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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated August 29, 2013

Watch Meeting:

Thursday, August 1, 2013 and Friday, August 2, 2013

All attachments are in PDF format

Commission Meeting Agenda
August 1 - 2, 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, August 1, 2013
General Session
9:30 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. 

1A: Approval of the June 2013 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the June 2013 meeting of the Commission. 


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


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

Item 1C - Agenda Insert


1D: Chair's Report  


1E: Executive Director's Report  


1F: Commission Member Reports


1G: Liaison Reports 

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

2A: 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. 


Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

3A: Proposed Plan for Implementing Recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory (TAP) Panel
This agenda item continues the discussion of the range of recommendations presented by the TAP Panel. The Commission will examine, prioritize and possibly adopt some or all of the forty recommendations. 

Item 3A - Agenda Handout


3B: Discussion of Commission Requirements and Expectations Related to Field Experiences and Clinical Practice for Teacher Preparation
This agenda item reviews the current requirements and expectations related to field experiences and clinical practice for teacher preparation programs, highlights national work in this area, presents the related recommendations from the Teacher Preparation Advisory Committee, and provides the Commission with presentations from up to three educator preparation programs showcasing different aspects of providing fieldwork experiences for teacher preparation candidates. 


3C: Proposed Adoption of Standards and Preconditions for Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Preparation Programs  
This item presents proposed program standards and preconditions for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential for potential Commission adoption. Since the initial presentation to the Commission in April 2013, a field review was completed and the set of draft standards has been revised by the writing panel. 
Item 3C - Agenda Insert


3D: Proposed Cost Recovery Plan for Accreditation Activities 
This agenda item proposes a cost recovery plan for specified accreditation activities consistent with the 2013-14 State Budget for the Commission.

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 and 44248. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, August 2, 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.

1H: Proposed Addition of 5 California Code of Regulations §80033 Pertaining to Intern Teaching Credentials
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to intern teaching credentials. 
Item 1H - Agenda Insert


Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Nancy Ramirez, Committee Chair

4A: Declaration of Need for Emergency and Limited Assignment Permits
This agenda item provides data collected on the Declaration of Need from employing agencies for emergency and limited assignment permits.  Staff recommendations are included for possible changes to the information collected as well as overall improvements in the collection, analysis, reporting, and quality assurance of data.

Item 4A - Appendix D -- Updated July 19, 2013


Professional Practices Committee

Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

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


5B: Division of Professional Practices Annual Workload Report for Fiscal Year 2012-13
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' workload over the past year and provides comparison data from prior years. 


Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

1I: Report of Closed Session Items


1J: New Business

Quarterly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations




Updated April 25, 2023