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Professional Teacher Education Advisory Council (PTEAC)

PTEAC Meeting Dates for 2016 - 2017:

(All PTEAC meetings are on Thursdays and scheduled from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.)

  • September 22, 2016 – 302E DEV (Grand Rapids), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • October 20, 2016 – 1104 KC (Allendale), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • November 17, 2016 – 302E DEV (Grand Rapids), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • December 15, 2016 – 1104 KC (Allendale), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • January 19, 2017 – 302E DEV (Grand Rapids), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • February 16, 2017 – 1104 KC (Allendale), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • March 16, 2017 – 302E DEV (Grand Rapids), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • April 20, 2017 – 1104 KC (Allendale), 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Photo of a PTEAC meeting

PTEAC Overview:

As the representative body of the Professional Teacher Education Faculty at Grand Valley State University, the Professional Teacher Education Advisory Council (PTEAC) serves to:

  • Provide a forum for the exchange of information, suggestions and perspectives about professional education practices and programs;
  • Review all programs that lead to educator certification to ensure successful assessment by local (MDE) and national (NCATE) accrediting agencies.
  • Make recommendations to the appropriate university governance committees and administrative levels concerning programs that lead to teacher certification.

Please refer to the By-Laws document (attached below) for additional details.

Resources:

PTEAC Members Serving during the 2016 - 2017 Academic Year

* List is formatted to display Member Name - Academic Department: Areas Represented/Position

  • Armstrong, Dorothy - College of Education: Leadership & Learning
  • Campbell, Amy - Psychology Department: Psychology, Movement Science
  • Cimitile, Maria - Office of the Provost: Provost Office Liaison (Ex-officio)
  • Coffey, David - Mathematics Department: Mathematics
  • Fellows, Tom - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: CLAS Academic Advising Center
  • Gibbs, Beth - Music Department: Music & Visual Arts
  • Golden, John - Mathematics Department: Mathematics (Alternative Representative)
  • Helder, Dori - College of Education: Special Education (Fall)
  • Kanpol, Barry - College of Education: Dean, Chair
  • King, Caryn - College of Education: Associate Dean – Accreditation and Assessment
  • Lancaster, Paula - College of Education: Director - Teacher Education, Elementary Teacher Education
  • Masko, Amy - English Department: English
  • Miller, Sandy - College of Education: Special Education (Winter)
  • Owens, Tom - College of Education: Student Information and Services
  • Pettes Guikema, Janel - Modern Languages and Literatures Department: Modern Languages & Literature, Classic Languages
  • Pickett, Linda - College of Education: Early Childhood Education
  • Rybczynski, Stephen - Biology: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Integrated Sciences (Alternative Representative)
  • Siko, Jason - College of Education: Educational Technology
  • Tutt, Kevin - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Associate Dean, CLAS (Ex-officio)
  • Vigna, Janet - Biology Department: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Integrated Sciences
  • White, Brian - English Department: English, Classic Languages (Alternative Representative)
  • Woodward, Nick - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: CLAS Academic Advising Center
  • Ysasi, Raul - College of Education: Secondary Teacher Education
  • Zwart, David - History Department: History, Group Social Studies, Geography, Social Studies, Political Science
  • Vacant - Student Representative
  • Vacant - P-12 Representative