1 CATALOG SUPPLEMENT PASCO The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook.
2 Administration Effective: 09/25/2015 Vanessa Watson Interim Campus President ADA Coodinator Meghan Hafer Director of Admissions Faculty Vanessa Watson Director of Career Services Matthew Jaques Corporate Librarian Sarah Kirton Regional Director of Financial Aid Joel Nelson Director of Academic Operations Name Job Title Subject Area Credentials Mark Green Program Manager Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Tina Brodrick Program Manager Dental Assisting M.B.A., Golden Gate University, Business Administration; B.A., West Coast University, Business Administration Marilyn Lim- Carreon Program Manager Medical Assistant M.B.A., University of Phoenix, Business Administration; B.S., University of Phoenix, Business Management Marc Estrada Program Manager Allied Health, Accounting, Hospitality, Medical Office Administrative Assistant Treg Gardner Program Manager Network Security, Business Office Administration M.B.A., University of Phoenix, Healthcare Management; B.S., State University of New York, Community and Human Services M.I.S., University of Phoenix, Computer Information Systems; B.S., University of Phoenix, Information Technology Robert Wright Program Manager Student Success L.L.M., Franklin Pierce Law Center; J.D., University of Louisville; B.A., Centre College, Government Angeline Yoder Program Manager General Education Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, Education; M.E.d., Bloomsburg University; M.B.A., Bloomsburg University; B.S., Bloomsburg University, Business Administration Ann Bushman Lead Instructor Medical Assistant B.A., Brigham Young University, Nursing Kimberly Chancey Lead Instructor Applied Technology M.S., University of Alaska, Engineering and Science Management; B.S., University of Texas, Electrical Engineering Pamela Felke Lead Instructor Hospitality B.A., Colorado State University, Political Science Kimberly Rogers Lead Instructor Medical Office Administrative Assistant M.B.A., Colorado Technical University, Health Care Management; M.B.A., Colorado Technical University; B.S., Grand Valley State University, Liberal Studies The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook. Page 2 of 7
3 Faculty Name Job Title Subject Area Credentials Laura Kuykendall Lead Instructor Medical Assistant Robert Steele Lead Instructor Accounting M.S., Golden Gate University, Taxation; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Accounting and Economics. Open Lead Instructor Dental Assisting Alison Berkenbile Instructor Medical Assistant Certificate, College of Western Idaho, Phlebotomy; Certificate, American Medical Tech, Registered Medical Assistant Boyd Champion Instructor Student Success B.S., College of Great Falls, Biology Shannon Coleman Instructor Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Certificate, Charter College, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Lindsay Curtis Instructor Dental Assisting Certification, Yakima Valley Community College, Dental Assisting Jamie Findley Instructor Medical Assisting A.A.S., Salt Lake Community College, Nursing Faith Hageman Instructor Dental Assisting A.A.S., Charter College, Medical Office Administrations Assistant; Certificate, Charter College, Medical Assistant Dawn Helzer Instructor Medical Assistant M.A.A., Columbia Basin College, Medical Assisting Colleen Lewis Instructor Medical Assistant Diploma, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Nursing Vickie Moddrell Instructor Dental Assisting Certificate, Blue Mountain Community College, Dental Assisting Laurie Novy Instructor General Education Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, Educational Leadership; M.S., Illinois State University, English; B.S., Illinois State University, English Anthony Powell Instructor Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Matthew Rowley Instructor Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and A.A.S., Charter College, Applied Technology; Certificate, Charter College, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Certificate, Charter College, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Dale Selch Instructor Student Success Heidi Steckline Instructor Dental Assisting Certificate, Yakima Valley Community College, Dental Assisting; A.A.S., Columbia Basin College, Julie Stull-Ward Instructor Dental Assisting Melissa Tylinski Instructor Dental Assisting B.B.A, American InterContiental University, Healthcare Management; D.A., Columbia Basin College; A.A.S, Columbia Basin College Erin Vasquez Instructor Dental Assisting Certificate, Tri-Tech Skills Center, Dental Assisting The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook. Page 3 of 7
4 Faculty Name Job Title Subject Area Credentials Bonnie Vining Instructor Dental Assisting Certificate, Tri-Tech Skills Center, Dental Assisting The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook. Page 4 of 7
