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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda
April 11-13, 2018

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Thursday, April 12, 2018 and Friday, April 13, 2018

All attachments are in PDF format.

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.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Ad Hoc Committee
2:30 p.m.

Marysol de la Torre-Escobedo
Kevin Kung
Haydee Rodriguez

Action
1A: Interview, Recommendation, and Appointment 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 individuals to recommend to the Commission for appointment to the COA and may recommend additional individuals as alternates. The Commission will consider persons recommended and make appointments.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
General Session
9:00 a.m.

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

General Session
Vice Chair Alicia Hinde will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

Action
2A: Approval of the February 2018 Minutes
The minutes of the February 2018 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

Action
2B: Approval of the April 2018 Agenda
The Agenda for the April 2018 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

Action
2C: Approval of the April 2018 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 2018 Consent Calendar.

Information
2D: Chair’s Report

Information
2E: Executive Director’s Report

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports

Information
2G: Liaison Reports

Educator Preparation Committee

José Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Fortune School of Education
This agenda item presents, as a part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Fortune School of Education’s responses to the Common Standards and Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval.

Action
3B: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for University of California, Merced
This agenda item presents, as a part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, University of California, Merced’s responses to the Common Standards and Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval.

Information/Action
3C: Intern Program Early Completion Option: Overview and Recommendation for a Change to the Entry Requirements
This agenda item provides an overview of the Early Completion Intern Program Option along with a recommendation for the Commission’s consideration and potential action concerning a change to the entry requirements.

Information

3D: Proposed Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Standards Additions
This agenda item outlines possible new program standards to be added to the current standards to address the implementation and administration of the Administrator Performance Assessment.

Closed Session

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126, to consider the following pending litigation: Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2012-00135527-CU-OE) and a confidential DFEH matter. The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, Proposed Decisions, and requests for reconsideration in discipline cases while in Closed Session pursuant to California Education Code sections 44245, 44248, and Government Code section 11126. The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, April 13, 2018
General Session
8:30 a.m.

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

Reconvene General Session
Vice Chair Alicia Hinde will reconvene General Session.

 

Items agendized for the first day of the meeting, but not completed, may be taken up today.

Public Hearing
8:30 a.m.

Action
2H: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to the Single Induction Experience for New Teachers
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to the single induction experience for new teachers and to sections of regulations related to these changes regarding how educators qualify for an extension of time to a credential.

General Session

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

Information
2I: Multi-Tiered System of Support
This agenda item presents information on Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) implementation in California.

Educator Preparation Committee

José Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Information/Action
3E: Appropriate Content Knowledge Requirement for Special Education Teacher Candidates
This agenda item presents additional information related to satisfying content knowledge requirements for prospective special education teachers. Several options are presented for the Commission’s discussion. The discussion at this meeting will inform the next agenda item where the Commission will be asked to adopt performance expectations, program standards, and authorization statements.

Information/Action
3F: Teacher Supply in California, 2016-17 A Report to the Legislature
This agenda item is in response to Education Code §44225.6 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. During the presentation of this agenda item, recently developed dashboards on teacher supply will be demonstrated.

Professional Practices Committee

C. 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.

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Kirsten Barnes, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Approval of Contract Authority Over $150,000 for Fiscal Year 2017-18
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 presents an agreement that requires approval.

Legislative Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

Information
6A: 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.

Reconvene General Session

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

Action
2J: Interview, Recommendation, and Appointment of Members for the Committee on Accreditation
The Commission will consider persons recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee and make appointments.

Information
2K: Report of Closed Session Items

Information
2L: New Business

  • Bimonthly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations

Adjournment

Updated June 01, 2018