Presentation on theme: "2010 - 2011. What is Macon Early College ? A different High School in Macon County. On the Southwestern Community College Campus in Macon County."— Presentation transcript:
What is Macon Early College ? A different High School in Macon County. On the Southwestern Community College Campus in Macon County. Begins in the 9 th grade. Earn a High School Diploma and up to Two Years of College Credit in five years.
SCC Macon Campus Opened in August 2007 State of the Art facility with 27,000 sq. ft. A second building was added in 2009
Houses the high school component of the Early College. The administrative offices and teacher offices are located here along with the high school classrooms. Oscar J. Ledford Building 2009
Do You Have What It Takes? A good Attendance Record. A Positive Work Ethic Commitment A desire to be challenged academically (Rigor). Maturity- Able to work independently, and cooperatively in groups.
The Students Seeking atmosphere of small classes and a close knit, flexible learning community Interested in taking personal responsibility for his/her education Will meet the guidelines and expectations of college students Committed to participation Seeking college classes tuition free
School Culture It is a diverse school, reflecting the student population of Macon County Schools. Acceleration for students ready to move at a faster pace Tutorials for students struggling with specific areas Support for all students as needed for success
Benefits of Macon Early College School on a College Campus High School Diploma and up to Two Years of College Credit Creative Courses (Earth Science, and Biology in a Lab setting) Project Based Learning Opportunities Service Learning and Internship Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors
Benefits of Macon Early College Free Tuition and Books for SCC Small Class Size Early Identification of Academic Strengths and Weaknesses Systematic Academic Support Multiple Evaluation Methods (Tests, Projects, Response Papers… Many different clubs like FCA, SPEAK, KEY, Student Government, etc
Is Early College Right For You? Talk to your middle school counselor Talk to your parents Bring your parents to the informational meeting at MMS at 6:00 Monday, Feb. 4 th OR 6:00 Thursday, Feb 7 at Union Academy. Contact Macon Early College for any additional questions: Todd Gibbs or Mary Pittman: or Angie Noland at SCC
What You Won’t Find Team Sports Band Drama Bells Large number of high school students per grade