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1 DUAL ENROLLMENT

2 What is the Dual Enrollment program? What is the Dual Enrollment program? How does it differ from Advanced Placement? How does it differ from Advanced Placement? What are the criteria for participation? What are the criteria for participation?

3 DUAL ENROLLMENT, contd What institutions are eligible for participation? What institutions are eligible for participation? What classes can you take? What classes can you take? Are there limitations on credits allowed? Are there limitations on credits allowed?

4 DUAL ENROLLMENT, contd Will the credits transfer? Will the credits transfer? What about grades? What about grades? What is the procedure? What is the procedure?

5 WHAT IS THE DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAM? Part Time/FullFull Time TimeACCEL JOINT ENROLLMENT MOVE ON WHEN READY (MOWR) ADVANCED ACADEMY ADVANCED ACADEMY Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES) Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES)

6 HOW IS THE PROGRAM DEFINED? Dually enrolled in high school and collegeDually enrolled in high school and college Earn high school graduation credits Earn high school graduation credits Earn college credits Earn college credits

7 WHAT IS THE ACCEL-award? Students attending public institutions receive Students attending public institutions receive Tuition Tuition Students are responsible for books and fees Students are responsible for books and fees Students attending private institutions receive up to $3,000 per academic year for full-time enrollment (or a pro-rated amount for less than full-time attendance). Students attending private institutions receive up to $3,000 per academic year for full-time enrollment (or a pro-rated amount for less than full-time attendance).

8 who is eligible to participate in the ACCEL PROGRAM? who is eligible to participate in the ACCEL PROGRAM? Students must be classified as a legal resident of Georgia. Students must be classified as a legal resident of Georgia. Students must meet citizenship requirements. Students must meet citizenship requirements. Students must meet Selective Service Registration requirements. Students must meet Selective Service Registration requirements. Students must be in compliance with Georgias Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of Students must be in compliance with Georgias Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of Students must meet the postsecondary schools admissions requirements. Students must meet the postsecondary schools admissions requirements.

9 How long will a student be eligible? Accel is not available during Summer terms. Accel is not available during Summer terms. Accel hours will NOT be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined-Paid-Hours limitation. Accel hours will NOT be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined-Paid-Hours limitation. Once high school requirements are met, the student can no longer continue to attend school. Once high school requirements are met, the student can no longer continue to attend school.

10 WHAT IS THE MOVE ON WHEN READY (MOWR) PROGRAM? Provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to enroll full-time in postsecondary institutions to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously. Provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to enroll full-time in postsecondary institutions to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously. Students may not be enrolled in classes at BHS. Students may not be enrolled in classes at BHS. Students may participate in extra- curricular activities at BHS Students may participate in extra- curricular activities at BHS

11 HOW IS THIS (MOWR) DIFFERENT FROM THE ACCEL PROGRAM? Accel : Full-time or part-time Accel : Full-time or part-time State funded State funded Colleges require a lower GPA Colleges require a lower GPA MOWR : Must attend college full-time MOWR : Must attend college full-time FTE funded-State Department of Education FTE funded-State Department of Education Pays for tuition & fees Pays for tuition & fees College must agree to accept States payment College must agree to accept States payment

12 WHERE CAN STUDENTS TAKE THESE CLASSES? Any unit of the University System of Georgia Any unit of the University System of Georgia A branch of the Technical College System of Georgia A branch of the Technical College System of Georgia A private independent nonprofit postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants A private independent nonprofit postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants A private proprietary postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants A private proprietary postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants

13 What are the Other DUAL ENROLLMENT Programs? Residential Residential West Georgia - Advanced Academy West Georgia - Advanced Academy Middle GA College- Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES) a/games/ Middle GA College- Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES) a/games/ Gifted students & highly motivated students Gifted students & highly motivated students Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores

14 What are the Other DUAL ENROLLMENT Programs? Joint Enrollment Defined A process through which high school students take courses at a state public students take courses at a state public or private postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school or private postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution. student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution. It is an ACCEL program. It is an ACCEL program.

15 HOW DO STUDENTS MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY? Be a full-time student for a minimum of 12 semester hours or the equivalent quarter hours after the drop/add period. Be a full-time student for a minimum of 12 semester hours or the equivalent quarter hours after the drop/add period. Students who drop below full-time status for any reason during the term forfeit their eligibility to continue in MOWR program and will return to their local high school. Students who drop below full-time status for any reason during the term forfeit their eligibility to continue in MOWR program and will return to their local high school. Students may not switch programs during a semester. Students may not switch programs during a semester.

16 Dual Enrollment vs. AP How is Dual Enrollment DifferentFrom AP ?

17 Dual Enrollment Classes Dual Enrollment Classes Enrolled in college Enrolled in college Taught by college instructors Taught by college instructors Core Areas: Math, Science, Language Arts, Foreign Language and Social Studies taken at a local college can allow a student to earn both college academic credit and high school credit. Core Areas: Math, Science, Language Arts, Foreign Language and Social Studies taken at a local college can allow a student to earn both college academic credit and high school credit.

