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1 Division of Florida Colleges Update Julie Alexander Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs January 14, 2014

2 Discussion Florida College System overview Developmental education reform update Dual enrollment update 2

3 The Florida College System 28 institutions – 5 Community colleges – 8 Colleges – 15 State colleges Nearly 888,000 students Open access at the associate degree level 54% of junior and senior students at state universities transferred from the Florida College System 24 approved to offer baccalaureate degrees 3

4 Recent High School Graduates High School Diploma Recipients Enrolled in Florida Higher Education in ,104 Students Florida College System65% State University System31% Private Institutions5% Adult Education2%

5 Senate Bill 1720 Key Dates October 31, 2013State Board of Education (SBE) rule establish testing and developmental education exemption for Florida standard high school diploma recipients who entered a Florida public high school in or thereafter and active duty military (Approved by SBE on September 17 th and effective October 22 nd ) December 31, 2013SBE rule establish meta-majors and academic pathways (Approved by SBE on September 17 th and effective October 22 nd ) January 15, 2014Chancellor Hanna request developmental education implementation plans March 1, 2014Approval of developmental education plan, if submitted to the Chancellor by January 15th Last day to submit developmental education implementation plans Fall 2014All Florida College System institutions to implement developmental education plan October 31, 2015All Florida College System institutions to submit to the Chancellor an annual accountability report December 31, 2015Chancellor to submit compiled annual accountability report to the Governor, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and State Board of Education 5

6 January 2014 Implementation Common placement testing for public postsecondary education 4(a) A student who entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a Florida standard high school diploma or a student who is serving as an active duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services shall not be required to take the common placement test and shall not be required to enroll in developmental education instruction in a Florida College System institution. However, a student who is not required to take the common placement test and is not required to enroll in developmental education under this paragraph may opt to be assessed and to enroll in developmental education instruction, and the college shall provide such assessment and instruction upon the student’s request. 6

7 Standard High School Diploma Types and Codes W06Standard Diploma (Passed FCAT) W43Adult Standard High School Diploma W52Adult Standard High School Diploma (Alternate Assessment) W6AStandard High School Diploma (18-Credit College Prep) W6BStandard High School Diploma (18-Credit Career Prep) WFAStandard High School Diploma (18-Credit College Prep, Alternate Assessment) WFBStandard High School Diploma (18-Credit Career Prep, Alternate Assessment) WFTStandard High School Diploma (Accelerated, Alternate Assessment) WFWStandard High School Diploma (FCAT Waiver) WXL Standard High School Diploma (Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL)

8 Exemption = College Ready 8

9 Exemption Advising and Implementation Each college determined how advisors would be trained students would be informed student eligibility would be verified data would be captured and maintained developmental and gateway faculty would be scheduled to meet course loads student performance would be monitored 9

10 Implementation Plans Submission by January 15, 2014 Chancellor approval by March 1 Implementation no later than Fall 2014 Required components – Documented student achievements to use in addition to common placement test – Developmental education strategies – Description of costs and financial aid for each option – Student success data collection – Comprehensive advising plan 10

11 Documented Student Achievements Documented student achievements such as grade point averages, work history, military experience, participation in juried competitions, career interests, degree major declaration, or any combination of such achievements that the institution may consider, in addition to common placement test scores, for advising students regarding enrollment options. 11

12 Definitions (1) “Developmental education” means instruction through which a high school graduate who applies for any college credit program may attain the communication and computation skills necessary to successfully complete college credit instruction. Developmental education may be delivered through a variety of accelerated and corequisite strategies and includes any of the following: (a) Modularized instruction that is customized and targeted to address specific skills gaps. (b) Compressed course structures that accelerate student progression from developmental instruction to college-level coursework. (c) Contextualized developmental instruction that is related to meta- majors. (d) Corequisite developmental instruction or tutoring that supplements credit instruction while a student is concurrently enrolled in a credit- bearing course. Developmental Education Strategies Definitions 12

13 Description of Costs & Financial Aid US Department of Education administered financial aid (i.e. Pell) will cover optional developmental education courses US Department of Veteran Affairs administered veterans benefits will not cover optional developmental education courses * Colleges should provide a summary of costs for each strategy in plan 13

14 Student Success Data Collection Exemption status – Standard high school diploma – Active duty military Two (2) digit extra field on Course Record – M = Modularized – P = Compression – C = Contextualized – R = Co-requisite – T = Traditional Full-term (Traditional length course e.g., 16 week course) 14

15 Comprehensive Advising Plan 15

16 Rule 6A Rule 6A Common Placement Testing and Instruction Revised PERT scores – Mathematics:114 – Reading:106 – Writing:103 New ACT Reading score:19 Adds s (4)(a), F.S., common placement testing and developmental education exemption Exemption becomes effective for students enrolling in spring

17 (2) “Gateway course” means the first course that provides transferable, college- level credit allowing a student to progress in his or her program of study. (3) “Meta-major” means a collection of programs of study or academic discipline groupings that share common foundational skills. Gateway Course and Meta-Majors Definitions 17

18 ( 5) By December 31, 2013, the State Board of Education, in consultation with the Board of Governors, shall approve a series of meta-majors and the academic pathways that identify the gateway courses associated with each meta- major. Florida College System institutions shall use placement test results to determine the extent to which each student demonstrates sufficient communication and computation skills to indicate readiness for his or her chosen meta-major. Florida College System institutions shall counsel students into college credit courses as quickly as possible, with developmental education limited to that content needed for success in the meta-major. Meta-Majors Common placement testing for public postsecondary education 18

19 (a) Arts, humanities, communication and design. – MGFX106, MGFX107, MACX105, STAX023 (b) Business. – MACX105, STAX023 (c) Education. – MGFX106, MGFX107, MACX105, STAX023 (d) Health sciences. – MGFX106, MGFX107, MACX105, STAX023 (e) Industry/manufacturing and construction. – MGFX106, MGFX107, MACX105, STAX023 (f) Public Safety. – MGFX106, MGFX107, MACX105, STAX023 (g) Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. – MACX105 (h) Social and behavioral sciences and human services. – MGFX106, MGFX107, MACX105, STAX023 *ENC 1101 is the gateway course for all Meta-majors Rule 6A Rule 6A , Meta-Major Academic Pathways 19

20 Dual enrollment articulation agreement review update – Eligibility – Funding – Instructional materials Home education Private high school Dual Enrollment 20

21 Career dual enrollment is an option for secondary students to pursue in order to earn industry certifications adopted pursuant to s , Florida Statutes (F.S.), which count as credits toward the high school diploma. Career dual enrollment shall be available for secondary students seeking a degree and industry certification through a career education program or course. https://www.flrules.org/gateway/readRefFile.asp?refId=3 385&filename=Postsecondary Industry Certification Funding List for SBE Rule_Final 10_3_13.pdf https://www.flrules.org/gateway/readRefFile.asp?refId=3 385&filename=Postsecondary Industry Certification Funding List for SBE Rule_Final 10_3_13.pdf Career Dual Enrollment 21


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