Transition Math Project: Washington State  Addressing College Readiness Pat Averbeck Edmonds Community College AMATYC Trav...
Pop Quiz <ul><li>2-year colleges teach what % of all postsecondary math? </li></ul><ul><li>46% </li></ul><ul><li>Of the ma...
Are these your students’ characteristics? American Council of Education, 2004
What’s College Readiness? <ul><li>The level of preparation a student needs in order to enroll and succeed without remediat...
Pop Quiz 2 <ul><li>What % of respondents were enrolled in Dev. Math? </li></ul><ul><li>54% </li></ul><ul><li>Achieving the...
Want to know how this feels? Teach at a 2-Year College
Improve readiness in math for college-bound Washington students K-16 Public-Private Partnership Funding provided by The Wa...
TMP, Phase II: 2006-09 <ul><li>Establish regional partnerships between school districts and colleges/universities (16 proj...
Priorities for shrinking college access gap <ul><li>lower financial barriers to college affordability; </li></ul><ul><li>e...
Transition Math Project: Supporting Key Practices & Products through Critical Partnerships College Readiness Math Standards
 
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High Schoo to College Mathematics Transition Project

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This is the Powerpoint presented during the Teaching Undergraduates Mathematics conference at the Mathematical Science Research Institute. The conference discussed the issues concerning recruitment and retention of college students taking mathematics courses.

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High Schoo to College Mathematics Transition Project

  1. 1. Transition Math Project: Washington State Addressing College Readiness Pat Averbeck Edmonds Community College AMATYC Traveling Workshop Coordinator For More Information, Contact: Project Manager: John House Jhouse@ highline.edu 206.870.5906 Project Director: Dr. William S. Moore [email_address] Project web site: http://www.transitionmathproject.org
  2. 2. Pop Quiz <ul><li>2-year colleges teach what % of all postsecondary math? </li></ul><ul><li>46% </li></ul><ul><li>Of the math courses at 2-year colleges, what % are Developmental Math? </li></ul><ul><li>57% </li></ul><ul><li>From 2000-2005, higher ed enrollment increased 14%, Dev. Math enrollment increased %? </li></ul><ul><li>21% </li></ul>Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences, 2005
  3. 3. Are these your students’ characteristics? American Council of Education, 2004
  4. 4. What’s College Readiness? <ul><li>The level of preparation a student needs in order to enroll and succeed without remediation in a credit bearing general education course at a postsecondary institution. </li></ul><ul><li>D.T. Conley </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pop Quiz 2 <ul><li>What % of respondents were enrolled in Dev. Math? </li></ul><ul><li>54% </li></ul><ul><li>Achieving the Dream colleges had what % of Dev. Math students completing their Dev. Math sequence? </li></ul><ul><li>31% </li></ul>Survey of Entering Student Engagement, 2008
  6. 6. Want to know how this feels? Teach at a 2-Year College
  7. 7. Improve readiness in math for college-bound Washington students K-16 Public-Private Partnership Funding provided by The Washington State Legislature The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Primary Phase I Work Defining clear targets for college readiness in math
  8. 8. TMP, Phase II: 2006-09 <ul><li>Establish regional partnerships between school districts and colleges/universities (16 projects to date of varying sizes around the state) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop College Readiness Math Test (CRMT) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Priorities for shrinking college access gap <ul><li>lower financial barriers to college affordability; </li></ul><ul><li>ensure better academic preparation for college; </li></ul><ul><li>encourage HS counselors to advise students for college; </li></ul><ul><li>increase the quality and quantity of college entrance and financial aid information; </li></ul><ul><li>engage families as college preparation partners; and </li></ul><ul><li>create more equitable admissions policies. </li></ul>Patricia M. McDonough, 2004
  10. 10. Transition Math Project: Supporting Key Practices & Products through Critical Partnerships College Readiness Math Standards

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