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Meeting Agenda
of the
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
February 9, 2011 - February 11, 2011
Agenda as of February 8, 2011

Mission Statement: To establish, uphold and enforce professional standards of excellence and communicate those standards to the public and educators for the benefit of Oregonís students.
 
Goals: • Establish high standards for educator preparation excellence and regularly review approved programs for delivery of adopted licensure standards.
 • Provide leadership for professional licensure standards including standards for: cultural inclusion; educator dispositions; subject-matter competency.
 • To provide timely high quality services to licensees, higher education, and the public.
 • Maintain and develop clear, concise and easy to understand administrative rules.
 • Establish high standards for educator professional conduct and regularly communicate those standards to the field.

Meeting LocationRed Lion Hotel
Jefferson III Room
2201 Market St. NE
Salem, OR  97301
Note: Facilities at Red Lion Hotel are accessible for persons with disabilities.  Anyone requiring special accommodations or services due to disabilities should submit requests at least 24 hours prior to the meeting to: TSPC, 465 Commercial Street NE, Salem, OR 97301, 503-378-6813 or 503-373-1260.

Standing Committees
Executive
Robert Sconce, Jr., Chair
Milt Dennison, Vice-Chair
Bill Beck
Shirley Madathil
Cassandra Wilson, Past Chair

Program Approval
Gordon Munck, Chair
Nancy Watt, Vice-Chair
Thomas Greene
Jeff Matsumoto
Shirley Blanchard

Licensure
Melissa Sass, Chair
Gary Humphries, Vice-Chair
Michael Wood
Sam Stern
Shirley Madathil

Professional Practices
Bill Beck, Chair
Milt Dennison, Vice-Chair
Cassandra Wilson
Linda Brown
Kathleen Sundell
Mario Alba


All times listed on the agenda are approximate.
The Commission reserves the right to rearrange the agenda, except for legally posted
hearing times, to conduct Commission business expeditiously and efficiently.

*** Please silence all cell phones and pagers during Commission Meeting. ***


February 9, 2011Executive CommitteePublic Session
6:00-9:00 PM Red Lion Hotel Salem, Oregon Room
 The Executive Committee will consider:
 1  Agenda for Meeting
 2  Legislature
 3  TSPC Office, Staffing, and Hiring (Update)
 4  Budget Issues
 5  Other matters as time permits

February 9, 2011Full Commission Convenes
1:00 PM Red Lion Hotel Salem, Jefferson III
 Call to Order
Robert Sconce, Jr., Chair
1.01:00-1:30 PMPreliminary BusinessPublic Session
  1.1Introduction and Comments of Agency and Organization Representatives and Guests (Guest Comments Regarding Non-Agenda Items) click for audio 
  1.2Discussion of Agenda Format and Acceptance of Agenda
Action Item
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New Encl. **1.3Approval of Minutes - May 2010 (draft August and November 2010)
Action Item
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  1.4Chair Sconce's Report
Information Item
 click for audio Robert Sconce Jr.
  1.5Executive Director Chamberlain's Report
Information Item
 click for audio Vickie Chamberlain
  1.6Report from Liaison Appointee:

State Board / Joint Boards of Education - Robert Sconce/Gary Humphries
Information Item

