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An Update on AACRAO's Transfer Student Initiatives

October 18, 2017

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FREE (LIVE) webinar: Wednesday, October 18, 2-3PM ET

An Update on AACRAO’s Transfer Student Initiatives

This webinar will highlight some of the transfer student initiatives that AACRAO is currently working on, including a new Guiding Principles document for transfer credit and a Transfer Student Bill of Rights. 

Watch now

Presenter: Seth Marc Kamen, Director of Transfer and Prior Learning, Montgomery College

Mr. Kamen has been working with transfer students for almost 20 years; including roles in articulation and transfer, transfer admissions, admissions technology, guided pathways, credit for prior learning, military students, student affairs, and more. He is a perennial AACRAO presenter and author. He has his B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and an M.B.A from the University of Maryland University College.

Presenter: Stephen J. Handel, Associate Vice President—Undergraduate Admissions, University of California (UC) System

Stephen J. Handel serves as the chief admission officer for the University of California (UC) system, providing leadership on freshman and community college transfer policy and practice for the nine UC undergraduate campuses. Prior to this position, Steve served for nearly a decade as the inaugural Executive Director of the National Office of Community College Initiatives at the College Board. At the College Board, Handel advocated for and conducted research with community colleges nationally and internationally, with a special focus on initiatives that advance educational access and equity for all students. Handel earned his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, a B.A. from California State University, Sacramento, and an A.A. from Cosumnes River Community College.

References


Books

AACRAO Transfer & Articulation publications available for online purchase

Reports

AACRAO Transfer & Articulation research reports

Transfer Credit Practices (TCP)

Webinars


An Update on AACRAO's Transfer Student Initiatives

October 18, 2017

"

FREE (LIVE) webinar: Wednesday, October 18, 2-3PM ET

An Update on AACRAO’s Transfer Student Initiatives

This webinar will highlight some of the transfer student initiatives that AACRAO is currently working on, including a new Guiding Principles document for transfer credit and a Transfer Student Bill of Rights. 

Watch now

Presenter: Seth Marc Kamen, Director of Transfer and Prior Learning, Montgomery College

Mr. Kamen has been working with transfer students for almost 20 years; including roles in articulation and transfer, transfer admissions, admissions technology, guided pathways, credit for prior learning, military students, student affairs, and more. He is a perennial AACRAO presenter and author. He has his B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and an M.B.A from the University of Maryland University College.

Presenter: Stephen J. Handel, Associate Vice President—Undergraduate Admissions, University of California (UC) System

Stephen J. Handel serves as the chief admission officer for the University of California (UC) system, providing leadership on freshman and community college transfer policy and practice for the nine UC undergraduate campuses. Prior to this position, Steve served for nearly a decade as the inaugural Executive Director of the National Office of Community College Initiatives at the College Board. At the College Board, Handel advocated for and conducted research with community colleges nationally and internationally, with a special focus on initiatives that advance educational access and equity for all students. Handel earned his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, a B.A. from California State University, Sacramento, and an A.A. from Cosumnes River Community College.

Guidance & Recommendations

Guide to Best Practices: Articulation Agreement

Released in 2019, this guide provides a broad range of resources that may be used by academic, enrollment, admissions, transfer, and records personnel at both originating and destination institutions

A Guide to Best Practices: Awarding Transfer and Prior Learning Credit

Released in 2017, this guide describes expectations and best practices for post-secondary institutions’ work with transfer credits.

Joint Statement on the Transfer and Award of Credit

Released in 2017, institutions are encouraged to use this statement as a basis for discussions in developing and reviewing institutional policies with regards to the transfer and award of credit

Institution Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

Transfer Student Bill of Rights

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