The California Community Colleges and the California State University, in consultation with students, faculty, student service administrators, the State Department of Education, the California Education Round Table, and other key stakeholders, shall develop a student-centered communication and marketing strategy in order to increase the visibility of the associate degree for transfer pathway for all students in California that includes, but is not necessarily limited to, all of the following:
(a) Outreach to high schools in accordance with existing high school outreach programs and activities performed by the colleges and universities.
(b) Information on the pathway prominently displayed in all community college counseling offices and transfer centers.
(c) Associate degree for transfer pathway information provided to all first-year community college students developing an education plan to aid them in making informed educational choices.
(d) Targeted outreach to first-year students through campus orientations and student support services programs offered by the campus that may include, but are not necessarily limited to, Federal TRIO Programs, First-Generation Experience, MESA, and Puente.
(e) Information on the pathway prominently displayed in community college course catalogs.
(f) Information on the pathway prominently displayed on the Internet Web sites of each community college, each campus of the California State University, and on the CaliforniaColleges.edu Internet Web site.
(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 720, Sec. 4.)