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1 Your Gateway To Endless Possibilities MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL FORUM Thursday, October 24, 2013

2 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS Curriculum Academic Programs Continuing Education Program Adult Basic Skills (GED and Adult HS Programs) Student Activities and Athletics Workforce Investment Act (WIA Program) Early College

3 WELCOME DR. STELFANIE WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT

4 OPENING REMARKS DR. ANGELA BALLENTINE, VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS

5 HIGH SCHOOLS- A STATISTICAL LOOK AT YOUR GRADUATES GEORGE HENDERSON, DEAN OF STUDENTS

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9 ADVISING IN 3-D AMY OGEARY, INSTRUCTOR/QEP COORDINATOR

10 Dream about higher education Design a plan to complete it Discover the doors of opportunity that will open W HAT IS THE DEFINITION OF A DVISING IN 3-D?

11 W HAT ARE THE S TUDENT L EARNING O UTCOMES (SLO) OF A DVISING IN 3-D? 1.Students will develop a rapport/relationship with their advisor. 2.Students will know the steps to completion of their career and academic goals. 3.Students will be responsible, independent, and empowered for their education.

12 DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION- A MODULAR APPROACH MARIA BAILEY, DEAN OF ARTS & SCIENCES

13 Reading, English, and Mathematics Redesign Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) State Policy Team Innovation and Redesign DEI Math Task Force DEI English/Reading Task Force 2013 North Carolina Association of Community College Instructional Administrators (NCACCIA) 2/29/2013

14 Developmental Education Initiatives- Four Goals Reduce overall need for developmental education Reduce time to complete developmental education Implement better tools for assessing and placing students Improve data tracking and analysis capabilities 2013 NCACCIA 2/29/2013

15 Developmental Mathematics (DMA) 8 modules 4 weeks each Complete in 2 semesters Module level begins with placement test score

16 DMA Course Success Rates Previous Developmental Math Courses-56.8% success rate Developmental Math Modules-74% success rate Vance-Granville Community College Fall 2012

17 DMA Student Retention Rates Previous Developmental Math Courses-66.9% retention Developmental Math Modules-78.6% retention Vance-Granville Community College Fall 2012

18 Developmental Reading and English (DRE) Effective Fall 2013 Reading and English Developmental Courses are integrated 4 module levels: DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098, DRE 099

19 Developmental Reading and English (DRE) (continued) 8 week modules DRE 099 allows for additional instruction while enrolled in ENG 111

20 MULTIPLE MEASURES- THE NEW FRONTIER FOR PLACEMENT TONYA WADDLE, DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS & RECORDS

21 MULTIPLE MEASURES What is Multiple Measures for Placement Policy? Hierarchy of measures that VGCC will use to determine a students readiness for college-level courses Effective Fall 2014 applicants Recent high school graduates are evaluated by Multiple Measures

22 MULTIPLE MEASURES What measures will VGCC use to determine placement? Once the Admissions Office receives the high school transcript: Recent high school graduate Specified GPA benchmark Specified ACT or SAT subject area test scores Administer the placement test

23 Unweighted GPA = or > 2.6 And FRC Code 1, 2, 3, or 4* Unweighted GPA = or > 2.6 And FRC Code 1, 2, 3, or 4* Student is college ready for any gateway math course and any course that has a DMA prerequisite. Colleges may require students with a GPA <3.0 enrolling in MAT 151, 155, 161, or 171 to take a supplemental math lab as a co-requisite. Student is college ready for any English course up to and including English 111 and any course that has a DRE prerequisite. Colleges may require students with a GPA < 3.0 enrolling in ENG 110 and ENG 111 to take a supplemental English composition lab as a co-requisite. PLACEMENT CRITERIA

24 Unweighted GPA < 2.6 College will evaluate subject- area ACT or SAT scores to determine if student is college ready in math and English using the following scores (based on national and state validation studies): ACT Reading & Writing Combined 39 SAT Reading & Writing Combined 1000 ACT Math 22/SAT Math 500 PLACEMENT CRITERIA CONTINUED

25 Unweighted GPA < 2.6 and subject-area score(s) below college ready Students without a recent transcript GPA or without ACT or SAT scores Student will take the subject- area placement test to determine placement. VGCC uses COMPASS or ASSET. PLACEMENT CRITERIA CONTINUED

