2 nd Annual Conference Highlights 93 Attended (107 Registered) First FACTA White Paper presented, “Examination Security and Ethics for the Florida College Test Administrator” ◦ A panel discussion followed which addressed questions about the white paper. First FACTA event with concurrent sessions New website announced 3 Exemplary Practices Presentations By-laws were ratified
Current FACTA Initiatives PERT Placement Survey ◦ Sent to ITA’s at each institution ◦ Information will be compiled and shared with all institutional members TABE Talk ◦ Held on April 6 th. ◦ 21 participants ◦ Another one will be held in the fall.
Upcoming FACTA Events FACTA Council Meeting October 6-7, 2011 Daytona State College’s Daytona Beach Campus 3 rd Annual Conference February 8-10, 2011 Florida State College at Jacksonville’s South Campus
2012 FACTA Council Nominations Nominations for several council seats as well as president-elect will begin within the next month or so. If you are interested in serving on the council, please consider being nominated. Please note that all council members must be involved with one of the committees either as a member or chairperson.
FACTA Treasurer’s and Membership Report May 2011
FACTA-L FACTA-L now serves double duty as our primary membership database. ◦ Membership dues are only per institution or business. No more individual memberships. ◦ Any individual associated with a paid institution or business may join FACTA-L! There are currently 242 individuals participating in FACTA-L!
FACTA-L Representation 9 businesses 53 colleges and universities 2 NCTA members 2 emeriti Representatives from FLBOG and FLDOE 2 guests from other states trying to organize their own state testing organizations. ( AZACTA & MCTA)
FACTA Business Members in 2011 Diamond Members ($1000 to $1499) ◦ Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) ◦ McCann Associates Holdings Bronze Members ($500) ◦ A+dvancer Division of American Education Corporation ◦ ACT/COMPASS ◦ College Board: CLEP and Accuplacer ◦ CSPlacement LLC ◦ McGraw-Hill Companies: CTB and Contemporary
2011 Members - as of April 20, 2011 29 Schools – paid 2011 membership 7 Businesses – paid 2011 membership
Recent Actions 2011 tax reporting Getting quotes for general liability insurance for FACTA
Membership Reach-Out We need to reach out to Florida non members. ◦ Region I Florida A & M University University of West Florida ◦ Region II Edward Waters College Flagler College Santa Fe College University of North Florida
◦ Region III Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Florida College Florida Institute of Technology Rollins College Stetson University ◦ Region IV Beacon College Clearwater Christian College Eckerd College ◦ Region V Barry University Lynn University Palm Beach Atlantic University University of Miami
WELCOME ABOARD! Nova Southeastern University AND Florida College of Health Sciences
2011 Membership Committee Contacts Alisha Vitale (Chair) St. Petersburg College firstname.lastname@example.org@spcollege.edu Dr. Carla Jenkins Florida Community College at Jax email@example.com Nancy McGrotty Pasco Hernando Community College firstname.lastname@example.org Silvio Rodriguez Miami-Dade College Silvio.email@example.com Mary Westgate Polk State College firstname.lastname@example.org
NCTA 12 th Annual Conference San Diego, CA Town & Country Resort & Conference Center September 21 to September 24, 2011 Conference Registration Early Bird Registration (May 18, 2011 through July 31, 2011) Member: $180.00 Non-Member: $230.00
NCTA Conference continued Hotel Reservations: Town and Country Resort & Conference Center Hotel Registration Opens – May 18, 2011 Hotel room rate: $145.00 per night, plus applicable taxes Check the NCTA website for more information!
NCTA Updates – NEW STATE CHAPTERS Kentucky hosted first Chapter formation meeting on March 2, 2011 Arizona held its first organizational meeting on April 22, 2011. Silvio Rodriguez, NCTA State Liaison Coordinator, attended the meeting to help guide their formation. Their name is AZACTA!
NCTA Updates – Test Center Certification NCTA Governing Board announced awarding the NCTA Test Center Certification to the following institutions: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Knoxville, TN Washtenau Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
NCTA Update – Test Center Certification continued Test Center Certification Committee continuing work on pilot phase of certification project. More schools should be added to list by San Diego conference Committee will present NCTA membership plans for making certification process operational.
Thank you for attending the First FACTA Regional Meeting! This information was compiled for the FACTA 2011 Regional Meetings by FACTA Treasurer, Steven Daniello, FACTA Membership Chair, Alisha Vitale, FACTA Communications Chair, B.J. Stasek, FACTA President, Marc Webb, FACTA Past- President, Silvio Rodriguez, and FACTA President-Elect, Judy Jones-Liptrot.