Voting Members Present: G.
Baker, D. Boughton, G. Logan for J.D. Bowers, S. Bowers, K. Carrier,
L. Hecht for L. Chandler, K. Cole, S. Conklin, J. Cooke-Plagwitz, G. Cosenza, P. Ervin, P. Stoddard for M. Fischer, M. Myles for C. Fox, T. Heinze, L. Hilgenbrinck, E. Hines, J. Pokorny for L. Johannessen,
G. Logan, M. Mazzola, J. Miller, M. Morris, N. Stahl, A. Windelborn
Voting Members Absent: R. Dembinski, B. Montgomery, T. VanLaarhoven,
Ex Officio Members Present: M. Bridge, D. Jackman, H. Kafer, F. Kitterle, C. Montgomery, S. Richmond, C. Sorensen, S. Warber, R. Wheeler
Ex Officio Members Absent: M. Gillis
Student Representatives Present: L. Grilli, A. Stolz
Visitors: P. Bauer, W. Miranda
The meeting was called to order by M. Morris, Chair, at 1:05 PM.
M. Bridge introduced Carol Patch, the UOTC secretary with primary responsibility for the Criminal Background Check Reports.
I. Motion by H. Kafer to approve the Agenda. Motion seconded by P. Ervin. Motion passed
II. Motion by P. Ervin to approve the March 21, 2003, meeting minutes as submitted. Motion seconded by H. Kafer. Motion passed
Reports from Committees:
A. Executive Committee:
1. R. Wheeler: no report
2. M. Bridge reported that the UOTC issued 1,754
Tuition Waivers for Spring 2003 and expressed appreciation for the efforts
Cummings and Carol Patch.
B. Curriculum Committee: no report
C. Research and Assessment:
K. Carrier reported for D. Boughton, briefly going over the committee’s Status Report and Recommendations that had been distributed.
M. Bridge requested that further comments from members be e-mailed to the committee or to her. M. Morris requested the committee’s
definition of “rubric”. The committee will respond after their next meeting.
D. Committee on Policy and Procedures: no report
E. External Communications: no report
F. Ad Hoc Committees
1. Technology Committee: no report
2. Candidate Portfolio Committee: no report
3. Exit Surveys: no report
4. Unit Assessment: R. Wheeler reported that
this committee relies on the work of the CITC Research & Assessment
Committee for the basis
of the Unit report, which was distributed.
IV. Old Business:
A. Chair-Elect Election
Glenda Cosenza was nominated for the position of Chair-Elect. Motion by C. Montgomery to close the nominations. Motion seconded by
N. Stahl. Motion passed. Motion by N. Stahl to hold election by acclamation. Motion seconded by K. Cole. Motion passed. M. Morris
called the question and G. Cosenza was elected by acclamation.
B. Program Illinois Professional Teaching Standards
R. Wheeler reminded members that the matrices are due to his office by July 1, 2003. Matrix templates are available on the ISBE website.
C. Department letter certifying that the program meets the Illinois Content Area Standards effective July 1, 2003, due to R. Wheeler by July 1, 2003
V. New Business
A. Science Programs Presentation
A. Windelborn presented the Science Programs for Biology, General Science, Physical Science and Physics. Discussion included the following:
· Disciplinary expertise in the field of educational practice
· Examples of how the science programs will address issues such as reading, limited English speaking students, and instructional technology
· Possible concerns about the impending accreditation process, in which the NSTA would consider the Chemistry program as part of the science
programs listed above and possible consequences
C. Sorensen requested that her statement be read into the record (attachment).
Motion by A. Windelborn to approve the program presented for certification in Biology, General Science, Physical Science and Physics. Motion
seconded by P. Ervin. M.Morris requested voting members indicate their vote by raising their hands, 14 in favor, zero opposed, 12 abstentions.
VI. Springfield Report: no report
A. CITC Meeting, May 2, 2003, HSC Illinois Room
Motion by M. Mazzola to adjourn.
Motion seconded by P. Ervin.
Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 2:45 PM.
Minutes recorded by Elizabeth Cummings.