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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda

November 28-30, 2018

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Thursday, November 29, 2018 and Friday, November 30, 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, November 28, 2018
Ad Hoc Committee
3:30 p.m.

C. Michael Cooney
Jane Marks
Haydee Rodriguez

Action
1A: Interview and Recommendation of Members/Alternates for the Committee of Credentials
This agenda item provides information about the selection process for appointments to the Committee of Credentials. Applications submitted to the Commission prior to the posting of this item are attached. Any additional applications will be brought in an insert on the day of the meeting.

Thursday, November 29, 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
2A: Approval of the September 2018 Minutes
The minutes of the September 2018 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

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

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

Information
3A: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation
This agenda item presents the 2017-18 Annual Accreditation Report from the Committee on Accreditation (COA).

Information/Action
3B: Update on State-Funded Grant Programs
This agenda item presents an update on five state-funded grant programs: the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program; the Integrated Teacher Preparation Program; the California Center on Teaching Careers; the Teacher Residency Grant Programs (Capacity, Expansion, and Residency); and the Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant Program. This agenda item also presents the 2018 annual report on the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program as required by statute for Commission review and approval to transmit to the Legislature.


Action
3C: Assignment Monitoring of Certificated Staff in California by County Offices of Education 2015-2017, a Report to the Legislature
This agenda item is provided in response to Education Code §44258.9, which requires the Commission to report to the Governor and Legislature biennially on assignment monitoring data for certificated employees.

Information/Action
3D: Update on Work Related to the Intern Program Early Completion Option
This agenda item provides an update on the work related to the Commission’s Intern Program Early Completion Option. The update includes an option to pursue a change in statute to carry out the Commission’s previous directives on this topic.

Information
3E: Update on Work Related to the Child Development Permit
This agenda item presents an update on the work related to the Commission’s Child Development Permit.

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), Emiterio Escobar v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Los Angeles Superior Court, BS171090), and Daniel Lindstrom v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and Does 1 to 20 (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2017-80002760). The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, Proposed Decisions, Decisions and Orders, 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, November 30, 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
3F: Initial Employment of New Teachers in California
Commission staff conducted a pilot study of the 2012-13 cohort of newly credentialed teachers focused on initial employment rates between 2013 and 2018. The intent of this pilot effort was to develop a better understanding of employment patterns and factors affecting teacher retention. Staff will present the findings of this pilot study during the Commission meeting for discussion and feedback, with the intent of including these kinds of data analyses in the annual Teacher Supply Report in the future.

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.

Action
4B: Committee of Credential Vacancies for Fiscal Year 2019-20
The Commission will review the terms of the current members of the Committee of Credentials and will declare vacancies for one school administrator member and one secondary teacher member and one public member.

 

Information/Action
4C: Division of Professional Practices’ and Committee of Credentials’ Workload and Statutory Framework – Efficiency, Due Process, and Public Safety Implications
This item addresses the existing challenges to efficiency, due process, and public safety, created by the rising workload of the Division of Professional Practices and Committee of Credentials, as well as the statutory framework currently governing the educator disciplinary process.

Legislative Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

Action
5A: Legislative Proposals
This agenda item presents legislative proposals for the 2019 legislative year for Commission consideration.

General Session

Linda Darling-Hammond, Chair

Action
2H: Interview and Recommendation as to Vacancies, Members and Alternates for the Committee of Credentials
The Commission will consider persons recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee and make appointments.

Information
2I: Report of Closed Session Items

Information
2J: New Business

 

  • Bimonthly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations
Action
2K: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2019
Each year the Commission nominates and elects its Chair and Vice Chair.

Adjournment
Updated December 12, 2018