The Corequisite Model Experience
Dr. Garry Sigler, Shelley Parks, & Heather Turner
Texas State Technical College – Waco
Join three TSTC Waco instructors for a discussion on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Scaling and Sustaining Success (S3) project that has been designed to mainstream Dev Ed students into co-requisite Intermediate and College Algebra courses. Initial data from the successful pilot cohort will be shared.
The co-requisite courses are uniquely defined by:
• An additional scheduled lab hour
• Mastery-based math courseware
• Just-in-time remediation
Dr. Garry L. Sigler serves as the chair of the math department at Texas State Technical College Waco. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. He has taught math at TSTC Waco since 1997. Dr. Sigler is also co-director of the S3 grant awarded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Mrs. Shelley K. Parks is assistant chair of the math department and director of the SACS Quality Enhancement Plan for Texas State Technical College Waco. She has taught at TSTC Waco since 1990. Mrs. Parks co-directs the S3 grant. She was named the Hawkes “Instructor Who Rocks” in November 2013.
Ms. Heather A. Turner is a math instructor at Texas State Technical College Waco. She graduated from Baylor University with an M.Ed. in Educational Administration and has been teaching math at TSTC Waco since 2009. Ms. Turner co-directs the S3 Grant. Currently, she serves on the SACS Quality Enhancement Plan team, the Perkins 5P1 5P2 committee (which focuses on recruiting women in technology), and the departmental faulty senate.