Revisiting the Tripartite Council Model: Considering the Collaborative Possibilities between the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education

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This paper examines the history and intent of the tripartite council conceptual model of the National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER). The perspectives of education faculty and liberal arts faculty representing the content areas of math, English and history are shared. The importance of active and engaged teaching, the growth of the public humanities, a need for more service learning opportunities, and ideas for deeper and more impactful work are discussed. This paper invites those in the network and beyond to begin conversations or renew collaborative relationships between colleges of liberal arts and sciences and colleges of education.