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November Meeting Minutes 2011

Date:               November 17th and November 18th, 2011          
Location:         State Education Department, Regents Room, Albany, New York

Members Present

Jerry Mager, Co-chair
Julius Adams
Trudi Bantle
Debra Calvino
Coleen Clay
Kate Daboll-Lavoie
Khieta Davis

Stephen Danna
Maria DeWald
Sharon Eghigian
Cheryl Freedman
Lloyd Jaeger
Ruth Pagerey
Gale Sookdeo
Ellen Sullivan

 
MEMBERS ABSENT

Richard Ahola
Allison Cugini
Jan Hammond
Mark Kaercher
John Mahony
Susan Mittler

STAFF PRESENT

Allison Armour-Garb
Elena Bruno
Patricia Oleaga
Amy Svirsky

November 17th, 2011

1. Call to Order

Day One of the meeting was called to order by the co-chairs at 12:27 p.m.

2. September Meeting Follow-up/ Announcements

Jerry Mager, co-chair reviewed the November agenda. He met with the Commissioner prior to the full board meeting and reported on his meeting.

4. Report Out

Professional Practices Subcommittee: Debra Calvino reported that the subcommittee met on November 17th and reviewed 6 Part 83 cases and worked on developing a survey on career ladder models.

Higher Education Subcommittee: Julius Adams and Lloyd Jaeger reported that the subcommittee had met on November 17th and discussed recommendations for the transition to the new teacher certification assessments. Allison Armour- Garb asked for recommendations with an implementation timeline as soon as possible.

5. SED Policy Review

Allison Armour-Garb reported on the November 14 & 15 Board of Regents meeting and the presentations of clinically rich teacher preparation programs being offered at Union Graduate College and CUNY Lehman.

 6.  Adjournment

The co-chairs adjourned Day One of the meeting at 5:28 p.m.

November 18th, 2011

1.  Call to Order

Day Two of the meeting was called to order by the co-chair at 8:03 a.m.
The approval of meeting minutes was postponed due to lack of a quorum.

2. December Video Conference

The co-chair discussed the Video Conference scheduled for Friday December 16th from 12:30-3:30 p.m., the proposed agenda will focus on subcommittee recommendations.

5. Report Out

Professional Practices Subcommittee: Debra Calvino reported that the subcommittee met on November 18th. The subcommittee developed a memo of recommendations for a teacher career ladder. They will be posting their survey and memo for comment on Google docs.

Higher Education Subcommittee: Julius Adams and Lloyd Jaeger reported that the subcommittee had met on November 18th and developed a memo regarding the new teacher certification assessments and recommendations for an implementation timeline.

 6. Adjournment

The co-chair adjourned Day Two of the meeting at 12:08 p.m.

Last Updated: December 30, 2011