April 2020  

Quality, flexibility, and COVID-19: three reflections
Sarah Drummond, ATS Redevelopment Task Force chair, feels lucky even in the midst of a pandemic. Read more.  
How ATS schools are responding to COVID-19 crisis 
ATS conducted a brief survey of CEOs and CAOs from member schools to learn more.
How do you do commencement when you can't gather?   
Key insights were gained during the recent ATS webinar on virtual graduations and experiments in online programming. Read more. 
Changing landscapes--insights from
ATS studies on leadership 
While studies on ATS leadership education began before the pandemic, the arrival of COVID-19 has heightened the need for good information, including research on leadership. Read more.
Pandemic pedagogy: improvising our practices
of teaching   
Pandemic pedagogy invites us to wait patiently, proceed relationally, and seek collaboration. Read more. 
Data visualization: 2019-20 enrollment update now available
To coincide with the update to the ATS Annual Data Tables, ATS published an update to the data visualization tool, adding enrollment data that schools submitted for the 2019-20 academic year. Read more.
Biennial Meeting agenda now available   
The ATS/COA Biennial Meeting is scheduled for June 24-25, 2020, to be held in a completely online format. The format will allow for online participation in the meeting as well as an electronic option for voting. Learn more. 

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The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) is a membership organization of graduate theological schools. ATS Programs and Services offers educational events and resources to assist member schools with best practices, development of peer networks, production of research, and exploration of data. The Commission on Accrediting of ATS accredits the schools and approves the degree programs.