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Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council (SPEAC)

The Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council (SPEAC) meets twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. 

 

SPEAC Rationale

 

SPEAC Purpose

To support the mission of Texas A&M University-Central Texas and the College of Education Educator Preparation Programs’ efforts to prepare new teachers and leaders who are teaching our nation’s students to be college and career ready.

 

SPEAC Mission

Develop educators and leaders who are fully prepared to facilitate the critical learning work of school communities, ensuring student and school success in the midst of a constantly changing environment.

 

SPEAC Focus

Input during Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council meetings will be focused on:

  • Improvement of teaching, learning, and leading within teacher and leader preparation programs;
  • Reporting of relevant information to the public regarding the effectiveness of teacher and leader preparation programs; and
  • Identification of research related questions about teacher and leader preparation effectiveness that can be pursued by higher education.

               

SPEAC Outcomes

Information generated by the Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council will be used by Texas A&M University-Central Texas, Central Texas School Districts, and Central Texas Community Constituents to:

  • Make systemic changes to the curriculum within teacher and leader preparation programs;
  • Generate teacher and leader preparation reports that will be disseminated to the public;
  • Pursue external resources to support changes to the teacher and leader preparation programs; and
  • Implement research studies to meet the needs of our Central Texas Community.

 

Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council Membership

The Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council is comprised of members representing the following stakeholders:                

  • Local School District Representatives (superintendents, directors, principals, teachers, counselors, specialists, etc.)
  • Higher Education Representatives
  • Regional Education Service Center Representatives
  • Business & Community Representatives

 

We would like to encourage you, if you have not already, with your willingness to serve on the Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council (SPEAC) or a Certificate Area Program Sub-Council (CAPS) by filling out the  Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council (SPEAC) & Certificate Area Program Sub-Council (CAPS) Commitment Form.

 

SPEAC Meeting Information and Minutes:

Texas A&M-Central Texas SPEAC Meeting – June 8, 2018

Texas A&M-Central Texas SPEAC Meeting - April 07, 2017

Texas A&M-Central Texas SPEAC Meeting - April 08, 2016

Texas A&M-Central Texas SPEAC Meeting - June 18th, 2015

Texas A&M-Central Texas SPEAC Meeting - November 13, 2015

Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council Meeting - May 03, 2013

Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council Meeting - June 20, 2014

Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council Meeting - November 14, 2014

Strategic Partners Education Advisory Council Meeting - November 16, 2013