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).
Term: three-year and one-year student representative
Chair: Director of Teacher Education
|Members||Expiration of Term|
|Jay Downing, Behavioral & Social Sciences||ex officio-voting|
|Don Dowdey, Library & Info. Technologies||ex officio-voting|
|Paul Will, Animal Science||ex officio-voting|
|Scarlett Clouse, Director of Field Experiences, Education||ex officio-voting|
|Jim Case, Dean, Arts & Sciences||ex officio-voting|
|Roger Grant, Physical Education||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|
|David Martin, Computer Science & Mathematics||ex officio-voting|
|Mazie Will, Business Administration||ex officio-voting|
|Chris Ritzi, Biology||ex officio-voting|
|Larry Guerrero, Dean, Professional Studies||ex officio-voting|
|Esther Rumsey, Fine Arts & Communication||ex officio-voting|
|David Rohr, Earth and Physical Sciences||ex officio-voting|
|Jim Hector, Education||ex officio-voting|
|Quint Thurman, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs||ex officio-voting|
|Kurtis Leifeste, Director of Teacher Education, Chair||ex-officio-voting|
|Rebecca Bloomquist, Student Representative||9/30/2013|
|Suzanne Dausman, Education Secretary||ex officio-non-voting|
|Jeanne Qvarnstrom, Undergraduate Advisor||ex officio-non-voting|
|Matthew Marsh, Testing and Certification Cooridinator||ex officio-non-voting|
|Gloria Brownell, ExCET and TExAS Testing Coordinator||ex officio-non-voting|