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1 DUAL ENROLLMENT /COLLEGE CREDITS NOW January 27, 2011 Dr. Varieta Benjamin

2 OVERVIEW DUAL ENROLLMENT Accel Accel Move On When Ready Move On When Ready Joint Enrollment Joint Enrollment

3 DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW What is Dual Enrollment? What is Dual Enrollment? Which programs are classified as dual enrollment? Which programs are classified as dual enrollment? 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? What about grades? What about grades? What classes are possible? What classes are possible? Will the credit transfer? Will the credit transfer?

4 DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW! What is the procedure? What is the procedure? Are the classes hard? Are the classes hard?

5 What is Dual Enrollment? 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

6 Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment? Accel Accel Move on When Ready (new) Move on When Ready (new) Gateway to College Gateway to College Dropouts & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits) Dropouts & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits) Perimeter CollegePerimeter College Savannah Technical CollegeSavannah Technical College Early College: High schools at designated college sites: http://www.earlycolleges.org (new) Early College: High schools at designated college sites: http://www.earlycolleges.org (new) http://www.earlycolleges.org

7 Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, contd? Early College…NEW!!! Compresses the number of high school years to a college degree Compresses the number of high school years to a college degree Removes financial and other barriers to college Removes financial and other barriers to college

8 Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, contd? Residential Residential West Georgia - Advanced Academy http://www.advancedacademy.org/ West Georgia - Advanced Academy http://www.advancedacademy.org/ Middle GA College- Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES) http://www.mgc.edu/academic/scimatheng a/games/ Middle GA College- Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES) http://www.mgc.edu/academic/scimatheng a/games/ Gifted students Gifted students Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores

9 WHICH INSTITUTIONS ARE ELIGIBLE? A unit of the University System of Georgia A 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

10 DE vs. AP How is Dual Enrollment Different From AP ?

11 Dual Enrollment Classes Enrolled in college Enrolled in college Taught by college instructor Taught by college instructor No points added to the final grade No points added to the final grade

12 Advanced Placement Classes Taught by Brookwood teachers Taught by Brookwood teachers 10 pts Added to final grade 10 pts Added to final grade Credit earned through exam Credit earned through exam

13 What Are the Criteria for Participation? 970 S.A.T. 970 S.A.T. 530 Verbal 530 Verbal 440 Math 440 Math 3.0 core academic avg. 3.0 core academic avg. Classified as Jr. or Sr. Classified as Jr. or Sr.

14 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

15 Mid-Point of GCPS Grading Scale A = 95 A = 95 B = 85 B = 85 C = 78 C = 78 D = 72 D = 72 F = 50 F = 50

16 Point Values…NEW!!! 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

17 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 Students responsibility to investigate

18 What Classes Are Possible? CORE English English Math (Based on placement test) Math (Based on placement test) Science Science Life Science Life Science Physical Science Physical Science Social Studies Social Studies Foreign Language Foreign Language

19 THE CLASSES ARE CHALLENGING!!

20 CLASSES CANNOT BE DROPPED!!!!!!!

21 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 as a Dual Credit Enrollment student. A high school students social and emotional maturity can often be the major determinant of success as a Dual Credit Enrollment student.

22 STUDENT 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

23 What Is The Procedure? Register/Take S.A.T. or A.C.T. Register/Take S.A.T. or A.C.T. See your BHS counselor See your BHS counselor Complete Declaration of Intent form, and turn it in to Counseling Office Complete Declaration of Intent form, and turn it in to Counseling Office Apply for admission to college Apply for admission to college Check application deadlines Check application deadlines

24 Do I register for BHS classes? Registration begins Feb. 14-23. Registration begins Feb. 14-23. 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 required! Letter of acceptance required! College schedule required! College schedule required!

25 ACCEL ACCEL ACCEL ACCEL ACCEACCELLACCEACCELLL

26 What is the ACCEL Program? It is a collaborative effort between GDOE and the Board of Regents whereby high school students take academic college courses to receive both high school credit and postsecondary credit. It is a collaborative effort between GDOE and the Board of Regents whereby high school students take academic college courses to receive both high school credit and postsecondary credit. The program is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission (including the funding process). www.gsfc.org The program is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission (including the funding process). www.gsfc.org www.gsfc.org

27 ACCEL -award Students attending public institutions receive Students attending public institutions receive tuition, HOPE-approved mandatory fees, and a book allowance of $150 per semester (6+ hrs = full book allowance; 1 to 5 hrs = half book allowance). tuition, HOPE-approved mandatory fees, and a book allowance of $150 per semester (6+ hrs = full book allowance; 1 to 5 hrs = half book allowance). 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).

28 THE ACCEL PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY 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 1990. Students must be in compliance with Georgias Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990. Students must meet the postsecondary schools admissions requirements. Students must meet the postsecondary schools admissions requirements.

29 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 20 530 SAT or 22 ACT Math score is required for students taking fourth year of Math CAUTION: No Gwinnett Location

30 REQUIREMENTS FOR GAINESVILLE COLLEGE GPA requirement – 3.0 core gpa SAT minimum scores – Critical Reading 480/ Math 460 ACT minimum scores –English 20/Math 19 If taking 4 th year of LA and Math – 530 V, 530 M (SAT) or 24E, 22 M (ACT)

31 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

32 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

33 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

34 ACCEL -length of eligibility Accel is not available during Summer terms. Accel is not available during Summer terms. Accel hours will be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined- Paid-Hours limitation. Accel hours will be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined- Paid-Hours limitation.

35 AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. Contact the Accel/Dual Enrollment representative at the selected college to schedule an advisement conference. Contact the Accel/Dual Enrollment representative at the selected college to schedule an advisement conference. Register for college classes in the spring to July/early August Register for college classes in the spring to July/early August

36 AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. 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

37 ACCEL -application process Student completes Student Section of Accel Program Application Online Student completes Student Section of Accel Program Application Online High School completes High School Section of Accel Application High School completes High School Section of Accel Application College completes College Section of Accel Application College completes College Section of Accel Application 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 www.gsfc.org

38 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.

39 HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM THE ACCEL PROGRAM? Accel : Full-time or part-time Accel : Full-time or part-time Hope funded Hope funded Impacts Hope credits Impacts Hope credits MOWR : Must attend college full-time MOWR : Must attend college full-time FTE funded-State Department of Education FTE funded-State Department of Education Does not impact HOPE Does not impact HOPE

40 WHO IS ELIGIBLE? A high school junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high school A high school junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high school The student should have been enrolled in a public school during the preceding October and March enrollment count. The student should have been enrolled in a public school during the preceding October and March enrollment count.

41 WHO IS ELIGIBLE, contd? Be a legal resident of Georgia Be a legal resident of Georgia Maintains satisfactory academic progress towards fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements. Maintains satisfactory academic progress towards fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements. Meets all college admission and registration requirements Meets all college admission and registration requirements

42 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.

43 HOW IS IT FUNDED? The Georgia Department of Education The Georgia Department of Education tuition, fees and materials. tuition, fees and materials. The student and parents/guardians would be responsible for all other possible expenses: The student and parents/guardians would be responsible for all other possible expenses: food food lodging lodging transportation, etc. transportation, etc.

44 WHAT ABOUT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES? MOWR students are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities. MOWR students are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities. 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.

45 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

46 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

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

48 Summary Good Programs Good Programs Not for Every Student Not for Every Student Investigate all options Investigate all options

49 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS See your Counselor See your Counselor PowerPoint will be on the Counselors website in a few days PowerPoint will be on the Counselors website in a few days


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