DPI Documents

College of Menominee Nation
Advisory Board

Teacher Education Advisory Board

The Teacher Education Advisory Board was formed to oversee the development and effective operation of the teacher education program in accordance with the conceptual framework, philosophy and goals, the requirements of the College of Menominee Nation General Education Objectives, the Higher Learning Commission, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and tribal imperatives. The Teacher Education Advisory Board is composed of the Dean of Letters and Science, the Director of the Teacher Education Department, the coordinator for field experience, education faculty, representative principals, representative Directors of Head Start, representative of student services, and student representatives. The Teacher Education Advisory Board is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and updating the philosophy and goals of the teacher education program;

  • Developing policies to govern the teacher education program including admission, retention, course requirements, field experiences-- practicum and student teaching, and appeals;

  • Participating in the admissions interview with prospective teacher candidates and prospective student teachers;

  • Admitting and re-admitting students into the teacher education program and student teaching;

  • Participating in the appeals process for admission to the teacher education program;

  • Dismissing teacher candidates from the teacher education program who do not sustain the required GPA or other requirements;

  • Evaluating the teacher education program in light the requirements of the state of Wisconsin, the Higher Learning Commission, program goals, DPI and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) teacher standards and best practices in education.

Teacher Education Admissions Committee

The Teacher Education Admissions Committee for the bachelor program is composed of education faculty, representative of the Teacher Education Advisory board and the Director of the Education Department. The purpose of this committee is to:

  • Review academic requirements: GPA of 3.0 in foundations and methods courses,

  • Review Pre-Student Teaching Portfolio based on the DPI Ten Standards,

  • Review the evaluations of the cooperating teachers and faculty supervisors for EDU311Practicum 1 and EDU 312 Practicum II field experiences courses,

  • Interview the teacher candidate about placement choices.