Key Collaborative Directions from Academic Affairs 2010-11
Teacher Quality (Teach Washington, C2C): Stephanie Salzman and Dan Guyette
- Increase the diversity of Washington’s educator workforce.
- Grow the number of Future Woodring Scholars.
- Increase private donor funding for Future Teachers of Color Promise Scholarships.
- Expand peer mentoring program.
- Enhance capacity of the Center for Education, Equity, and Diversity.
- Sustain DIVersity in the ArtS program (DIVAS).
- Support the Teacher Education Advancement program (University Center of North Puget Sound/EvCC partnership.)
- Insure every Washington child is ready for school.
- Establish early learning collaboratives.
- Submit proposal for FIPSE and Gates grant for early childhood/TESOL school-university-community partnerships.
- Increase cultural competency of Washington teachers.
- Grow enrollments in new elementary education major: Language, Literacy, and Culture.
- Establish Demmert Indigenous Languages Institute.
- Increase the number of highly qualified ELL-bilingual teachers in Washington schools.
- ELL-Bilingual Education Decision Package.
- Increase enrollment capacity in summer school TESOL endorsement program.
- Continue implementation of US Department of Education CIRCLE Grant.
- Submit proposal for new US Department of Education grant program for ELL-bilingual education.
- Increase completion of Special Education Endorsement in WCE outreach programs.
- Improve teaching and learning in mathematics and science.
- Seek funding for TeachWashington.
- Continue implementation of NSF Noyce Grant.
- Increase the number of highly qualified special education teachers in Washington schools.
- Develop new special education graduate program.
- Increase summer offerings for practicing teachers.
- Support the preparation and career-long professional development of highly qualified teachers in all content areas (literacy, social sciences, the arts, health/fitness, science, mathematics).
- Develop Teacher Quality Network.
- Establish ADvanced Arts Preparation for Teachers (ADAPT).
- Grow the WWU National Board for Professional Teaching Standards support program.
- Expand pipeline and mentoring programs with P-12 schools.
- Sustain Compass 2 Campus.
- Expand Learning in Communities and Schools (LinCS): Youth4Real, Skagit Connector, Latino Leadership Project.
- Support Migrant Youth Leadership Conference.
- Maintain/enhance regional and national reputation of WWU educator preparation programs.
- Prepare for NCATE accreditation and state program approval and site visit.
- Keep NASM accreditation in Music current.
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