5 Academic Calendar Effective: 09/23/2015 Program Start Dates Charter College schedules ten modules in a calendar year. Each module meets for five weeks. Charter College observes Constitution and Citizenship Day on September 17th of each year to commemorate the September 17, 1787 signing of the United States Constitution. If September 17th falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, the College will celebrate Constitution Day during the preceding or following week Module Dates Module Dates Start End Start End 01/05/15 02/08/15 01/04/16 02/07/16 02/09/15 03/15/15 02/08/16 03/13/16 03/16/15 04/19/15 03/14/16 04/17/16 04/20/15 05/24/15 04/18/16 05/22/16 05/25/15 06/28/15 05/23/16 06/26/16 06/29/15 08/02/15 06/27/16 07/31/16 08/03/15 09/06/15 08/01/16 09/04/16 09/07/15 10/11/15 09/05/16 10/09/16 10/12/15 11/15/15 10/10/16 11/13/16 11/16/15 12/20/15 11/14/16 12/18/16 Holidays and Make-Up Days Due to certain annual holidays, course make-up days are required. These make-up days are identified below Holiday Make-Up Day Holiday Make-Up Day Memorial Day Memorial Day May 29, 2015 May 25, 2015 May 30, 2016 June 3, 2016 Independence Day Independence Day N/A July 4, 2015 July 4, 2016 July 8, 2016 Labor Day Labor Day September 11, 2015 September 7, 2015 September 5, 2016 September 9, 2016 Thanksgiving 1 November 26-27, 2015 November 20, 2015 & December 4, 2015 Thanksgiving November 24-25, 2016 November 18, 2016 & December 2, 2016 Winter Break December 21, 2015 January 3, 2016 N/A Winter Break December 19, 2016 January 1, 2017 N/A 1 Classes scheduled to meet face-to-face November 26, 2015 will have a make-up class on December 4, Classes scheduled to meet face-to-face November 27, 2015 will have a make-up class on November 20, The online classroom will be available to students November 26-27, The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook. Page 5 of 7
6 Tuition and Fees Effective: 09/07/2015 Certificate Programs Program Credit Hours Tuition Books & Fees Total Supplies Dental Assisting 69.0 $23,184 $0 $0 $23,184 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and 72.0 $24,480 $0 $0 $24,480 Medical Assistant 69.0 $23,115 $0 $0 $23,115 Students are billed each quarter based on the number of credit hours in which they are enrolled for the quarter and the cost per credit hour for their program. Full time students must take a minimum of twelve (12) quarter credit hours or a maximum of nineteen (19) quarter credit hours per term. Although Charter College encourages all students to attend full time occasionally students may attend part-time. If a student is attending part-time, financial aid will be adjusted based on actual hours attended. Freshmen have successfully completed less than thirty-six (36) quarter credit hours. Sophomores have successfully completed at least thirty-six (36) quarter credit hours, but fewer than ninety (90) quarter credit hours. Juniors are those students who have successfully completed at least ninety (90) quarter credit hours. Seniors have successfully completed at least one hundred thirty-six (136) quarter credit hours. Other Costs Credit Earned by Proficiency Exam or Experiential $100 Learning Credit* (per course) Duplicate Certificate Fee $50 Official Transcript Fee $7 Official Transcript Fee (24-hour processing) $25 Student ID Replacement Fee $20 Administration fee** $75 *Non-refundable; this charge is per attempt. **This fee is assessed when a student officially withdraws or is involuntarily withdrawn or dismissed. See the Withdrawal or Dismissal section. The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook. Page 6 of 7
7 Scholarships Charter College Career-Focused Educational Scholarship - $1500 (Certificate Program) Eligibility Requirements: High School graduate from accredited high school in Complete an essay describing academic plans and career goals. Provide specific examples. ESSAY FORMAT: one (1) to two (2) pages, typed. Submit application with essay and official High School transcript no later than July 10, 2015, to start no later than August 3, 2015 OR September 11, 2015, to start no later than October 12, Applications, with documents, are accepted via mail or at the campus. All applicants must complete an admissions interview with an Admissions Representative at Charter College prior to July 5, 2015 for the July 10, 2015 submission or September 4, 2015 for the September 11, 2015 submission. The Scholarship Selection Committee will determine award recipients and notify recipients no later than July 24, 2015, for the August 3, 2015 start and September 25, 2015, for the October 12, 2015 start. Scholarship funds are limited. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Conditions of Award: All scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students, maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, meet attendance requirements and successfully complete the program of study. Failure to do so will result in forfeit of the scholarship, or the remaining portion. Careers That Work! Scholarship - Northwest Career Colleges Federation and Charter College - $1000 Eligibility Requirements: High school graduate. The student must be accepted by the College for the scholarship to be valid. Students awarded this scholarship must complete the enrollment process and be accepted into the college by July 7, Note: The award is non-transferrable, and it is applied to the student s account as a reduction of tuition costs in the amount of $1,000. The award will be evenly distributed over the length of the program. Scholarships not redeemed by December 31, 2015, are void unless special arrangements are made with the College. The scholarship award recipients will be notified by their High School no later than June 19, 2015, for a start no later than November 16, Scholarship funds are limited. The Catalog Supplement is part of the College Catalog & Student Handbook. Page 7 of 7