Presentation on theme: "Dual Enrollment Options Options and Opportunities in Dual Enrollment Technical College System of Georgia University System of Georgia Georgia Department."— Presentation transcript:
Dual Enrollment Options Options and Opportunities in Dual Enrollment Technical College System of Georgia University System of Georgia Georgia Department of Education
What is Dual Enrollment Credit? It is defined as programs that allow opportunities for high school students to take courses from a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive credit at both the high school and postsecondary institution.
Benefits of Dual Enrollment Credi t Increased high school completion Expanded course offerings Jump start on college completion College preparedness Less remediation Job skill acquisition Increased wages
Dual Hope Grant Accel Articulated Credit Residential Programs Move On When Ready Early Colleges Dual Credit Programs
ACCEL Program consist of college level (academic-only, degree- level) coursework Be a legal resident in GA Primarily available for juniors and seniors, in limited cases also ninth and tenth graders Must apply and be accepted at an eligible postsecondary institution May enroll full time (12-15 semester hours) or part time Courses can be taken during or after school Courses will not count against the Hope Scholarship hours
ACCEL cont. The ACCEL application and the course directory are currently posted on GAcollege411.org on the ACCEL program page. ACCEL courses cannot be taken during the summer. Only courses on the GADOE approved dual enrollment list can be used for high school credit.
ACCEL Enrollment Process Student must apply, be accepted and meet post secondary institution requirements Student completes the student section of the ACCEL application on-line High school counselor completes the high school section of the application College representative completes the post secondary section
Eligible ACCEL Colleges/Universities Any University System of Georgia college/university Any Technical College System of Georgia college Some private nonprofit and private for-profit colleges that meet specific requirements 8
Associate of Arts ACCEL Programs of Study Bainbridge State College- Associate of Arts with a concentration in Sciences - program will consist of hybrid AP/College coursework Thomas University- Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies
Dual Hope Grant For students in grades 9-12 seeking technical certificates or diplomas from Technical College System of Georgia postsecondary options Must meet the dual enrollment guidelines and postsecondary institution requirements May attend full (12 semester hours) or part- time Does not count against Hope hours
Articulated Credit An articulation agreement is established by institutions to aid in a seamless transition without repetition of coursework already mastered in high school. Student will successfully pass a designed assessment to receive credit at the postsecondary level.
Residential Programs- offered for gifted, talented, and motivated students Middle Georgia College http://www.mgc.edu/academic/scimathenga/games / University of West Georgia http://www.advancedacademy.org/
Move on When Ready High School Juniors and Seniors satisfy high school graduation requirements while enrolled full-time at a postsecondary institution.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR MOWR? High school juniors or seniors seeking a high school diploma from an eligible, public Georgia high school. Must have spent the prior school year in attendance at a public high school in Georgia.
ACCEL Can be part-time or full- time at the college Academic Courses only Hours do not count toward HOPE Students can participate in all competitive and extra-curricular activities in grades 9-12. MOWR ACCEL vs. MOWR Must be full-time at the college Academic, Electives and CTAE Courses Hours do not count toward HOPE Students can participate in all competitive and extra- curricular activities in grades 9-12.
MOWR Enrollment Process Interested students need to consult with HS Counselor to determine eligibility. Eligible student and parent meet with HS Counselor to complete MOWR paperwork. MOWR Participation Permission form is sent to the postsecondary institution. Student completes admission process at postsecondary institution. Student is notified by the postsecondary institution of acceptance.
Eligible MOWR Colleges/Universities Any University System of Georgia college/university Any Technical College System of Georgia college Some private nonprofit and private for-profit colleges that meet specific requirements 17
Credit Conversion Became effective July 1, 2010… Rule 160-4-2-.34 for credit conversion for coursework taken at a post-secondary institution Semester Hours 1 – 2 semester hours =.5 Carnegie unit 3 to 5 semester hours = 1 Carnegie unit