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SB-478 Commission on Teacher Credentialing: membership.(2019-2020)



SECTION 1.

 Section 44210 of the Education Code is amended to read:

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 (a) There is hereby established in the state government the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, to consist of 15 voting members, 14 of whom shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, as specified in paragraphs (2) to (7), (8),  inclusive. The commission shall consist of the following members:
(1) The Superintendent or his or her  the Superintendent’s  designee.
(2) Six practicing teachers from public elementary and secondary schools in California.
(3) One person who is employed on the basis of a services credential other than an administrative services credential.
(4) One member of the governing board of  a school district governing board. district. 
(5) Four   Three  representatives of the public. None of these persons shall have been employed by an elementary or secondary school district in a position requiring certification, or shall have served as a school district governing board member in the five-year period immediately prior to his or her  before the public member’s  appointment to the commission.
(6) One school administrator in a public elementary or secondary school in California.
(7) One certificated human resources administrator in a public elementary or secondary school in California.
(7) (8)  One faculty member from a college or university that grants baccalaureate degrees.
(b) With the exception of the four three  representatives of the public and the Superintendent, the appointment of a member shall terminate if he or she  the member  is no longer a practicing teacher in a public elementary or secondary school, a person who is employed on the basis of a valid services credential, a school administrator, a certificated human resources administrator, a  faculty member of a college or university that grants baccalaureate degrees, or a school district  member of the  governing board member,  of a school district,  as may be the case, in California.
(c) Not more than one member of the commission is to be appointed from the same school district or college or university campus.
(d) The term of each member appointed to the commission on or prior to June 30, 1989, shall expire on July 1, 1989. It is the intent of the Legislature that as of July 1, 1989, the Governor first appoint to the commission, as feasible, members of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing whose terms, notwithstanding this section, would not have expired, to facilitate the transition to a commission with a reduced membership.    Commencing July 1, 1989, four members shall be appointed to the commission for terms of two years, five members for terms of three years, and five members for terms of four years.
(e) Each appointment pursuant to this section shall expire on November 20 of the year of expiration of the applicable term. All appointments made pursuant to this section are subject to Section 44213.

SEC. 2.

 Section 44212 of the Education Code is amended to read:

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 (a) (1)    The Regents of the University of California, the Trustees of the California State University, the California Postsecondary Education Commission,  Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges,  and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities shall each appoint a representative to serve as member ex officio without vote in proceedings of the commission.
(2) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges may appoint an alternate representative to serve as an ex officio member in the absence of the California Postsecondary Education Commission’s representative.
(b) The ex officio members shall not vote in the proceedings of the commission or in any of its committees or subcommittees, except, by a majority vote of the commission, ex officio members may be permitted to vote in committees or subcommittees in order to establish a quorum or as otherwise determined by majority vote of the commission.