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1 Pre-University Education Coordinating Committee Arthur Winston, Chair PECC 15 November 2008 New Brunswick, NJ

2 PECC Activities and Status l Reference EAB Board Report l Update l Munich Conference l Pre-university education committee integration

3 Munich Conference l Meeting the Growing Demand for Engineers and Their Educators l 9 – 11 November 2007 l Proceedings in preparation l Copyright - Mirelle White

4 Principal Themes l Why are we here? l Relationship between pre-university education and continuing education l Collaborations l Sharing experience l Improving the public image of engineering l Engineering and Technology in teacher preparation

5 Next Steps l Develop strategic promotional plan l Develop training programs l Encourage and enhance existing collaborations, industry, academia, government l Enhance and formalize collaboration between Colleges of Engineering and Education

6 Next Steps (Cont.) l Develop forums l Develop and facilitate standardized communication practices l Create a task force l Schedule and organize a follow-on event

7 Proposed Pre-University Merger l Original Approach l Revised Approach l PECC Meeting – 16 August 2008 l IEEE-USA Status – R. Shastri l MGA status – S. Robinson l EAB PECC Status – A. Winston l Proposal

8 BYLAW l Section I of the IEEE Bylaws Educational Activities Board (EAB). The IEEE Educational Activities Board shall recommend to the Board of Directors policies on educational matters and implement programs specifically intended to serve and benefit IEEE members in educational pursuits, the engineering and scientific community, and the general public. These programs shall include the broad planning of educational activities of the IEEE, the development and delivery of continuing education products and activities, the development of guidelines for the IEEE representatives to accreditation bodies, the monitoring of accreditation activities, the coordination of pre-university programs, and the representation of the IEEE in matters regarding engineering education. The EAB shall be the IEEE interface in education-related matters with external bodies. EAB shall be responsible for administration of the annual assessment paid to ABET, Inc. EAB has the responsibility as defined above. This responsibility is not formally given to any other Board or Organizational Unit.

9 Proposal l IEEE-USA (R. Shastri) and MGA (s. Robinson) should be full voting members of PECC l Appointments should be independent of EAB representatives from TAB and MGA l PECC determine policy and direction for pre-university activities consistent with EAB and IEEE Strategic Plan

10 Proposal (Cont.) l PECC develop programs l PECC implement programs l Staff assistance through EAB l IEEE-USA and MGA use their resources together with EAB in implementing programs l Decision to eliminate or keep IEEE-USA and MGA pre-university committees to be OU decisions

11 Status l IEEE-USA PEC and IEEE-USA ExCom Meeting l IEEE-USA work with EAB PECC but continue to have their PEC l No further input from MGA

12 l THANK YOU l QUESTIONS ?


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