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Education Council 

Committee Membership

Brian McCadden, School of Professional Studies/Secondary Education (Chair)
Br. Patrick Carey, PACT Program
Janet Castleman, School of Continuing Education
Patricia Wurst Cichy, Music
Laura Hauerwas, Elementary/Special Education
Carmen Rolon, Secondary Education
Robert Vachon, School of Continuing Education 
Barbara Vigeant, Graduate Special Education

Committee Charge

  • Recommend policies and procedures related to the College's education programs
  • Coordinate activities of mutual concern on behalf of the College’s distinct education programs; these activities include accreditation/program approval, assessment, diversity, partnerships, and technology
  • Serve as a clearinghouse for the sharing of information between and among education program administrators
  • Present a unified voice regarding the College’s education programs to external and internal constituencies (e.g., Rhode Island Department of Education)
  • Coordinate the evaluation of staff members who work on behalf of all education programs; e.g., Coordinator of Field Placements/Accreditation Activities
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