Minutes of the Council on Teacher Education – November 9, 1999

The Council on Teacher Education met at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 1999 in the Arcola-Tuscola Room of the MLK University Union.

Members present: Dr. K. Bower, Dr. Campanis, Dr. Edwards, Dr. L. Greathouse, Dr. Hussey, Dr. Olsen, Dr. Poulter, Ms. Traub, Ms. Sudduth, Dr. Sylvia, Dr. Wolf

Staff present: Dr. D. Bower --CEPS

  1. Minutes.

The following corrections were made to the minutes:

    1. 99-12 Change in Course Description for STG 4000 and STG 3000 - The catalog copy for STG 4000 should be corrected as follows:
    2. 4000 Multicultural/Disabilities Practicum. (Arr.-Arr.-1)

      STG (Credit/No Credit) Twenty-five clock hours of direct participation in observation relative to populations with multicultural/disabilities. Site must be approved by Director of Clinical Experiences. Required of students pursuing teacher licensure a standard secondary or standard special teaching certificate, except students in in Special Education and Communication Disorders and Sciences and students in ASEP. Does not count toward graduation.

    3. 99-13 Change in Catalog Copy- Student Teaching General Information – The section on Registration should be corrected as follows:
    4. Registration

      Student teachers must be registered for credit during the student teaching semester. Each student is responsible for registering for the section of STG 4001 (Student Teaching) appropriate for the major:

      Family and Consumer Sciences majors should register for STG 4001, Section 012 (12-credit hours).

      Special Education should register for STG 4001, Section 016 (16-credit hours).

      ASEP students should register for SED 4000 and SED 4011 (14-credit hours).

      All other majors should register for STG 4001, Section 014 (14-credit hours).

    5. 99-13 Change in Catalog Copy- Student Teaching General Information – The section on STG 4000 should be corrected as follows:

STG 4000

ALL teacher licensure majors (including Post Baccalaureate students) MUST take STG 4000 (except for Communications Disorders and Sciences majors and ASEP students who complete the multicultural requirements within the course modules). This class is designed to provide experiences with school populations in multicultural settings and students with disabilities. Some students may wish to take STG 4000 during the student teaching semester. Options for STG 4000: …

The Minutes of October 26, 1999 were approved as amended.

II. 99-4 Student Appeal SA15

SA15 - Dr. Hussey moved and Dr. Wolf seconded the motion to accept the subcommittee’s recommendation to deny the appeal. The motion to deny the appeal passed unanimously

III. 99-17 Post Baccalaureate Process for Calculating and Using GPAs for

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

IV. Executive Director’s Report

    1. A chart showing the approvals for curriculum change was distributed to the Council.
    2. Dr. D. Bower reminded the Council that the final Student Teaching Meeting for students planning to student teach Fall 2000 or Spring 2001 is scheduled for November 10, 1999 from 1:00 – 1:50 in Buzzard Auditorium.
    3. Dr D. Bower reminded the Council that the final University Admission to Teacher Education Meetings for Fall 1999 are scheduled for November 11 from 6:00 – 6:50 and December 4 from 1:00 – 1:50. These meetings will be held in Buzzard Auditorium.

The meeting adjourned at 2:25 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Doug Bower, College of Education and Professional Studies

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

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, 2000 at 2:00 in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the MLK University Union.