The Commission's action to strengthen and streamline the accreditation system has resulted in changes to standards, performance assessments, and to the accreditation cycle. Technical assistance will be provided throughout the year to assist institutions as they implement these changes.
Programs Office Hours
The Professional Services Division staff hosts a variety of office hours to provide technical assistance and support the sharing of best practices. Please see below for a list of topics and schedule.
|Program Area||Day||Time||Meeting Link|
|Early Childhood Education||1st Tuesdays|
|Preliminary Multiple & Single Subject||1st and 3rd Tuesdays||10:00-11:00am||Zoom|
|Interns||1st and 3rd Tuesdays||11:00am-12:00pm||Zoom|
|Preliminary Education Specialist||2nd and 4th Mondays||10:00-11:00am||Zoom|
|Induction||1st and 3rd Thursdays||9:00-9:45am||Zoom|
|Pupil Personnel Services||2nd Thursday of the Month||11:00am-12:00pm||Zoom|
Performance Assessment Office Hours
The Performance Assessment staff hosts a variety of office hours to provide technical assistance and support the sharing of best practices. Please see below for a list of topics and schedule.
|CalTPA PS-VTW and EO Candidates||Every Wednesday||4:15-5:00pm||Zoom|
|CalAPA PS-VTW and EO Candidates||Every Wednesday||5:00-5:45pm||Zoom|
|CASC Program Faculty & Staff||1st and 3rd Thursdays||8:00-8:45am||Zoom|
|Teacher Induction (TIP) Faculty & Staff||1st and 3rd Thursdays||9:00-9:45am||Zoom|
|Preliminary Teacher Education Faculty & Staff||1st and 3rd Thursdays||10:00-10:50am||Zoom|
|PASC Program Faculty & Staff||1st and 3rd Thursdays||11:00-11:50am||Zoom|
|Ed Specialist CalTPA Program Coordinators|
Office Hours will resume on Friday, October 15, 2021
Webcast Problems: See Webcast Technical Assistance
|Technical Assistance Webinar on New Options Available for Candidates to Demonstrate Basic Skills||August 3, 2021||Day 1|
All Commission-approved program and LEA personnel
Webinar for Preliminary Education Specialist programs transitioning to new standards – Plan for Implementation and Update on Special Education CalTPA
|October 26, 2020||Day 1||Webinar for all Preliminary Education Specialist Programs|
|Transitioning to New Standards and TPEs||December 30, 2019||Part 2: Standard 5c – End||Webinar for all Preliminary Education Specialist Programs|
|General Education TPEs: Identifying the new Special Education content in the TPEs||December 2017||Day 1||Faculty and Supervisors|
|Elementary Subject Matter Program Submission ||December 2016||Day 1||Elementary Subject Matter Programs|
|Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) |
A webcast that reviews the TPEs adopted by the Commission in June 2016.
|August 2016||Day 1||Preliminary MS/SS|