CU Education Department seeks feedback at public forum

Cameron University's Department of Education invites community leaders as well as members of the general public to attend its annual public forum to discuss the university's teacher education program. The forum will be held Wednesday, May 6, at 4:15 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center on the Cameron campus. The Department of Education will also recognize scholarship award recipients, students who completed spring student teaching assignments and newly elected officers of the Student Oklahoma Education Association during the meeting.

"It is very important to gain feedback from the community at large as part of an on-going assessment of our teacher education programs," says Dr. Ronna Vanderslice, Dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences and Director of Teacher Education. "We welcome comments from community members throughout southwest Oklahoma since many of our graduates become educators in this region. We pride ourselves on having one of the best teacher preparation programs in the state and want to maximize every opportunity to maintain the quality education we provide to our students."

CU's teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP).

For more information on this public forum, contact Dr. Ronna Vanderslice at 580-581-2339.

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May 4, 2009
PR#09-128