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1.7Review of Correspondence and Information of Interest to Commissionersclick for details 
2.01:30-5:00 PMFull Commission Consideration of Program Approval IssuesPublic Session
 Gordon Munck, Program Approval Chair
  2.1Concordia University Site Visit Follow-up
Action Item
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  2.2University of Oregon Special Education Program Proposal
Action Item
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  2.3University of Oregon Reading Specialist Program
Action Item
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  2.4Grand Canyon University - Initial I Teaching License Program Proposal
Action Item
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  2.5Warner Pacific College Site Visit Follow-up
Action Item
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  2.6Lewis and Clark College Special Education Program Proposal
Action Item
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  2.7Lewis and Clark College Request to Eliminate Certain Endorsements
Action Item
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New Encl.2.8Portland State University Site Visit Follow-up
Action Item
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  2.9Division 017 Rules
Information Item
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  2.10Update on Candidate and Employer Survey
Information Item
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  2.11C-2 Fast-Track Audit Update
Information Item
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2.12Site Visit Schedule
Information Item
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  2.13Review of Program Approval Rules to Adopt from December 2010 Hearing
Discussion Item
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February 9, 2011Recess
5:00 PM 
February 10, 2011Reconvene
8:30 AM Red Lion Hotel Salem, Jefferson III
February 10, 2011Executive Session
8:30-9:00 AM The Commission will hold an executive (non-public) session regarding privileged consultation on other legal matters under ORS.192.660(2)(f).
 Robert Sconce, Jr., Chair
3.09:00 AM-2:00 PMFull Commission Consideration of Licensure IssuesPublic Session
 Melissa Sass, Licensure Chair
  3.1Candidates Reviewed for Alternative Assessment
Action Item
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 Meliissa Sass
New Encl.3.2History of Conditional Assignment and Small School Waivers
Information Item
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 Vickie Chamberlain
New Encl.3.3Review of Implementation of Licensure for Conditional Assignment
Information Item
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 Lynn Beaton
New Encl.3.4Report on Teaching without a License
Information Item
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  3.5Report of Email / Phone Call Backlog
Information Item
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  3.6Review of OAR 584-052-0027 Cases ( Executive Director Waivers )
Information Item
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 Vickie Chamberlain
February 10, 2011Break
10:00-10:15 AM 
  3.7Review of School Counselor License (carried over from November)
Action Item
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  3.8Review of NCLB Alternative Route License
Information Item
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  3.9Proposed Changes to Administrator Licenses
Action Item
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February 10, 2011Networking Lunch or Working Lunch
12:00-1:00 PMHood Room 
  3.10Update on October Meeting Concerning Continuing Professional Development Credits (carried over from November)
Discussion Item
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  3.11Review of Licensure Rules to Adopt from December 2010 Hearing
Discussion Item
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4.02:00-2:30 PMProfessional PracticesPublic Session
 Bill Beck, Professional Practices Chair
  4.1Report on Interim Meeting on Complaints
Information Item
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New Encl.4.2Professional Practices Backlog Report
Information Item
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February 10, 2011Break
2:30-2:45 PM 
5.02:45-4:30 PMCommission BusinessPublic Session
 Robert Sconce Jr. , Chair
  5.1Oregon Autism Commission Report
Information Item
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 Keith Menk
New Encl.5.2Budget / Legislative Issues
Information Item
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 Vickie Chamberlain
  5.3NES Test Adoption Update
Information Item
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 Vickie Chamberlain
  5.4Report on NCATE Blue Ribbon Task Force
Information Item
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 Keith Menk
  5.5Report on HB 3619 ( last session )
Action Item
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 Vickie Chamberlain
  5.6TSPC Work Plan
Information Item
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 Vickie Chamberlain
 
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5.7Affirmative Action Report
Information Item
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5.8TSPC Data Report
Information Item
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5.9Expenditure Report for the Month of December 2010
Information Item
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New Encl.5.10Commissioner's Handbook
Action Item
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6.04:30-4:55 PMAdministrative Rule Proposals, Adoptions and ReportsPublic Session
 Robert Sconce, Jr. , Vickie Chamberlain
  6.1Licensure Rules to Hearing
Action Item
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  6.2Licensure Rules to Adopt from December 2010 Hearing
Action Item
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  6.3Program Approval Rules to Adopt from December 2010 Hearing
Action Item
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7.04:55-5:00 PMConsent AgendaPublic Session
7.1(Audio Clip)
Action Item
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 The following procedures for the Consent Agenda are established by Policy 3522.  The Executive Director recommends adoption by single consent motion the following listed items which are identified on the agenda by a double asterisk:  1.3, 1.7, 2.12, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9.  Any of these items may be removed from the Consent Agenda upon the request of any Commissioner.  Items removed from the Consent Agenda will be considered in the order they are listed on the agenda.
February 10, 2011Recess
5:00 PM 
February 11, 2011Reconvene
8:00 AM Red Lion Hotel Salem, Washington Room
8.08:00 AM-2:00 PMProfessional Practices Hearings and Investigation ReportsExecutive Session
 The Commission holds executive (non-public) sessions on the following matters:
  8.1Receiving and discussing preliminary investigation reports on complaints and charges against licensed educators  
  8.2Taking action to dismiss the complaint or to charge the educator  
  8.3Deliberating the hearing record in disciplinary proceedings  
  8.4Consulting with counsel with regarding litigation likely to be filed under ORS 192.660(2)(h) and; regarding privileged consultation regarding other legal matters under ORS 192.660(2)(f)  
  8.560-day resignation notice hearing pursuant to ORS 342.553

