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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated February 11, 2016
Watch MeetingThursday, February 11, 2016 and Friday, February 12, 2016

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
February 11-12, 2016

 

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 11, 2016
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 2015 Minutes
The minutes of the December 2015 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

Action
1B: Approval of the February 2016 Agenda
The Agenda for the February 2016 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval. 

Action
1C: Approval of the February 2016 Consent Calendar 
The Commission will consider approval of the February 2016 Consent Calendar. 

Item 1C - Agenda Insert

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1D: Chair's Report 

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1E: Executive Director's Report

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1F: Commission Member Reports 

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1G: Liaison Reports 

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1H: Update on California's Work with the Network for Transforming Educator Preparation  
In the fall of 2015, California joined the Network for Transforming Educator Preparation (NTEP), an initiative launched by the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) intended to support states in their efforts to improve teacher and leader preparation. Staff will present an update from the state planning team regarding the emerging plan for this work.

Certification Committee

Action
2A: Proposed Regulations for Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave
This agenda item presents proposed regulations for a new document, the Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave (TPSL), to authorize serving in statutory teacher leave assignments. 

Educator Preparation Committee

Information/Action
3A: Accreditation: Update on the Development of a Data Warehouse and Data Dashboards for the Commission 
This agenda item provides an update on the work to develop a data warehouse and data dashboards for purposes of providing transparency, accountability, and indicators of program quality to the Commission, candidates, programs, stakeholders, and the public. Sample dashboards will be demonstrated for initial review to demonstrate the potential of the planned data dashboards. In addition, the item presents information regarding the selection of data elements relating to educator preparation program quality dashboards and requests Commission input. 

Action
3B: Proposed Adoption of the Accreditation Framework
This item presents for discussion and potential adoption by the Commission the revised Accreditation Framework reflecting revisions to the accreditation system that have resulted from the accreditation streamlining and strengthening project undertaken by the Commission over the past year. If adopted, the staff also recommends the Commission remove the current moratorium on Initial Institutional Approval. 

Information/Action
3C: Update on Annual Accreditation Fees and Cost Recovery Fees 
This agenda item (a) provides an update on the Annual Accreditation fees collected in 2014-15 and 2015-16 and Cost Recovery fees collected in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16, and (b) begins a discussion of the implications for accreditation fees once the revised accreditation system is implemented in 2017-18. 

Information/Action
3D: Update on Induction and Employment-Based Considerations  
This item provides (1) an update and analysis of data collected on the Commission's annual Induction Program Enrollment and Cost Survey; (2) proposed draft regulatory language for the Commission's discussion and potential action relating to the availability of induction for all preliminary credentialed teachers; and (3) outlines ways in which the current Declaration of Need (DON) can provide additional information regarding the availability of induction programs to new teachers. 

Information/Action
3E: Draft Revisions to the Science Subject Matter Requirements in Alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards  
This agenda item provides a draft of proposed revisions to update the Commission's Science Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) in alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Commission may review, suggest revisions and provide staff direction on next steps. 

Closed Session

Kathleen Harris, Vice 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, February 12, 2016
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.

Educator Preparation Committee

Action
3F: Update on the Alignment of the CAPEs and CPSEL and Proposed Adoption and Approval of Administrator Performance Assessment Design and Program Implementation Standards  
This item presents an update on the alignment of California Administrator Performance Expectations (CAPEs) with the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSEL), and the development of standards to guide the design and implementation of an Administrator Performance Assessment (APA). This item recommends that the Commission approve the reorganization of the CAPEs; adopt the draft APA Design Standards and allow program sponsors to design and develop alternative APAs for Commission approval; and approve the APA Implementation Standards for use during the development, piloting, and field testing of the APA. 
Item 3F - Agenda Insert

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Action
4A: Approval of Agreement Awards Over $150,000 for Fiscal Year 2016-17
Section 610 of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing Policy Manual (Contract Authority) requires that agreements or contracts of $150,000 or more be approved by the Commission. This item requests a delegation of contract authority to the Executive Director. 

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4B: Update on the Governor's Proposed 2016-17 Budget 
This agenda item provides an update on the sections of the Governor's proposed 2016-17 budget that relate to the Commission. 

Legislative Committee

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5A: Status of Legislation
Staff will present the status of those legislative measures of interest to the Commission. 
Item 5A - Agenda Insert

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5B: Analysis of Bills
Staff will present a summary and brief analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the recent reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. 

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

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1I: Report of Closed Session Items 

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1J: New Business

Bimonthly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations


Adjournment

Updated March 16, 2017