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School of Education Governance of Teacher Education Programs

The Professional Education Council (PEC) is established as the governance structure of the Professional Education Unit for oversight of professional education preparation programs. The Unit is made up of all faculty who teach courses in professional education at St. Bonaventure University. The unit oversees all these programs and courses and is under the direction and supervision of the Dean of the School of Education. The Professional Education Council has as its major function the oversight of the preparation of professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools by assuring that the mission and programs of the professional education unit are achieved in an organized, unified, representative, and coordinated fashion. Its structure is officially defined by its internal policies which are approved and endorsed by the University. The Council reports through the Dean of the School of Education to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and in matters of policies and programs adheres to all policies of St. Bonaventure University.


Original policy: 9 March 1998

Reviewed: May 29, 2014