Adoption of an order resulting from a hearing must be done in public session. See ORS 192.660(2)(b) and ORS 342.175 to 342.190.

  
9.02:00-2:30 PMFull Commission Consideration of Professional Practices IssuesPublic Session
 Michael Wood, Professional Practices Chair
  9.1** Stipulated Order - Case #2009-05-0028 (North Powder SD)
Action Item
  
  9.2** Stipulated Order - Case #2009-08-0001 (Salem-Keizer SD)
Action Item
  
  9.3** Default Order - Case #2010-01-0006 (Portland Public SD)
Action Item
  
  9.4** Default Order - Case #2009-12-0011 (Pilot Rock SD)
Action Item
  
  9.5** Stipulated Order - Case #2008-10-0024 (Medford SD)
Action Item
  
  9.6** Default Order - Case #2009-07-0003 (Crook County SD)
Action Item
  
  9.7** Default Order - Case #2009-01-0004 (Philomath SD - Corvallis SD)
Action Item
  
  9.8** Default Order - Case #2009-05-0015 (Hillsboro SD)
Action Item
  
  9.9** Default Order - Case #2009-09-0013 (North Lake SD)
Action Item
  
  9.10** Default Order - Case #2009-05-0070 (Southern Oregon Univ)
Action Item
  
  9.11** Stipulated Order - Case #2008-03-0016 (Medford SD)
Action Item
  
  9.12** Default Order - Case #2009-05-0054 (North Bend SD)
Action Item
  
  9.13** Default Order - Case #2009-09-0011 (Woodburn SD)
Action Item
  
  9.14Stipulated Order - Case #2007-09-0013 (School for the Blind)
Action Item
  
Add9.15** Stipulated Order - Case #2008-03-0013 (Bend-LaPine SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.16Stipulated Order - Case #2009-05-0006 (Warrenton-Hampton SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.17** Stipulated Order - Case #2009-06-0025 (Portland SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.18** Stipulated Order - Case #2010-03-0017 (University of Portland)
Action Item
  
Add9.19** Stipulated Order - Case #2009-05-0066 (Athena-Weston SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.20Stipulated Order - Case #2009-05-0063 (Clatskanie SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.21** Stipulated Order - Case #2009-06-0023 (Gresham-Barlow and Camas Valley SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.22Stipulated Order - Case #2009-08-0013 (Gervais SD)
Action Item
  
Add9.23Stipulated Order - Case #2010-02-0013 (n/a)
Action Item
  
Add9.24Stipulated Order - Case #2007-12-0009 (Umatila SD)
Action Item
  
10.02:30-2:35 PMProfessional Standards Consent AgendaPublic Session
 The Executive Director recommends adoption by single consent motion the following listed items which are identified on the agenda by a double asterisk; 9.1 through 9.13, 9.15, 9.17, 9.18, 9.19, and 9.21. Any of these items may be removed from the Consent Agenda upon the request of any Commissioner. Items removed from the Consent Agenda will be considered in the order they are listed on the agenda.
10.1(Audio Clip)
Action Item
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11.02:35-2:40 PMAnnouncementsPublic Session
12.02:40 PMAdjournmentPublic Session