18 Advanced Placement Classes Taught at the high school Taught at the high school Credit earned through exam Credit earned through exam Successful completion of AP college-level courses and high scores on AP exams will earn college credit at all USG institutions and earn college credit at all USG institutions and many private colleges. AP courses are many private colleges. AP courses are available at high schools around the state as available at high schools around the state as well as through the Georgia Virtual High well as through the Georgia Virtual High School. School.

19 What Are the Criteria for Participation for GCPS Students? 4-Year 970 S.A.T. /ACT 970 S.A.T. /ACT 530 Verbal/ Verbal/ Math/ Math/ core academic avg. 3.0 core academic avg. Classified as Jr. or Sr. Classified as Jr. or Sr.

20 What Are the Criteria for Participation for GCPS Students? Technical Colleges No core academic average required No core academic average required SAT, ACT, or COMPASS Placement test scores SAT, ACT, or COMPASS Placement test scores COMPASS-70 Reading, 38 Writing, 37 Math COMPASS-70 Reading, 38 Writing, 37 Math SAT- 430 Verbal, 400 Math SAT- 430 Verbal, 400 Math ACT- 15 Reading, 17 English, 17 Math ACT- 15 Reading, 17 English, 17 Math Classified as Jr. or Sr. Classified as Jr. or Sr.

21 GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE GPA Requirement – 3.0 Core GPA SAT Minimum – Math 460/Critical Reading 480 Composite 970 (CR+M) ACT Minimum – Math 19, English 21, Composite 20

22 GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY SAT Requirements: 530 Verbal (Critical Reading); 530 Math SAT Requirements: 530 Verbal (Critical Reading); 530 Math ACT Requirements: 23 English; 22 Math ACT Requirements: 23 English; 22 Math GPA Requirements: 3.0 GPA Requirements: 3.0

23 REQUIREMENTS FOR GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE GPA requirement – 3.0 core GPA SAT minimum scores – Critical Reading 530/ Math 440 ACT minimum scores – English 23/Math 18/ Composite SAT or 22 ACT Math score is required for students taking fourth year of Math CAUTION: No Gwinnett Location, but online is possible.

24 Requirements for Middle Georgia College – GAMES (Georgia Academy of Aviation, Math, Engineering and Science) GPA Requirement – 3.5 Core GPA SAT Minimum – Math 560/Critical Reading 530 ACT Minimum – Math 24, English 23, Composite 24

25 REQUIREMENTS FOR WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE – ADVANCED ACADEMY GPA Requirement – 3.5 Core GPA SAT Minimum – Math 530/Critical Reading 580 Composite 1150 ACT Minimum – Math 22, English 25, Composite 25

26 Dual Enrollment Maxwell Automotive Services Automotive Services Culinary Arts Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Education Healthcare Science Healthcare Science Interior Design Interior Design Law & Justice Law & Justice Welding Welding Grayson Sports Medicine Sports Medicine Culinary Arts Culinary Arts Law & Justice Law & Justice

27 e CORE Administered through the University of WEST GEORGIA Administered through the University of WEST GEORGIA Students take all classes online Students take all classes online Clayton State University Clayton State University Dalton State College Dalton State College Fort Valley State University Fort Valley State University Macon State College Macon State College Southern Polytechnic State University Southern Polytechnic State University University of West Georgia University of West Georgia Valdosta State University Valdosta State University

28 WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS for e- CORE? Seniors: GPA or higher Seniors: GPA or higher SAT-530 Critical Reading, Math 530SAT-530 Critical Reading, Math 530 ACT- 23 English, Math 22ACT- 23 English, Math 22 Juniors: GPA- 3.5 or higher Juniors: GPA- 3.5 or higher SAT- 580 Critical Reading, Math 530SAT- 580 Critical Reading, Math 530 ACT- 25 English, Math 22ACT- 25 English, Math 22

29 What About Grades? Letter grades transcribed to mid-point of GCPS grading scale Letter grades transcribed to mid-point of GCPS grading scale Highest possible grade95 Highest possible grade95 All grades included on high school transcript All grades included on high school transcript

30 Mid-Point of GCPS Grading Scale A = 95 A = 95 B = 85 B = 85 C = 77 C = 77 D = 72 D = 72 F = 50 F = 50

31 Equivalent Point Values 1-2 semester hrs =.5 Carnegie credit 1-2 semester hrs =.5 Carnegie credit 3-5 semester hrs =1 Carnegie credit 3-5 semester hrs =1 Carnegie credit Seat hours are not required Seat hours are not required

32 Will the Credits Transfer? Grade of C or better Grade of C or better Public college & universities in Georgia Public college & universities in Georgia Students responsibility to investigate, especially for private and out of state schools Students responsibility to investigate, especially for private and out of state schools

33 THE CLASSES ARE CHALLENGING!!

34 CLASSES CANNOT BE DROPPED without consequences !!!!!

35 STUDENTs RESPONSIBILITY Student initiated and student managed… Student initiated and student managed… Complete schedule changes for BHS. Complete schedule changes for BHS. Maintain contact w/ BHS for graduation and extra-curricular activities. Maintain contact w/ BHS for graduation and extra-curricular activities. Request that transcripts be sent to the high school each semester. Request that transcripts be sent to the high school each semester.

