Teacher Education

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

8:30Registration & Refreshments
10:00 Summit Welcome: Charles B. Reed, Chancellor, California State University
Summit Welcome via Video: Rick Stephens, Sr. Vice President, The Boeing Company
10:10

Plenary Session #1-Preparing Mathematics and Science Teachers: Significant Issues and Priorities for California

The purpose of this Plenary Session panel of CSU Presidents and outside experts is to identify the underlying systemic factors that must be addressed in order to increase math and science teacher production in the state.

Panel of CSU Presidents Warren Baker, Milton Gordon, and Richard Rush with Moderator Susan Hackwood, Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology

11:10Break and Refreshments
11:20

Plenary Session #2-The Mathematics and Science Pipeline-Major Challenges and Opportunities for the California State University and Its Partners

The purpose of this Plenary Session panel is to examine major challenges and discuss strategic approaches that have the potential to overcome them and be sustained.
Panel of CSU Presidents Jolene Koester, James Rosser, and Stephen Weber with Moderator Margaret Gaston, Executive Director, Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning

12:20

Lunch

PROMISING STRATEGIES FOR DOUBLING PREPARATION OF MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS
1:00Concurrent Sessions: Creating and Expanding Pathways; Community College Bridges; Career Changers; Effective Recruitment; Attracting and Holding Candidates; Transformations with Technology; K-18 Pathways and Partnerships
2:30Reconvene: Reports of Concurrent Sessions
2:50(1) Campus Teams Meet Together and (2) Strategic Action Groups Meet
3:25Reconvene: Reports from Campus Teams and Strategic Action Groups
Team Reports including Presidents Horace Mitchell and James Lyons
3:45Concluding Remarks: Challenges, Opportunities and Next Steps
President Rollin Richmond
President Warren Baker
4:00Education-Business Partnership Reception

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