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Division 8. Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Chapter 5. Approved Programs Article 3. Other Program Approval Procedures. Subarticle 3. Cost Recovery Fees for Program Approval and Accreditation. Program Approval and Accreditation Fees.   

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The following fees associated with the activities defined in ¤80691 shall be submitted to the Commission by the professional preparation program:

(a) Fees for document review beyond the Standard Accreditation Cycle shall be submitted with the professional preparation program's formal response to the applicable standards as follows:

(1) Initial institutional approval: $2,000 flat fee.

(2) Initial program review:

(A) Professional preparation program that addresses twelve or more standards: $2,000 flat fee.

(B) Professional preparation program that addresses six to eleven standards: $1,500 flat fee.

(C) Professional preparation program that addresses fewer than six standards: $1,000 flat fee.

(D) A professional preparation program that provides a number of Board of Institutional Review members that is equal to or greater than two times the number of their program documents submitted for initial program review annually and that assume all travel costs related to the review of the program documents submitted for initial review shall be exempt from payment of the fees associated with this subsection.

(b) Fees for the following activities in excess of the regularly scheduled accreditation activities shall be submitted to the Commission in the year that the extraordinary activities are performed:

(1) Focused site visit: $1,000 for each individual attending the focused site visit.

(2) Late reviews: $500 per document.

(3) Program assessments:

(A) No fee shall be charged for the first three reviews of a program assessment submitted by a professional preparation program. The fee for review of a program assessment beyond the first three reviews: $1,000 flat fee.

(B) A professional preparation program that does not complete the program assessment process at least six months prior to a scheduled site visit: $3,000 flat fee for two additional Board of Institutional Review members to review the program during the site visit.

(4) Stipulations:

(A) Site revisit: $1,000 per individual attending the site revisit;

(B) Review of a report due to stipulations that does not require a site revisit as detailed in the Accreditation Handbook Chapter Nine, Activities during the Seventh Year of the Accreditation Cycle (rev. 2012), available on the Commission's website and hereby incorporated by reference: $500 flat fee;

(C) Review of a report associated with a site revisit as detailed in the Accreditation Handbook Chapter Nine, Activities during the Seventh Year of the Accreditation Cycle (rev. 2012): $1,000 flat fee.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44225(h)

Education Code 44371

Education Code 44372

Education Code 44373(c)

Education Code 44374

Education Code 44374.5

(Added by Register 2014, No. 6.)