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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda

April 10-12, 2019

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Thursday, April 11, 2019 and Friday, April 12, 2019

 

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.

 

Ad Hoc Committee: The COA and COC Ad Hoc Committee Interviews will take place Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The Commission room will be open to the public but the committee meeting will not be broadcast live. The archive of the interviews will be available beginning Thursday, April 11, 2019.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Ad Hoc Committee
2:30 p.m.

Johanna Hartwig
Kevin Kung
Haydee Rodriguez

Action
1A: Interview and Recommendation of Members/Alternates to the Secondary Teacher Position 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.

 

Action
1B: 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.

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Executive Committee
9:00 a.m.

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair
C. Michael Cooney
Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo
Kevin Kung
Monica Martinez
Haydee Rodriguez

Action
2A: Proposed 2020 and 2021 Commission Meeting Schedules
This agenda item presents proposed meeting schedules for 2020 and 2021. The Executive Committee will consider and recommend a schedule of meetings to the full Commission for approval.

Thursday, April 11, 2019
General Session

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
3A: Nominations and Elections for Officers of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing
This agenda item presents information on the nomination and election of officers for the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2019.

 

Action
3B: Approval of the February 2019 Minutes
The minutes of the February 2019 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

 

Action
3C: Approval of the April 2019 Agenda
The Agenda for the April 2019 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

 

Action
3D: Approval of the April 2019 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 2019 Consent Calendar.

 

Information
3E: Chair’s Report

 

Information
3F: Executive Director’s Report

 

Information
3G: Commission Member Reports

 

Information
3H: Liaison Reports

Educator Preparation Committee

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for Alameda County Office of Education
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Alameda County Office of Education’s responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

 

Action
4B: Discussion and Potential Adoption of Proposed Preconditions, Program Standards and Performance Expectations for Pupil Personnel Services Credential Programs
This agenda item brings proposed revised Pupil Personnel Services preconditions, program standards, and performance expectations for the Commission’s consideration and adoption. In addition, it presents a proposed plan and timeline for programs to transition to the new standards and requirements.

 

Action
4C: Proposed Authorization Statements for the New Education Specialist Credentials
This agenda item presents draft authorization statements for the new Education Specialist credentials.

 

Information/Action
4D: Update on the Work Related to the Teaching of Literacy  
This agenda item provides information on the ongoing work to review preparation and assessment relating to the teaching of literacy for Preliminary Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist candidates and reports on a meeting with literacy experts held in February 2019.

 

Information
4E: Update on State-Funded Grant Programs
This agenda item presents an update on two state-funded grants administered by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing: The Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant Program, and the Teacher Residency Grant Programs-Capacity, Expansion, and Residency.

 

Information
4F: Update on the Work Group to Explore Solutions Surrounding Career Technical Education Issues
This agenda item provides an update on the work group convened by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the California Department of Education to examine Career Technical Education in California. This item provides the members of the work group and an overview of the panel work to date.

Closed Session

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126, to consider the following: Miriam Aguilar-Escobar v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing; Committee of Credentials of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing; and Does 1 through 20 (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2018-80002964) and the Summit Preparatory Charter High School Matter. The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, Decisions and Orders, hearing transcripts, 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 12, 2019
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.

Educator Preparation Committee

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Action
4G: Appeal of the Accreditation Decision by Summit Preparatory Charter High School
This agenda item is an appeal made by Summit Preparatory Charter High School as to an accreditation decision made by the Committee on Accreditation.  By statute, the Commission has the responsibility to hear and resolve any appeals of a Committee decision.

 

Information/Action
4H: Teacher Supply in California, 2017-18 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. In addition to the written Teacher Supply report, staff has recently developed dashboards on teacher supply that will be demonstrated during the presentation of this agenda item.

Professional Practices Committee

C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

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

Certification Committee

Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Request for Consideration of Eminence Credential
This agenda item presents a request by resolution from the Governing Board of Valley International Preparatory High School in Los Angeles County for the issuance of a credential, based on Eminence, in the subjects of Mock Trial and Speech & Debate to Iain Lampert.

Legislative Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

Information
7A: 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

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

Action
3I: Interview and Recommendation of Members/Alternates to the Secondary Teacher Position for the Committee of Credentials
The Commission will consider persons recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee and make appointments.

 

Action
3J: 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.

 

Action
3K: Proposed 2020 and 2021 Commission Meeting Schedules
The Commission will consider the recommendation of the Executive Committee to adopt meeting schedules for 2020 and 2021.

 

Information
3L: Report of Closed Session Items

 

Information
3M: New Business

  • Bimonthly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations

 

Adjournment

Updated May 31, 2019