The Higher Education Committee will consist of a minimum of five (5) members representing university-based teacher educators, school and district administrators and cooperating teachers who will be appointed for staggered three-year terms. It will be chaired by a university-based teacher educator. Its function is to support the professional learning needs of pre-service teachers; focus on issues in the preparation and support of new social studies teachers; and support the Communications Committee in the promotion and publication of research on teaching and learning in the social studies.
Chair: Catherine Snyder (Union Graduate College)
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