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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated February 12, 2014

Watch Meeting: Thursday, February 13, 2014 and Friday, February 14, 2014

All attachments are in PDF format

Commission Meeting Agenda
February 13 - 14, 2014
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, February 13, 2014

General Session

9:00 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
1A: Approval of the December 2013 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the December 2013 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1B: Approval of the February 2014 Agenda
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the February 2014 meeting of the Commission. 

Action
1C: Approval of the February 2014 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the February 2014 Consent Calendar. 

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

Ref Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Update on the Governor's Proposed 2014-15 Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the salient points of the Commission's portion of the proposed 2014-15 Governor's Budget and provides a status report on the Commission's current-year budget. 

Action
2B: Proposal to Increase the Credit Card Convenience Fee
This agenda item presents a proposal to increase the credit card convenience fee for applying for or renewing credentials through the Commission's online system.

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
3A: 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. 

Item 3A - Agenda Insert

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.

Credentialing and Certificated Assignments Committee

Nancy Ramirez, Committee Chair

Information

5A: Certification Division Workload Report for Fiscal Years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013
This agenda item provides workload data for the Certification Division for two fiscal years, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 

Information/Action
5B: Assignment Monitoring and Compliance Activities
This agenda item presents for discussion and potential Commission direction ways in which the Commission's assignment monitoring and compliance activities might be streamlined and strengthened to provide appropriate oversight. 

Item 5B - Agenda Insert

Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Proposed Modification of the Commission's General Preconditions and Credential Program Specific Preconditions for Educator Preparation Programs
This agenda item provides for Commission consideration and possible adoption proposed General Preconditions and Program Specific Preconditions for educator preparation programs. The General Preconditions and Credential Program Specific Preconditions have undergone a field review since they were presented to the Commission in March 2013. 

Action
6B: Proposed Adoption of the Updated California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSEL)
This item presents the updated California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (CPSEL) for possible adoption. 

Item 6B - Agenda Insert

Action

6C: Proposed Adoption of Program Standards for Administrative Services Credential (ASC) Clear Induction Programs
This item presents proposed program standards for the Administrative Services Credential Clear Induction program for possible adoption. 

Item 6C - Agenda Insert

Information/Action

6D: The Teaching Performance Assessment: Implementation Update and Proposed Process for Moving Forward
This agenda item presents an overview of the current status of the statewide implementation of the Teaching Performance Assessment, and also presents a proposed process for Commission input in order to move the teaching performance assessment process in California forward. 

Information
6E: Impact of SB 5 and Related Information on Undergraduate and Blended Teacher Preparation
This item discusses the implications of SB 5 for Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject teacher preparation programs. In addition, this item provides information on the requirements related to undergraduate and blended teacher preparation in California.

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 matters: Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Sacramento Superior Court, 2012-00135527-CU-OE); complaint investigation by the US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.  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 14, 2014

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
1H: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Designated Subjects Special Subjects Teaching Credentials
This agenda proposes amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations §80037 to establish a Special Teaching Authorization in Physical Education for holders of Designated Subjects Special Subjects Teaching Credentials in Basic Military Drill and Reserve Officer Training Corps. The proposed amendments also include general clean-up of outdated language in the existing regulation. 

Item 1H - Agenda Insert

Professional Services Committee

Erick Casallas, Committee Chair

Information
6F: Annual Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations from 2008-2009 to 2012-2013
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. 

Information/Action
6G: Update on Induction Programs
This agenda item provides an update on information gathered during fall 2013 regarding Induction programs and identifies options for beginning teachers if the employer is not sponsoring or collaborating with a Commission-approved Induction program.

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Information

1I: Report of Closed Session Items

Information

1J: New Business

Bimonthly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations

Adjournment

Updated March 16, 2017