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College Credit Plus Information Night. Agenda What is College Credit Plus (CCP)? What is College Credit Plus (CCP)? Advantages and Risks of Participation.

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1 College Credit Plus Information Night

2 Agenda What is College Credit Plus (CCP)? What is College Credit Plus (CCP)? Advantages and Risks of Participation Advantages and Risks of Participation Enrollment Options Enrollment Options Requirements & Application Requirements & Application High School Requirements High School Requirements CCP at area Colleges/Universities CCP at area Colleges/Universities Questions Questions

3 Purpose Option for college-ready students Option for college-ready students Promote rigorous academic pursuits Promote rigorous academic pursuits Enroll in college courses and earn college and high school credit while in high school Enroll in college courses and earn college and high school credit while in high school Encourage students to pursue postsecondary education after graduation Encourage students to pursue postsecondary education after graduation

4 College Credit Plus Replaces PSEOP and Dual Credit programs Replaces PSEOP and Dual Credit programs Established by state law through HB 487 Established by state law through HB 487 Begins in the 2015/2016 Academic Year Begins in the 2015/2016 Academic Year Increases college access and enrollment Increases college access and enrollment Provides students with post-secondary choices Provides students with post-secondary choices

5 College Credit Plus Expanded to include students entering grades 7-12 Expanded to include students entering grades 7-12 Student must be enrolled in both college and secondary school Student must be enrolled in both college and secondary school Student to earn transcripted college and high school credit upon successful completion of course(s) Student to earn transcripted college and high school credit upon successful completion of course(s) Weighting of course grades Weighting of course grades

6 Advantages & Risks What’s best for you?

7 Advantages Expands high school curriculum Expands high school curriculum Academically challenging courses Academically challenging courses Pursue special interests ‘in-depth’ Pursue special interests ‘in-depth’ Earn college credit while in high school Earn college credit while in high school Opportunities for career exploration Opportunities for career exploration Assigned academic advisor Assigned academic advisor

8 Advantages May reduce time to complete college degree May reduce time to complete college degree Provides financial support for college courses Provides financial support for college courses Access to college campus resources Access to college campus resources Diverse learning environment Diverse learning environment

9 Risks and Differences Increased academic rigor and responsibility for learning Increased academic rigor and responsibility for learning Reduced opportunities for participation in high school activities/athletics Reduced opportunities for participation in high school activities/athletics Possible financial obligations Possible financial obligations Social discomfort/Learning environment Social discomfort/Learning environment Class schedule Class schedule

10 Risks and Differences Impact on high school GPA and class standing Impact on high school GPA and class standing Permanent College GPA Permanent College GPA Increased travel and study time Increased travel and study time Impact on federal aid eligibility Impact on federal aid eligibility FERPA Regulations impact parent involvement FERPA Regulations impact parent involvement

11 College Credit Plus Consider the Options

12 CCP Enrollment Options Option A Student earns high school and/or college credit Student earns high school and/or college credit Cost of program is funded entirely by student and their family Cost of program is funded entirely by student and their family Tuition and fees are paid directly to the university Tuition and fees are paid directly to the university Student can attend Fall, Spring or Summer Student can attend Fall, Spring or Summer

13 CCP Enrollment Options Option B Student earns both high school and college credit Student earns both high school and college credit No cost to student and their family unless student earns a grade of W, F, NF, SF No cost to student and their family unless student earns a grade of W, F, NF, SF Costs are funded by the state and school district Costs are funded by the state and school district Student can attend Fall or Spring Term only Student can attend Fall or Spring Term only

14 Participation All public districts and public higher education institutions must participate All public districts and public higher education institutions must participate All non public secondary schools may participate All non public secondary schools may participate All nonpublic postsecondary schools may participate All nonpublic postsecondary schools may participate

15 HS Athletic Eligibility Students involved in CCP may participate in HS extracurricular activities Students involved in CCP may participate in HS extracurricular activities Athletic eligibility requires students to pass five (5) courses of ½ credit value. CCP courses of 3+ credit hours to count toward eligibility Athletic eligibility requires students to pass five (5) courses of ½ credit value. CCP courses of 3+ credit hours to count toward eligibility HS eligibility is determined on a quarterly basis HS eligibility is determined on a quarterly basis Students may be required to submit midterm grades for eligibility Students may be required to submit midterm grades for eligibility

