Friday, August 31, 2001 - Minutes
Present: Tap Payne-Chair/Hum., Chris Cole-Sci./Math, Libby Anderson-Stu., Donna Chollet-Soc. Sci., Judy Kuechle-Ed. Absent: Joshua Pauly-Stu., Craig Kissock-Chair of Ed.
Guests: Gwen Rudney -NCATE Coord./Ed. Faculty
Introduction of Committee:
There are seven (7) members including four (4) faculty members, one (1) from each division, two (2) students, and the Chair of the Division of Education or representative, who serves ex officio and without vote as required by the constitution
Duties & responsibilities-
This committee is a subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee
Regular Meeting Time:
8:00 a.m. Mondays
Next meeting Monday, 9/10/01 in Ed 211
Charge of Committee:
Review Teacher Education programs
Disseminate information to the greater campus
Assist the Teacher Education programs in meeting requirements
All Teacher Education programs have been approved by MN Board of Teaching
Gwen Rudney -NCATE Coordinator was a guest to discuss the upcoming NCATE/BOT review
Updated the committee on the pre-visit and process for 10/6-10/10 review
Conceptual framework reviewed
Discussed the schedule of the upcoming October visit where faculty & students are involved
Self-study reports distributed
-Submitted by Judy Kuechle-
Monday September 10, 2001 - Minutes
Present: Tap Payne, Chris Cole, Libby Anderson, Donna Chollet, Judy Kuechle, Joshua Pauly
· Why did we not push the business licensure?
-We don't have the right classes – would have to send to a tech. school
· We do have licensure in theatre and dance.
-but we are not set up to do that yet
-courses that don't count for graduation (theatre)
(some % of courses must take for major won't cross over to count for graduation)
· Our program matches many programs at University.
· Currently, courses are only offered at night if Farolyn was to teach – no contract obligation
· Big areas of Secondary Licensure – Core subjects/Music
· Minutes process – rotate taking notes and submit to Sheila, who will email them to the Chair
· What is a purpose at this committee?
-Faculty can give input to teacher ed. people
-We hear what the state wants to prepare students with knowledge of what the state wants.
(Recommendations are set by institution – not state)
-Dialogue between academic divisions and the education divisions is necessary
(issue of students squeaking by in major – but should not be teachers)
· National exams being discussed that students must pass in their major to be certified <national>
· Do we have anything to do with NCATE?
-Just meet with them
· NCATE 2000 Unit Standards distributed
* Monday the 8 th 8:30-9:00 meet with NCATE in Behmler Conf Room
-What will they ask us?
-What do you do?
-How much input do we have?
-Do we want Board of Teaching Standards?
· Next Meeting: Monday, October 1 st at 8:00 am, Room 211
Submitted by Libby