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1 College Eligible vs. College Ready Creating Pathways for all D.C. Students

2 Community College of the District of Columbia College Eligible vs. College Ready

3 The College Accessible Affordable Student Focus Innovative Sense of Community College Eligible vs. College Ready

4 Our Students Academic Programs WDLL Enrollment Headcount 2,529*4,400 Student FTE2,042N/A Full-time%45%N/A Female %63%57.3% Average Age Top 3 MajorsNursing, Liberal Studies, Education Allied Health, HVAC/Construction, IT College Eligible vs. College Ready * Source: Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning

5 Programs and Majors Administrative Office Management Architectural Engineering Technology Aviation Maintenance Technology Automotive Technology Business Technology Computer Accounting Technology Computer Science Technology Construction Management Corrections Administration Education Fashion Merchandising Fire Science Technology Graphic Communications Technology Graphic Design Hospitality Management & Tourism Law Enforcement Legal Assistant Liberal Studies Mortuary Science Music Nursing Respiratory Therapy College Eligible vs. College Ready

6 College Entrance Exam Prep College Eligible vs. College Ready

7 Core Elements of the Program Include: 1.Accuplacer pre-testing for All 10 th, 11 th and 12 th graders 2.All students who achieve acceptable cut scores will be eligible for Dual Enrollment opportunities 3.All students who do not achieve Accuplacer cut scores for Reading, Writing and Math will be offered an Accuplacer Prep intervention at their school and online at home using PLATO Online or another prep program approved by CCDC 4.The Accuplacer Prep intervention will last 8-12 weeks and be individualized to student needs 5.Students will be Accuplacer post tested after the intervention is complete 6.Students who are still not achieving the cut scores will be given another follow-up intervention until they are college ready College Eligible vs. College Ready

8 To support the College Entrance Exam Prep Program CCDC Will: 1.Provide up to 11 schools to have a staff member serve as an adjunct 2.Provide at no cost to the school or student Accuplacer pre and post testing paid for through grants the Community College has received 3.The Accuplacer intervention will be provided at no cost to the school or student paid through grants awarded to the Community College 4.Students who achieve the cut scores will be able to attend most of the area community colleges without being enrolled in non-credit developmental education courses College Eligible vs. College Ready

9 Dual Enrollment Program College Eligible vs. College Ready

10 What is Dual Enrollment? Definition Different types of Dual Enrollment –at the college campus –at the high school –at a satellite location –hybrid approach Career and Technical Education and Dual Enrollment College Eligible vs. College Ready

11 Why should students participate in dual enrollment? Importance of Dual Enrollment Benefits of the program - College access, retention, and completion - Get a taste of college - College-going behaviors - Enter college with earned credits - Cost savings - Add value to senior year, reduce senioritis - Connecting secondary & post secondary institutions College Eligible vs. College Ready

12 Efforts This Year –Columbia Heights Educational Campus and YouthBuild Public Charter School Moving Forward –Enroll eligible high schools students in Dual Enrollment at CCDC –Provide assistance and tracking for high schools regarding Dual Enrollment participants –Create career paths and service plans for Dual Enrollment students College Eligible vs. College Ready

13 College for a Day College Eligible vs. College Ready

14 College for a Day Program Dynamic and exciting program that serves as an introduction to higher education. It is customized specifically to fit the interest of participating students. Students spend a day visiting CCDC with the intent to get students excited about higher education. College Eligible vs. College Ready

15 The program can include many or all of the features below. Highlights Include: Class Visits Students have an opportunity to sit in on an actual course of their choosing to see college-level discussions. Academic and Career Explorations Academic presentations provided by various professional academic departments. Informational Programs Informational sessions in critical areas such as admissions and financial aid are presented to students. Campus Tours Student ambassadors accompany students, familiarizing them with the campus. Extracurricular Activities Students will have an opportunity to participate in campus events. College Eligible vs. College Ready

16 Current Partnerships College Eligible vs. College Ready

17 Current Partnerships Anacostia High School Ballou High School Columbia Heights Education Campus Luke C. Moore High School McKinley Technology High School Roosevelt High School H.D. Woodson High School Friendship Collegiate Academy Public Charter School Hospitality Public Charter School Maya Angelou Public Charter School Next Step Public Charter School YouthBuild Public Charter School College Eligible vs. College Ready

18 Kim R. Ford College Readiness & Outreach Director Contact Information College Eligible vs. College Ready Bob Hassinger Career & Technical Education Administrator


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