Presentation on theme: "Welcome to NWTC Youth Options. Youth Options Program State statute allowing high school students to take college level classes for high school and college."— