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1 Secondary Education Initiatives: College Credit Now!

2 24 TCSG Colleges Albany Tech Altamaha Tech Athens Tech Atlanta Tech Augusta Tech Central Georgia Tech Chattahoochee Tech Columbus Tech Georgia Northwestern Tech Georgia Piedmont Tech Gwinnett Tech Lanier Tech Moultrie Tech North Georgia Tech Oconee Fall Line Tech Ogeechee Tech Okefenokee Tech Savannah Tech South Georgia Tech Southeastern Tech Southern Crescent Tech Southwest Georgia Tech West Georgia Tech Wiregrass Georgia Tech

3 Three Types of Credentials Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) 8 weeks to 1 year Professional Diploma Usually 1 to 1 ½ years Applied Associate of Science Degree (AAS) Usually 2 years Flexible class schedules Classroom – day and evening courses Online courses Faculty are industry experienced

4 TCSG Education Includes Business Programs Accounting Banking & Finance Marketing Management Education & Technology Programs Early Childhood Ed Mechatronics Computer Information CAD & AutoCAD Game Development Digital Media Television Production Healthcare programs Nursing Dental Medical Assisting Pharmacy Biomedical Dental Hygiene Surgical Tech Radiology Paramedic Respiratory Security Programs Criminal Justice Fire Science Homeland Security Trade & Agriculture Automotive Diesel & Truck Driving Logistics Welding Machine Tool Electrical Aviation Cosmetology HVAC Construction Horticulture Landscape Design And Many More!

5 GEORGIAS HOPE PROGRAM Tuition payment of $62.57 per credit hour Each are measured at checkpoints for eligibility Each has a CAP on credit hours in which they can receive payments. HOPE Grant – Pays towards TCC and Diploma programs – Normally only found at a technical college – HOPE Grant GPA of 2.0 or greater HOPE Scholarship – Pays for Associate Degrees and Bachelor Degrees – HOPE Scholarship GPA of 3.0 or greater – HOPE Grant GPA of 2.5 or greater

6 College compared to Alternative Investments Washington Post June, 2013

7 The FACTS: 90% of fastest growing and highest paying jobs in America require some post-secondary education Nationally, one third of students (about 1.3 million) each year leave high school without a diploma

8 Improve transition of students from high school of college Improve high school completion rates Increase Post-Secondary Transition Increase Post-Secondary Transition Prepare students for college and careers Secondary Initiatives - Vision

9 Earn College Credit While Still In High School

10 High School Dual Enrollment **Includes MOWR, Dual Enrollment, Joint Enrollment, and Accel

11 Dual Credit Benefits High Schools Encourages high school completion Encourages postsecondary completion Expanded course offerings HB186- Retain FTE funding Increase student performance Provide efficiency for tax payers

12 Dual Credit Benefits Colleges Increase student performance Create postsecondary pipeline Provide early entry into workforce Instruct efficiently Enable tax payer efficiency

13 Dual Credit Benefits High School Students College savings Enhanced high school experience College experience Expanded course offerings Smaller class sizes Job skills acquisition Quicker entry into the workforce Guaranteed Transfer Courses

14 DE Students are… More likely to earn a high school diploma More likely to pursue a bachelors degree More likely to earn higher first-semester GPAs Having significantly higher cumulative college GPAs three years after high school More likely to earned more college credits than non-participating peers DE Research Shows… Male and low-income students seem to glean a particularly strong benefit from the dual enrollment programs Students with lower high school grades benefit more than students with higher grades Read more: 10/17/dualenroll#ixzz2jrwdgfIe Inside Higher Ed 10/17/dualenroll#ixzz2jrwdgfIe

15 ACCEL/Dual Enrollment Joint Enrollment Move On When Ready Secondary Education Initiatives College Credit Now!

16 ACCEL High School students take courses from a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive credit at both the high school and postsecondary institution for core courses. Funding Options – 100% Tuition Paid - Georgia Student Finance Commission – Fees May Apply – HS keep FTE funding

17 High School students take courses from a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive credit at both the high school and postsecondary institution. Funding Options – HOPE Grant – Fees may apply – HS keep FTE funding

18 High school students take courses at a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution. Funding Options – HOPE GRANT – Student Can Self Pay – HS keep FTE funding

19 High School Juniors and Seniors satisfy high school graduation requirements while enrolled full-time (12-15 semester hours) at a postsecondary institution. Funding Options – State FTE Funds: Covers 100% Tuition and mandatory fees – HS get administration fee

20 ACCEL Academic CoursesPT/FT Classes taken at College or HS 100% paid Tuition* DUAL Technical CoursesPT/FT Classes taken at College or HS All/Partial tuition paid* JOINT Academic/Technical Courses PT/FT Classes taken at College Only All/Partial tuition paid* MOWR Academic/Technical Courses FT (12 to 15 Hours) Classes taken at College Only 100% Paid Tuition and fees

21 Seamless Education HB 186 – Section I (7) Every state education agency, postsecondary institution, and local school system should provide all high school students with opportunities for accelerated learning through dual credit coursework leading to at least six postsecondary credits and have as a collective goal to graduate every student with postsecondary credit.

