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Report of Regents P-12 Education/Higher Education Joint Meeting Committee to The Board of Regents

Your P-12 Education Committee and Higher Education Committee held a joint meeting on June 17, 2013.  All members were present.

ACTION ITEM

Adoption of New Linkage Rules and an Enhanced Growth Model for Annual Professional Performance Reviews (APPRs)

Your Committees recommend that the Board of Regents approve the linkage rules, the addition of student growth measures for principals in schools with grades 9-12 and an enhanced growth model for APPRs conducted in the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years, all as described in the item;

Report of Regents Higher Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Higher Education Committee held its scheduled meeting on September 17, 2013.

Discussion Items

Presentation on Program Profiles.  Your Committee discussed the Higher Education Data Profiles.  The Profiles will provide useful information for the State Education Department, teacher and principal preparation programs, candidates, schools and districts, and the public that can be used for program improvement, program selection, and candidate recruitment and hiring.  The Department continues to refine and enhance its information systems.

Report of Regents P-12 Education/Higher Education Joint Meeting Committee to The Board of Regents

Your P-12 Education Committee and Higher Education Committee held a joint meeting on October 21, 2013.  All members were present.

MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION

Safe Schools Update – The Committee was updated on the work of the Safe Schools Task Force.  The Task Force met on May 8 and discussed strong progress made in three school districts in creating a safe and health school climate.  Following that discussion, four workgroups were identified to move this important agenda forward:

Report of Regents P-12 Education/Higher Education Joint Meeting Committee to The Board of Regents

Your P-12 Education Committee and Higher Education Committee held a joint meeting on November 18, 2013

Items not requiring action:

Teacher Supply and Demand Reports. Your Committees discussed the Teacher Supply and Demand Reports developed in partnership with the Harvard Strategic Data Project. The data provides useful information for SED, teacher and principal preparation programs, candidates, P12 schools/districts and the public.

Report of Regents P-12 Education/Higher Education Joint Meeting Committee to The Board of Regents

Your P-12 Education Committee and Higher Education Committee held a joint meeting on December 17, 2013

Item not requiring action:

Overview of Teacher Certification Standard Setting. Your Committees received an update on the implementation of new, more rigorous certification assessments. Staff described the standard setting process for the Educating All Students Test, the Academic Literacy Skills Test, and the School Building Leader assessment. Staff also discussed the charge of the NYS educator panels.

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