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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

1900 Capitol Avenue

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda
December 8-10, 2021

Watch Meeting: Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Thursday, December 9, 2021 and Friday, December 10, 2021

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Pursuant to Government Code section 11133, 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. Individuals who do not have computer access, 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 December 8-10, 2021:

Meeting Participation via Teleconference

Individuals who do not have access to a computer 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:

  • December 8: 812 9496 1381
  • December 9: 895 2832 8094
  • December 10: 824 0531 1130

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 Tuesday 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, December 8, 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
1A: Approval of the December 2021 Consent Calendar
The Commission will review and approve the December 2021 Consent Calendar.

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: Russell Charles Earnest vs. Commission on Teacher Credentialing; Committee of Credentials of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing; Does 1 Through 20 (Sacramento Superior Court, 34-2020-80003566-CU-WM-GDS). The Commission will also consider, adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, 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.

Thursday, December 9, 2021
General Session
9:00 a.m.

Tine Sloan, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Chair Tine Sloan will reconvene General Session.

 

Action
1B: Approval of the September 2021 Minutes
The Commission will review and approve the minutes of the September 2021 meeting of the Commission.

 

Action
1C: Approval of the December 2021 Agenda
The Agenda for the December 2021 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

 

Information
1D: Chair’s Report

 

Information
1E: Executive Director’s Report

 

Information
1F: Commission Member Reports

Information
1G: Liaison Reports

Educator Preparation Committee

Monica Martinez, Committee Chair

Information
2A: Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation 2020-21
This agenda item presents the 2020-21 Annual Report of the Committee on Accreditation (COA).

 

Action
2B: Discussion and Potential Adoption of the Proposed Bilingual Authorization Educator Preparation Program Standards, Bilingual Teaching Performance Expectations, and Preconditions
This agenda item presents proposed revised draft Bilingual Authorization Educator Preparation Program Standards, Preconditions, Bilingual Teaching Performance Expectations, and a glossary in addition to a plan and proposed timeline for programs to transition to the new standards and performance expectations.

 

Action
2C: Modifications to Proposed Amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations Pertaining to Pupil Personnel Services Credentials and Program Standards
This agenda item provides proposed amendments to the Pupil Personnel Services regulations, which include the program standards, preconditions, and teaching performance expectations, based on recommendations from the Office of Administrative Law.

 

Information/Action
2D: Update on the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program
This agenda item provides an update on the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program and presents the 2021 Annual Report to the Legislature on the California Classified School Employee Teacher Credentialing Program.

 

Action
2E: Consideration of the Need to Extend Specific Flexibilities Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
This agenda item presents information for the Commission to determine whether to extend specific measures related to licensure examinations due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Action
2F: Proposed Adoption of Regulations Regarding New Options for Meeting the Subject Matter Competence Requirement
This agenda item presents draft proposed regulations to clarify and standardize implementation of new options for meeting the subject matter competence requirement in Education Code section 44259 and 44310 that were created by AB 130 (Chap. 44, Stats. 2021).

Friday, December 10, 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
2G: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage V: Consideration of Full Institutional Approval for Burton School District
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, the report from the Provisional Site Visit for Burton School District, and the Committee on Accreditation’s recommendation for an accreditation decision for Burton School District. The Commission will consider granting Burton School District full institutional approval.

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.

General Session

Tine Sloan, Chair

Information/Action
1H: Strategic Plan Update
This agenda item provides a summary of activities undertaken by the Commission and staff over the last year to support development and updating of the Commission’s strategic plan. A draft of the revised strategic plan is provided for Commission discussion, revision and possible adoption.

 

Action
1I: Interview and Recommendation of Members and Alternates to the Public Member Positions for the Committee of Credentials
The Commission will consider individuals recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee and make appointments.

 

Information
1J: Report of Closed Session Items

 

Information
1K: New Business

 

Action
1L: Nominations and Elections for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for 2022
Each year the Commission nominates and elects its Chair and Vice Chair.

Adjournment

Updated November 23, 2021