Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Commission) will conduct the public portion of its meeting at the Commission Office and via teleconference. The public may attend the General Session of the meeting at the address listed above or participate remotely through Zoom webcast or U.S. Toll-Free phone number.
Meeting Participation via Zoom Webcast
The Commission’s General Session meeting will be accessible for public participation through a Zoom webcast. The following links are provided to access the webcasts on August 25-26, 2022:
Meeting Participation via U.S. Toll-Free Phone Number
Individuals who do not have access to a computer may listen to the Commission’s General Session 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:
- August 25: 853 2139 1182
- August 26: 849 2277 9481
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 at the Commission Office: Individuals who attend the meeting at the Commission office will need to submit a Request to Address the Commission card to the meeting moderator. The meeting moderator will notify the individual when it is their turn to speak. At that time, the individual will be able to approach the microphone and share their comment.
- 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 U.S Toll-Free Phone Number: 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 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 a partial 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests should be made at least five working days in advance of the meeting.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Tine Sloan, Chair
Chair Tine Sloan will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken, and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.
1A: Approval of the June 2022 Minutes
The Commission will review and approve the minutes of the June 2022 meeting of the Commission.
1B: Approval of the August 2022 Agenda
The Agenda for the August 2022 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.
1C: Approval of the August 2022 Consent Calendar
The Commission will review and approve the August 2022 Consent Calendar.
1D: Chair’s Report
1E: Executive Director’s Report
1F: Commission Member Reports
1G: Liaison Reports
Educator Preparation Committee
Monica Martinez, Committee Chair
2A: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage III: Consideration of Provisional Approval for Gateway High School
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Gateway High School’s responses to the Common Standards and Program Preconditions for consideration and possible Provisional Approval by the Commission.
2B: Discussion and Potential Adoption of Proposed Precondition Changes Related to the Subject Matter Competence Requirement
This agenda item presents for Commission consideration and potential action proposed revised language for the Preliminary Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Education Specialist program preconditions. These preconditions require revision in order to reflect the additional options for meeting subject matter competence in accordance with AB 130 (Chap. 44, Stats. 2021) and the associated regulations approved by the Commission at its June 2022 meeting and pending approval by the Office of Administrative Law.
2C: Update on the Development of Draft Literacy Program Standards and Teaching Performance Expectations Pursuant to Senate Bill 488
This agenda item presents for the Commission’s review draft Literacy Program Standards and Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) for Multiple Subject (MS), Single Subject (SS), Education Specialist – Mild to Moderate Support Needs (MMSN) and Extensive Support Needs (ESN), and the proposed PK-3 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist Instruction Credential. The draft Standards and TPEs are currently undergoing a field review, and the agenda item includes a summary of early findings from the field. This item also presents an update on the work to implement Senate Bill 488 (Chap. 678, Stats. 2021). The Commission will review the work to date and provide staff direction in preparation for possible adoption of new standards and TPEs at the October 2022 Commission meeting.
2D: Revisiting CalAPA Standard Setting Study Findings and Passing Score Recommendations
This agenda item provides (a) an update on the development and implementation of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA); (b) foundational information about the standard setting process for Commission examinations and assessments with recommendations for revising the passing score standard for the CalAPA, including an implementation date for any changes made to the passing standard scores; (c) information and timeline describing how the Commission and its technical contractor Evaluation Systems group of Pearson (ES) will continue supporting Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (PASC) programs in the fifth year of operational administration, 2022-23.
Marysol De La Torre-Escobedo, Vice Chair
Friday, August 26, 2022
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.
Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee
Bonne Klatt, Committee Chair
Professional Practices Committee
Johanna Hartwig, Committee Chair
4A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices’ current workload
David Simmons, Committee Chair
5A: Proposed Regulations Pertaining to Credential Requirements for the PK-3 Early Childhood Education Specialist Instruction Credential
This agenda item provides for potential adoption by the Commission the proposed amendments to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations section 80067 pertaining to the credential requirements for updating the Early Childhood Education Specialist Instruction Credential.
Educator Preparation Committee
Monica Martinez, Committee Chair
2E: Education Specialist Teaching Performance Assessments: Review and Potential Approval of edTPA and FAST
This agenda item presents for the Commission’s potential approval the edTPA and Fresno Assessment of Student Teachers (FAST) teaching performance assessments for the Mild to Moderate Support Needs (MMSN) and Extensive Support Needs (ESN) credential areas of emphasis. A description of each performance assessment and the model sponsors’ plans for conducting standard setting studies is provided.
2F: Annual Report on Passing Rates of Commission-Approved Examinations from 2016-17 to 2020-21
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.
Tine Sloan, Chair