Extensions by Appeal for Teaching Credentials and Permits

Report
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Extensions by Appeal
Credentials and Permits
October 2012
Tammy Duggan
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Extensions by Appeal
♦ May be issued by Commission staff when
renewal requirements are not met
♦ Not granted if applicant cannot show good
cause, extenuating circumstances, or
substantial reasons for an appeal
♦ Reviewed on a case-by-case basis
♦ Financial hardship is not a valid appeal
reason
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
SB 2042 Multiple & Single Subject
Two-Year and Three-Year Extensions
♦ Only for SB 2042 preliminary Multiple and
Single Subject credentials initially issued on
or after August 30, 2004
♦ Renewal codes for SB 2042 Preliminary
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R14S = Issue date prior to August 30, 2004
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Not eligible for two or three year extensions
R14I = Issue date on or after August 30, 2004
–
Eligible for two and three year extensions
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Three-Year Extension
♦ Available for individuals:
 Not employed in a teaching position
 Employed but not eligible to complete clear
credential program (substitute, long-term, tutor
for non-profit, before or after school program)
 Employed but not rehired
♦ Issued one time only
♦ Preliminary may be valid or expired
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Three-Year Extension
♦ Applicant’s certification on CL-884 that
he/she was not employed or not
employed long enough in a position
eligible for clear credential program
♦ Can subsequently be issued two-year
extension with employment and clear
credential program enrollment
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Two-Year Extension
♦ Held five-year preliminary but:
 not employed long enough to earn clear
credential
♦ Held three-year extension but:
 not employed long enough to complete
requirements for the clear credential
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Two-Year Extension
♦ Verification of employment and enrollment
in a Commission-approved clear credential
program verified on the CL-885 form
♦ Preliminary may be valid or expired
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Two-Year Extension
♦ Issued only once
♦ Cannot subsequently be issued three-
year extension
♦ May subsequently apply for RGA-20
or RGA-7 with valid appeal reason
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Two-Year and Three-Year Extensions
♦ Not available for individuals:
 issued SB 2042 preliminary prior to
August 30, 2004 (R14S renewal code)
 prepared outside California
 issued Ryan preliminary credential
 issued Education Specialist Instruction
Credential
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
RGA-20 Appeals
Failure to Complete Renewal Requirements
♦ Appropriate for:
 Ryan Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject
 SB 2042 Preliminary Multiple and Single Subject
issued prior to August 30, 2004
 Level I and Preliminary Education Specialist
 Interns (university and district)
 Preliminary Services Credentials
 Out-of-state or country prepared
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
RGA-20 Appeals
♦ One-year extension
♦ Applicant must verify good cause for
not completing renewal requirements
♦ Generally issued only once; 2nd appeal
on case by case basis
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
RGA-20 Appeals
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Applications must include:
 Application form and processing fee
 Letter explaining appeal reason(s)
 Supporting documentation
 Program sponsor letter verifying enrollment
and detailing outstanding requirements
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
RGA-7 Appeals - Medical
♦ Appropriate for all types of credentials and
permits
♦ May be issued more than once (except on
an intern)
♦ Packets must include:
 Application form and processing fee
 Letter explaining appeal reason(s)
 Supporting documentation (doctor’s letter
or copy of birth/death certificate)
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Appeals for University or
District Intern Credentials
♦ Application must be submitted by
approved intern program sponsor
♦ RGA-20 or RGA-7 (as appropriate) with
documentation noted on previous
corresponding slides
♦ Only one one-year appeal available on
intern credentials
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Appeals for Emergency and
Limited Assignment Permits
♦ Submitted by California public school employer
♦ RGA-7 for medical reason(s); or
♦ RGA-10 for the following reasons:
 More than 1.5 hours traveling time to nearest
program provider
 Verification there were no openings in a
program or coursework unavailable
 Attempted all associated examinations, but
did not pass two subtests
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Temporary Appeals Process Emergency
& Limited Assignment Permits
♦ Due to furloughs, renewal classes not
offered every term
♦ Initial RGA-10 issued when applicant claims
classes were not available
♦ Second RGA-10 available when program
sponsor verifies unavailability of classes in
writing
♦ Available June 1, 2010 to June 30, 2013
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Temporary Appeals Process Emergency
& Limited Assignment Permits
♦ Only available for permits that require
coursework for renewal:
 Emergency Resource Specialist Permit
 Emergency Teacher Librarian Permit
 Special Education Limited Assignment
Permit
 Child Development Permit
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Commission on Teacher Credentialing
References
Extensions by Appeal for Teaching Credentials and Permits (AL-3)
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/al3.pdf
Request for Three-Year Extension (CL-884)
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl884.pdf
Request for Two-Year Extension (CL-885)
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl885.pdf
Verification of Unavailability of a Commission-approved Induction
Program (CL-855)
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/cig/CIG-LEAFLETS/CIGLEAFLETS/cl855.pdf
Title 5 Regulations for Two- and Three-Year Extensions (CC 09-05)
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/notices/coded/2009/0905.pdf
Extensions for Permits (CIA 10-12)
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/cig/alerts/2010_alerts/1012.pdf
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