Response to CSU Deans of
Education Statement on K-3 Teacher Initiative

AS-2340-96/TEKR(a) - September 5-6, 1996

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University endorse the statement, "CSU Education Deans Commit to K-3 Teacher Initiative," which applauds California’s move to reduce class size in grades K-3 grades; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU support the Education Deans’ position that:

• "All of the 20,000 new teachers must be fully qualified and well prepared to serve K-3 students," and

• "The CSU will strengthen and expand university/district partnerships to meet this need"; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU support the actions identified in the CSU Deans of Education Statement to address the current need for additional teachers to meet the K-3 class size reduction, with the understanding that the CSU faculty will play the primary role in developing such programs.

APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY -- September 5-6, 1996



 
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