Co-operative Education Council

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

Secretary: Melissa Beutler, Administrative Assistant, Co-operative  and Experiential Education

1. MANDATE

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

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

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

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

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

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

2. MEMBERSHIP

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

  1. The associate provost, cooperative & experiential education (chair).
  2. The executive director, Co-operative Education & Career Action.
  3. The director, career action, Co-operative Education & Career Action.
  4. The director, employment relations, Co-operative Education & Career Action.
  5. The director, student & faculty relations and international employment, Co-operative Education & Career Action.
  6. An associate dean from each faculty.
  7. The vice-president, education, Federation of Students.
  8. A student member from each faculty.
  9. The director, professional development program (non-voting member).
  10. The director, professional development for Engineering (non-voting member).
  11.  The director, Centre for Advancement of Co-operative Education (non-voting member).

3. ARRANGEMENTS

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

MEETING DATES

Date Time Location
Wednesday 25 March 2020 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. NH 3318
Wednesday 24 June 2020 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. NH 3318
Wednesday 25 November 2020 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. NH 3318