Presentation on theme: "Presented by: ATAC Facilitator. University Members Comm. College Members Dr. Ronald Pitt (NAU)* Dr. Jeanne Swarthout (Rural -NPC)* Dr. Todd Lutes (Univ."— Presentation transcript:
Presented by: ATAC Facilitator
University Members Comm. College Members Dr. Ronald Pitt (NAU)* Dr. Jeanne Swarthout (Rural -NPC)* Dr. Todd Lutes (Univ. Rotating - UA) Dr. Suzanne Miles (Pima) Dr. David Young (ASU) Dr. Maria Harper Marinick (MCCD) Dr. Juan Garcia (UA) Dr. Kitty Corak (Rural- CCC) Stephanie Jacobson (ABOR) Jennie Scott (CC Mem at Lrg - Pima) * Co-chairs
Interface Management System Interface – tool for students (made possible from ABOR-Prop 301 money) o Four schools have an implementation plan o Facilitates the ease of developing planning guides Arizona Transfer Scholarships awarded o One time award from unused funds from the 4 th Biennial Conference on Transfer and Articulation o One award per community college district (12) worth $595 per student
DVD to be distributed Fall 2008 o Designed for high school students undecided about college and/or major o aztransfer.com/staytuned Web Redesign o aztransfer.com – feedback appreciated Individual ATF Portal Pages Handbooks and training materials CEG Much more
Transfer Back Process o Often students transfer to one of the public universities without completing the AGEC and/or an associates degree. o Students should be encouraged by advisors at the community colleges and universities to transfer university course work that will complete the AGEC or degree, back to the community college. o A Transfer Back Policy was accepted by both APASC and the Joint Conference Committee.
Language ATF approved common scores for Japanese Advanced Placement Exam English ATF approved a common cut score for CLEP English Composition with Essay Dance ATF re-established
Common Numbering System o 21 ATFs are being asked to consider common numbering in one or more courses. o JCC requested that this process be investigated to enhance the transfer process. o The chairs of these ATFs have been contacted and this discussion will be included on agenda
Increase number of baccalaureate degrees o Expecting more partnerships between community colleges and universities o Discussing University Centers on community colleges campuses and other ways to ensure that students understand how to continue on to the baccalaureate degree with maximum transfer of credit
Course Applicability System (CAS) o Miami University DARS is now redLantern. o As of September 1, 2008 CAS will be u.select Proposed ATASS Budget for FY 2010 is 10% lower than approved FY 2009 Budget More partnerships and better collaboration continues to be discussed.
Meetings open to the public (all to be held in Maricopa County): o September 19, 2008 o November 14, 2008 o March 6, 2009 o May 1, 2009