Report 2010-119 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2010-119: Commission on Teacher Credentialing: Despite Delays in Discipline of Teacher Misconduct, the Division of Professional Practices Has Not Developed an Adequate Strategy or Implemented Processes That Will Safeguard Against Future Backlogs (Release Date: April 2011)

Recommendation #10 To: Teacher Credentialing, California Commission on

The division should develop and formalize comprehensive written procedures to promote consistency in, and conformity with, managementís policies and directives for reviews of reported misconduct.

6-Month Agency Response

The commission developed and posted on its intranet a procedures manual that generally indicates revised dates of April and May 2011. According to the commission, it plans to update the procedures manual as the procedures are fine tuned or new rules are developed. It also indicated that the new general counsel will initiate a review of the current manual and establish time frames for annually reviewing and updating the manual to ensure it remains current. (See 2012-406, p. 57)

  • Response Date: October 2011

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2010-119

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.