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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda

November 20-22, 2019

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Thursday, November 21, 2019 and Friday, November 22, 2019

Attachments are in PDF and DOCX formats.

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 Ad Hoc Committee Interviews will take place Wednesday, November 20, 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, November 21, 2019.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Ad Hoc Committee
4:15 p.m.

Kathryn Browne
Johanna Hartwig
Bonnie Klatt

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 as an insert on the day of the meeting.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
General Session
9:00 a.m.

Tine Sloan, Chair

General Session
Chair Tine Sloan will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

 

Action
2A: Approval of the September 2019 Minutes
The minutes of the September 2019 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

 

Action
2B: Approval of the November 2019 Agenda
The Agenda for the November 2019 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

 

Action
2C: Approval of the November 2019 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the November 2019 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

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Information
3A: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation 2018-19
This agenda item presents the 2018-19 Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation (COA).

 

Information
3B: Update on the Accreditation Data System
This agenda item provides an update on the Commission’s implementation of the Accreditation Data System (ADS).

 

Information/Action
3C: Discussion of the California Dyslexia Guidelines and Their Potential Use within Educator Preparation
This agenda item provides information on the 2017 California Dyslexia Guidelines developed by the California Department of Education as required by Assembly Bill 1369, and suggests how the Commission on Teacher Credentialing might use these Guidelines in teacher preparation, induction, administrator preparation, and pupil personnel services preparation. Staff from the California Department of Education will be joining the meeting to present information about the guidelines and respond to questions.


Action
3D: Possible Adoption of New Teaching Performance Expectations Addressing Teaching Reading and Developing Literacy
This agenda item presents for review and possible adoption draft Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) that explicitly address the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for the development of literacy, including the teaching of reading.

 

Information/Action
3E: Further Discussion of Candidate Assessment Options for the Teaching of Reading and Developing Literacy
This agenda item continues the discussion of candidate assessment options for the teaching of reading and developing literacy, based on the direction provided by the Commission at the September 2019 meeting.

Closed Session

Alicia Hinde, Vice Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126, to consider the pending litigation in The Matter of Kathy Little, Simone Kovats and Debra Sather v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Committee of Credentials of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Doe 1 through Doe 20, (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2019-80003254); The Matter of Brandon Blevins v. CTC (Case no. 37-2019-00049010); The Matter of an Appeal before The State Personnel Board (Case no. 19-1012); and The Matter of Emily Ismael v. CTC (Case no. 34-2019-80003046). The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, and transcript reviews 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 22, 2019
General Session
8:30 a.m.

Tine Sloan, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Chair Tine Sloan 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
3F: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Stella Middle Charter Academy
This agenda item presents, as a part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Stella Middle Charter Academy’s responses to the Common Standards and applicable preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval.

 

Information/Action
3G: Update on Three State-Funded Grant Programs
This agenda item presents an update on three state-funded grant programs: the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program, the California Center on Teaching Careers, and the Integrated Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program. This agenda item also presents the 2019 Annual Report to the Legislature for the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program, and the California Center on Teaching Careers: Final Report to Legislature as required by statute for Commission review and approval to transmit to the Legislature.

 

Information/Action
3H: Proposed Blueprint for the New California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) Single Subject Examinations for Theatre and Dance
This agenda item presents the proposed Examination Blueprint for the new California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) in Theatre and Dance. This item includes reference information on how the CSET examinations have been designed for other single subject content areas and provides the opportunity for the Commission to provide input on the test design for the new single subject content areas of Theatre and Dance.

 

Information
3I: Plan to Review and Update the California Standards for the Teaching Profession
This agenda item presents a plan to work with a Content Expert Work Group to provide recommended revisions/updates to the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP).

Certification Committee

Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Committee Chair

Information/Action
4A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to the Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave DOCX
This agenda item presents proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations section 80022 to allow local employing agencies to request a Teaching Permit for Statutory Leave (TPSL) to be used when a teacher of record is unable to provide instructional services due to being on Military Leave or Administrative Leave.

 

Information/Action
4B: Proposed Additional Requirements for the Issuance of an Eminence Credential
This agenda item presents proposed additions to the current requirements for the issuance of both the preliminary and clear Eminence Credentials for the Commission’s consideration and potential adoption.

Professional Practices Committee

C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair

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

Legislative Committee

Alicia Hinde, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Legislative Proposals
This agenda item presents legislative proposals for the 2020 legislative year for Commission consideration.

General Session

Tine Sloan, Chair

Action
2H: 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.

 

Information
2I: Report of Closed Session Items

 

Information
2J: New Business

  • Bimonthly Agenda
  • Audience Presentations

Action
2K: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2020
Each year the Commission nominates and elects its Chair and Vice Chair.

 

Adjournment

Updated December 05, 2019