Status 
In progress
Sharon Burlingame

Dates

Activity Start Date 
May 16, 2016
Target Completion Date 
December 17, 2017
Goal statement 
Goal: To enlist 4 new partners from my college and local high schools in an effort to recruit a more diverse population of students into the PSCC AAS CIT degree program.

Meta

Organization
Pellissippi State Community College
Department
Computer and Information Technology
UserID
sburlingame
City
Knoxville
State
Tennessee
Activity Description 

1. Meet with representatives in the PSCC Academic Affairs office to provide information, training & NCWIT resources that can be used to publicize the CS/IT majors and to excite students during orientations and career presentations about promising careers in CS & IT.
2. Identify 2 specific individuals in Academic Affairs to become to the lead advisors for CS/IT students.
3. Repeat steps 1 & 2 for two local high schools with a focus on math or technology teachers and high schools. If successful, and as time permits, expand this effort to additional area high schools.
4. Identify a contact in the local home-school consortium to begin a relationship with.

Progress On Activity 
6/22/2016 - Have identified potential lead counselors at PSCC; have gathered appropriate resources. 3/1/2017 - Trained counselors & academic affairs personnel with up-to-date information on our new majors.
Goal tag(s) 
Recruiting
Outreach
Advising/Counseling
Raising Awareness