Co-operative Education Council

Chair: Norah McRae, Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education

Secretary: Deb Iler, Executive Assistant, Co-operative  and Experiential Education

1. MANDATE

Monitor progress related to the implementation of CEE review report recommendations and provide annual report to Senate and the Board of Governors.

Review reports from faculties/departments/schools related to the sustainability of co-op plans, ongoing or new.

Identify and assess best practices (at the university and elsewhere) related to co-op education, and highlight opportunities and support needed to enhance co-op at the University of Waterloo.

Provide oversight for co-op academic credit courses taken during work terms.

Identify strategies and actions to enhance a culture of co-op education within the university, especially for faculty and non-CEE staff.

Advocate and advise related to co-operative education at University of Waterloo.

2. MEMBERSHIP

Co-operative Education Council (CEC) will consist of the following members:

  1. The associate provost, cooperative & experiential education (chair).
  2. The executive director, Co-operative Education.
  3. The director, career action, Co-operative Education & Experiential Education.
  4. The director, employment relations, Co-operative Education.
  5. The director, student & faculty relations, Co-operative Education.
  6. An associate dean from each faculty.
  7. The vice-president, education, WUSA
  8. A student member from each faculty.
  9. The AVP Co-op Affairs, WUSA.
  10. The director, WIL Programs (non-voting member).
  11. The director, professional development for Engineering (non-voting member).
  12. The director, Work-Learn Institute (non-voting member).
  13. The director, Brand and Strategic Initiatives, CEE (non-voting member).
  14. The director, International Strategic Initiatives, CEE ( non-voting member).
  15. The director, CEE Business Services (non-voting member).
  16. The director, co-op service, Co-operative Education (non-voting member).

3. ARRANGEMENTS

  1. Chair of council to be associate provost, co-operative & experiential education.
  2. Council to meet each term in March, June and November.

4. MEETING DATES

  1. Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 1 p.m.
  2. Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 1 p.m.
  3. Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 1 p.m.