Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/10/2020 - 7:00 PM
Type: Action
Subject: 10.3 Request for Approval of Bilingual Authorization [BCLAD] Waiver
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Quick Summary / Abstract: The Commission on Teacher Credentialing allows districts to request a Bilingual, Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) waiver in order to employ individuals, who do not have bilingual authorization, in hard to fill positions.
Background: As a prerequisite to the issuance of waivers for bilingual authorization to provide instruction to English Learners (BCLAD), school districts are required to submit the following items to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing:

1. Variable Term Waiver Request (WV1 Form) completed by the employing agency
2. $100.00 check payable to CTC
3. Copy of the job posting specific to the subject
4. Documentation of online advertisement
5. Documentation for contacting University placement centers (at least two)
6. Request for Temporary County Certificate (TCC)
Status The BCLAD waiver request must be adopted by the governing board of a school district in a regularly scheduled public meeting of the Board, in open session as an action item, and shall not be adopted as part of the consent calendar. Employment will be granted on the basis of a waiver.
Fiscal Impact There is no impact to the General Fund
Superintendent's Recommendation: Approve the BCLAD waiver.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Michelle Hill-Gerow - Confidential Secretary
Signed By:
Melissa Theide - Director
Signed By:
Kelly Bowers, Ed.D. - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Craig Bueno Moved, Member Chuck Rogge seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve the BCLAD waiver.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Craig Bueno     Yes
Chuck Rogge     Yes
Chris Wenzel     Yes
Anne White     Yes
Emily Prusso     Yes