Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force holds inaugural meeting

Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force holds inaugural meeting

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The Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force held its first meeting Thursday, August 11, at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in Roseville.

The 2016 Legislature created the Task Force to review and make recommendations to increase the access of licensed career and technical educators for schools.

The first job was to review the Legislature’s charge of Career and Technical Educator Licensing Advisory Task Force. The task force must report its findings and recommendations to the Minnesota Legislature by January 15, 2017.

Visit http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/about/adv/active/ctelic to view documents discussed during the August 11 meeting.

The Task Force consists of 10 members appointed by the Commissioner of Education:

  • Loy Woelber — Representing: Board of Teaching
  • Jeralyn Jargo — Representing: Postsecondary Offering Board Approved Teacher Prep
  • Jim Davnie — Representing: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Jessica Lipa — Representing: Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Administrators (MACTA)
  • Callon Siebenahler — Representing: Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education (MnACTE)
  • Steve Jones — Representing: Secondary Administrators
  • Tonya Sconiers — Representing: Secondary Administrators
  • Natalie Rasmussen — Representing: Secondary Administrators
  • Troy Haugen — Representing: Perkins Consortium Leader
  • Brad Greiman — Representing: University of Minnesota – Agriculture Education

Future meeting dates are schedule for:
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 (may change)
When: 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Where: MDE Conference Center A, Room 14

Thursday, October 20, 2016
When: 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Where: MDE Conference Center B, Room 16

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
When: 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Where: MDE Conference Center A, Room 14

Thursday, December 8, 2016
When: 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Where: MDE Conference Center B, Room 15

Contact Paula Palmer at 651-582-8737 or mde.cte@state.mn.us to be included in updates (meeting agendas and minutes).

 

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