22 Statewide Articulation Alliance: University System of GA TCSG USG Student Success

23 27 Courses Guaranteed! TCSG & USG Statewide Articulation Agreement TCSG CourseUSG Course Equivalent American Literature ENGL 2130 Art Appreciation ARTS 1101 World History I HIST 1111 World History II HIST 1112 U.S. History I HIST 2111 U.S. History II HIST 2112 Intro to Humanities HUMN 1101 Intro to Psychology PSYC 1101 Intro to Sociology SOCI 1101 American Govt. POLS 1101 Economics (Principles) ECON 1101 Economics Macro ECON 1199 Economics Micro ECON 1998 TCSG CourseUSG Course Equivalent English Composition I ENG 1101 English Composition 11 ENG 1102 Public Speaking SPCH 1101 Biology I BIOL 1111 (L) Biology II BIOL 1112 (L) Chemistry I CHEM 1151 (L) Chemistry II CHEM 1152 (L) Intro to Statistics MATH 1127 Pre-Calculus MATH 1113 Calculus MATH 1131 College Algebra MATH 1111 Math Modeling MATH 1101 Intro to Physics I PHYS 1111 (L) Intro to Physics II PHYS 1112 (L)

24 Georgia Independent College Association (GICA) Articulation Agreements Agnes Scott College Andrew College Berry College Brenau University Brewton-Parker College Clark Atlanta University Covenant College Emmanuel College LaGrange College Mercer College Oglethorpe University Paine College Piedmont College Point University Reinhardt University Savannah College of Art & Design Shorter University Spelman College Thomas University Toccoa Falls College Wesleyan College Young Harris College

25 52 courses are included in the Articulation Agreement GICA Articulation Agreements

26 Articulated Credit An articulation agreement is established by institutions to aid in a seamless transition without repetition of coursework already mastered in high school. Student will successfully pass the college exemption exam and matriculate to receive credit.

27 Statewide Articulation Alliance: GA Department of Education TCSG GA DOE Student Success

28 Round I Official Assessments – Spring, 2013 TCSG Course #Course NameCut Scores ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I75 COFC 1010 Introduction to Construction70 CUUL 1000 Culinary Art79 ECCE 1101 Intro to Early Childhood Care & Education 79 MKTG 1100 Principles of Marketing76 WELD 1000 Intro to Welding Technology73 GA DOE Course #Course Name Principles of Accounting I Introduction to Construction Intro to Culinary Arts Intro to Early Childhood Care & Education Marketing Principles Introduction to Metals

29 TCSG Course #Course NameCut Scores ALHS 1040 Introduction to Healthcare 70% ALHS 1090Medical Terminology AUTT 1020Electrical Systems COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 73% CULL 1120Principles of Cooking DFTG 1101CAD Fundamentals DMPT 1000Intro to Design & Media GA DOE Course #Course Name Intro to Healthcare Science Medical Term in Healthcare Electrical Systems Computer Applications I Culinary Arts II Engineering Drawing & Design Graphic Design & Production Round II Pilot Launch - Fall, 2013

30 GA College Access Challenge Grant For Dual, Joint, Accel, and MOWR enrollment Grant reimburses college for purchasing whole textbooks and required supplies for student. Students must be First Generation, Free and Reduced Lunch, or Documented Financial Hardship

31 Sign up with the High School Counselor or the Technical College High School Coordinator Take ASSET/Compass Test ACT or SAT scores may be used Complete Admissions Paperwork Begin Classes!

32 You may choose to stay in the technical college and complete your course work towards your goal. Transfer to another college. **NO COLLEGE GUARANTEES THE TRANSFER OF CREDIT. IT IS UP TO THE COLLEGE FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING TO AWARD TRANSFER CREDIT.

33 Move on When Ready Residential ACCEL Joint Early College Articulation Soar Gateway Credit DUA L Enrollme nt GA College Now Accelerate Initiative s Dianne Lassai Barker Technical College System of GA Thank You!

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