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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda
June 16-18, 2021

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, June 16, 2021, Thursday, June 17, 2021 and Friday, June 18, 2021

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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 Guidelines

The 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 execoffice@ctc.ca.gov 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 execoffice@ctc.ca.gov. 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
1:00 p.m.

Tina Sloan
Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo
Andrew Wall

Thursday, June 17, 2021
General Session
9:00 a.m.

Tine Sloan, Chair

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

 

Action
2A: Approval of the April 2021 Minutes
The minutes of the April 2021 meeting of the Commission are submitted for approval.

Action
2B: Approval of the June 2021 Agenda
The Agenda for the June 2021 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

Action 

2C: Approval of the June 2021 Consent Calendar
The Commission will consider approval of the June 2021 Consent Calendar.

Information
2D: Chair’s Report

Information
2E: Executive Director’s Report

Information
2F: Commission Member Reports

Information
2G: Liaison Reports

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee

Bonnie Klatt, Committee Chair

Information
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

Information/Action
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.

 

Information
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.

 

Action
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).

 

Information/Action
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.

 

Information/Action
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.

Closed Session

Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Vice Chair

The Commission will go into Closed Session pursuant to California Government Code section 11126, to consider the following pending litigation: Kathleen Carroll v. Commission on Teacher Credentialing et al. (Court of Appeal Third Appellate District, Case No. C083250) and Juan M. Jaimes v. California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Court of Appeal Second Appellate District, Division Seven, Case No. B291851). The Commission will also consider adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, Decisions and Orders, Proposed Decisions, and transcript reviews 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, June 18, 2021
General Session
8:30 a.m.

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

Action
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.

 

Action
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.

 

Action
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.

 

Action
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.

 

Information
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

 

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

Legislative Committee

Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Committee Chair

 

Information
6A: 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

Tine Sloan, Chair

Action
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.

 

Information
2I: Report of Closed Session Items

 

Information

2J: New Business

 

Adjournment

Updated June 09, 2021