Fac2Fac Conference Schedule

Spring 2022 Conference

When: April 22, 2022, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

UPDATE -- Registration is now closed. Please email Christina Carrillo, Academic Policy Officer and Advocate, at christina.carrillo@dhe.state.co.us for additional information.

We are asking attendees to register for our first all-virtual Faculty-to-Faculty conference no later than COB Wednesday, April 20, 2022. This will enable us to prepare breakout rooms accordingly. We encourage faculty to register by COB Friday, April 15, 2022, to receive materials a week in advance of the conference. Please note registrations between April 15 and April 20 will still be honored; however, those attendees may not receive conference materials that are not posted here in advance. Please register using this link. Attendees will receive a confirmation email and a personalized Zoom link upon registration. We are hosting four separate tracks for this conference:

 

AP African American Studies

Biology Statewide Transfer Agreement

Industry Certifications and Postsecondary Pathways

International Baccalaureate Mathematics

Conference Documents

 

Conference Goals:

  • AP AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
    • Review the curriculum for the future Advanced Placement course in African American Studies and determine alignment with the content and competencies of one of more categories in GT Pathways;
    • Explore opportunities to develop advanced collegiate studies opportunities for students who complete the AP African American Studies course;
    • Advise on the potential addition of a multicultural/social justice course requirement to GT Pathways

 

  • BIOLOGY
    • Continue efforts to “Revisit, Revise, and Renew” the Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement in Biology to improves its Simplicity, Transparency, and Portability;
    • Consider separate agreements for students pursuing 1) health/medical/cellular major/concentrations; 2) field/environmental/general biology majors/concentrations; 3) other majors/concentrations as deemed viable and beneficial to students; 
    • Discuss development of a genetics course that better aligns with pathways

 

  • INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
    • Review recommendations from CCCS faculty for transferable course credit awards for select industry certification in computer science and technology;
    • Affirm alignment with GT Pathways or courses in a Statewide Degree Transfer Agreement if merited;
    • Advise on how industry certifications might be incorporated as a learning opportunity within degree pathways

 

  • MATHEMATICS
    • Review the revised International Baccalaureate Maths curriculum to 1) affirm alignment of revised courses with GT-MA1; 2) affirm/determine MA1 institutional course equivalencies for IB exam scores of 4; 3) affirm/determine institutional course credit awards for IB exam scores of 5, 6, and 7

 

 

Who should attend this conference?

  • AP AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES FACULTY
  • BIOLOGY FACULTY AND ACADEMIC ADVISORS
  • INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
  • MATHEMATICS FACULTY AND ACADEMIC ADVISORS
  • GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM COORDINATORS AND SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

 

2020 Conferences

Fall 2020 Conference

After careful consideration and consultation with faculty and other institutional representatives, the Academic Affairs team has decided to cancel the Fall 2020 Faculty-to-Faculty conference that was originally scheduled for Friday, October 23. CDHE staff are developing a schedule to facilitate the continued work of faculty groups that began revising their Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements/Degrees with Designation during the 2019-2020 academic year. Department staff will reach out to those faculty groups in the coming weeks to schedule virtual meetings, which will be tentatively scheduled for Friday mornings, starting in mid-October. Once this schedule is finalized, it will be posted here.

 

Spring 2020 Conference

When: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, 2019
Where: Pikes Peak Community College – Centennial Campus
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Registration is now closed

Conference Documents

Conference Goals:

  • “Revisit, Revise, and Renew” existing Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements (STAAs) in selected disciplines/program areas to improve their Simplicity, Transparency, and Portability.
  • Affirm the content knowledge and competencies associated with the bachelor’s degree and ensure that the collection of courses in the STAAs best prepare students for success in upper-division study and in the field upon graduation.
  • Identify potential obstacles to more frequent use of STAAs and recommend course changes and other strategies for overcoming these obstacles.
  • Strengthen collaborative and collegial relationships among faculty from different institutions, particularly between two-year and four-year institutions.
  • Continue efforts to develop a Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement in engineering.

Who Should Attend This Conference?

  • Four-year university faculty who teach or develop curriculum for degree programs in Anthropology, Communications, Criminal Justice, Economics, Elementary Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Philosophy, and Sociology.
  • Two-year college faculty who teach or advise students interested in pursuing bachelor’s degrees and careers in Anthropology, Communications, Criminal Justice, Economics, Elementary Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Philosophy, and Sociology.
  • Academic administrators who are engaged in program development, curriculum design, and transfer initiatives related to one of the listed areas.
  • Academic advisors, transfer coordinators, and others deeply familiar with the use of STAAs by faculty, current and prospective students, families, and high school counselors.
2019 Conferences

When: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019
Where: Colorado State University-Pueblo
2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001

Conference Documents

 

Conference Goals:

  • “Revisit, Revise, and Renew” existing Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements (STAAs) in selected disciplines/program areas to improve their Simplicity, Transparency, and Portability.
  • Affirm the content knowledge and competencies associated with the bachelor’s degree and ensure that the collection of courses in the STAAs best prepare students for success in upper-division study and in the field upon graduation.
  • Identify potential obstacles to more frequent use of STAAs and recommend course changes and other strategies for overcoming these obstacles.
  • Strengthen collaborative and collegial relationships among faculty from different institutions, particularly between two-year and four-year institutions.
  • Continue efforts to develop a Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement in engineering.

 

Who Should Attend This Conference?

