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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Updated February 24, 2017
Watch Meeting: February 9 - 10, 2017

All attachments are in PDF format. 

Commission Meeting Agenda
February 9 - 10, 2017
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 9, 2017
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 December 2016 Minutes
The minutes of the December 2016 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

Action
1B: Approval of the February 2017 Agenda
The Agenda for the February 2017 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

Action
1C: Approval of the February 2017 Consent Calendar   
The Commission will consider approval of the February 2017 Consent Calendar.

Information
1D: Chair's Report

Information
1E: Executive Director's Report

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports

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1G: Liaison Reports

Educator Preparation Committee

Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Update on the Review of the Child Development Permit
This agenda item presents a summary of the work of the Commission's Child Development Permit Advisory Panel (CDP AP) to review the Child Development Permit Matrix, pursuant to the directive to do this work included in the Budget Act of 2015. The item discusses the panel's recommendations for strengthening the permit, draft Performance Expectations for the Teacher level of the Permit, and draft Program Guidelines for preparers of the early care and education workforce. In addition, the item reports on input received from a field review of the panel's recommendations.

Action
2B: Proposed Revisions to the Preconditions for Subject Matter Proficiency Requirements Applicable to Candidates in Undergraduate Integrated Teacher Preparation Programs
This agenda item presents proposed revisions to the Preconditions for Preliminary Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist programs for Subject Matter proficiency requirements applicable to candidates in integrated undergraduate teacher preparation programs.

Action
2C: Initial Institutional Approval: Potential Revisions to the Criteria and Process
This agenda item presents for consideration and potential action revisions to the Initial Institutional Approval process adopted in February 2016.

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); Luis Osollo v. Linda Darling-Hammond, et al (United States District Court Central District of California, CV-16-03045-SJO (AS));and Jack Poster v. Rialto Unified School District, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, et al (United States District Court Central District of California, CV16-01839 AB). 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 10, 2017
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

Jose Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Information/Action
2D: Dual Certification for Single Subject and Designated Subjects Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials
This study session reviews California's history of credentialing CTE teachers and identifies current issues impacting the supply of CTE teachers. It also presents recommendations from a CTE workgroup intended to address the shortage of CTE teachers and increase opportunities for students to participate in experiential and work-based learning.

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 and address questions regarding any other legislation identified by the Commissioners.
Item 4A - Insert

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Kathleen Harris, Committee Chair

Information
5A: Update on the Governor's Proposed 2017-18 Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the sections of the Governor's proposed 2017-18 budget that relate to the Commission.

Reconvene General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

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1H: Report of Closed Session Items

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1I: New Business
Bimonthly Agenda is presented
Audience Presentations

Adjournment

Updated June 02, 2017