ERIC Number: ED363611
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Competent and Caring Educators in Every School: The Mission and Goals of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento.
This booklet describes the mission, goals, and objectives of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, California's primary policy-making body for the education profession. To accomplish its aims, the Commission will pursue the following 8 goals from 1990 through 2000: (1) adopt and implement standards of professional preparation; (2) establish and implement a three-stage model of professional preparation, induction, and development; (3) process credential applications expeditiously; (4) maintain high standards of professional conduct among credential holders and applicants; (5) ensure that educators' recertification will require pursuit of professional development throughout their careers; (6) recruit adequate numbers of well-prepared educators who reflect the State's diverse citizenry by providing a variety of innovative paths to certification; (7) ensure that responsibilities of professional educators are related to their preparation and expertise; and (8) establish and operate systems for collecting and disseminating accurate information about teacher education, certification, assignment, supply and demand, and major professional specialties in education. The document concludes with a list of objectives designed to convert information to integrated data systems. (LL)
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Criteria, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Faculty Development, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Technology, Inservice Teacher Education, Mission Statements, Organizational Objectives, Policy Formation, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Certification, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Supply and Demand
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California