Committees

Committees

The College of Education has several committees to help govern the College. These active advisory committees are comprised of faculty, staff, and administrators. Membership on these Committees are voluntary.

  • COE Admission and Standards Committee
  • COE Curriculum Committee
  • COE Graduate Council
  • COE Safety Committee
  • Council on Teacher Education
  • Dean's Council

What is the Council on Teacher Education?

The Council is an advisory body that is responsible for making recommendations to the administration regarding curricular matters pertaining to the following programs in Teacher Education:

  • New undergraduate or graduate programs designed for the preparation of teachers or other educational personnel.
  • Major revisions or modifications of existing University programs.
  • Major changes in programs having impact on programs, options, courses, staffing in other colleges of the University.

Who serves on the Council?

The Council on Teacher Education (CTE) is composed of five faculty representatives from the College of Education, five faculty representatives from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Director of Teacher Certification, the Director of the Office of Field Placement, the Dean of the College of Education and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Dean of the College of Education is the Chair of the CTE. The faculty representatives are appointed by the Deans of the respective colleges. One representative is from the Department of Psychology. No two members come from the same department and each is involved in the teacher education curriculum.

When does the Council meet?

At least one regular meeting of the Council will be held each semester of the academic year. The Council does not meet during the summer. The time and place for regular meetings of the Council are determined by the Co-Chairs of the Council. Special meetings of the Council may be called by the Co-Chairs of the Council or by request of the President or Provost of the University. All requests and petitions are submitted to the Chairperson of the Council and a special meeting will be called as soon as is practicable after such requests or petitions are received.

Meeting minutes

Copies of the minutes of the meetings of the CTE are distributed to CTE members, the Chair of the Faculty Senate, appropriate administrators, and filed in the University Archives.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Committee Membership

Committee membership from the College of Education shall include the chairperson of each department and the Assistant to the Dean for Certification and Accreditation. Members from outside the College of Education shall include a representative from the Library and the university course scheduler.

Faculty requesting curriculum changes may be asked to attend the meeting in which the curriculum issue has to be discussed and voted upon for to address specific questions and concerns.

Any member unable to attend a meeting shall submit a proxy vote or send an alternate selected by the committee member as his/her representative.

The election for chairperson shall take place at the June meeting or as decided upon by the committee at the last meeting of the spring semester in May.

Minutes of each meeting shall be taken by the secretary designated by the committee at the first official meeting of the academic year.

Duties of Committee

The Curriculum Committee shall review and make its recommendations for all new programs, all proposed changes in courses and in requirements for major sequences, and on all additions and deletions of courses and programs. Department representatives shall be responsible for forwarding curriculum documents for required signatures as indicated on the routing form and as indicated below.

  1. Changes requiring additional personnel or which involve other colleges in the University will be forwarded to the Dean of the College of Education and Vice-President for Academic Affairs for review.
  2. All curricular decisions relating to undergraduate/graduate teacher education programs that might impact College of Arts & Science programs will be forwarded for approval to the Council on Teacher Education. The Dean of the College of Education will facilitate the scheduling of Council of Teacher Education meetings.
  3. New undergraduate teacher education programs will be forwarded to the Council on Teacher Education and to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for approval.
  4. All matters pertaining to graduate courses and programs will be forwarded to the Graduate Council for its actions. New graduate programs will be forwarded to the Graduate Council and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Meetings 

Meetings will be held on a monthly basis as needed; the time and day will be determined by the committee at the September meeting.

  1. Committee members will submit agenda items and curriculum forms at least one week before the meeting to the committee chairperson and committee members.
  2. An agenda will be sent to committee members, the Dean of the College of Education and the Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs at least five days before the meeting by the committee chairperson.
  3. Meetings may be held on an emergency basis if requested by a committee member or the Dean of the College of Education.
  4. Agenda items may also be reviewed and voted upon through email if deemed appropriate by the Chairperson.
  5. Copies of the minutes of each meeting be distributed to the members and stored in LiveText.
  6. Curriculum forms processed by the Committee will be filed in the Office of Dean of the College of Education and in each respective departmental office for which the curriculum issue has been processed.

 

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of September, October, November, February, March & May from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in ED 201. 
 
Name Department Email Address Position
Jamilah R. Jor'dan  Dean's Office jjordan@csu.edu Interim Dean
Florah Luseno GPED fluseno@csu.edu Chair & Rep
Margaret Kelly ELED mkelly@csu.edu Chair & Rep
Patricia Steinhaus ECBL psteinha@csu.edu Chair & Rep
Mark A. Kutame SEPR mkutame@csu.edu PE/REC Rep
Kimberly Black-Parker Inform. Studies kblack21@csu.edu Chair & Rep
Barbara Belisle Dean's Office bbelisle@csu.edu Interim Licensure Officer & Rep
Bonita Herring COFP bherring@csu.edu Field Placement Coordinator & Rep
Leroy Jones  CAS Dean's Office ljones27@csu.edu Dean
Aida Abraha CAS Dean's Office aabraha@csu.edu Interim Associate Dean
  Math   Math Ed Rep
  English   English Ed Rep
Evelyn Delgado-Norris Foreign Lan & Lit enorris@csu.edu FLL Ed Rep
  Hist / Geography   Hist/Geog Ed Rep
  Art & Design   Art Ed Rep
  Chem & Phy Sci   Chem Ed Rep
Karel Jacobs Bio kjacobs@csu.edu Bio Ed Rep
  Music   Music Ed Rep No.2
Roxanne Stevenson Music roxannestevenson@sbcglobal.net Music Ed Rep No.1
  Foreign Lan & Lit   FLL Ed Rep