4D: Recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel 
This agenda item presents the recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory Panel to the Commission for initial review and discussion. 
Item 4D - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 12, 2013

Information
4E: Discussionof a Plan for an Updated Statewide Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) Implementation and Oversight System 
This item provides a potential plan for an updated TPA statewide implementation and oversight system for the Commission's review and discussion.

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 (U.S. District Court, Eastern District 2:13-CV-00249-KMJ-KJN). 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, Government Code section 11126(e) and a personnel issue pursuant to Government Code section 11126(a). The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, June 14, 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.

Public Hearing

8:30 a.m.

Action
2I: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Adding a Teaching or Content Area to a General Education 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. The proposed amendments also include general clean-up of the regulations section. 
Item 2I - Agenda Insert -- Updated June 12, 2013

Action
2J: 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
This agenda item presents 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. 

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: Proposed Policy on Division of Professional Practices Cases
This agenda item provides a proposed policy recommendation for the Commission's consideration to authorize staff to close specified mental health suspension cases. 

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
6A: Status of Legislation
Staff will present the status of those legislative measures on which the Commission has adopted a position and those of interest to the Commission. 

Action
6B: Analyses of Bills
Staff will present 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 not be limited to AB 449 (Muratsuchi). 

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Eddie Cuevas, Committee Chair

Information
7A: Update on the 2013-14 Governor's Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the salient points of the commission's portion of the 2013-14 Governor's Budget. 

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Action
2K: Report of Executive Committee 
The Commission will consider the recommendations from the Executive Committee and make final determinations. 

Information
2L: Report of Closed Session Items  

Information
2M: New Business

Quarterly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations

Adjournment 

Updated February 10, 2017