Teacher Licensure Task Force

Teacher Licensure Advisory Task Force Schedule

Date: August 1, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Introductions

• Charge to the Group

• Review Statute

• Teacher Licensure Overview and Data

Date: August 22, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Review of Agenda

• Selection of Co-Chairs

• Testing Data Further Analysis

• National Perspectives

• Practices in Other States

Date: September 19, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Review of Agenda

• Understanding Testing Practice/Requirements

• Candidate Process: Navigating the System

• Current Teacher Preparation Practices

• Beginning of Options Discussion

Date: October 3, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Review of Agenda

• Student Needs: What are teachers preparing students for?

• Development of Options

Date: October 17, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Listening session

• Teachers

• Teacher Candidates

• College Preparation Staff

Date: November 7, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Review of Agenda

• Reporting Back From Listening Sessions

• Options Development

Date: December 5, 2013

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Review of Agenda

• Reporting Back Options Development

• Refining Options

• Identifying Recommendations

Date: January 16, 2014

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Room 13

Agenda Items:

• Review and Adopt Recommendation