Teacher Education

California State University
Mathematics and Science Teacher Summit
Meeting California's Challenge
March 2, 2006

Summit Highlights


Charles B. Reed, Chancellor, California State University (pdf, 57K)

Rick Stephens, Sr. Vice President, The Boeing Company via Video

Plenary Sessions: Significant Issues, Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities for a California Teacher

Presidential and Panel Presentations by:

  • Warren J. Baker, President of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (PowerPoint .ppt, 54K)

  • Margaret Gaston, Executive Director of the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning (PowerPoint ppt, 1.5MB)

  • Susan Hackwood, Executive Director of the California Council on Science and Technology (PowerPoint ppt, 1.3MB)

  • Larry Papay, Council Chair, California Council on Science and Technology (PowerPoint ppt, 85K)

  • James M. Rosser, President, California State University, Los Angeles (.pdf, 137K)

  • Rollin C. Richmond, President, Humboldt State University (.pdf, 107K)

  • Richard R. Rush, President, CSU Channel Islands (.pdf, 152K)

  • Stephen L. Weber, President, San Diego State University (.pdf, 122K)


Key Documents

Rising Above The Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing American for a Brighter Economic Future (Executive Summary) (.pdf, 331K)

Rising Above The Gathering Storm: K-12 Science and Mathematics Education (Chapter 5) (.pdf, 341K)

Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century:
An Agenda for American Science and Technology, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine

Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative and CSU's Preparation of Educational Leaders (.pdf, 33K)

John Welty, President of California State University, Fresno


Concurrent Session #1 : Creating and Expanding Undergraduate and Credential Pathways

Concurrent Session #2: Community College Bridges to Math and Science Teaching Careers

Concurrent Session #3: Career Changers into Math and Science Teaching

Concurrent Session #4: Effective Recruitment Through Comprehensive Outreach, Marketing and Communications, K-14 Partnerships, and Community Service

Concurrent Session #5: Attracting and Holding Candidates through Particular Program Features; Career Opportunities, Financial Support, and Building of Community among Candidates

Concurrent Session #6: Transforming Teacher Preparation Through Technology

Concurrent Session #7: K-18 Articulated Pathways and Partnerships

Concluding Remarks: Challenges, Opportunities and Next Steps

Rollin C. Richmond (.pdf, 107K), President, Humboldt State University

Warren Baker (.ppt, 54K), President, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Public and Private Sector

CSU Related Priorities and Upcoming Dates

APLE Applications Due - Immediately
The Assumption Program of Loans for Education assumes payment of student loans of up to $19,000 for students preparing to teach mathematics or science in high need schools. A substantial number of awards are available for 2005-06, and applications should be submitted by students immediately. See Teacher Ed Scholarships site for more information.

CSU Science Education Colloquium - May 5-6
The Colloquium is to be at Cal Poly Pomona on May 5-6. The 22 CSU campuses that grant teacher credentials have been invited to send teams to assess needs, share innovations, and form collaborations in science education teaching and curricula. Contacts for additional information are Professors Bev Marcum or Ed Walton.


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