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Commission on Teacher Credentialing

651 Bannon Street, Suite 600

Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 322-6253

Commission Meeting Agenda
February 9-10, 2023

Watch Meeting:  Thursday, February 9, 2023 and Friday, February 10, 2023 Part I, Part II

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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 February 9-10, 2023:

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:

  • February 9: 863 1599 6932
  • February 10: 843 5295 5819

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 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 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 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 Requests should be made at least five working days in advance of the meeting.

Thursday, February 9, 2023
General Session
9:00 a.m.

Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, Chair

Chair Marquita Grenot-Scheyer will convene General Session. Roll call will be taken, and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.


1A: Approval of the December 2022 Minutes
The Commission will review and approve the minutes of the December 2022 meeting of the Commission.

Watch Video 1A


1B: Approval of the February 2023 Agenda
The Agenda for the February 2023 meeting of the Commission is considered for approval.

Watch Video 1B


1C: Approval of the February 2023 Consent Calendar
The Commission will review and approve the February 2023 Consent Calendar.

Watch Video 1C


ID: Chair's Report

Watch Video 1D


1E: Executive Director’s Report

Watch Video 1E


1F: Commission Member Reports

Watch Video 1F


1G: Liaison Reports

Watch Video 1G

Fiscal Policy and Planning Committee


2A: Update on the Governor’s Proposed 2023-24 Budget
This agenda item provides an update on the sections of the Governor’s proposed 2023-24 budget that relate to the Commission.

Watch Video 2A

Professional Practices Committee


3A: Division of Professional Practices Workload Report
This agenda item provides a report on the Division of Professional Practices’ current workload.

Watch Video 3A

Educator Preparation Committee


4A: Initial Institutional Approval – Stage II: Eligibility Requirements for Northeastern University 
This agenda item presents, as part of the Initial Institutional Approval process, Northeastern University’s Eligibility Requirements responses for consideration and possible approval of Stage II of the IIA process by the Commission. 

Watch Video 4A


4B: Update on the Teacher Residency Grant Programs
This agenda item presents an update on the Teacher Residency Grant Program funded by 2018, 2021, and 2022 legislation, and on the Statewide Residency Technical Assistance Center and School Counselor Residency Programs authorized by 2022 legislation. WestEd is conducting an evaluation of the Teacher Residency programs authorized by the 2018 state budget and will provide an overview of their findings to date.

Watch Video 4B

Watch Video 4B - Part II

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: Yaley, et. al. v. CTC, San Diego Superior Court case number 37-00048902. While in Closed Session, the Commission will also consider potential litigation pursuant to Government Code section 11126(e)(2)(B)(i), and adverse actions, Petitions for Reinstatement, Decisions and Orders, Proposed Decisions, and transcript reviews in discipline cases pursuant to California Education Code sections 44244.1, 44245, 44246, 44248, and Government Code sections 11126, 11517, and 11520.  The Commission will report out of Closed Session appropriately concerning any and all actions taken or determinations made therein.

Friday, February 10, 2023
General Session
8:30 a.m.

Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, Chair

Reconvene General Session
Chair Marquita Grenot-Scheyer will reconvene General Session. 


Items agendized on a previous day of this meeting, but not completed, may be taken up today.

Educator Preparation Committee


4C: Proposed Literacy Program Standards and Teaching Performance Expectations Pursuant to Senate Bill 488 for Education Specialist Low Incidence Disability Areas
This agenda item presents for the Commission’s review and potential adoption of the proposed Literacy Program Standards and Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) for the low incidence Education Specialist credential areas of Visual Impairments (VI), Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH), and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE). The proposed Literacy Standards and TPEs for the low-incidence specialty areas have been drafted after several input sessions with expert focus groups in each area as well as a public comment meeting for each area.

Watch Video 4C


4D: Subject Matter Requirements and Implementation of Expanded Candidate Options for Meeting the Statutory Subject Matter Requirement
This agenda item presents a plan for updating the Subject Matter Requirements for all teaching credential areas to ensure alignment with current TK-12 state student standards and support educator preparation programs in the review of transcripts to determine prospective teachers’ subject matter competence as authorized by Education Code section 44259(b)(5)(A).

General Session

Marquita Grenot-Scheyer Chair

1H: Strategic Planning Update
Staff and consultants from the Glen Price Group will present draft components of the strategic plan developed in response to the December 2022 Commission meeting and identify next steps in the strategic planning process.

Watch Video 1H


1I: Report of Closed Session Items

Watch Video 1I


1J: New Business

Watch Video 1J



Updated January 31, 2024