Bridgerland Technical College

November 19, 2018



Item 1

Pledge of Allegiance & Welcome


Item 2

Minutes from the August 27, 2018, Board meeting are available online for review and subsequent approval.

ACTION:  Recommend approval of minutes.


Item 3

Program Highlight – Automated Manufacturing

Ed Ball, Department Head

The Bear River Region AM STEM Academy was recognized as a winner of the 2018 Utah Career and Technical Education Excellence in Action Award. This high school offering has a rigorous sequence of courses beginning with foundation skills to real-world, hands-on experience in the classroom led by dedicated educators and work-based experiences facilitated by industry partners. The AM STEM Academy was recognized as a superior CTE offering in the state of Utah, exemplifying excellence in the successful implementation of the following:

  • CTE Career Pathways
  • Progression and connection from secondary to postsecondary education
  • Meaningful work-based learning opportunities
  • Substantial and evidence-based impact on student achievement and success

Program representatives will be present to talk about the success of the academy and ultimate transition from high school into the program certification.

 ACTION: Information item/pleasure of the Board.


Item 4

Recognition and Honor of the Bridgerland Technical College/Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTech) Student of the Year

Chad Campbell, President

Ann Geary, Board Chair

In conjunction with the UTech Student of the Year campaign, Bridgerland will be pleased to present the 2019 Student of the Year selection. The Student of the Year has been selected by a committee from a group of excellent candidates who were required to submit an application and represent Bridgerland and UTech during the upcoming year including legislative and other public relations events. The Board Chair and Board Leadership members will present the Student of the Year award and will congratulate the winner.

ACTION: Information item/pleasure of the Board.


Item 5

Training on Open and Public Meeting Laws

Ann Geary, Board Chair

Every state has open meeting laws for accountability and transparency. These requirements are to be reviewed annually. Ann Geary has significant experience with open meetings and will provide guidance. For more information, see Utah Code Title 52 – Chapter 04 – Open and Public Meetings Act.

ACTION: Information item/pleasure of the Board.


Item 6

Notification of FY 2019-2020 Secondary Student Fees to Education Providers

Wendy Carter, Vice President for Instruction

Provided as a link for your information and review is the High School Course Offerings booklet (see below), which includes the current secondary student fees schedule. This booklet will be provided to all secondary education providers in the Bear River Region and will be available on Bridgerland’s Web site. Each school district representative on the College Board of Directors is required by UTech policy to provide written notification of this fee schedule to the Board of Education President of their respective districts.

High School Offerings 19-20 - Logan Campus

High School Offerings 19-20 - Brigham City Branch Campus

ACTION: Recommend approval of the Secondary Student Fee Schedule and agreement (where applicable) to notify the Board of Education of their respective districts and secondary education providers.


Item 7

FY 2017-2018 Strategic Plan Summary Report

Emily Hobbs, Chief of Staff

Provided as a link for your information and review is the FY 2017-2018 Strategic Plan Summary Report, designed to provide a brief summary and evaluation of accomplishments toward the objectives of the 2017 through 2022 Strategic Plan. Standard Four “Strategic Planning” of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) Accreditation Standards requires the Strategic Plan to (1) be reviewed and revised annually (at least), and (2) the results of the evaluation of progress documented annually. This report is designed to satisfy these requirements and provide an opportunity for discussion related to the strategic planning process. Administration will be in attendance at the meeting to review the report and participate in any discussion.

ACTION: Recommend approval of the FY 2017-2018 Strategic Plan Report.


Item 8

Policy Manual Updates

Administration has identified the following policies/plans that need to be reviewed and updated as necessary. The policies/plans are included as links and proposed changes are indicated with red and strike out.

Chad Campbell, President

Policy 302 – Employee Education Assistance Plan (Discontinue - combining with 304)

Policy 304 – Employee Education Assistance Program

Policy 343 – Solicitation of Employees and/or Students

Lisa Rock, Controller

Policy 300a – Substitute Employee (Instructional and Non-Instructional)

Administration will be present at the meeting to discuss the policy changes and address any questions or comments from the Board.

ACTION:  Recommend approval of changes to policies/plans as outlined above in Policy Manual Updates.


Item 9

Bridgerland Updates & Calendar Items
Chad Campbell, President

  • BTECH Updates
  • Stand-Alone Courses
    • In accordance with Utah System of Technical Colleges Policy 200, Section 5.1.2, courses not part of an approved certificate shall be approved by the Chief Instructional Officer and reported to the College Board of Directors as an information item. The current schedule is always available online at New courses not included online are provided as a link: Basic Life Safety (BLS) Instructor.
  • Custom Fit
Fiscal Year Trainees Training Hours Total Companies New Companies
16-17 4,762 62,014 167 30
17-18 4,856 67,118 182 34
18-19 1st Qtr 1,246 13,840 127 24


  • Calendar available at
    • December 5: Pathways Conference
    • December 5: BTECH Graduation, 6:30 p.m.
    • December 6: Nursing Graduation, 5:30 p.m.
  • Upcoming Board Meeting Dates
    • January 28, 2019
    • April 22, 2019
    • June 17, 2019

Item 10

Board of Trustees Report
Dr. Scott Theurer, Trustee Representative

A brief update from the USTC Board of Trustees will be provided.


Item 11

Other Items of Business


Item 12


Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302