Presentation on theme: "WELCOME TO WICKLIFFE HIGH SCHOOL’S EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS NIGHT FEATURING: ADVANCED PLACEMENT, COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS, AND LAKE SHORE COMPACT LAKESHORE COMPACT."— Presentation transcript:
WELCOME TO WICKLIFFE HIGH SCHOOL’S EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS NIGHT FEATURING: ADVANCED PLACEMENT, COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS, AND LAKE SHORE COMPACT LAKESHORE COMPACT AP ® CCP
AGENDA Welcome Advanced Placement Lake Shore Compact College Credit Plus Breakout Sessions
ADVANCED PLACEMENT FOR COLLEGE CREDIT MRS. WHITE & MRS. PORCELLO SCHOOL COUNSELORS
WHAT IS ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)? AP® courses are college-level courses offered in high school and are weighted Courses reflect what is taught in top introductory college courses Students take AP Exams at the end of the course, measuring their mastery of college-level work On a 5 point scale, a score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam can typically earn students college credit and/or placement into advanced courses in college
AP AT WICKLIFFE – 8 OFFERINGS English: English Literature and Composition History and Social Sciences: European History, United States Government and Politics, United States History Mathematics: Calculus AB Sciences: Biology, Physics 1: Algebra-based World languages: Spanish Language and Culture
AP: THE BENEFITS Students learn rigorous college-level content and skills Taking AP is valued in the college admission process Opportunity to earn valuable credit and placement in college Taking an AP course helps students build critical thinking skills, confidence, and the essential time management and study skills needed for college success
AP EXAMS AP Exams are administered by schools worldwide on set dates in May each year. Exams are typically 2–3 hours and include: Multiple-choice questions Free-response items such as essays, problem solving, document-based questions and oral response
AP EXAM FEES The exam fee for 2015 is $91 per exam. The exam fee may be waived for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch
AP: IS IT RIGHT FOR ME? Do I have a passion for a particular subject? Have I prepared myself academically? Am I willing to spend more time on my studies both in and out of the classroom?
LAKE SHORE COMPACT FOR COLLEGE CREDIT JASON CROWE Director of Career Technical Education
WHAT IS LAKESHORE COMPACT? A consortium of four school districts who unite to provide Career Technical Education Students spend a half day at Wickliffe and a half day at their program site during their junior and senior years Transportation is provided for coursework but not for internships
LAKE SHORE COMPACT Art & Communication o Visual Communications Business & Administration o Business Admin. & Mngt. o Managerial Bus. Tech. Construction Technologies o Construction Management o Commercial Bldg. Trades Education & Training o Early Childhood Education Engineering and Science Tech. o CADD Engineering Technology Health Sciences o Allied Health o Health Information Management o Licensed Practical Nursing o Medical Assisting Hospitality & Tourism o Culinary Arts o Hospitality & Lodging Human Services o Cosmetology Information Technology o CISCO o Computer Information Systems o Information Technology Services o Interactive Media o Mobile Apps. & Digital Dev. Law & Public Safety o Criminal Justice Manufacturing Technologies o CNC Manufacturing o Production Welding o Welding Marketing o Marketing & Entrepreneurship Transportation Systems o Auto Collision Technology o Auto Service Technology o Auto Services
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS CCP
COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS (CCP) Formally known as PSEO Students have the opportunity to take courses at a local college while simultaneously being enrolled at Wickliffe. Credits may be earned for both high school and college transcripts with equivalent courses weighted Students accepted to participate may attend part-time or full time
CCP ELIGIBILITY (PER OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION) Must be enrolled at WHS Must meet admission standards established by the individual college or university to show college readiness Must complete an Intent to Participate form by March 31 st
CCP COURSE SELECTION Expands educational opportunities beyond what is offered at Wickliffe High School Provides opportunities to study “in depth” those areas of special interest or need WHS Program of Studies provides two example “pathways” to complete 15 or 30 semester hours. Students will develop a specific schedule with their college counselor.
CCP: BENEFITS Allows for dual credit (high school AND college) Allows students to sample the college experience before graduation from high school Allows students to develop their independence
CCP: IS IT RIGHT FOR ME? Have I exhausted the WHS curriculum? Do I have a passion for a subject not offered at WHS? Have I prepared myself academically? Do I have the social and emotional ability to be successful on a college campus?
CCP: THINGS TO CONSIDER Athletics and extracurricular activities may be affected Communication with WHS is the responsibility of the student Increased time to travel between the high school and college campus College calendar/breaks may be different Transfer of credit: receiving college decides
CONTACT INFORMATION Jason Crowe, Career Technical Director of Lake Shore Compact or Tracey Cooper, Director of Admissions LCC or Sarah Shelden, CCP Coordinator & Academic Advisor at Cleveland State University or Elizabeth Sellers, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Lake Erie College or
BREAKOUT SESSIONS – QUESTIONS Mrs. White and Mrs. Porcello – Cafeteria Mr. Jason Crowe – Cafeteria Ms. Tracey Cooper – Room 107 Ms. Sarah Shelden – Room 109 Ms. Elizabeth Sellers – Room 110