Presentation on theme: "DUAL ENROLLMENT /COLLEGE CREDITS NOW"— Presentation transcript:
1DUAL ENROLLMENT /COLLEGE CREDITS NOW January 27, 2011Dr. Varieta Benjamin
2OVERVIEWDUAL ENROLLMENTAccelMove On When ReadyJoint Enrollment
3DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW What is Dual Enrollment?Which programs are classified as dual enrollment?How does it differ from Advanced Placement?What are the criteria for participation?What about grades?What classes are possible?Will the credit transfer?
4DUAL ENROLLMENT/COLLEGE CREDITS NOW! What is the procedure?Are the classes hard?
5What is Dual Enrollment? “Dually” enrolled in high school and collegeEarn high school graduation creditsEarn college credits
6Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment? AccelMove on When Ready (new)Gateway to CollegeDropouts & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits)Perimeter CollegeSavannah Technical CollegeEarly College: High schools at designated college sites: (new)
7Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, cont’d? Early College…NEW!!!Compresses the number of high school years to a college degreeRemoves financial and other barriers to college
8Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, cont’d? ResidentialWest Georgia - Advanced AcademyMiddle GA College- Georgia Academy of Aviation Mathematics Engineering & Science (GAMES)Gifted studentsMeet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores
9WHICH INSTITUTIONS ARE ELIGIBLE? A unit of the University System of GeorgiaA branch of the Technical College System of GeorgiaA private independent nonprofit postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grantsA private proprietary postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants
10DE vs. APHow isDual EnrollmentDifferentFrom AP ?
11Dual Enrollment Classes Enrolled in collegeTaught by college instructorNo points added to the final grade
12Advanced Placement Classes Taught by Brookwood teachers10 pts Added to final gradeCredit earned through exam
13What Are the Criteria for Participation? 970 S.A.T.530 Verbal440 Math3.0 core academic avg.Classified as Jr. or Sr.
14What About Grades?Letter grades transcribed to mid-point of GCPS grading scaleHighest possible grade—95All grades included on high school transcript
15Mid-Point of GCPS Grading Scale B = 85C = 78D = 72F = 50
16Point Values…NEW!!! 1-2 semester hrs =.5 Carnegie credit Seat hours are not required
17Will the Credits Transfer? Grade of “C” or betterPublic college & universities in GeorgiaStudent’s responsibility to investigate
18What Classes Are Possible? COREEnglishMath (Based on placement test)ScienceLife SciencePhysical ScienceSocial StudiesForeign Language
21Of Equal Importance…It is important to have a serious and open discussion about your postsecondary educational and career goals.A high school student’s social and emotional maturity can often be the major determinant of success as a Dual Credit Enrollment student.
22STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY Student initiated and student managed…Complete schedule changes for BHSMaintain contact w/ BHS for graduation and extra-curricular activities
23What Is The Procedure? Register/Take S.A.T. or A.C.T. See your BHS counselorComplete Declaration of Intent form, and turn it in to Counseling OfficeApply for admission to collegeCheck application deadlines
24Do I register for BHS classes? Registration begins FebRegister for 6 BHS classesBHS will make schedule changes in August to accommodate college classesLetter of acceptance required!College schedule required!
26What 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.The program is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission (including the funding process).
27ACCEL-award 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).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).
28THE ACCEL PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY Students must be classified as a legal resident of Georgia.Students must meet citizenship requirements.Students must meet Selective Service Registration requirements.Students must be in compliance with Georgia’s Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990.Students must meet the postsecondary school’s admissions requirements.
29REQUIREMENTS FOR GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE GPA requirement – 3.0 core gpaSAT minimum scores – Critical Reading 530/ Math 440ACT minimum scores – English 23/Math 18/Composite 20530 SAT or 22 ACT Math score is required for students taking fourth year of MathCAUTION: No Gwinnett Location
30REQUIREMENTS FOR GAINESVILLE COLLEGE GPA requirement – 3.0 core gpaSAT minimum scores – Critical Reading480/ Math 460ACT minimum scores –English 20/MathIf taking 4th year of LA and Math – 530 V, M (SAT) or 24E, 22 M (ACT)
31GPA Requirement – 3.5 Core GPA 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
32REQUIREMENTS FOR WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE – ADVANCED ACADEMY GPA Requirement – 3.5 Core GPA► SAT Minimum – Math 530/Critical Reading 580Composite 1150► ACT Minimum – Math 22, English 25, Composite 25
33GEORGIA 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
34ACCEL-length of eligibility Accel is not available during Summer terms.Accel hours will be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined-Paid-Hours limitation.
35AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. 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
36AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. Attend mandatory Advisement Session at B.H.S in August (date to be announced).Provide Accel Coordinator withletter of acceptancecopy of schedule
37ACCEL-application process These formsare found atStudent completes “Student Section” of Accel Program Application OnlineHigh School completes “High School Section” of Accel ApplicationCollege completes “College Section” of Accel ApplicationCompleted application is forwarded to GSFC and college invoices to GSFC
38WHAT 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.
39HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM THE ACCEL PROGRAM? Accel: Full-time or part-timeHope fundedImpacts Hope creditsMOWR: Must attend college full-timeFTE funded-State Department of EducationDoes not impact HOPE
40WHO IS ELIGIBLE?A high school junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high schoolThe student should have been enrolled in a public school during the preceding October and March enrollment count.
41WHO IS ELIGIBLE, cont’d? Be a legal resident of Georgia Maintains satisfactory academic progress towards fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements.Meets all college admission and registration requirements
42HOW 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.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.
43HOW IS IT FUNDED? The Georgia Department of Education tuition, fees and materials.The student and parents/guardians would be responsible for all other possible expenses:foodlodgingtransportation, etc.
44WHAT ABOUT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES? MOWR students are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities.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.
45Advantages Offers excellent means of “getting ahead” Offers flexibility for the mature, responsible studentEases the transition from high school to collegeSaves money
46Disadvantages NO GUARANTEES! Must meet demands of 2 schools Requires maturity and responsibilityCan impact graduation
47Joint 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.It is an ACCEL program.
48SummaryGood ProgramsNot for Every StudentInvestigate all options
49QUESTIONS & ANSWERS See your Counselor PowerPoint will be on the Counselor’s website in a few days