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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated April 22, 2015
Watch Meeting: Wednesday, April 22, 2015, Thursday, April 23, 2015 and Friday, April 24, 2015

All attachments are in PDF format.

Commission Meeting Agenda
April 22-24, 2015
 
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. 

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Ad Hoc Committee
3:30 p.m.
José González
Shane Martin
Haydee Rodriguez

Action
1A: Interview and Selection of Members for the Committee on Accreditation

This agenda item provides information about the finalists for open positions on the Committee on Accreditation (COA). After interviewing the finalists from institutions of higher education and K-12, the Ad Hoc Committee will select three new COA members to recommend to the Commission and may appoint additional individuals as alternates.   

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Executive Committee
9:00 a.m.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Kathleen Harris, Vice Chair
C. Michael Cooney
Alicia Hinde
Ref Rodriguez
Juliet Tiffany-Morales

Action
2A: Proposed Changes to Section 490 of the Commission's Policy Manual

The Ad Hoc Committee will present the proposed revision of Section 490 of Commission's Policy Manual and recommend it for adoption by the Commission. 

General Session

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
3A: Approval of the February 2015 Minutes
The Commission will consider approval of the minutes of the February 2015 meeting of the Commission.

Action
3B: Approval of the April 2015 Agenda 
The Commission will consider approval of the Agenda for the April 2015 meeting of the Commission.

Action
3C: Approval of the April 2015 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 2015 Consent Calendar.

Item 3C - Agenda Insert

Information
3D: Chair's Report

Information
3E: Executive Director's Report

Information
3F: Commission Member Reports

Information
3G: Liaison Reports

Action
3H: Report of Executive Committee
The Commission will consider the recommendation of the Executive Committee to adopt revisions to Section 490 of the Commission's Policy 

Information
3I: Commission Workload and Resources  
This agenda item provides an in-depth review of the Commission's workload and resources for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 fiscal years.

Information/Action
3J: Report of the Statewide Special Education Task Force  
This agenda item presents the recommendations of the Statewide Special Education Task Force.

Educator Preparation Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Potential Adoption of Revised Standards for Program Implementation of Commission-Approved Teaching Performance Assessments            
This item presents for potential adoption by the Commission the revised standards for program implementation of Commission-approved Teaching Performance Assessments (TPAs) in California. These standards have been revised in response to Commission, stakeholder, and Performance Assessment Task Group feedback.  

Information/Action
4B: Update on the Work to Strengthen and Streamline the Commission's Accreditation System     
This agenda item provides an update on the work to strengthen and streamline the Commission's Accreditation system. The item reports on the March 2015 meeting of the Accreditation Advisory Panel and Task Groups and describes the plans to complete the work. 

 Information/Action
4C: Update on Work Relating to Administrator Preparation    
This item presents an update on work relating to administrator preparation at both the Preliminary and the Clear Credential levels.  

                                                                               

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-CU-OE). 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, April 24, 2015
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
3K: Proposed Addition and Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Administrative Services Credentials
This agenda item proposes amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations section 80054 pertaining to California prepared administrators and the addition of section 80054.1 to clarify, interpret, and make specific the Education Code sections pertaining to the requirements for administrators prepared outside California.  

Educator Preparation Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

Action
4D: Teacher Supply in California, 2013-2014 A Report to the Legislature              
This agenda item is in response to Assembly Bill 471 (Chap. 381, Stats. 1999) which requires the Commission to report to the Governor and the Legislature each year on the number of teachers who received credentials, certificates, permits and waivers to teach in California public schools.

Item 4D - Agenda Appendix

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Ref Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Update on Annual and Extraordinary Accreditation Fees
This agenda item provides an update on the annual and extraordinary accreditation fees collected in 2013-14 and 2014-15. 

Professional Practices Committee

C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

Information
6A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload.

Information
6B: Division of Professional Practices Educator Discipline Workflow
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current educator discipline workflow. 

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
7A: 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 7A - Agenda Insert

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Action
3L: Report of Ad Hoc Committee
The Commission will consider the recommendation of the AHC and appointment of members to the Committee on Accreditation.

Information
3M: Report of Closed Session Items

Information
3N: New Business

Bimonthly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations

Adjournment

Updated February 10, 2017