Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
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 (Commission) 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 June 16-18, 2021:
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: 1-877-853-5257 or 1-888-475-4499. The Meeting ID number for each day is listed below:
- June 16: 815 1338 3720
- June 17: 820 8189 3446
- June 18: 894 9382 6774
Note: Individuals calling from a blocked telephone number who plan to make public comment (see below) on an agenda item must unblock their telephone number by dialing *82 prior to entering the toll-free number listed above
Public Comment Guidelines
Members of the public wishing to provide public comment during the discussion of an agenda item will be given the opportunity to speak during the public comment period. The Committee Chair will announce when the public comment period is open during the presentation of the agenda item and ask for anyone who wishes to comment to notify the meeting moderator as explained below.
- Participants via Zoom Webcast: Individuals who join the meeting via the Zoom webcast will need to click on the “raise hand” icon to inform the meeting moderator that they would like to speak on the item. The meeting moderator will notify the individual when it is their turn to speak by calling their Zoom ID (name used by the member of the public when logging into the meeting). At that time, the individual will be prompted to unmute their microphone and will be able to share their comment.
Note: The Zoom ID name used by the member of the public to join the Zoom meeting will be displayed to the public when the individual provides public comment.
- Participants via Teleconference: Individuals who join the meeting via the US Toll-Free number will need to press *9 on their phone to inform the meeting moderator that they would like to speak on the item. The meeting moderator will notify the individual it is their turn to speak by calling the last four digits of their phone number and will allow them to unmute their telephone. At that time, the individual will be prompted to press *6 and will be able to share their comment.
Note: Only the last four digits of the caller’s phone number will be displayed to the public when the individual provides public comment.
Public comment may be limited to one-minute per speaker depending on the volume of speakers wishing to speak to a particular agenda item.
Written Comments GuidelinesThe public is encouraged, but not required, to submit written comments to the Commission in advance for their prior consideration. In order to ensure Commission members have sufficient time to review all written comments, members of the public are asked, but not mandated, to submit written comments online no later than Wednesday at 5:00 pm the week of the meeting or by sending written comments to Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Attn: Executive Office, 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811. If you have difficulties hand-mailing or submitting your comments online, please email the Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-866-866-8609. Individuals who are not able to submit written comments are welcome to make verbal public comment 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 request assistance by contacting Rhonda Brown toll-free at 1-866-866-8609; or sending a written request to Rhonda Brown at 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811; or email email@example.com. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least five working days in advance of the meeting.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Ad Hoc Committee
Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo
1A: Interview and Recommendation of Members and Alternates to the Public Member, School Administrator, and Secondary Teacher Positions for the Committee of Credentials
This agenda item provides information on the selection process for appointments to the Committee of Credentials.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Tine Sloan, Chair
Chair Tine Sloan will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken, and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.
2A: Approval of the April 2021 Minutes
The minutes of the April 2021 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.
2B: Approval of the June 2021 Agenda
The Agenda for the June 2021 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.
2C: Approval of the June 2021 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2021 Consent Calendar.
2D: Chair’s Report
2E: Executive Director’s Report
2F: Commission Member Reports
2G: Liaison Reports
Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee
Bonnie Klatt, Committee Chair
3A: Update on the Governor’s Proposed 2021-22 Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the sections of the Governor’s proposed 2021-22 budget that relate to the Commission.
Educator Preparation Committee
Monica Martinez, Committee Chair
4A: Evaluation of the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program
This agenda item presents the evaluation report of the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program.
4B: Report on the Integrated Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program Grants
This agenda item presents an update on the implementation and outcomes of the Integrated Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Program Grants.
4C: Revising the Passing Score Standard for the California Administrator Performance Assessment
This agenda item provides (a) foundational information about the standard setting process for Commission examinations and assessments and (b) recommendations for revising the passing score standard for the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA).
4D: Proposed Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA) Requirements for Dual Credential Candidates and Proposed Updates to the TPA Assessment Design Standards
This agenda item presents considerations for teacher credential candidates simultaneously pursuing a general education Multiple Subject (MS) or Single Subject (SS) and Mild to Moderate Support Needs (MMSN) and/or Extensive Support Needs (ESN) credentials or two Education Specialist credentials (MMSN and ESN). Staff also presents minor revisions to the Commission’s TPA Assessment Design Standards to reflect a range of instructional settings and the full age span from birth to 22.
4E: Request to Extend Specific Flexibilities Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic through Academic Year 2021-22
This agenda item requests consideration of extending, through academic year 2021-22, Commission-approved flexibilities previously granted to preparation programs for 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Vice Chair
Friday, June 18, 2021
Tine Sloan, Chair
Reconvene General Session
Chair Tine Sloan will reconvene General Session.
Items agendized on a previous day of this meeting, but not completed, may be taken up today.
Educator Preparation Committee
Monica Martinez, Committee Chair
4F: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Folsom Cordova Unified School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Folsom Cordova Unified School District’s responses to the Common Standards and Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval by the Commission.
4G: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval 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 Common Standards and Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval by the Commission.
4H: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Huntington Beach Union High School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Huntington Beach Union High School District’s responses to the Common Standards and Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval by the Commission.
4I: Request to Approve Emergency Regulations Language Regarding Subject Matter Competence
This agenda item presents an analysis of anticipated changes to the subject matter competence requirement in Education Code section 44259 and recommended Emergency Regulation language to implement these changes.
4J: Annual Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations from 2015-16 to 2019-20
This agenda item reports the passing rates of Commission-approved examinations. For each examination, the purpose of the examination, its structure, the scoring process, the examination volume, the first-time passing rate, and the cumulative passing rate are discussed. When available, the passing rate by demographic data is also discussed.
Professional Practices Committee
C. Michael Cooney, Committee Chair
5A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices’ current workload.
Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Committee Chair
Tine Sloan, Chair
2H: Interview and Recommendation of Members and Alternates to the Public Member, School Administrator, and Secondary Teacher Positions for the Committee of Credentials
The Commission will consider persons recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee and make appointments.
2I: Report of Closed Session Items
- Bimonthly Agenda is presented
- Audience Presentations
- 2J Written Comments