27 ANNUAL PROGRESS AND PLANNING REPORT Part Two: Goals and Objectives for Academic Year 2005-2006 (Conceptual Framework = CF; Mission Statement = MS) University Strategic Goals Provide innovative, relevant, and rigorous academic programs School Goals for 2005-2006 CF: 3. Pedagogy, 4. Knowledge. Specific Tasks and Objectives for 2005-2006 MS 5,6 Create an exceptional campus environment for a diverse community of learners CF: 1. Democracy & Community, 2. Habits of Mind, 6. Leadership. MS 1,2,3 Analyze and address NCATE Report from BOE and address unmet standard 2 for the advanced programs. NCATE visit November, 2005. Continue work on new Literacy Certificate. Continue UAS development, implementation, and analysis for graduate programs in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Counselor Education, and Educational Leadership. Continue ongoing assessment of all programs, Initial and Advanced, as articulated in the Unit Assessment document. Continue to develop an Ed.S. program. Meet with institutions about an Ed.D. program. Continue to involve all program faculty in program design, redesign, implementation, and assessment. Continue to develop partnerships with schools and social service agencies to create service-learning opportunities for students. Continue working with minority students who entered IPFW as part of the now discontinued TEAM grant. Provide faculty workshops/inservices to raise awareness of diversity issues. Freshman Learning Community for education majors is under construction. Bottom Line Courses for program in approval process The Educational Studies department has created a servicelearning opportunity in Jefferson Middle School for students in secondary Educational Psychology courses. We are working with the English department and Jeanette Clausen to link ENG 28 Promote the scholarly and creative achievements of faculty, students, and staff CF: 4. Knowledge, 6. Leadership. MS 3,6 Monitor the 30-hour Field Experience: Service Learning for Diversity, newly required in the M.S. Ed. Programs in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Educational Leadership, and Special Education (approval pending). Continue to seek diverse candidates for faculty and staff positions. Continue to initiate new SOE journal in partnership with EACS, to promote collaborative scholarship following the ScholarPractitioner Model. Continue to build the ScholarPractitioner Center for the Advancement of Educational Leadership and Learning Organizations. Encourage and reward faculty who are actively productive. Continue Research Discussion Forums for faculty to showcase and discuss their research. Encourage collaborative SOE faculty initiated book proposals. Encourage more faculty and student research activities. Continue awarding the Faculty Advisement Award. Continue to award the Dean’s Faculty Accomplishment Award. Pursue Academic accreditation for School Counseling Program. Expand Counseling and MFT Clinic to new facilities. Invigorate the mentoring of new faculty by developing a new mentoring plan. W131 and COM 114 as a learning community for education majors. Assess effectiveness and make modifications if necessary. The Center will house the journal. Its mission is to develop professional practitioners (scholarpractitioners) who utilize research as key components to inform decisionmaking and problem solving in the school and university contexts. Three faculty earned this in 2004: Drs. Agness, Moss, and Nowak. 29 Advance the quality of life in Fort Wayne and the surrounding region CF: 1. Democracy & Community, 5. Experience, 6. Leadership. MS 1,2,3 Pursue the continuous improvement of university operations CF: 1. Democracy & Community, 2. Habits of Mind, 6. Leadership. MS 2,4 Reward and encourage the innovative use of technology to promote course, program, and assessment goals. Build, encourage, and reward leadership initiatives of faculty and staff. Continue active schooluniversity partnerships. Create more university community partnerships. Faculty continue to initiate memberships in service organizations. Student opportunities for service learning projects as a part of class requirements will grow. Improve effective marketing of SOE graduate and undergraduate programs. Continue to update governance documents as necessitated by university requirements. Build toward technological solutions to all SOE bureaucratic procedures, information systems, and assessments. Actively participate in university initiatives, such as assessment of diversity components in curricula, and first year student retention activities.