MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL ON TEACHER EDUCATION
November 11, 1997
The Council on Teacher Education met at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 1997, in the Charleston/Mattoon Room of the MLK Union.
Members present: Dr. Barnhart, Dr. Campanis, Dr. Henn, Dean Hitch, Dr. Hussey, Dr. Luft, Dr. Poulter, Ms. Quast, Dr. Schroeder.
Members absent: Dr. Cosbey, Dr. Greathouse, Ms. Hooser, Dr. McGaughey, Mr. Sloan, Ms. Stringer.
Staff present: Ms. Dolson, Academic Affairs.
Guests: Mr. N. Garrison, Dr. C Helwig.
In the absence of the Chair, Vice-Chair Campanis conducted the meeting.
Dr. Luft moved and Dr. Hussey seconded the motion to approve the Minutes of the October 28, 1997, meeting as published.
II. 97-11 Physical Science Concentration for Early Childhood/Elementary Majors.
Dr. Poulter moved and Dr. Schroeder seconded the motion to put this item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously.
Dr. Luft moved and Dr. Barnhart seconded the motion to waive the rules and act on this item at this meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Dr. Carol Helwig, Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle Level Education, presented the proposal and answered questions of the Council.
Dr. Luft moved and Dr. Henn seconded the motion to approve the proposal. Motion passed unanimously.
This action approves the following to become effective Fall 98 (pending ISBE approval):
Concentration in Physical Science for Early Childhood and Elementary Majors
A total program must include both Chemistry and Physics. Concentration must also include Earth Science/Geology. Nine semester hours must be at the upper division level.
3-4 semester hours in Chemistry, with lab, if not included in the General Education coursework
3-4 semester hours in Physics, with lab, if not included in the General Education coursework
3-4 semester hours from Earth Science/Geology
Electives to equal 18 semester hours. Nine semester hours of upper division coursework must be included.
III. 97-9 Student Appeals.
SA18: Dr. Barnhart moved and Dr. Poulter seconded the motion to support the subcommittee in denying the appeal to allow the student to waive the requirements for approval to student teach. The motion passed unanimously.
IV. Executive Director=s Report.
Dean Hitch reported that the first of the candidates being considered for the Associate Dean and Director of Teacher Education position will be coming to campus November 13, 1997. The other candidates will be coming about one per week over the next four weeks.
Dean Hitch presented a proposal detailing the structure of the advisory committee charged to monitor the teacher selection process. After the discussion changes were made. Dr. Luft moved and Dr. Barnhart seconded the motion to accept the report (including the changes discussed) on the Structure of the Advisory Committee to Monitor the Teacher Selection Process (see attached). The motion passed unanimously.
The meeting adjourned at 2:45 p.m. Sally Dolson, Recording Secretary
ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING
December 9, 1997 at 2 p.m.
Arcola/Tuscola Room, MLK Union
Agenda: 97-9 Student Appeals (SA19)