26 VGCC YOUTH CAMPS BUTTON BRADY, INSTRUCTOR, BIOLOGY

27 SCIENCE CAMP June 16 – 20, th, 7 th, and 8 th graders Counselor in Training Program $ Faculty led

28 March 22 & 29, Saturdays 10 th, 11 th, and 12 th graders Limited to 10 campers Main Campus Faculty led BIOTECH LAB WORKSHOP

29 DRAMA CAMP Teenworks in cooperation with Ballet Arts, Granville County Schools and Granville Little Theatre June 23 – 27, 2014 Rising 7 th – 12 th graders Show on June 27 th VGCC Auditorium

30 CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP February 13 – March 13, 2014 Thursdays 6-8 pm Adults Faculty led

31 VGCC STUDENT PERSPECTIVE Charles Douglas College Transfer Program VGCC Student Ambassador Julleah Norton College Transfer Program Student Tutor-Academic Skills Center Isley Richardson Early College Student-Warren Early College

32 BREAK COMPLIMENTS OF VGCCS CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM

33 GENERAL SESSION HOW STUDENTS GET FROM YOUR PLACE TO OURS, AND BEYOND… TONYA WADDLE, DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS & RECORDS JOY TUCKER, DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING KATHY KTUL, REGISTRAR

34 HOW STUDENTS GET FROM YOUR PLACE TO OURS, AND BEYOND… TONYA WADDLE, DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS & RECORDS

35 DECISIONS, DECISIONS, DECISIONS Complete a career assessment Learn about yourself Explore programs or majors Research career opportunities, requirements, and outlook

36 STEPS TO BECOMING A VGCC STUDENT Submit an Admissions Application online at Take Placement Test unless exempt by multiple measures, transfer credit or standardized test scores Submit an official high school transcript

37 STEPS TO BECOMING A VGCC STUDENT Apply for Financial Aid Attend New Student Orientation Meet with an advisor Register for classes Pay for classes or confirm financial aid is complete Obtain student ID

38 HOW STUDENTS GET FROM YOUR PLACE TO OURS, AND BEYOND… JOY TUCKER, DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING

39 RESOURCES- ONLINE Single login for WebAdvisor Moodle Smarthinking* Regroup

40 RESOURCES: FACE TO FACE Counseling Services Disability Services Advising Career Services Academic Skills Center (Tutoring) Clubs/Organizations Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Golf Library Services

41 College Setting Student must self-identify with Disability Services Counselor Student must provide most recent documentation at their own expense Student must meet the demands of the course; curriculum not modified Student advocates for self and must make frequent contact with Counselor Parent access to student records requires a signed FERPA Release Form on file TRANSITIONING FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE DISABILITY SERVICES Please visit for more info.www.vgcc.edu/disabilityservices

42 HOW STUDENTS GET FROM YOUR PLACE TO OURS, AND BEYOND… KATHY KTUL, REGISTRAR

43 REGISTRATION Course Selection-WebAdvisor AP Scores from High School or College Board Articulation Credit – online form https://vgcc.wufoo.com/forms/vgccrecommended- articulated-high-school-credit/

44 AFTER REGISTRATION … Pay tuition- Options -Residency Classification Textbooks Class Participation by census date Attendance Policy Permanent Transcript

45 KNOW YOUR CREDENTIALS Certificate – 12 – 19 credit hours –explore a program Diploma – 36 – 48 credit hours AAS – Associate in Applied Science degree 64 – 75 hours not designed to be fully transferrable but may with articulation agreement* AA – Associate in Arts degree – designed to transfer AS – Associate in Science degree – designed to transfer More rigorous math & science requirements Reference: programs_alphabetical.cfm programs_alphabetical.cfm

46 LUNCH Music provided by the VGCC Music Scholars Door Prizes

47 BREAKOUT SESSION I A)Financial Aid Fundamentals & Scholarship Information- Common Cents Civic Center Main Hall Kali Brown, Director of Financial Aid B) Career and College Promise- Building 8 Conference Room Lyndon Hall, Director of Joint High School Programs

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49 BREAKOUT SESSION II A)Financial Aid Fundamentals & Scholarship Information-Common Cents Civic Center Main Hall Kali Brown, Director of Financial Aid B) Career and College Promise- Building 8 Conference Room Lyndon Hall, Director of Joint High School Programs

50 Q&A, WRAP UP & CEU CERTIFICATE INFORMATION

51 YOUR GATEWAY TO ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES


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