June 2022
ATS members gather in Pittsburgh for 2022 ATS/COA Biennial Meeting
A group of more than 450 gathered on June 22 and 23 in Pittsburgh to reconnect and learn alongside one another at the 2022 ATS/COA Biennial Meeting Onsite Conference. Read more. Listen to more.
In-person conference unites Pathways grantees in Pittsburgh to discuss projects
More than 200 people representing 81 ATS member schools met
to discuss their projects at the first in-person gathering for the Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative in June. Read more. Listen to more.
ATS data visualization: long-awaited personnel update now available
What data questions do you have of your peers? How do your data compare with theirs? In its commitment to making data more accessible, ATS envisioned a tool that provides users with 30 years of data in one visualization to better see trend lines and allow users to slice the data according to different types of peers. Read more. Listen to more.
ATS schools continue to amaze
Tom Tanner, retiring director of accreditation, reflects on his 10 years at ATS and shares four highlights from his time working with member schools. Read more. Listen to more.
Entering Student Questionnaire for 2022-2023 now available
Need access to the Entering Student Questionnaire for the 2022-2023 academic year? Sign-ups are available now. Click on the yellow "Order Questionnaires" box on the ATS website. Try the following tips to encourage student participation: (1) include the link in a welcome packet or an orientation class, (2) provide an incentive – candy bar, institution swag, gift card, etc., (3) set a clear window of time for the survey and keep it short (1-2 weeks), (4) send reminder emails and notifications in apps, and LMS, or other online spaces. Questions? Email Meghan Niskach at ATS.
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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.