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Meeting of the Board of Regents | December 2010

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 9:55am

Your Higher Education Committee held its scheduled meeting on December 13, 2010.  All members were present except Vice Chancellor Cofield and Chancellor Emeritus Bennett.


Emergency Adoption of Proposed Regulations to Allow Individuals with Advanced Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and Related Teaching Experience at the Postsecondary Level to Obtain a Teaching Certificate in Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or in a Closely Related Field.  Your Committee discussed the proposed regulations and decided to postpone the vote until February 2011 to allow staff additional time to review and revise the criteria to allow individuals with advanced degrees in the STEM related fields to obtain certification in science, mathematics and related certification areas in grades 5-9 and 7-12. HE (A) 1

The Regents 2012-2020 Statewide Plan for Higher Education.  Your Committee began a discussion on the issues and priority concerns for emphasis in the next Statewide Plan. HE (D) 2

Recommendations from the State Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching on NYS Mentoring Standards.  Your Committee discussed the proposed NYS Mentoring Standards presented by the State Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching. HE (D) 1

Proposed Amendment to Sections 80-1.6 relating to Time Extensions to Initial and Provisional Teacher Certification for Individuals Awaiting Permanent Residence.  Your Committee discussed the proposed amendment relating to time extensions to initial and provisional certificates for individuals awaiting United States permanent residence as the last uncompleted requirement for professional and permanent certification. HE (D) 4