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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

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Sacramento, CA 95811

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Commission Meeting Agenda

January 30-31, 2020

Watch Meeting: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Part 1, Part 2, and Friday, January 31, 2020

 

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, January 30, 2020
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
1A: Approval of the November 2019 Minutes
The minutes of the November 2019 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

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Action
1B: Approval of the January 2020 Agenda
The Agenda for the January 2020 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

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Action
1C: Approval of the January 2020 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the January 2020 Consent Calendar.

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Information
1D: Chair’s Report

 

Information
1E: Executive Director’s Report

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Information
1F: Commission Member Reports

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Information
1G: Liaison Reports

 

Information
1H: Commission on Teacher Credentialing Priorities for 2020
The Commission Policy Manual requires the Executive Director to establish annual goals and submit them to the Commission at the first meeting of each calendar year.

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Educator Preparation Committee

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Action
2A: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for Yuba City Unified School District
This agenda item presents, as a part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Yuba City Unified School District’s responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

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Action
2B: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for San Benito County Office of Education
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, San Benito County Office of Education’s responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

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Action
2C: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for the New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, the New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

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Action
2D: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Alder Graduate School of Education
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Alder Graduate School of Education’s responses to the Common Standards and Initial Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval.

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Information
2E: Potential Changes to the Accreditation Framework DOCX
This agenda item presents potential revisions to the adopted Accreditation Framework for Commission discussion and consideration. 

(This document uses the Microsoft Word Track changes feature to identify proposed additions and deletions to the Accreditation Framework.)

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Information/Action
2F: Initial Plan to Develop a Special Education CalTPA as a Performance Assessment Requirement for Initial Licensure of Education Specialist Candidates
This agenda item presents a plan for the development of a Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) for Education Specialists, as well as a summary of feedback received from a series of focus group discussions with stakeholders. Guiding principles for the development of this assessment are provided for Commission consideration and discussion, and minor revisions to the Commission’s TPA Assessment Design Standards are presented for review and approval.

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Information/Action
2G: Discussion of Required Reporting for Commission-Approved Teaching Performance Assessment Models
This agenda item begins the discussion of what data, at what frequency, and for what purposes and uses model developers of Commission-approved teaching performance assessments should be required to submit to the Commission.

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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: 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) and Eric Charles Johnson v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Sacramento Superior Court 34-2019-80003214). The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, Decisions and Orders, 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, January 31, 2020
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.

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.

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Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Monica Martinez, Committee Chair

Information
4A: Update on the Governor’s Proposed 2020-21 Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the sections of the Governor’s proposed 2020-21 budget that relate to the Commission.

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Educator Preparation Committee

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Information
2H: Micro-Credentialing: What it is, and Where and How it is Being Used
This agenda item is a study session where Lisa Lachlan-Haché, American Institutes of Research, will share information about micro-credentialing and how it is being used.

General Session

Tine Sloan, Chair

Information
1I: Report of Closed Session Items

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Information
1J: New Business

  • Bimonthly Agenda
  • Audience Presentations

 

Adjournment

Updated October 09, 2020