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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda

August 2-3, 2018

Watch Meeting: Thursday, August 2, 2018 and Friday, August 3, 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.

Thursday, August 2, 2018
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 June 2018 Minutes
The minutes of the June 2018 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

Action
1B: Approval of the August 2018 Agenda
The Agenda for the August 2018 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

Action 
1C: Approval of the August 2018 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the August 2018 Consent Calendar.

Information
1D: Chair’s Report

Information
1E: Executive Director’s Report

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports

Information
1G: Liaison Reports

Educator Preparation Committee

José Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Action
2A: Initial Institutional Approval-Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Burton School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Burton School District responses to the Common Standards and Initial Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval.

Action
2B: Initial Institutional Approval: Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Atwater Elementary School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Atwater Elementary School District responses to the Common Standards and Initial Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval.

Information
2C: Update on the Redevelopment of the California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA)
This agenda item presents an update on the redevelopment of the CalTPA and the results of the spring 2018 field test.

Action
2D: Approval of Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) Models for Continued Use in California Teacher Preparation Programs
This agenda item presents three TPA models (CalTPA, edTPA, and FAST) for Commission approval, including information about how each model meets the Commission’s Assessment Design Standards and measures the current Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs).

Information/Action

2E: Proposed Titles, Program Standards, and Teaching Performance Expectations for Education Specialist Teachers
This agenda item proposes titles for the newly adopted Education Specialist credential structure as well as educator preparation program standards and teaching performance expectations for candidates in those programs.

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 Dr. John Doe Educator v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2018-80002849). The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, and Proposed Decisions 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, August 3, 2018
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 completed, may be taken up today.

Educator Preparation Committee

José Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Information/Action
2F: Update on the Work Related to the Review and Revision of the Pupil Personnel Services Credential Program Standards
This agenda item provides an update on the work associated with the review and revision of the Pupil Personnel Services Credential Program Standards.

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

Alicia Hinde, 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.

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 August 14, 2018