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Title: LSP Nov 2 Agenda

LSP Nov 2 Agenda
  • Announcements
  • Reading Follow-up
  • TERI
  • Update and overview
  • Partnerships
  • Task Groups

Teacher Education Redesign Initiative (TERI)
Executive Summary
  • Core of Redesign
  • P-12 Student Learning
  • Partnerships
  • Adaptive Expertise
  • Performance driven curriculum
  • Research agenda
  • Professional development schools in partnership
    districts that improve student performance
    through research-based teaching
  • Teachers with expert knowledge base and ability
    to differentiate instruction for students needs
  • Focus on both what we teach (content) and who we
    teach (ELLs, special education, culturally
    diverse communities)
  • Questions centered on effectiveness of our
    program in preparing teachers who make a
    difference for students

  • Diversify our teacher candidate pool
  • Recruit exceptionally qualified UMN undergraduate
    students into licensure programs 
  • Recruit career changers for whom teaching is a
  • Redesign and expand recruitment materials

  • Revise current admission criteria based on an
    analysis of predictive criteria
  • Develop admission procedures to assess
    professional commitments

Prepare--clinical work
  • Develop partnerships with school districts
  • Implement PDS model at 5 school sites in first
  • Expand over 5 years to full PDS preparation

Prepare--for todays and tomorrows schools
  • Stronger curricular coherence between course work
    and clinical work (using wrap-around, modular,
    and thematic designs)
  • Topics identified by school partners as
    high-need areas
  • Special education
  • English language learners
  • Cultural competence
  • Families and communities
  • Integrating technology with instruction
  • Develop core performance assessments of teacher
  • Engage university faculty in professional
    development opportunities

Job placement for completers
  • Establish partnerships with districts
  • Create conditions needed for hiring guarantees
  • Well-established partnerships
  • Accurate predictions of teacher hiring needs in
    partner districts
  • District commitment to hiring
  • Strategies for matching candidates with openings

Supporting our completers
  • Multi-year induction system in partner districts
  • Assist school leadership to develop comprehensive
    induction supports
  • Mentor preparation
  • Schools as professional learning communities
  • Support the implementation of Teacher Support
    Partnership Induction Guidelines
  • Expand on-line induction programs across content
  • Increase professional development offerings for
    inservice teachers

TERI Timeline
  • June 2009 May 2010 Design
  • June 2010 May 2011 Implementation
  • Establish governance structure
  • Establish partnerships with 5 districts
  • Engage task groups in curriculum and assessment
  • Three planning retreats
  • Research symposia
  • Professional development in partner districts
  • Address institutional factors
  • Create streamlined curriculum approval procedures
    within CEHD and University
  • New recruitment strategies and admissions
    criteria go into effect
  • Initiate elements of the teacher education
    redesign performance assessments, new courses
  • 5 PDS sites begin work with newly admitted
  • Baseline data for research projects

Questions asked at 5 potential partner district
  • Ideas generated by partners
  • Professional development in content area
  • Engaging our P-12 students in UMN campus learning
  • Preparation for cooperating teachers and mentors
  • Developing stronger assessment practices in
  • Preparing teachers who can meet the diverse
    learning needs of students
  • Developing professional learning communities in
  • What can we do together that will better support
    the learning of P-12 students?
  • What do you see as benefits of a partnership with
    UMN for your community, students, and
    professional staff?

Task groups Charges
  1. Recruitment Admissions
  2. Curriculum Assessment
  3. Induction
  4. Partnership Development
  5. Research
  6. UMN Faculty Development
  • Chairs invited and confirmed
  • Specific tasks identified
  • Timelines for deliverables set
  • Launch Nov. 2
  • January 13-15, 2010 Retreat
  • June 2010 planning time

Task Group Work
  • Timeline
  • Task
  • Nov 2 Jan 13 (minimum of 4 meetings)
  • Jan 13 15, 2010 Retreat
  • Feb May 2010
  • June 2010
  • Gather synthesize information
  • Develop recommendations
  • Engage LSP members in discussions about
    identified core issues
  • Participate in planning meetings

Task Group Work
  • Deliverables
  • Support
  • Submit deliverables to TERI Leadership Team by
    proposed deadlines
  • Engage in LSP deliberations
  • Funds to facilitate the groups work
  • Administrative support
  • GA support
  • Paid retreat time
  • Paid time from June planning meetings

Decision-making process
  • Consultation processes in CEHD and with Partners
  • Task Groups will make recommendations to LSP
  • The LSP will make recommendations to LSP
    Steering Council
  • LSP Steering Council will make decisions and
    recommendations to College Curriculum Council
  • Program changes and approvals will happen through
    college curriculum procedures

Dec 7 LSP Meeting
  • Task Group Chairs Update on Task Group work
  • LSP Members Talk with program area colleagues
    and bring back their reactions
  • Identify who will attend the Jan retreatgive
    list of names to Michelle