August 22, 2001

EVC 2226

3:45 pm to 5:45 pm




Subject Action
Welcome / Announcement / NADE 2003 Update


Dolores Segura, Task Force Chair, welcomed everyone and introduced the new Dean of Communications, Dr. Laurie Fluker.  Dolores attended an organizational meeting in Houston.  Mary DeArmond, NADE Site Chair shared the proposed logo and theme with the group.  She will give more information during CASP conference in Ocotber.  Mary Leonard will attend and bring information to the Task Force in November





New Full-time Faculty
  • Caryn Newburger -- Developmental Writing -- RVS
  • Julie Wauchope -- Developmental Reading -- EVC
  • Mary Tavcar, NRG, CYP
  • New temporary full-time faculty -- writing -- one temporay full time faculty member was awarded to our task force because one new full-time writing position remained unfilled.
Assistant Task Force Chairs





Assistant Task Force Chairs
  • Mary Leonard -- fall, spring (Budget, Textbooks, Evaluations)
  • Laura Ore -- fall, spring (Writing Curriculum Committee, Evaluations)
  • Cathy Smith -- fall, spring (Reading Curriculum Committee, Evaluations)
  • Frank Cronin -- fall (Hiring committee, Evaluations)
  • Patti Dungan -- spring (Writing Exit Committee, Writing Student and Faculty Web pages, Faculty Evaluations)
Adjunct Faculty Representatives





Adjunct Faculty Representatives to the Task Force
  • Elena Meister
  • Shirley Melcher
  • Ann Dillon
  • Sherry Prather
  • Anne Ward
  • Carrie Pyhrr
  • Karen Davis
  • Allison Mosshart
CCE/ CCA Coordinators












CCE/CCA Coordinators (NCBR) Reading/Writing

Fall, 2001

  • RVS -- Dolores Segura
  • NRG -- Mary Leonard
  • RGC -- Patti Dungan
  • EVC -- Stacey Thompson
  • CYP -- Andrea Clark
  • PIN -- Cheryl Engle

Spring, 2001

  • RVS -- Dolores Segura
  • NRG -- Sibyl Noack
  • RGC -- Patti Dungan
  • EVC -- Stacey Thompson
  • CYP -- Andrea Clark
  • PIN -- Cheryl Engle

CCE/CCA Coordinators assist students with placement, level changes, scheduling conflicts that may occur with reading, writing or study skill courses and individualized curriculum programs when all avenue have been exhausted to place students in courses.

Faculty Development Process and Forms



Faculty Development guidelines, forms and deadlines were explained to the members of the task force.  The new dates for the academic year are:  August 1, 2001 through July 31, 2002.  Please send documentation with the faculty development form to Dolores Segura at RVS.  If the faculty development activity is a non-FDO sponsored workshop, please send a faculty development form to Dolores for prior approval.  (Example:  Conferences: non-ACC workshops)
  • Budget -- Mary Leonard
  • Reading -- Cathy Smith
  • Writing -- Laura Ore





  • Budget -- the task force received the same amount of operating money as the previous years.  Mary Leonard asked Personnel Authorizations be sent to Hope Frausto.
  • Reading -- Cathy Smith reported that the Reading Curriculum Committee met for the first time this semester.  Cathy Smith is the new assistant task force chair for Reading.  Maggi Miller is working with Donetta Goodall on Alternative Teacher Certification and will not be teaching for the reading department this academic year.
  • Writing -- Laura Ore reported that the writing committee met several times in the summer.  The minutes of their committee are available on the writing web page:
Approval of Representatives to the Communications Task Force


The following faculty members were approved to serve on the Communications Task Force:

Laura Ore, Stacey Thompson, Caryn Newburger, Patti Dungan, Anne Dunn

Course Reassignments Approved


Faculty requests submitted in Spring, 2001 were approved.  Faculty teaching paired courses will receive a 1LEH stipend per paired course taught.
Developmental Communications Task Force Meetings





Fall, 2001
  • August 22, 2001 -- EVC 2226  3:45 pm to 5:45pm
  • October 19, 2001 -- HBC 107  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (cancelled)
  • November 9, 2001  -- HBC 107  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Spring, 2002

  • January 11, 2002 -- HBC 222  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • March 22, 2002 -- HBC 222  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • April 26, 2002 -- HBC 222  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • meeting adjourned  at 5:45 pm
Sue Bloodsworth reviewed changes to faculty assignments and full-time faculty contracts were issued.