Teacher Education Council
Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Teacher Education Council are to:
- Assist in the general evaluation of all aspects of the teacher education program and recommend policies and guidelines to meet the standards of the university, the Texas Education Agency, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Review currently authorized teacher certification programs and recommend changes.
- Recommend institutional standards for student teaching, for practicums and internships in teacher education programs, and assist in the development of procedures for the implementation of standards.
- Make recommendations on student appeals which may be referred to the council by the Director of Teacher Education. Students must make their appeals in writing and be willing to meet with the council.
Primary Responsibility Area: Academic
Membership: Shall consist of the chairs of departments with teacher certification programs, the Dean of Library and Information Technologies, the Director of Teacher Education, the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Dean of Professional Studies, the Dean of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and one student designated by the Student Government Association (to serve a one-year term).
Chair: Director of Teacher Education
|Members||Expiration of Term|
|Mark Saka, Behavioral & Social Sciences||ex officio, voting|
|Chris Estepp, Agriculture Education||ex officio, voting|
|Jay Downing, Dean, Arts & Sciences||ex officio, voting|
|Bonnie Warnock, Natural Resource Management||ex officio, voting|
|Sharon Hileman, Languages & Literature||ex officio, voting|
|Rob Kinucan, Dean, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences||ex officio, voting|
|Angela Brown, Computer Science & Mathematics||ex officio, voting|
|William Green, Business Administration||ex officio, voting|
|Chris Ritzi, Biology, Geology, and Physical Sciences||ex officio, voting|
|Hamin Shabazz, Dean, Education & Professional Studies||ex officio, voting|
|Esther Rumsey, Fine Arts & Communication||ex officio, voting|
|Jim Hector, Education||ex officio, voting|
|Jim Case, Executive Vice President and Provost||ex officio, voting|
|Scarlet Clouse, Director of Teacher Education, Chair||ex officio, voting|
|Vacant, Student Representative||9/30/2017|
|Vacant, Education Secretary||ex officio, non-voting|
|Jeanne Qvarnstrom, Undergraduate Advisor||ex officio, non-voting|
|Matthew Marsh, Testing and Certification Coordinator||ex officio, non-voting|
|Vacant, ExCET and TExAS Testing Coordinator||ex officio, non-voting|