Audience: Suitable for groups designing an implementation of ALP or another co-requisite model. This could be the entire reading and English departments or a team drawn from these departments.

Purpose: To assist the group in thinking through the process of adopting ALP or another co-requisite model and to raise questions that need to be answered before such implementation begins.

Content: Depending on the needs of the participants, the discussion usually covers the following:

  • Deciding on a co-requisite model.
  • Deciding whether and how to integrate reading and writing.
  • Coordinating with counselors/advisors, records and registration, institutional research, instructional technology, and developmental math.
  • Developing a data plan.
  • Planning faculty development.
  • Planning to scale up.