Mentored College Meeting Agenda

Sunday, July 10, 10:00am - 6:00pm
H231 Heritage Hall, Preston Ridge Campus, Collin College, 9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco, TX 75035

  • Welcome and registration materials distribution to Mentored College Working Connections attendees (30 min.)
    • (Continental Breakfast)
  • News on National Center application and how you can be involved - Ann BR will distribute "Preliminary Interest Survey Regarding Partnering with CTC" (1 1/2 hrs.)
  • Levels of involvement
  • Application to become partner
  • Next steps
  • Importance of surveys and collecting evaluation data (30 min.)
    • (Lunch)
  • Reports from each college (3 1/2 hrs.)
    1. Accomplishments in your convergence program
    2. Learnings or serendipitous happenings
    3. Challenges (either how you have overcome them or what you are still facing. There may be someone else in the room who has faced the same challenge who can help you with a strategy.)
    4. Updates on enrollment numbers (do you know the number of students you had enrolled in the spring?)
    5. Have you had any graduates? How many? Have they found employment based upon the education they received from you?
    6. Job market in your area. How is it trending now? Who is hiring? Have you seen a shift?
    7. Any other information you think your peer colleges would be interested in.

Anne Arundel College (MD) - Joselle Gatrell
Clark State College (OH) - Greg Teets
Florida State College, Jacksonville (FL) - Ernie Friend and Mark Kroehler
Fox Valley College (WI) - Elizabeth Halweg
Lansing Community College (MI) - Ed Suniga, Karl Dietrich and Virginia Werner
Northeast Louisiana Technical Community College, Monroe (LA) - Ellen Hill
Orange Coast College (CA) - Bill Saichek, Pet Nerad and Bruce Derflinger
San Jacinto College (TX) - Pam Betts
Santa Ana College (CA) - Allen Dooley
Seminole State College (FL) - Craig Tidwell

  • Report from Mentored College Board (1 hr.) - goals and templates to be used here
    • The purpose of the Mentored College Board
    • Feedback from cohorts on what they want the board to do
    • Feedback from the cohorts on what they'd like from the CTC and what they can contribute
    • Future plans
    • Dates for meetings
  • Upcoming events
  • Dismiss for dinner at Spring Creek Barbecue - 3623 Preston Road (at Warren Parkway), Frisco, TX 75034-9454