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1 DUAL ENROLLMENT Dr. Varieta Benjamin

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

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

4 DUAL ENROLLMENT, cont’d  Will the credits transfer?  What about grades?  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) GATEWAY TO COLLEGE EARLY COLLEGE

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

7 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.  The program is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission, but funded by the state.

8 WHAT IS THE ACCEL-award?  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).

9 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 meet citizenship requirements.  Students must meet Selective Service Registration requirements.  Students must be in compliance with Georgia’s Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of  Students must meet the postsecondary school’s admissions requirements.

10 How long will a student be eligible?  Accel is not available during Summer terms.  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.

11 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.  Students may not be enrolled in classes at BHS.  Students may participate in extra- curricular activities at BHS

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

13 WHERE CAN STUDENTS TAKE THESE CLASSES?  Any unit of the University 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 proprietary postsecondary institution eligible for tuition equalization grants

14 What are the Other DUAL ENROLLMENT Programs?  Gateway to College Dropout students & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits) Dropout students & 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: (new) Compresses the number of high school years to a Compresses the number of high school years to a college degree college degree Removes financial and other barriers to college Removes financial and other barriers to college

15 What are the Other DUAL ENROLLMENT Programs?  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

16 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.

17 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.  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.

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

19 Dual Enrollment Classes Dual Enrollment Classes  Enrolled in college  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.

20 Advanced Placement Classes  Taught at the high school  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.

21 What Are the Criteria for Participation for GCPS Students? 4-Year and 2-year Colleges  970 S.A.T. /ACT 530 Verbal/ Verbal/ Math/ Math/ 19  3.0 core academic avg.  Classified as Jr. or Sr.

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

23 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

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

25 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.

26 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

27 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

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

29 WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS for e- CORE?  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 SAT- 580 Critical Reading, Math 530SAT- 580 Critical Reading, Math 530 ACT- 25 English, Math 22ACT- 25 English, Math 22

30 What About Grades?  Letter grades transcribed to mid-point of GCPS grading scale  Highest possible grade—95  All grades included on high school transcript

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

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

33 Will the Credits Transfer?  Grade of “C” or better  Public college & universities in Georgia  Student’s responsibility to investigate, especially for private and out of state schools

34 THE CLASSES ARE CHALLENGING!!

35 CLASSES CANNOT BE DROPPED without consequences !!!!!

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

37 Of 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 for the program.

38 What Is The Procedure?  Register/Take S.A.T.,A.C.T., or COMPASS  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 the Advisement/Contact Information Form. Information Form.

39 What Is The Procedure? cont’d  Complete the School Permission Form. This form must accompany the college application, along with the student’s transcript.  Apply for admission to college Check application deadlines Check application deadlines

40 Do I register for BHS classes?  Registration begins Feb. 4.  Register for 6 BHS 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!

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

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

43 Final application process  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)  College completes “College Section” of ACCEL Application (Part III)  Completed application is forwarded to GSFC and college invoices to GSFC These forms are found at

44 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).  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.

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

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

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

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

49 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS?  See your Counselor  PowerPoint will be on the Counselor’s website in a few days


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