Conference Overview: Strengthening Teacher Education in the Undergraduate Years

CONFERENCE AGENDA

STRENGTHENING TEACHER EDUCATION IN THE UNDERGRADUATE YEARS

A CSU Systemwide Conference Sponsored by the
CSU Institute for Education Reform
in Conjunction with the Chancellor's Office Division of Academic Affairs

October 29-30, 1997
Kona Kai Resort, San Diego


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1997

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Registration - Point Loma Patio


9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - General Session - Point Loma 2

  • Welcome and opening remarks: Gary Hart, Co-Director, Institute for Education Reform
  • Framing of issues and challenges:
    • Bob Maxson, President, CSU, Long Beach
    • Mary Kay Tetreault, Vice President, Academic Affairs, CSU, Fullerton

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - DEFINING THE PROBLEMS:

  • Allocation and use of campus resources - Point Loma 1
  • Administrative Structures - Library
  • Communications - Point Loma 3
  • Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Field Experience - Coronado

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - LUNCH - Point Loma 2

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. - General Session - Point Loma 2

  • Problems summarized - Mary Kay Tetreault

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - General Session - SOLUTIONS - Panel Discussion - Point Loma 2

  • Phoebe Roeder, University Advising Center, San Diego State University
  • William Martin, Department of Sociology, CSU, Chico
  • Chris Hasegawa, Collaborative and Professional Studies, CSU, Monterey Bay
  • Jack Bristol, Dean, College of Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. - BREAK

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. - SOLUTIONS (conŐt) - Small group sessions led by panelists

  • Jack Bristol - Resources/Administrative structures - Voyager
  • William Martin - Curriculum, Pedagogy and Field Experience - Point Loma 3
  • Chris Hasegawa - Communications/Pedagogy - Point Loma 1
  • Phoebe Roeder - Administrative Structures/Communications - Coronado
  • David Wright & Mike McKibbin - New State Policy Initiatives to Support the Undergraduate Education of Teachers - La Jolla

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. - CAMPUS TEAMS MEET (see enclosed list in packet)

    Respond to written questions - some examples:
  • What problems are you most confident about overcoming on your campus?
  • What problems are you least confident about overcoming?
  • If you had the resources you needed, how would you use them? How would you proceed without additional resources? Are there ways to improve the existing program by re-allocating the resources you already have?
  • What do you need most to solve these problems?

DINNER ON YOUR OWN


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30


8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - Continental breakfast - Point Loma Patio


9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - General Session - Point Loma 2

  • The Linking of Challenges and Solutions - Mary Kay Tetreault and Gary Hart, Session Facilitators

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. - Break


10:15 - 11:30 a.m. - CAMPUS TEAMS MEET (see enclosed list in packet)

  • Each team will be provided with a list of possible follow-up activities. Teams meet and develop an action plan.

11:30 a.m. ­ 12:45 p.m. - LUNCH - Point Loma 2

  • Speaker: Chancellor Barry Munitz

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. - Conference Wrap-up and Evaluations


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