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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda
April 22-24, 2020

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, April 22, 2020, Thursday, April 23, 2020 and Friday, April 24, 2020.

Attachments are in PDF, Microsoft Word or Excel formats.

In response to Governor Newsom’s declaration of a State of an Emergency relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and Executive Order N-29-20 the Commission on Teacher Credentialing will conduct the public portion of its meeting via Zoom webcast. Members of the Commission will not be present at the Commission office, but will participate by teleconference from other locations throughout the state. The public may access the General Session of this meeting through the Zoom webcast. If they do not have computer access they may participate by telephone via the US Toll-Free call-in numbers delineated below.

Meeting Participation via Zoom Webcast
The Commission’s General Session teleconference meeting will be accessible for public participation through a Zoom webcast. The following links are provided to access the webcasts on April 22-24, 2020:

Meeting Participation via Teleconference
If you do not have access to a computer, the public may listen to the Commission meeting by dialing US Toll-Free: 877-853-5257 or 888-475-4499. The Meeting ID codes for each day are listed below.

  • April 22: 800 195 938#
  • April 23: 146 453 048#
  • April 24: 300 720 156# 

Note: Individuals calling from a blocked telephone number who plan to make public comment (see below) on an agenda item during the course of the meeting must unblock their telephone number by dialing *82 prior to entering the toll-free number listed above.

Public Comment Procedures
Members of the public wishing to address the Commission on a subject to be considered at this meeting are asked to send an email to comments@ctc.ca.gov.  The email must include the following information:

  • Agenda item number in the subject line
  • Name and affiliation of the person who will address the Commission

Note: The name of individual requesting to speak must match the name used to join the webinar and/or include the telephone number if joining the meeting through teleconference.

Public comment may be limited to one-minute per speaker depending on the volume of speakers wishing to speak to a particular agenda item.

Members of the public wishing to address the Commission on a subject to be considered at this meeting who DO NOT have internet access may call 916-322-6253. If calling prior to the meeting, leave a voicemail with the above listed information, including your phone number. Your name will be called when the item is open for public comment. You will need to be connected to the meeting via the US Toll-Free number listed above in order to make your public comment.

On the day of the meeting, at the appropriate time for public comment on an item, Commission staff will call the name of the individual who has sent an email or left a voicemail requesting to speak on the item and invite them to give their comment. At that time, the meeting host will unmute the person’s microphone and allow them to share their comment. At the conclusion of the speaker’s comments their microphone will be muted by the meeting host.

Staff will be monitoring email and voicemail at 916-322-6253 for public comment requests prior to and during the presentation of each item.

Submitting Written Comments Procedures
Members of the public wishing to send written comments about an agenda item to the Commission are asked to send an electronic copy (PDF is preferred) to execoffice@ctc.ca.gov no later than five (5) days prior to the first day of the Commission meeting. If you cannot meet the deadline, you are welcome to make public comments during the meeting (see above).

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 reordered to be heard on any day of the noticed meeting.

Reasonable Accommodation: Any person with a disability requiring disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in the meeting 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.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Ad Hoc Committee
3:00 p.m.

Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo
Monica Martinez
Haydee Rodriguez

Action
1A/2H: 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.

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Thursday, April 23, 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
2A: Approval of the January 2020 Minutes
The minutes of the January 2020 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

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Action
2B: Approval of the April 2020 Agenda
The Agenda for the April 2020 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

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Action
2C: Approval of the April 2020 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the April 2020 Consent Calendar.

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Information
2D: Chair’s Report

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Information
2E: Executive Director’s Report

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Information
2F: Commission Member Reports

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Information
2G: Liaison Reports

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Appeals and Waivers Committee

Kevin Kung, Committee Chair

 

Action
3A: Consideration of Actions to Assist Applicants, Educators, and Credential Candidates Impacted by Emergency Health and Safety Conditions Related to COVID-19
This agenda item will present for the Commission’s consideration actions that the Commission may take in order to assist applicants, educators, and credential candidates impacted by the emergency health and safety conditions related to COVID-19. Specifically, the item will address three areas where the Commission may take action: 1) the option for the Commission to consider deferring the Basic Skills Requirement for individuals unable to complete the examination due to the current crisis; 2) the option for the Commission to consider allowing re-issuances or renewals of credentials, permits, and waivers where the holder was unable to complete the requirements for renewal due to the ongoing crisis; and 3) the option for the Commission to approve multiple requests made by Commission-approved institutions for Variable Term Waivers for candidate(s) that were unable to complete one or more program requirements.

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Educator Preparation Committee

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Action
4A: Flexibility for Commission-Approved Educator Preparation Programs Due to the COVID-19 Crisis
This agenda item addresses educator preparation program and credential requirements and suggests possible actions the Commission might take to provide flexibility for programs and candidates due to the COVID-19 crisis. Specifically, the item focuses on potential modifications to Commission standards and preconditions for (1) preliminary multiple subject, single subject and education specialist teacher preparation programs, (2) services credential programs, and (3) induction programs, as well as performance assessments.

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Action
4B: Teacher Supply in California, 2018-19 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, the educator supply dashboards have been updated with the most recent data.

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Action
4C: Adoption of Subject Matter Requirements and Teaching Performance Expectations for Theatre and Dance
This agenda item presents revised draft Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) and Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) for Theatre and Dance for potential adoption by 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: adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement and Proposed Decisions in discipline cases while in Closed Session pursuant to California Education Code sections 44245, 44246, 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 24, 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.

Educator Preparation Committee

Haydee Rodriguez, Committee Chair

Action
4D: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for Newhall School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Newhall School District’s responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

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Action
4E: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for San Mateo Union High School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, San Mateo Union High School District’s responses to the Eligibility Requirements for consideration and possible approval by the Commission.

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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.

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Certification Committee

Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Committee Chair

Action
6A: Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Theater and Dance Credentials
This agenda item proposes amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations sections 80004, 80005, 80089.1, 80089.2, and 80089.3 to clarify, interpret, and make specific the Education Code (EC) sections pertaining to Single Subject Theater and Dance credentials.

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Information
6B: California Statewide Assignment Accountability System
This agenda item presents the new California Statewide Accountability System (CalSAAS) which was created in response to the statutory changes made to assignment monitoring provided by the Budget Act of 2018 and Assembly Bill (AB) 1219 (Chap. 782, Stats. 2019).

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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 Commissioners.

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General Session

Tine Sloan, Chair

Action
1A/2H: 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.

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Information
2I: New Business

  • Bimonthly Agenda is presented
  • Audience Presentations

 

Information
2J: Report of Closed Session Items

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Adjournment

Updated October 07, 2020