Maria I. Colon Colon
Soy graduada de Maestría en Administración de Empresas, con especialidad en Contabilidad, y Maestría en Educación, con especialidad en Currículo y Enseñanza. Obtuve una certificación en calidad (Certified Quality Improvement Associate / CQIA), y una certificación como facilitadora para la enseñanza de cursos en la modalidad a distancia. Poseo vasta experiencia laborando en diversas áreas administrativas y académicas de instituciones educativas postsecundarias.
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Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)
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MED, Curriculum and Teaching
BA, Secondary Education in Mathematics Summa Cum Laude
Work & Experience
Plan, implement, direct, supervise and evaluate the activities and operations of CCAMPIS Educational Program according to the commitments contracted between the US Department of Education and the University. ▪ Develop promotion strategies for Program services. ▪ Keep and update all documentation related to the operations of the Program. ▪ Coordinate the operations of the Program with the various dependencies of the academic unit. ▪ Wrote an accreditation self-study that led to a grant of accreditation for a period of four years
Implemented and ensured compliance with all institutional academic policies. ▪ Prepared the class schedule for each academic term, optimizing the use of physical facilities and meeting student course demands. ▪ Recruited highly qualified professors to teach 100% of the scheduled courses. ▪ Supervised and advised an average of 70 professors per semester. ▪ Developed and implemented an in-service training plan for the faculty that consisted of an average of eight workshops per year.
Taught undergraduate courses in Accounting and Mathematics.
Coordinated and monitored the performance of all departments and offices (Admissions and Recruitment, Job Placement, Registration, Academic Affairs, Student Services, Student Financial Aid, Collections and Disbursements). ▪ Developed and coordinated the implementation of the administrative and academic policies that guide the operation of TCPR. ▪ Ensured full compliance with all regulations and requirements of the accrediting commission, regulatory bodies and funding agencies, thus maintaining the local, state and federal accreditation grants and licenses necessary for the operation of TCPR. ▪ Wrote an accreditation self-study that led to a new grant of accreditation for a period of eight years, exceeding the maximum period of six years that used to be granted by the accrediting commission, and placing TCPR on its honor institutions roll ▪ Led TCPR to achieve its institutional goals of enrollment, retention, graduation and job placement through the development, implementation, and evaluation of an annual Institutional Effectiveness Plan ▪ Prepared and managed an institutional budget of approximately 1 million dollars.
Oversaw the performance of all college departments and offices: Community Affairs (Admissions and Recruitment), Academic Affairs, Registrar, Student Services, Job Placement, Student Financial Aid, Collections and Disbursements. ◼ Monitored compliance with the regulations and requirements of the accrediting commission, regulatory agencies and funding agencies at the local, state and federal levels. ◼ Organized, directed and supervised the processes of accreditation and renewal of licenses and authorizations. ◼ Assisted the Executive Director in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Institutional Effectiveness Plan. ◼ Assisted the Executive Director in the preparation and administration of the institutional budget. ◼ Enhanced the processes of coordination, collaboration and communication among the various departments and offices of the College.
Oversaw the performance of the Admissions and Recruitment Office, Registrar, Job Placement, Student Financial Aid, Collections and Disbursements. ◼ Supervised the processes of purchasing and contracting of services.
Set up the Registrar Office, wrote its Manual of Procedures, developed and implemented its systems and policies in accordance with applicable regulations. ◼ Organized and directed students registration processes. ◼ Organized and directed all processes of grades registration. ◼ Applied the institutional policy of satisfactory academic progress. ◼ Prepared, updated and safeguarded student academic records. ◼ Recorded all academic transactions and controlled access to information contained in student records.