16 What Next?

17 Parent/Student Requirements Attend a HS informational meeting Attend a HS informational meeting Complete Intent to Participate form by April 1 Complete Intent to Participate form by April 1 Sign form verifying counseling requirement has been met Sign form verifying counseling requirement has been met Complete CCP application at college of choice Complete CCP application at college of choice Meet Remediation Free Standards and college/university admission criteria Meet Remediation Free Standards and college/university admission criteria

18 Ohio Remediation Free Standards Readiness AreaACTSATCOMPASS Assessment not recommended. English Sub Score18 (or higher) Writing 430 (or higher) Critical Reading 450 (or higher) Reading Scale Score 88 Reading Sub Score21 (or higher)450 (or higher)Reading Scale Score 88 Mathematics Sub Score 22 (or higher)520 (or higher)Algebra Scale Score 52 In addition to testing remediation free, students must meet the admission requirements for the college/university to which they are applying. Students may still be required to take course placement assessments for these subject areas. From Uniform Statewide Standards for Remediation-Free Status, Dec 31, Assessment thresholds to guarantee “remediation free” status at any public post-secondary institution in Ohio.

19 College Course Load Limit of 30 credits per year Limit of 30 credits per year Limit of 120 credits maximum, even if beginning CCP in 7 th grade Limit of 120 credits maximum, even if beginning CCP in 7 th grade Cannot attend beyond HS senior year Cannot attend beyond HS senior year Receive approval for course choices from your school guidance counselor Receive approval for course choices from your school guidance counselor

20 Time Commitment To gauge how many hours a student’s academic life, work and co-curricular activities will require, use this formula: Total committed hours: + high school classes: # of hours in the day + college class hours + study time (2x total credit hours) + commute time + hours of work/activities = ___ hours per week Students should not commit to more than 60 hours per week.

21 High School Requirements

22 No HS graduation requirement may be waived No HS graduation requirement may be waived Students are responsible for high school assessments Students are responsible for high school assessments Scheduling conflicts are not the responsibility of the school district or college/university Scheduling conflicts are not the responsibility of the school district or college/university

23 Process of Granting HS Credit Principal may require a course syllabus from the university course Principal may require a course syllabus from the university course Comparable course/credit to meet graduation requirement Comparable course/credit to meet graduation requirement Mediation of disputes will be determined by the State Board of Education Mediation of disputes will be determined by the State Board of Education

24 Process of Granting HS Credit Student must provide official grades to HS for GPA/Class Rank calculations within 4 weeks after semester ends Student must provide official grades to HS for GPA/Class Rank calculations within 4 weeks after semester ends Student’s HS transcript must reflect each university course Student’s HS transcript must reflect each university course Grades earned in university courses are included in GPA/Rank Grades earned in university courses are included in GPA/Rank Courses must be taken for a letter grade (no pass/fail) Courses must be taken for a letter grade (no pass/fail)

25 Conversion to HS Credits 5 semester hours = 1 credit 5 semester hours = 1 credit 4 semester hours = 1 credit 4 semester hours = 1 credit 3 semester hours = 1 credit 3 semester hours = 1 credit 2 semester hours = 0.66 credit 2 semester hours = 0.66 credit 1 semester hour = 0.33 credit 1 semester hour = 0.33 credit

26 IN SUMMARY For CCP, Students Meet: All college admission standards and application deadlines All college admission standards and application deadlines Requirements and standards set for college courses; placement and prerequisites Requirements and standards set for college courses; placement and prerequisites Remediation Free standards Remediation Free standards The student/parent is responsible for providing transportation The student/parent is responsible for providing transportation

27 College Credit Plus at Kent State University

28 Student Requirements Apply for CCP admission by May 1 – Fall; November 1 – Spring Apply for CCP admission by May 1 – Fall; November 1 – Spring Provide required application materials Provide required application materials Recommended 3.0 or higher GPA Recommended 3.0 or higher GPA Recommended 21+ ACT or 970+ SAT Recommended 21+ ACT or 970+ SAT Meet remediation free standards for admission and course placement Meet remediation free standards for admission and course placement

