Council on Preparation of School Personnel (CPSP)

Council on Preparation of School Personnel Info

Committee Chair:
Pia Wong
wongp@csus.edu

Administrative Support:
Janett Torset
(916) 278-5344, torsetj@csus.edu 

Committee Meetings: 2nd Wed, 1-3 pm 
Committee Membership

2014-15 Agendas & Minutes

University Policy Manual

(FS 07-11; amends AS 90-131, AS 96 78A/CPC, Ex., FS 02-79, and FS 03-58/CPC, Ex.)

 The Council on Preparation of School Personnel is a permanent subcommittee of the Curriculum Policies Committee. The Council shall:

  • Review all Subject Matter Programs and Professional Preparation Programs for compliance with the University's academic policies and regulations and for compliance with the CCTC guidelines, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and other accrediting bodies for submission through appropriate review procedures of the University and for submission to the CCTC for approval by that agency.
  • Review policies and programs pertaining to the Professional Education Programs.
  • Recommend, as appropriate, revisions of course work or programs in the Subject Matter and/or Professional Preparation Programs.

Charge

A)   Stimulate and model cooperation among all areas concerned with Subject Matter and Professional Preparation Programs.

B)    Identify and define issues related to the effective implementation of Subject Matter and Professional Preparation Programs.

C)    Organize and direct a response to defined problems.

D)   Review, study, and make recommendations concerning Subject Matter Programs, Blended Programs, and all aspects of the professional education program.

E)    Recommend policy concerning curricular aspects of the Subject Matter and Professional Preparation Programs. 

F)    Review and respond as appropriate to findings and recommendations contained in all Program Review and Accreditation Reports for Subject Matter and Professional Preparation Programs.

Membership

There shall be the following voting members, nominated by the respective Deans and confirmed by the Curriculum Policies Committee or, absent a timely meeting of the Committee, by the Committee Chair:

Voting members

A)   Seven members from the College of Education

  • One member from the Department of Teacher Education
  • One member from the Department of Bilingual / Multicultural Education
  • One member from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • One member from the Department of Child Development
  • One member from the Department of Counselor Education
  • One member from the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School Psychology
  • The Director of the Teacher Preparation and Credentials Office

B)    Nine members from other Colleges involved with the preparation of school personnel including:

  • Two members from the College of Arts and Letters (one member representing Single Subject Programs and one member representing Multiple Subject Programs)
  • Two members from the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies (one member representing Single Subject Programs and one member representing Multiple Subject Programs)
  • Two members from the College of Health and Human Services (one member representing Kinesiology and Health Science)
  • Two members from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (one member representing Single Subject Programs and one
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  • One member from the College of Continuing Education

C)    If none of the above members are Faculty Senators, the Faculty Senate will appoint 2 Senators to the Council.

D)   Two student members appointed by Associated Students Inc. in the spring semester: one student representing Subject Matter Programs and one student representing Professional Preparation Programs.

Non-voting members

  • Liaison from Senate Curriculum Policies Committee.
  • One member from the Credential Analyst Office.
  • Dean of College of Education
  • Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Dean of the College of Arts and Letters
  • Dean of the College of Social Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Dean of the College of Health and Human Services
  • Dean of the College of Continuing Education
  • Associate Vice President and Dean for Academic Programs
  • One member from American River College
  •  One member from Cosumnes River College
  •  One member from Sierra College

 Terms

  • A student term is one year with the possibility of reappointment.
  • All other terms will be three years, with the possibility of reappointment. Appointments will be staggered in order to insure, as far as possible, that approximately one-third of the members are appointed each year.
  • Members will also serve on the CSUS Community Partnership Council on the Preparation of School Personnel during their term of service.
  • During the spring semester the Faculty Senate will seek nominations for new term appointments from the College Deans. The Curriculum Policies Committee will then approve the appointments of CPSP members with terms beginning in the following academic year.

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