36 Of Equal Importance … It is important to have a serious and open discussion about your postsecondary educational and career goals. It is important to have a serious and open discussion about your postsecondary educational and career goals. A high school students social and emotional maturity can often be the major determinant of success for the program. A high school students social and emotional maturity can often be the major determinant of success for the program.

37 What Is The Procedure? Register/Take S.A.T.,A.C.T., or COMPASS Register/Take S.A.T.,A.C.T., or COMPASS Make an appointment to meet with your BHS counselor & Dual Enrollment coordinator. Make an appointment to meet with your BHS counselor & Dual Enrollment coordinator. Complete Declaration of Intent form, and turn it in to Counseling Office. Complete Declaration of Intent form, and turn it in to Counseling Office. Complete the Advisement/Contact Complete the Advisement/Contact Information Form. Information Form.

38 What Is The Procedure? contd Complete the School Permission Form. This form must accompany the college application, along with the students transcript. Complete the School Permission Form. This form must accompany the college application, along with the students transcript. Apply for admission to college Apply for admission to college Check application deadlines Check application deadlines

39 Do I register for BHS classes? Registration begins Feb. 4. Registration begins Feb. 4. Register for 6 BHS classes Register for 6 BHS classes BHS will make schedule changes in August to accommodate college classes BHS will make schedule changes in August to accommodate college classes Letter of acceptance from the college is required! Letter of acceptance from the college is required! College schedule required! College schedule required!

40 AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. Contact the Dual Enrollment representative at the selected college to schedule an advisement conference. Contact the Dual Enrollment representative at the selected college to schedule an advisement conference. Register for college classes ASAP. Register for college classes ASAP.

41 AFTER YOU HAVE REGISTERED For CLASSES ……. Attend mandatory Advisement Session at B.H.S in August (date to be announced). Attend mandatory Advisement Session at B.H.S in August (date to be announced). Provide Accel Coordinator with Provide Accel Coordinator with letter of acceptance letter of acceptance copy of schedule copy of schedule

42 Final application process Student completes Student Section of ACCEL Program Application Online (Part I) Paper application for MOWR & Residential programs Student completes Student Section of ACCEL Program Application Online (Part I) Paper application for MOWR & Residential programs High School completes High School Section of Accel Application (Part II) High School completes High School Section of Accel Application (Part II) College completes College Section of ACCEL Application (Part III) College completes College Section of ACCEL Application (Part III) Completed application is forwarded to GSFC and college invoices to GSFC Completed application is forwarded to GSFC and college invoices to GSFC These forms are found at

43 WHAT ABOUT EXTRA- CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES? S tudents are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities, with few exceptions (with a minimun of 2.1 credits). S tudents are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities, with few exceptions (with a minimun of 2.1 credits). Must meet all the requirements, schedules, and conditions to be able to participate. Must meet all the requirements, schedules, and conditions to be able to participate. In some cases this may not be possible due to class schedule conflicts. In some cases this may not be possible due to class schedule conflicts.

44 Advantages Offers excellent means of getting ahead Offers excellent means of getting ahead Offers flexibility for the mature, responsible student Offers flexibility for the mature, responsible student Eases the transition from high school to college Eases the transition from high school to college Saves money Saves money

45 Disadvantages NO GUARANTEES! NO GUARANTEES! Must meet demands of 2 schools Must meet demands of 2 schools Requires maturity and responsibility Requires maturity and responsibility Can impact graduation Can impact graduation Some colleges, especially outside Georgia may not accept credits awarded by the college. Some colleges, especially outside Georgia may not accept credits awarded by the college. Check with the school. Check with the school.

46 Summary Good Program Good Program Saves money Saves money Not for Every Student Not for Every Student Investigate all options Investigate all options

47 RELATED LINKS chool/admissions_enrollment/ chool/admissions_enrollment/ q=CICTASeam q=CICTASeam q=CICTASeam q=CICTASeam html html html html DUAL ENROLLMENT AT GPC! - YouTube oS3ew oS3ew oS3ew oS3ew

48 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS? Tell your parents Tell your parents Attend the Dual Enrollment meeting on January 23, 2014 Attend the Dual Enrollment meeting on January 23, 2014


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