MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL ON TEACHER EDUCATION

November 10, 1998

The Council on Teacher Education met at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 1998, in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the MLK Union.

Members present: Dr. Campanis, Mr. Consolino, Dr. Edwards, Dean Hitch, Dr. Hussey, Dr. Luft, Dr. McGaughey, Dr. Sylvia, Ms. Traub, Dr. D. Wolf.

Member absent: Dr. Cosbey, Ms. Hooser, Ms. Lehman, Dr. Olsen, Dr. Poulter.

Staff present: Ms. Dolson, Ms. Herrington-Perry, Academic Affairs.

Guests present: Dr. D. Bower, Dr. K. Kruse, Dr. A. Methven, Dr. B. Reid, Dean Wall.

I. Minutes.

The Minutes of October 27, 1998, were approved as published.

II. Communications:

COEPS Curriculum Committee Minutes from 10/26/98.

COS Curriculum Committee Minutes from 10/27/98.

CAA Minutes from 10/29/98.

III. 98-1 Student Appeals (SA11)

Ms. Traub moved and Dr. Campanis seconded the motion to put this item on the agenda. Voting will be later.

IV. 98-9 Academic Load During Student Teaching Semester.

Dr. Luft moved and Dr. Sylvia seconded the motion to put this item on the agenda.

V. 98-8 Option in Biological Sciences Teacher Certification, New Program Proposal.

Dr. Kipp Kruse and Dr. Andrew Methven, Biological Sciences, presented the new option and answered questions of the Council. The motion to approve this program passed unanimously.

This action approves the following to become effective Fall 1999 (pending IBHE approval):

Option: Teacher Certification*

Biological Sciences 1100, 1200C, 1300C, 3200,

3400, 3510 or 3520, 3800, 4984...................................................30 sem. hrs.

Chemistry 1310, 1315, (1410C, 1415C) or (1510C, 1515C) .................... 8 sem. hrs.

Mathematics 2250C.......................................................................4 sem. hrs.

Electives in Biological Sciences from: ...............................................12 sem. hrs.

BIO 1004C or BIO 3300, BIO 2200 or BIO 3620 OR BIO 3622

BIO 2322 OR BIO 3322, BIO 3610, 3612, 3950, 3952

Electives in Math/Physical Science: selected from two or more clusters........ 9 sem. hrs.

Cluster 1: MAT 1310, 1340, 1400, 1441C, 2110C.

Cluster 2: ESC/GEL 1300C, ESC 1400C, 2430.

Cluster 3: CHM 2430, 2435, 3450, 2730, PHY 1151,1152, 1161, 1162.

TOTAL........................................................................................63 sem. hrs.

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(Major GPA based on all biological sciences courses taken at Eastern Illinois University)

* For the education coursework required for this option, see Teacher Certification Programs.

VI. 98-9 Academic Load During Student Teaching Semester.

Ms. Traub moved and Dr. Hussey seconded the motion to suspend the rules and discuss this item. The motion to suspend the rules passed by consensus.

Dean Hitch presented the proposal that included the four options listed in Attachment A. The Council discussed the four options. By consensus, this item was postponed until the December 8 meeting.

Dr. Sylvia and Dr. Edwards exited during discussion of this item.

A quorum was lost at 3:45 p.m. Sally Dolson, Recording Secretary

Please note: All Council Minutes and Agenda are available on the Web at http://www.eiu.edu/~eiucote.

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

December 8, 1998, at 2 p.m.

Arcola/Tuscola Room, MLK Union

Agenda: 98-1 Student Appeals (SA11)

98-9 Academic Load During Student Teaching Semester.