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
3rd Tuesdays
12:00-1:00pm
12:00-1:00pm
Zoom
Zoom

Preliminary Multiple & Single Subject

(no office hours December 21st; office hours on January 4th will be combined with the Intern hour)

1st and 3rd Tuesdays 10:00-11:00am Zoom

Interns

(no office hours December 21st; office hours on January 4th will occur at 10:00 AM instead of 11:00 AM)

1st and 3rd Tuesdays 11:00am-12:00pm Zoom

Preliminary Education Specialist

(no office hours December 13, 27
or Jan. 10)

2nd and 4th Mondays 10:00-11:00am Zoom
Induction 1st and 3rd Thursdays 9:00-9:45am Zoom
Pupil Personnel Services (no office hours on December 13)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. 

AudienceDay   Time   Meeting Link
CalTPA PS-VTW and EO Candidates Every Wednesday4:15-5:00pm Zoom
CalAPA PS-VTW and EO Candidates Every Wednesday5:00-5:45pm   Zoom
CASC Program Faculty & Staff 1st and 3rd Thursdays8:00-8:45am  Zoom
Teacher Induction (TIP) Faculty & Staff1st and 3rd Thursdays9:00-9:45am 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
Every Friday10:00-10:45amZoom

Webcasts

Webcast Problems: See Webcast Technical Assistance

TopicDateBroadcastIntended Audience
Webinar on the Implementation of AB 130: Subject Matter Requirement October 18, 2021

Day 1

Presentation

All Commission-approved program and LEA personnel
Technical Assistance Webinar on New Options Available for Candidates to Demonstrate Basic SkillsAugust 3, 2021Day 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

Presentation

Webinar Q and A

Webinar for all Preliminary Education Specialist Programs
Transitioning to New Standards and TPEsDecember 30, 2019

Part 1: Intro – Standard 5b2

Part 2: Standard 5c – End
Webinar for all Preliminary Education Specialist Programs 
General Education TPEs: Identifying the new Special Education content in the TPEsDecember 2017Day 1
Faculty and Supervisors
Elementary Subject Matter Program Submission
December 2016Day 1Elementary Subject Matter Programs
Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs)

A webcast that reviews the TPEs adopted by the Commission in June 2016.

August 2016Day 1Preliminary MS/SS

 

 

Updated November 23, 2021