Report 2010-119 Recommendation 20 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 #20 To: Teacher Credentialing, California Commission on

To ensure that employees understand their right to file either an EEO complaint or a grievance, and to reduce any associated fear of retaliation, the commission should include in its EEO policy a statement informing staff members that they may make complaints without fear of retaliation.

6-Month Agency Response

On May 9, 2011, the commission provided its staff an updated EEO policy, which states that employees may make complaints without fear of reprisal. In addition, the commissionís EEO handbook informs staff that retaliation and intimidation is not allowed. (See 2012-406, p. 60)

  • 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.