Audience: Appropriate for teams that will actually be responsible for overseeing ALP.
Purpose: To insure that, early in the process, those responsible are thinking about scaling the program up.
Content: The consultation usually covers the following:
- what is the final goal
- establishing a timeline for scaling up
- anticipating difficulties
- faculty resistance
- classroom space
- recruiting faculty
- student enrollment
- faculty development
- articulation with other schools
Format: Small group discussion.
Time: A short one or two hour discussion can get the group thinking and aware of the issues they will need to address. A longer session—half to whole day—can begin the process of developing a plan in some detail.