Tag Archives: English language learners

Credential commission strengthens qualifications for interns teaching English learners

22 April
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At their meeting in May, the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing attempted to wrap up a number of issues that have been in the works for many months. First up was the issue of adopting updated California Administrator Performance Expectations and draft standards for administrator credential programs. This work has been the subject of stakeholder meetings for more than a year. CSBA has been actively involved in ensuring that the standards provide training in working with boards, community...

Teacher intern credentialing dominates CTC Monthly Agenda

8 March
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By Teri Burns,¬†Senior Director for Policy and Programs This month’s meeting of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) had comparatively light agenda because one item managed to stir up the whole of the education community and absorb a full afternoon of the two-day meeting. The leading issue before the CCTC is how teacher interns are credentialed if they are not fully prepared English language (EL) instructors.¬† As a result of the robust interest and dialogue, the CTC directed staff...