"Modern technology and flexible interoperable capabilities make Transfer Navigator the ideal solution."
Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 11, 2011
Decision Academic, the industry’s leading academic advising, planning, and curriculum management company, is excited to announce the addition of the Georgia Transfer Articulation Cooperative Services (GATRACS) to their growing list of statewide system (http://www.decisionacademic.com/state-wide-systems) customers. The Georgia Transfer Articulation Cooperative Services is a partnership between the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, Technical College System of Georgia, Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Student Finance Commission.
Decision Academic’s Transfer Navigator (http://www.decisionacademic.com/products/transfer-navigator) will fulfill the objective of developing and implementing a technological solution that provides students with knowledge and tools needed to make informed decisions about transferring from one institution to another.
The USG Board of Regents oversees the 35 colleges and universities that comprise the University System of Georgia, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and The Georgia Public Library System. The Technical College System of Georgia oversees the state's 25 technical colleges, adult literacy programs, and a host of economic and workforce development programs. The Georgia Department of Education oversees public K-12 education throughout the state. The Georgia Student Finance Commission’s mission is to promote and increase access to education beyond high school for Georgians. Together these organizations are committed to creating a portal to ensure that students have the information they need to make a knowledgeable decision on their education pathway.
“The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is committed to facilitating the progress of students from high school to postsecondary education and to create seamless transition between and among the colleges and universities in Georgia. With Decision Academic’s Transfer Navigator solution, we will be able to provide students with an informative, easy-to-use, operational web portal that will increase efficiencies for the students and the institutions by replacing a manual process with an automated interactive system.”, said Dr. Virginia J. Michelich, associate vice chancellor for student achievement, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. “We are excited about realizing this vision with the help of Decision Academic and their Transfer Navigator product."
“At the Technical College System of Georgia, we’re committed to collaborating with our high school and postsecondary partners to create a more seamless education system where students have clear avenues to the very highest levels of education. One of our goals is to see that every Georgia student has easy access to information to make and continue with their college plans, and Decision Academic’s Transfer Navigation program will help to fulfill that need,” said Mike Light, Executive Director of Communications, Technical College System of Georgia.
"Modern technology and flexible interoperable capabilities make Transfer Navigator the ideal solution for implementing the GATRACS vision and fulfilling the needs of transfer students across the state of Georgia. We are thrilled to be assisting GATRACS accomplish their transfer objectives and look forward to building a successful relationship.” said Leslie Kaufman, President and COO, Decision Academic.
About Decision Academic
Decision Academic provides robust and innovative academic advising, planning, course and curriculum management tools for higher education institutions and statewide systems. These tools improve the overall student experience, facilitates administrative functions, brings greater efficiencies, and enriches collaboration in the areas of degree audit, transfer articulation, curriculum and catalog management. More information about Decision Academic is available at http://www.decisionacademic.com.
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