March, 2014 Faculty Advising Training PowerPoint

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Faculty Advisor Training
Friday, 3/6
Today’s Agenda
• I.
Pillar Mission, Background
• II.
Goals & Responsibilities for Faculty Advising
• III. Tools for Faculty Advising
• IV. Course Advising Guides
PILLAR MISSION STATEMENT:
Pillar College educates, inspires, and equips students for
excellent scholarship, service, and leadership. Rooted in
and committed to Christian faith and love, Pillar fosters
intellectual, spiritual, and social development among its
diverse student population at various instructional sites.
» Faculty Advisors enter into dynamic and interactive
partnerships with students, serving as resources to
guide students toward achievement of academic goals,
ultimately leading to graduation fulfillment.
ATTRITION STUDY
458
194
41
8
21
70
388
124
2012-2013 Total Enrollment (including summer registrations)
Did not re-enroll
Graduated
Pending graduates (requirements not yet satisfied)
Non-degree seekers
(15 of the 21 were ESL only BLEND students)
Subtotal of expected non-returning students
Eligible Returnees
Attrition Group (32% attrition: )
Prepare
Graduate
Retain
Engage
Refer
RESPONSIBILITIES OF FACULTY ADVISORS
• Establish regular office hours designated for Faculty
Advising at each campus.
• Meet with assigned students individually once per
semester
• New students individually to go over CSI results, then as a cohort
group for community
• Returning students are encouraged to meet as a group
• Direct students to appropriate student support services
• Ensuring student engagement
• Follow-up on students who are excessively absent
• Connect with students who have not registered for the following
semester
• Notify Assistant Registrar of students who have withdrawn and track
reason for non-return
FACULTY ADVISOR ASSIGNMENTS
PROGRAM
Biblical Studies
Business
Administration
Psychology &
Counseling
Traditional
Keith Brewer
Russ Wills
Louis Ao
Alston Golding
Gina Buck
Beverly Busch
Pre-LEAD
LEAD
Richard Riss
Elaine Sanders
Vivian Ramirez
Peter Amerman
Judith Hester
Lani Moore
Pearl Bates
BLEND
Marcia Cevallos n/a
Esteban Cevallos
n/a
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Resource
Center
Library and
Career
Services
Financial
Services
Registration
Dr. Joanne
Noel
Lorraine
Hodges
Martha
Martin
Karen
Wright
Nishanth
Thomas
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
lar.edu
Instructional
Spiritual
Development
Telephone number: 973-803-5000
Ext. 2004
Ext. 1138
Ext. 1129
Ext. 1012
Ext. 1115
The goal of the IRC is to assist students needing
remedial help.
Areas of assistance include:
 Tutoring
 Study tips and Strategies
 Using MLA formatting
 Essay Writing
 Time Management
 Rhetoric, literary criticism
& Literature
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Grammar
Editing and Proofreading
Sermon Preparation
Test taking tips
Stress Management
Multicultural Ministerial
Leadership
Library and Information Services
& Career Services:
Lorraine Hodges, Director
The Cruver Learning Center Library provides a wealth of
information at your fingertips
Services Available
One on One Career Counseling
Resume review
Identify Graduate Schools for further education
Interview Preparation
Job searching tools and techniques
Caroll Merced
Martha Martin
Student Accounts Rep
Financial Aid Counselor
[email protected]
[email protected]
Milton Gonzalez:
Grants and Scholarships
[email protected]
Course Scheduling Advising
Registration, Withdrawals, Leave of Absence
PreLEAD Students
Traditional Students
Vivian Ramirez
Karen Wright
Assistant Director of LEAD
Assistant Registrar
[email protected]
[email protected]
Spiritual Formation
Nishanth Thomas, Coordinator
Spiritual advisement and
liaison to Student Government
Upcoming Student Chapel Services
Chapel Dates for Spring Semester (3rd Saturday of the month):
Chapel will be held between 12:30 -1:00 pm in the Student Lounge
January 18
 March 15
 February 15
 April 19
Movie screenings in the Newark Campus:
The Evidence of Hope Documentary
Service Projects:
Partnering with Newark Churches to serve food or aid the homeless
Advising Tools/Resources
(www.pillar.edu)
(DashboardFaculty Dashboard…Academic Advising)
˃ Time Management Schedule
˃ College Student Inventory Survey
˃ Student Referral Form
˃ The Pillar College Pledge
˃ Academic Petition Form
˃ Student Registration Form
˃ Withdrawal/Leave of Absence Form
An Introduction to PLA
Prior Learning Assessment is the process of earning college credit for collegelevel learning acquired from other sources, such as work experience,
professional training, military training, or open source learning from the web.
Credit by Examination
» Advanced Placement (AP) Exams—A series of tests
developed by the College Board initially for AP High School
courses, including 34 exams in 19 subject areas
» College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams—Tests of
college material offered by the College Board
» DSST Credit by Exam Program—Formerly known as the
DANTES Program, owned and administered by Prometric,
tests knowledge of both lower-level and upper-level college
material through 38 exams
An Introduction to PLA
Prior Learning Assessment is the process of earning college
credit for college-level learning acquired from other sources,
such as work experience, professional training, military training,
or open source learning from the web.
Agency evaluated training or technical diploma programs
» American Council on Education (ACE) Guides—Published
credit recommendations for formal instructional
programs offered by non-collegiate agencies, both
civilian employers and the military
» National College Credit Recommendation Service—
(formerly known as National PONSI) evaluates learning
experiences for noncollegiate organizations
An Introduction to PLA
Prior Learning Assessment is the process of earning college credit for collegelevel learning acquired from other sources, such as work experience,
professional training, military training, or open source learning from the web.
» Portfolio-based Assessments—Evaluations of student
portfolios for documented training that has not already been
evaluated for college credit.
» Learning Application Essays - The process includes a writing
project from conceptualization and draft through revision to a
finished product that demonstrates learning from life
experience that equates to college-level learning.
» PLA Worksheet – student completes a brief assessment and
submits to PLA Advisor, Michelle Bird ([email protected])
Degree Requirement Guides
(www.pillar.edu)
(DashboardFaculty Dashboard…Academic Advising)
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LEAD Biblical Studies
LEAD Business Administration
LEAD Psychology & Counseling
TRAD Biblical Studies
TRAD Business Administration
TRAD Psychology & Counseling
TRAD Associate of Arts
TRAD Recommended Course Sequence
SEMESTER FORMAT
FALL SEMESTER
SPRING SEMESTER
SUMMER
TERM
Traditional-15
Traditional-15
(September-December)
(January – May)
(Limited
financial aid)
Full time status for financial aid
Full time status for financial aid
Fall A
Spring A
Fall 9A
Fall 9B
Spring 9A
Spring 9B
Summer
T-9/ONLINE
August
T-9/ONLINE
October
T-9/ONLINE
January
T-9/ONLINE
March
T-9/ONLINE
May
Fall B
Spring B
Pillar College Graduates
SAVE THE DATE FOR GRADUATION – 3RD SATURDAY IN MAY

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