Presentation on theme: "DUAL ENROLLMENT January 28, 2010. Approval and Implementation Dates The new DE rule was adopted at the last state board meeting on Thursday, January."— Presentation transcript:
Approval and Implementation Dates The new DE rule was adopted at the last state board meeting on Thursday, January 14. The DE implementation date is July 1, 2010, for FY 2011 school year.
OVERVIEW Essential Questions Accel Move On When Ready Joint Enrollment
Essential Questions What is Dual Enrollment? Which programs are classified as dual enrollment? How does it differ from Advanced Placement? What are the criteria for participation? What about grades? What classes are possible? Will the credit transfer?
Essential Questions What is the procedure? Are the classes hard?
What is Dual Enrollment? “Dually” enrolled in high school and college Earn high school graduation credits Earn college credits
Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment? Accel Move on When Ready Gateway to College Dropouts & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits) Dropouts & Students who are not on track (16 yrs old with 6 credits) Perimeter CollegePerimeter College Savannah Technical CollegeSavannah Technical College Early College: High schools at designated college sites: http://www.earlycolleges.org http://www.earlycolleges.org
Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, cont’d? Early College…NEW!!! Compresses the number of high school years to a college degree Removes financial and other barriers to college
Which Programs Classify as Dual Enrollment, cont’d? Residential West Georgia & Middle GA College West Georgia & Middle GA College Gifted students Gifted students Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores Meet the approved GPA & SAT/ACT scores
DE vs. AP How is Dual Enrollment Different From AP ?
Dual Enrollment Classes Enrolled in college Taught by college instructor No points added to the final grade
Advanced Placement Classes Taught by Brookwood teachers 10 pts Added to final grade Credit by exam
What Are the Criteria for Participation? 970 S.A.T. 530 Verbal 530 Verbal 440 Math* 440 Math* 3.0 core academic avg. Classified as Jr. or Sr.
What About Grades? Highest possible grade—95 All grades included on high school transcript Letter grades transcribed to mid-point of GCPS grading scale
Mid-Point of GCPS Grading Scale A = 95 B = 85 C = 78 D = 72 F = 50
Point Values…NEW!!! 1-2 semester hrs =.5 Carnegie credit 3-5 semester hrs =1 Carnegie credit Seat hours are not required
Will the Credits Transfer? Grade of “C” or better Public college & universities in Georgia Student’s responsibility to investigate
What Classes Are Possible? CORE English Math (Based on placement test) Science Social Studies Foreign Language
Of Equal Importance… It is important to have a serious and open discussion of your postsecondary educational and career goals. A high school student’s social and emotional maturity can often be the major determinant of success as a Dual Credit Enrollment student.
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY Student initiated and student managed… Complete schedule changes for BHS Maintain contact w/ BHS for graduation and extra-curricular activities
What Is The Procedure? Register/Take S.A.T. or A.C.T. See your BHS counselor Complete Declaration of Intent form and turn in to Counseling Office Apply for admission to college
Do I register for BHS classes? Registration begins Feb. 16-26. Register for 6 BHS classes BHS schedule changes in August to accommodate college classes Letter of acceptance required! Letter of acceptance required!
What is the ACCEL Program? It is a collaborative effort between GDOE and the Board of Regents whereby high school students take academic college courses to receive both high school credit and postsecondary credit The program is administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission (including the funding process) www.gsfc.org www.gsfc.org
ACCEL-award Students attending public institutions receive tuition, HOPE-approved mandatory fees, and a book allowance of $150 per semester (6+ hrs = full book allowance; 1 to 5 hrs = half book allowance). tuition, HOPE-approved mandatory fees, and a book allowance of $150 per semester (6+ hrs = full book allowance; 1 to 5 hrs = half book allowance). Students attending private institutions receive up to $3,000 per academic year for full-time enrollment (or a pro-rated amount for less than full-time attendance).
THE ACCEL PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY Students must be classified as a legal resident of Georgia. Students must meet citizenship requirements. Students must meet Selective Service Registration requirements. Students must be in compliance with Georgia’s Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990. Students must meet the postsecondary admissions requirements.
ACCEL-length of eligibility Accel is not available during Summer terms. Accel hours will be included in the 127 semester/190 quarter HOPE Combined- Paid-Hours limitation.
AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. Contact the Accel/Dual Enrollment representative at the selected college to schedule an advisement conference. Register for college classes in July/early August
AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR COLLEGE……. Attend mandatory Advisement Session at B.H.S in August (date to be announced). Provide Accel Coordinator with letter of acceptance letter of acceptance copy of schedule copy of schedule
ACCEL-application process Student completes “Student Section” of Accel Program Application Online High School completes “High School Section” of Accel Application College completes “College Section” of Accel Application Completed application is forwarded to GSFC and college invoices to GSFC These forms are found at www.gsfc.org
WHAT IS THE MOVE ON WHEN READY PROGRAM? Provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to enroll full-time in postsecondary institutions to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously.
HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM THE ACCEL PROGRAM? Accel: Full-time or part-time Hope funded Impacts Hope credits MOWR: Must attend college full-time FTE funded-State Department of Education Does not impact HOPE
WHO IS ELIGIBLE? A high school junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high school A high school junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high school The student should have been enrolled in a public school during the preceding October and March enrollment count. The student should have been enrolled in a public school during the preceding October and March enrollment count.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE, cont’d? Be a legal resident of Georgia Be a legal resident of Georgia Maintain satisfactory academic progress towards fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements. Maintain satisfactory academic progress towards fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements. Meet all college admission and registration requirements
HOW DO STUDENTS MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY? Be a full-time student for a minimum of 12 semester hours or the equivalent quarter hours after the drop/add period. Students who drop below full-time status for any reason during the term forfeit their eligibility to continue in MOWR program and will return to their local high school.
HOW IS IT FUNDED? The Georgia Department of Education tuition, fees and materials. tuition, fees and materials. The student and parents/guardians would be responsible for all other possible expenses: The student and parents/guardians would be responsible for all other possible expenses: food food lodging lodging transportation, etc. transportation, etc.
WHAT ABOUT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES? MOWR students are eligible to participate in all interscholastic activities. Must meet all the requirements, schedules, and conditions to be able to participate. In some cases this may not be possible.
Advantages Offer excellent means of “getting ahead” Offer flexibility for the mature, responsible student Ease the transition from high school to college Save money
Disadvantages NO GUARANTEES! Must meet demands of 2 schools Requires maturity and responsibility Can impact graduation
Joint Enrollment Defined A process through which high school students take courses at a state public or private postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution.
Summary Good Programs Not for Every Student Investigate all options
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS See your Counselor PowerPoint will be on the Counselor’s website in a few days