  • Four-year university faculty who teach or develop curriculum for degree programs in biology, business, chemistry, early childhood education, elementary education, engineering, physics, and psychology (BA and BS).
  • Two-year college faculty who teach or advise students interested in pursuing bachelor’s degrees and careers in biology, business, chemistry, early childhood education, elementary education, engineering, physics, and psychology (BA and BS).
  • Academic administrators who are engaged in program development, curriculum design, and transfer initiatives related to one of the listed areas.
  • Academic advisors, transfer coordinators, and others deeply familiar with the use of STAAs by faculty, current and prospective students, families, and high school counselors.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT COMPUTER SCIENCE FACULTY WILL NOT MEET IN PUEBLO. A conference call will be arranged for the coming weeks to help move forward the STAA in computer science that was discussed at the April 2019 Fac2Fac conference.

 

Spring Fac-2-Fac Conference

  • When: Friday, April 26, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Arapahoe Community College
    5900 S. Santa Fe Drive
    Littleton, CO 80120
  • Download the agenda

 

Conference Documents

 

Conference Goals:

  • Create new Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements in disciplines/program areas identified based on trends in student enrollment, workforce demands, and faculty interest: computer science, dance, engineering, journalism, and public health.
  • Identify the content knowledge and competencies associated with bachelor’s degree earners in the listed areas and create course/degree plans most likely to lead to their acquisition.
  • Identify, from the perspective of faculty, obstacles that impede student progress toward successful completion of the associate and bachelor’s degree in the listed areas, and strategies for overcoming these obstacles.
  • Strengthen collaborative and collegial relationship among faculty from different institutions, particularly between two-year and four-year institutions.

 

Who Should Attend This Conference?

  • Four-year university faculty who teach or develop curriculum for degree programs in computer science, dance, engineering, journalism, and public health.
  • Two-year college faculty who teach or advise students interested in pursuing bachelor’s degrees and careers in computer science, dance, engineering, journalism, and public health.
  • Academic administrators who are engaged in program development, curriculum design, and transfer initiatives related to one of the listed areas.
2018 Conferences

Colorado Momentum Action Summit

Conference Goals:

  1. Deepen understanding of the Complete College America "Momentum Pathways" project and the priority that institution, system, and state-level leaders have placed on the initiative.
  2. Further institutional commitment to scale up implementation of known "Game Changers" to get more students across the degree finish line in a shorter amount of time.
  3. Develop institutional strategies to advance student success through proactive advising; acquisition of college-level skills in writing and math; and use of academic maps and clear pathways to a degree.

Competency-Based Education Faculty & Employer Conference

  • When: Friday, Feb. 16, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Lowry Conference Center
    1061 Akron Way, Building 697
    Denver, CO 80230
  • Agenda

Goals:

  • Build momentum for the ideas that came out of the October 2017 Sectors Summit.
  • Explore how competency-based education can better connect higher education, K12 and workforce.
  • Practice building flexibility and acceleration into courses, certificates and degree programs that meet workforce demand and help ensure retention and completion by utilizing competency-based education.

Math Pathways Convening

    • When: Friday, Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    • Where: Lowry Conference Center
      1061 Akron Way, Building 697
      Denver, CO 80230
    • Agenda
2017 Conferences

Fall 2017 Fac2Fac Conference

Guided Pathways to Success: Colorado Statewide Convening - Hosted by the Colorado Department of Higher Education & Colorado State University

We have officially rescheduled the Guided Pathways to Success 2017 Convening for Tuesday, July 25. The event will be held in Fort Collins at Colorado State University’s Lory Student Center, and the agenda will be very similar to the previous version.

2016 Conferences

Fall 2016 Conferences - Logistics

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016, 12:30 – 4:00 pm; Lowry Conference Center - Building No. 697 

 

Friday, November 4, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm; Lowry Conference Center - Building No. 697 

 

Friday, April 15, 2016; Arapahoe Community College – Littleton Campus, Main Building; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Conference Outcomes (Click Here)

2015 Conferences

Thursday, October 22, 2015 & Friday, October 23, 2015; 8:30 am - 4:00 pm; CCCS Lowry Conference Center, Bldg No.697

Conference Outcomes (Click here)

 

2014 Conferences

Friday, April 18, 2014; Arapahoe Community College – Littleton, CO; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

2013 Conferences
Friday, April 5, 2013; CCCS Lowry Conference Center – Denver, CO; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
2012 Conferences

Friday, October 12, 2012; Pikes Peak Community College – Rampart Range campus; 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Friday, April 6, 2012; CCCS Lowry Conference Center; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

2011 Conferences

Friday, October 14, 2011; CCCS Lowry Conference Center; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday, April 8, 2011; CCCS Lowry Conference Center; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

2010 Conferences

Friday, October 8, 2010; Sheraton Denver Tech Center, 8:00am – 3:30pm

Friday, April 2, 2010; Sheraton Denver Tech Center, 8:30am – 4:00pm

NOTEAttendance will be limited to only those who attended the Fall 2009 Faculty to Faculty Conference.

2009 Conferences

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Transfer Guide Discussions - (Sheraton Denver Tech Center)

Articulation Agreement Discussions - (Arapahoe Community College)

2008 Conferences

Friday, October 10, 2008 (Sheraton Denver Tech Center)

2007 Conferences

Friday, October 12, 2007

2006 Conferences

Friday, October 13, 2006

2005 Conferences

Friday, October 14, 2005