Teacher Education Council

Teacher Education Council

The Teacher Education Council is the major policy making body for the undergraduate and graduate components of the School of Education. It is responsible for all policy decisions in Teacher Education programs and for the general coordination between the Arts and Sciences and Education.

The Teacher Education Council Membership:

  1. one (1) representative from each department in the University having Teacher Education programs;
  2. two (2) undergraduate students;
  3. the Coordinator of Field Services;
  4. the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
  5. the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies
  6. one (1) representative each from the Office of Planning and Accreditation, Academic Advisement, Career Development, Registrar, Library, and Institutional Research as non-voting members.
  7. the Dean of Education

The Dean of the School of Education chairs the Council.

The responsibilities of the Council are to:

  1. coordinate the planning of policies and standards for the development and implementation of the Teacher Education program;
  2. coordinate and develop policies and standards that govern the admission of students into the Teacher Education
  3. coordinate and develop policies and standards that govern students' progression and completion of a teacher education program.
  4. keep under constant review those students who have been admitted to a Teacher Education program;
  5. evaluate the performance of graduates from the Teacher Education program as a basis for future program revisions.