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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated November 4, 2016
Watch Meeting: Thursday, October 27, 2016 (Part 1), Thursday, October 27, 2016 (Part 2), and Friday, October 28, 2016

All attachments are in PDF format.

 

Commission Meeting Agenda

October 27-28, 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, October 27, 2016

General Session

9:00 a.m.

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

 

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

Action
1A: Approval of the September 2016 Minutes
The minutes of the September 2016 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.  

Action

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

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

Item 1C - Agenda Insert

Information
1D: Chair's Report 

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report  

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports  

Information
1G: Liaison Reports  

Educator Preparation Committee

Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Action
2A: Proposed Adoption of Revised Elementary Subject Matter Program Standards 
This agenda item presents proposed revisions to the Elementary Subject Matter Program Standards for review and possible adoption. 

Action
2B: Redeveloped CalTPA Pilot-Participant Waiver Requests
This agenda item presents a request from Commission-approved teacher preparation programs to be granted waivers for the existing Teaching Performance Assessment requirement for candidates who successfully complete the redeveloped CalTPA pilot. If the Commission approves the request, a passing score on the redeveloped CalTPA for the specified candidates at selected requesting institutions will waive the requirement that the candidates pass an existing Commission-approved TPA. The item also propose criteria for the selection of institutions to participate in the pilot of the redeveloped CalTPA and proposes a pilot cut score. 

Item 2B - Agenda Insert

Action

2C: Proposed Revisions to the Preconditions and Standards for Special Education Induction Programs
This agenda item proposes revisions to the current Education Specialist Induction Preconditions and Program Standards and the field response to the proposed standards. 

Action
2D: Initial Institutional Approval
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, one prospective program sponsor's responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

Item 2D - Agenda Appendix A

Item 2D - Agenda Appendix B

Action

2E: Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2014-2015 as Required by Title II of the Higher Education Act
This agenda item is the Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2014-2015, as required by Title II of the 2008 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. It is the sixteenth annual report and includes a description of credentialing requirements to teach in California public schools and qualitative and quantitative information on teacher preparation programs. 

Information
2F: Update on the Development of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA)
This agenda item presents an update on the efforts to develop the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA). 

 

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 litigations: Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2012-00135527-CU-OE); and Luis Osollo v. Linda Darling-Hammond, Et Al (United States District Court Central District of California, CV-16-03045-SJO (AS)).  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, October 28, 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.

 

Professional Practices Committee

C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

Information
3A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices' current workload.

Legislative Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
4A: Status of Legislation
Staff will present the status of those legislative measures of interest to the Commission. 

Information
4B: Final Federal Title II Regulations of the Higher Education Act (HEA)
Staff will present information on the final version of the new Federal Title II regulations for postsecondary teacher preparation programs for Commission consideration and discussion. 

Item 4B - Insert


Educator Preparation Committee

Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Information/Action
2G: Update on the Commission's Work Related to the Education Specialist Preliminary Credential and Associated Work Group
This agenda item provides an update on the work associated to improve the preparation of prospective special education teachers. 

Information/Action
2H: Literacy: What Teachers Need to Know and to be Able to Do 
In this study session the Co-Directors of the California State University (CSU) Center for the Advancement of Reading will share information on the knowledge and skills that both elementary and secondary teachers need to have regarding literacy. Based on this information, a series of discussion questions is presented for the Commission's consideration related to potential action that may need to be considered to more effectively prepare educators in the area of literacy for the future. 

Item 2H - PowerPoint Presentation

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair 

Information
1H: Report of Closed Session Items  

Information
1I: New business

Bimonthly Agenda is presented

Audience Presentations


Adjournment 

 

Updated January 27, 2017