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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda

September 27-28 2018

Watch Meeting: Thursday, September 27, 2018 and Friday, September 28 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, September 27, 2018
Executive Committee
9:00 a.m.

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair
Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair
Kirsten Barnes
C. Michael Cooney
José Gonzalez
Bonnie Klatt

Action
1A: Educator Preparation Student Liaison

This agenda item presents possible appointees for an Educator Preparation Student Liaison to the Commission.

General Session

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

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

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

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2D: Chair’s Report

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2E: Executive Director’s Report

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2F: Commission Member Reports

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2G: Liaison Reports

Educator Preparation Committee

José Gonzalez, Committee Chair

Action
3A: Annual Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs for the Academic Year 2016-2017 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 2016-2017, as required by Title II of the 2008 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. It is the eighteenth annual report and includes a description of credentialing requirements to teach in California public schools and qualitative and quantitative information on teacher preparation programs. During the presentation of this agenda item newly redesigned dashboards on Title II will be demonstrated.

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3B: Discussion of Subject Matter Requirements for Teaching Credentials
This agenda item provides information on California’s statutory subject matter requirements for preliminary teaching credentials and discusses options for reviewing this system.

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3C: Update on the Development of the California Administrator Performance Assessment
This agenda item provides an update on the efforts to develop the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA).

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3D: Update on Creating a Work Group to Explore Solutions Surrounding Career Technical Education Issues
This agenda item provides an update on the progress of Commission staff in their work with WestEd and staff from the California Department of Education to develop a plan for a work group to explore solutions surrounding Career Technical Education.

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, Proposed Decisions, hearing transcripts, 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, September 28, 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

Action
3E: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Cost Recovery Fees for Extraordinary Accreditation Activities
This agenda item proposes amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations sections 80691 and 80692 pertaining to Cost Recovery Fees for Extraordinary Accreditation Activities.

Certification Committee

Bonnie Klatt, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Proposed Addition to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations for the Handling of Applications, Including Variable Term Waiver Applications, Submitted by Qualified Individuals with a Disability
This agenda item proposes the addition of Section 80002.1 to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to clarify the procedures for the handling of applications, including variable term waiver (VTW) applications, submitted by qualified individuals with a disability.

Professional Practices Committee

C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

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5A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices’ current workload.

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5B: Division of Professional Practices Annual Workload Report Fiscal Year 2017-18
This agenda item presents the annual report on the discipline workload of the Division of Professional Practices (DPP) for Fiscal Year 2017-18.

Legislative Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

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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.

General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

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2H: Report of Closed Session Items

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2I: Report of the Executive Committee

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2J: New Business
• Bimonthly Agenda is presented
• Audience Presentations

Adjournment

Updated October 18, 2018