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					COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY




         GaPSC Developmental Program Electronic Approval Review
                                Columbus State University
                     Computer Science Endorsement (Developmental)
                  Educational Leadership Performance-Based PL6 (Initial)
                               School Library Media (Initial)

                                       February 14-17


                                   Sunday, February 14, 2010



     12:50 pm LOG IN

     1:00 p.m. – 1:45pm        Webinar “GoTo” Meeting

                                      Call initiated by: GaPSC.
                                      In attendance: BOE Chair, BOE Members, and GaPSC
                                       Consultant
                                      Purpose: Review Planning Instrument

     2:00 pm - 3:00pm          Webinar “GoTo” Meeting – Provider Presentation

                                      Call initiated by: GaPSC
                                      In attendance: BOE Chair, BOE Members, PSC
                                       Consultant, and Institutional Representatives
                                      Purpose: Institutional Presentation of Overview of
                                       Conceptual Framework, Assessment System, Program,
                                       Electronic Exhibits

     3:15pm -6:00pm            Webinar “GoTo” Meeting – Team Work Session

                                      Call initiated by: GaPSC.
                                      In attendance: BOE Chair, BOE Members, and GaPSC
                                       Consultant
                                      Purpose: To:

                                              o formulate plans for carrying out
                                                assignments on Monday;

                                              o outline plans for systematic collection and
                                                recording of data. Discuss writing styles and
                                                content.

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                                                o share BOE team members’ preliminary
                                                  findings on the planning instrument and to
                                                  discuss questions for Monday’s scheduled
                                                  interviews.

     6:00 p.m.                    Chair and PSC Consultant will confer with the Institutional
                                  Representative



                               Monday, February 15, 2010


     8:30 a.m.                    Conference call – BOE Chair and Team Members
                                  To suggest any changes to interview questions, request for
                                  documents or other changes.
                                  PSC will initiate the Call

     9:00 a.m.                    Conference call to Institution (BOE Chair and PSC Staff)
                                   Call initiated by: GaPSC Consultant
                                   In attendance: BOE Chair, GaPSC Consultant, and
                                     Institutional Representatives
                                   Purpose: To discuss any requests for additional evidence
                                        and/or questions.

     9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.       Conference Calls – BOE Team Members will call in using a
                                  toll-free number; instructions will be sent to team members
                                  via e-mail and posted on the exhibits web site
                                         Call set up by: COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY
                                                 Interviewee
                                         In attendance: Interviewee and BOE Team

     12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.      LUNCH

     1:00pm - 1:30 p.m.           Conference Call with BOE Team

     1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.        Conference Calls – BOE Team Members will call in using a
                                  toll-free number; instructions will be sent to team members
                                  via e-mail and posted on the exhibits web site
                                         Call set up by: COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY
                                                 Interviewee
                                         In attendance: Interviewee and designated BOE
                                                 member




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     5:30pm-7:00pm       Virtual Meeting To: BOE Team Members
                              Call initiated by: GaPSC
                              In attendance: Chair and BOE Team

                                         o formulate plans for carrying out
                                           assignments on Tuesday;

                                         o outline plans for systematic collection and
                                           recording of data.

                                         o Share BOE team members’ preliminary
                                           findings on the planning instrument and to
                                           discuss questions for Tuesday

                                         o refine the list of interview questions for each
                                           standard as needed.


     7:00pm                 Chair, BOE, Consultant and Institutional
                            Representative meet to discuss need for further evidence

                       Tuesday, February 16, 2010

     8:00 a.m.          Conference call – BOE Chair, GaPSC consultant and
                        BOE Team
                        PSC staff will initiate the call

     8:30 a.m.          Conference call – BOE Chair, GaPSC consultant and
                        Institutional Representative

                                 Call initiated by: GaPSC
                                 In attendance: BOE Chair, GaPSC Consultant, and
                                  Institutional Representatives
                                 Purpose: To discuss any requests for additional evidence
                                  and/or questions.
                                           o identify documents and/or other forms of
                                              evidence not yet located that should be
                                              requested from the unit head or coordinator;




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     9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.   Conference Calls – Follow individual interview schedule

                                   Calls set up by: COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY
                                    Interviewee
                                   In attendance: BOE Member
                                   Purpose: To conduct interviews with institutional and
                                    school-based representatives. Please follow your
                                    individual interview schedule.


     9:40 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Webinar “GoTo” Meeting – Team Work Session

                                   Call initiated by: GaPSC.
                                   In attendance: BOE Chair, BOE Members, and GaPSC
                                    Consultant
                                   Purpose: To discuss whether standards are met, what
                                    weaknesses should be cited, critical deficiencies, and
                                    exemplary strengths should be cited. The work session
                                    includes the following activities:
                                        o Program standards’ ratings are shared and
                                            differences are discussed.

                                       o Team members reach consensus on whether each
                                         standard has been met. Any Areas for
                                         Improvement and/or Areas of Strength are
                                         recorded.

                                       o Program standard ratings are presented for
                                         discussion and team approval.

                                       o Team members draft the rationale for any Area(s)
                                         for Improvement and/or Area(s) of Strength.

                                       o Individual team members write their section of
                                         the report for their assigned standards. Only
                                         Areas for Improvement and Areas of Strength,
                                         along with accompanying rationales are included
                                         in the BOE report format.


                                       o Review First Draft of BOE Report including
                                         Summary of Findings Form.




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                      Wednesday, February 2010

     8:00 a.m.             Exit Conference – BOE Chair, PSC Consultant, and
                           Institutional Representatives (Program Coordinator,
                           Associate Dean and/or Dean)

                           The team chair and the PSC consultant meet with the unit head to
                           report a summary of the team’s findings and to indicate when the
                           team report should be completed.


     Within 45 days        Team Report Submitted

                           The BOE Chair edits each team member’s report, compiles the
                           final report, and submits the report to the PSC.

                           The BOE team report is due within 45 days of the visit; the PSC
                           forwards the report to the unit head at the institution; the unit
                           head must acknowledge receipt of the report and has the
                           opportunity to rejoin; the rejoinder must be received within 30
                           days of the receipt of the team report; the unit approval and
                           program approval status will be determined by the appropriate
                           committees, commission, or boards after receipt of the
                           institutional rejoinder.




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