29 CCP Application Online application for Option B, available in March Online application for Option B, available in March Secondary School Transcript Secondary School Transcript SAT/ACT scores SAT/ACT scores Guidance Counselor Recommendation Form Guidance Counselor Recommendation Form 2 Teacher Recommendation Forms 2 Teacher Recommendation Forms Essay/Writing Sample Essay/Writing Sample Student/Parent Authorization Form Student/Parent Authorization Form

30 Student Requirements After CCP Admission Attend mandatory college orientation program Attend mandatory college orientation program Meet with assigned college academic advisor at least once every semester Meet with assigned college academic advisor at least once every semester Attend class & Maintain a strong GPA Attend class & Maintain a strong GPA

31 Course Choices and CCP Pathways

32 CCP Pathways Pathways lead to Certificate, Associate and Bachelor’s Degree programs Pathways lead to Certificate, Associate and Bachelor’s Degree programs Kent State University Roadmaps Kent State University Roadmaps Course descriptions available in online Undergraduate Catalog Course descriptions available in online Undergraduate Catalog Keep copies of all course Syllabi Keep copies of all course Syllabi

33 15/30 Credit Hour Pathways Refer to the Kent State University Roadmaps available online at: Kent State University Course Name & Number Course Prerequisite College Credits ENG College Writing IPlacement3 Kent CORE Mathematics or Critical Reasoning Course See Catalog3-5 Kent CORE Humanities or Fine Arts Course 3 Kent CORE Social Science Course 3 Kent CORE Basic Science CourseSee Catalog3-5 Total Credits: maximum per semester 30 Credit Hour Pathway Kent State University Course Name & Number Course Prerequisite College Credits Kent CORE English courseSee Catalog3 Kent CORE Mathematics or Critical Reasoning Course See Catalog3-5 Kent CORE Humanities or Fine Arts Course 3 Kent CORE Social Science Course 3 Kent CORE Basic Science CourseSee Catalog3-5 Total Credits: maximum per semester 15 Credit Hour Pathway

34 Course Selection & Scheduling Take one or more courses per semester Take one or more courses per semester Can take courses at more than one participating college/university Can take courses at more than one participating college/university CCP participation does not guarantee access to all college courses CCP participation does not guarantee access to all college courses Students must meet course prerequisites Students must meet course prerequisites Courses offered on campus, online, hybrid, or at your high school Courses offered on campus, online, hybrid, or at your high school

35 Course Selection & Scheduling Research course options Research course options Select courses that will apply toward a certificate or college degree program Select courses that will apply toward a certificate or college degree program Enroll in non-remedial and non-sectarian courses that apply toward a degree Enroll in non-remedial and non-sectarian courses that apply toward a degree Consult with academic advisor and school guidance counselor about course choices Consult with academic advisor and school guidance counselor about course choices

36 What do CCP students take? College Writing I, II General Psychology Intro to Sociology Human Communication Seven Ideas that Shook the Universe American Politics Algebra for Calculus Human Biology History of US: Modern or Formative Period World History: Ancient & Medieval or Modern Understanding of Music Frontiers in Astronomy Foreign Language Great Books Major Modern Writers Science Experience

37 Special Options Kent State University courses offered at your high school Kent State University courses offered at your high school Science Experience Science Experience 2015 Regents STARTALK Foreign Language Academy 2015 Regents STARTALK Foreign Language Academy

38 Use of University Services Required meeting with assigned college Academic Advisor at least once per semester Required meeting with assigned college Academic Advisor at least once per semester College Resources: library, computer, writing center, tutoring, e-tutoring, facilities, etc… College Resources: library, computer, writing center, tutoring, e-tutoring, facilities, etc… Student Accessibility Services for students with an IEP/504 Student Accessibility Services for students with an IEP/504 Add your Guidance Counselor to KSUView Add your Guidance Counselor to KSUView

39 Contact Information Johanna Pionke, Director Dual Enrollment Programs Kent State University P.O. Box 5190 Kent, OH Cara White, Program Officer Dual Enrollment Programs Kent State University P.O. Box 5190 Kent, OH

40 QUESTIONS?


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