NODA Association for
Orientation, Transition, and Retention can offer colleges and universities
quality, affordable consulting services that will assess organizational
strengths while identifying opportunities for rejuvenation and change.
has over 30 years of history in education, leadership, and professional
development in the field of college student orientation, transition, and
retention. NODA’s diverse professional interest shares experience in new
freshman/transfer student orientation; family orientation; student leader
selection, training and development; parent programs; and retention – using
experienced people from inside and outside the field to conduct on-site
evaluations for the client.
Visit 1: Content
Analysis & Review of Existing Processes
Objective: To assess & evaluate
existing processes and programs to identify gaps and establish success metrics
based on CAS Standards.
Visit 2: Facilitated
Focus Groups/ Assessment
Objective: To meet with constituents
and participants through a series of focus groups and assessment to identify
programmatic and learning outcomes.
Visit 3: Final
Objective: To provide recommendations
(strategies, tactics and program design) for how to demonstrate organizational
engagement in the orientation process.
*Visit 1 and 2 can be combined into one extended visit.
- Institution requests consultation
prepares institutional profile
of Agreement between NODA and institution is executed
provides a list of preferred dates
proposes team members for approval by the institution
team reviews all background material provided by the institution
report created, formatted, and edited
report delivered to institution
NODA is committed to providing a cost-effective external
review; and are prepared to assess and analyze the institution’s particular
needs, whether large or small in scale.
If a full review of the institution’s transition programs isn’t necessary,
contact the NODA Home Office for additional
options and a customizable evaluation.
Contact Executive Director, Joyce Holl, firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-625-3659.
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