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2 ATFs help facilitate the implementation of the Arizona Transfer Model to ensure that community and tribal college students may transfer to Arizona public universities without loss of credit toward a baccalaureate degree. Discipline Specific Admissions & Records Academic Advising Types of ATFs: Articulation Task Forces (ATFs)

3 Role of the Articulation Task Force (ATF) Cooperatively exchange articulation information Engage in statewide program and curriculum development and revision discussions Discuss potential program partnerships and agreements Build and maintain collaborative relationships in support of these goals Anticipate and/or resolve transfer issues GOALS / PURPOSE:

4 Are part of a statewide network Represent your institution Represent your discipline Discuss components of the transfer model Provide an institutional update AS AN ATF MEMBER, YOU: ATF Membership

5 Issues discussed and the recommendations made by the ATFs directly influence student transfer. ATF participation is the foundation for building the cooperative and collaborative relationships that support and sustain student transfer in Arizona. Your participation is greatly appreciated! YOUR PARTICIPATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE! ATF Membership

6 Transfer Model Components AGEC-A, AGEC-B, and AGEC-S Assured admission for Arizona residents with cumulative GPA of 2.5 Lower-division university general studies requirements met Common Course Matrix 6 or more credits NOT TO EXCEED 64 TRANSFER CREDITS Electives AGEC (35 Credits) Freshman Composition Mathematics Arts & Humanities Social & Behavioral Sciences Physical & Biological Sciences Options Writing & Critical Inquiry Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness Global/International or Historical Awareness Common Course Matrix 6 or more credits

7 NOT TO EXCEED 64 TRANSFER CREDITS Electives Common Course Matrix 6 or more credits AGEC (35 Credits) Freshman Composition Mathematics Arts & Humanities Social & Behavioral Sciences Physical & Biological Sciences Options Writing & Critical Inquiry Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness Global/International or Historical Awareness University Credits Credits Transfer Model Components

8 Common Courses Common Course Matrix specific to year Recommend appropriate AGEC changes Confirm current baccalaureate degrees and recommend new degrees as shared majors Recommend changes to common courses, commonality of shared majors; appropriate level for proposed new courses. ATF recommendations are reviewed by community colleges and universities

9 Recommendations for changes to established equivalencies forwarded from ATF to universities for approval via ATF – CEG Change Form CEG evaluations processed throughout the academic year ACETS: communicate with unit evaluator CEG refreshed weekly Course Equivalency Guide

10 Task Forces Direct Link: —OR— Click the link on the home page. APASC Website Preparing for an ATF Meeting

11 Each ATF has a portal page, a one-stop page for your ATF: Meeting information Agenda Link to past ATF Reports Common Course Matrices ATF CEG Pages Contacts for your ATF Major Guides for your discipline Listserv address ATF Portal Pages

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13 GOALS / PURPOSE: Joint curriculum planning Anticipated program changes Admission requirement changes: institutional and program Potential advising issues Importance of communication between and among institutions and sectors Set date, time and location for the next meeting Select chair (serves for academic year) Identify host and note taker The ATF Meeting

14  Confirm ATF meeting date and time with chair, IAF, and APASC  Schedule meeting room  Technology (computer, projector & Internet connection) required at ATF meetings  Parking arrangements  Provide map to meeting room, parking location, and lodging information to Chatlines application link or listserv  OPTIONAL – provide refreshments and/or lunch for ATF members Role of the ATF Meeting Host Prior to meeting:

15  If an individual requires Disability Support Services for a statewide meeting, the chair, host and APASC staff should be contacted at least 2 weeks prior to the meeting with information about the specific services needed.  After the 2 week window, the host institution and APASC staff will make their ‘best effort’ to provide the services needed.  APASC will fund any Disability Support Services that are needed at statewide transfer meetings.  If the individual requiring service cancels within 72 hrs of the meeting, the individual’s institution must assume the service costs. Role of the ATF Meeting Host Prior to meeting:

16  Review “house keeping” items: location of restrooms; lunch plans; etc  Optional: Ask an administrator to give a “Welcome” to your guests Role of the ATF Meeting Host During the meeting:

17  Collect and develop agenda items based on prior meeting notes, issues presented to ATF members and review of materials  Chair and IAF confer on agenda  Send ATF meeting agenda/information to members by: Online Chatlines application (posted on ATF Meeting Calendar) Note: send notification to listserv when posted Attach Word doc to meeting announcement using ATF listserv  Plan to review the following items at the ATF meeting: Common Course Matrix (or Matrices) Membership Roster, Prefix and Degrees Lists Ask members to bring CEG pages only if there are changes Role of the ATF Chair Prior to meeting:

18  Ensure recommendations, decisions and unresolved issues are recorded by note taker  Lead discussion and keep on track with ATF agenda  Voting  All changes must be voted upon  Voting results must be recorded and reported in ATF Meeting Report  Only one (1) vote per institution/district – not per campus  Lead members or designee votes on behalf of institution Role of the ATF Meeting Chair During the meeting:

19  Reporting via Chatlines application IAF: begins report then sends to Chair ATF chair: provided a link to access report for review– the form will be waiting on the initial screen ATF chair: revises as needed, saves changes, completes report and notifies ATAC facilitator IAF: reviews, approves and posts report on meeting calendar attaching meeting notes, attendance, and any other appropriate documents  Represent ATF in any further discussions or meetings related to articulation issues  If the ATF requests that an item go to APASC, the chair may need to attend APASC on behalf of the ATF Role of the ATF Meeting Chair After the meeting:

20  Provides an update of changes to the state model and support systems  Monitors decisions made on Common Courses, Exam Equivalencies, AGECs, Pathways, and shared majors  Facilitates CEG updates, initiating an ATF-CEG Change Form if needed  Initiates and posts the completed ATF Meeting Report and meeting notes via ATF Chatlines application Role of the Institutional Articulation Facilitator (IAF) During the meeting:

21  Complete ATF Meeting Report within 14 days of the ATF meeting  Request the note taker to send the meeting notes to Institutional Articulation Facilitator (and members if desired) to attach to Meeting Report  ATF Meeting Calendar will be updated when Meeting Report is submitted through Chatlines application.  Timely submission is essential!  Without a Meeting Report, no meeting decisions can be recorded by statewide staff. The ATF Report Chair reporting process

22  Include: Meeting attendees (name and institution) Meeting suggestions, decisions and unresolved issues Voting outcomes  Submit as an attachment to online ATF Meeting Report  Handouts from meeting should be included as part of the ATF Meeting Report – electronic copies should be provided to Chair The ATF Report Meeting report and notes

23 Carol Spencer, Ph.D. Executive Director Rebecca McKay Director of Technology Erin Woodell Director of Marketing & Communication Statewide Staff Contacts & Resources

24 Thank you for participating!


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