Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Appliances

Articulation Agreement between
ATI Career Training Center
4575 San Mateo Blvd., NE, Suite G130
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Central New Mexico Community College
525 Buena Vista Dr. SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
ATI Career Training Center, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico(" ATI"), and Central
New Mexico Community College, ("CNM") located in Albuquerque, New Mexico
hereby enter into this articulation agreement(" Agreement"):
1. Under the terms of this Agreement all students enrolled in ATI's Air
Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration & Appliances (ACHRA) program and all
students who dropped from that program within the last 90 days ("ATI
students"), will be permitted to transfer to CNM to complete their program of
enrollment. This includes any students currently on a leave of absence and any
students who have enrolled at ATI but have not yet started their course of study.
As ATI students transition to the CNM programs, they will receive full credit for
their work successfully completed with a final grade of "C" or higher while a
student of ATI Career Training Center. ATI students also will receive access to
all services offered by CNM to students enrolled in its programs on an equal
basis, including access to all student support services up to and including
placement assistance after completion of program requirements. Except as noted
below, all CNM policies and procedures, including those policies and procedures
relevant to the processing of federal student financial aid, will apply to ATI
students who transfer to CNM under this Agreement.
2. In entering into this Agreement, the parties have determined that Central New
Mexico Community College offers programs that are of acceptable quality and
reasonably similar in content, structure, and schedule of delivery to that
provided by ATI.
3. Students from ATI have been informed of the school closing and, once approved,
they will be informed that an articulation agreement has been reached that will
allow them to transfer the following credits to CNM Community College:
ACA130- Basic Electricity
ACA131 - Electrical Control & Motors
ACA230- Intro to Climate Control & Safety
ACA231- Refrigeration Systems
ACA430 - Air Conditioning & Heating Systems
ACA431- Air Conditioning Design and Controls
AGEN-137 Career Planning
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4. ATI will provide a list of all students who were enrolled in the ACHRA program
at the time of campus closure along with a transcript for each of these students.
Any student financial transactions paid to ATI will be retained by ATI. ATI will
be responsible for all student refunds (including returns to the federal student
aid programs) for any students who do not transfer to CNM. The parties
acknowledge that CNM is not responsible for any Closed School Loan
Discharges applicable to ATI students as that term is defined by the U.S.
Department of Education.
5. Once the students complete their program, they will receive their diplomas from
CNM. Central New Mexico Community College will maintain records of all
students who transfer from ATI to CNM and will maintain such records in its
student database and in hard copy format.
6. As part of the articulation agreement, the ATI campus will provide student
transcripts for students who transfer to CNM. Where required, ATI may provide
other documents to CNM including but not limited to
Enrollment Agreements
Financial Aid Transcripts
Attendance Records
Academic Transcripts
Student Registration List
Student Accounts
7. The parties will notify the appropriate accrediting agencies, and federal and state
authorities of this Agreement in compliance with applicable federal and state
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Central New Mexico Community College agrees that upon a set schedule, it will offer
each student enrolled in the ATI ACHRA program a reasonable opportunity to
promptly resume and complete the course of study, as organized by CNM, in the
Albuquerque, NM geographic area.
ATI shall provide notice to each student of the Articulation Agreement with CNM.
CNM will provide information to students enrolled at the closing school with respect to
CNM's program(s), facilities, faculty, equipment, services, policies (including
attendance and satisfactory academic progress) and practices, the manner and means by
which it will accept transfer credit of courses completed at ATI, and any other
information specifically requested that is pertinent to this Articulation Agreement.
Agreed to as of the last date signed below:
r ATI Enterprises of Florida, Inc., as applicable]
Dr. Sydney Gunthorpe, Vice President of Academic Affairs
Central New Mexico Community College
Annual Review completed and approved May 15, 2014, by John
Bronisz, Dean, Applied Technologies
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