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Teacher Education Council


Suzanne McCotter

Vice Chair

Sherlene Ayala

Governance Members

All Current Members


The Teacher Education Council, convened by the Dean of the School of Education, monitors trends in teacher education; disseminates information regarding state and federal regulations pertaining to TCNJ students preparing to be educational professionals; implements accreditation standards for teacher preparation programs, state certification requirements for educational professionals, and local, state and federal educational policies; reviews and approves teacher education program requirements, and makes recommendations Governance to CAP and/or GSC when appropriate; and serves as an intermediary between school curriculum committees and the Steering Committee.

Reports to: CAP

Membership: Composition determined by the Dean of the School of Education, with faculty members appointed by normal departmental procedures

Meeting Information


Meeting Dates: 2nd Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00pm


April 14, 2021

February 10, 2021

November 11, 2020

October 14, 2020

September 9, 2020

November 13, 2019

October 9, 2019

September 11, 2019

March 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

November 14, 2018

October 10, 2018

September 12, 2018

May 9, 2018

April 11, 2018

February 14, 2018


December 13, 2017

November 8, 2017

October 11, 2017

September 13, 2017