Committee on Accreditation Agenda

Commission Meeting Room 
Commission on Teacher Credentialing 
1900 Capitol Avenue 
Sacramento, CA 95811


In response to Governor Newsom’s declaration of a State of an Emergency relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and Executive Order N-29-20.  The Committee on Accreditation (COA) will conduct the public portion of its meeting via Zoom webcast. Members of the COA and Commission staff will not be present at the Commission office, but will participate by teleconference from other locations throughout the state. The public may access this meeting through the Zoom webcast. If they do not have computer access, they may participate by telephone via the US Toll-Free call-in numbers delineated below.

Meeting Participation via Zoom Webcast

The Committee on Accreditation teleconference meeting will be accessible for public participation through a Zoom webcast. The following link is provided to access the webcast on August 16, 2021:

August 16, 2021 9:00a.m. Webinar ID: 841 5264 9007

Meeting Participation via Teleconference

If you do not have access to a computer, the public may listen to the COA 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 16, 2021 9:00a.m. Webinar ID: 841 5264 9007

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 if 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.

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 COA in advance for their prior consideration. In order to ensure committee 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 12pm on Friday, August 13, 2021 or by sending written comments to Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Attn: Profession Services Division, 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811. If you have difficulties hand-mailing or submitting your comments online, please email the Commission at accreditation@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 Michelle Bernardo toll-free at 1-866-866-8609; or sending a written request to Michelle Bernardo at 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811; or email accreditation@ctc.ca.gov. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least five working days in advance of the meeting.

 


PLEASE NOTE: All linked agenda items are in PDF Format...

Watch Recording: Day 1

 Monday, August 16, 2021


TimeItem #

Item Status
Action or Information

Item Topic
9:00a.m.1Call to Order and Roll Call
2ActionApproval of the Agenda
3ActionApproval of the Minutes of the Prior Meeting
4InformationCo-Chair and Member Reports
5InformationStaff Reports
6Action

Program Approval Recommendations

Agenda Insert

7Action

Program Change of Status

Agenda Insert

8Action

Initial Program Approval for New Program Sponsors – Lake County Office of Education

9ActionInitial Program Approval for New Program Sponsors – Newhall School District

10ActionInitial Program Approval for New Program Sponsors – University of Antelope Valley
11ActionInitial Program Approval for New Program Sponsors – Huntington Beach Union High School District
12Information/ActionDiscussion of Institutions Not In Compliance with Accreditation Timelines
13Information/ActionDiscussion and Potential Adoption of Revisions to the COA Procedures Manual
14ActionReport of Actions Taken by Aspire Berkley Maynard to Address Stipulations 
15InformationDiscussion of Possible Options for Refining Stage V of Initial Institutional Approval
16InformationPublic Comment

Adjournment

All Times Are Approximate and Are Provided for Convenience Only

The order of business within each day may be changed without notice. All items may be re-ordered to be heard on any day of the noticed meeting.

This agenda and material are available on the CTC Meetings page. For further information on this agenda, please contact Michelle Bernardo at MBernardo@ctc.ca.gov. Professional Services Division, 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811.

Reasonable accommodation: Any person with a disability requiring disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, may make a request by contacting Michelle Bernardo at MBernardo@ctc.ca.gov or sending a written request to that person at 1900 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least five working days in advance of the meeting.

Updated August 20, 2021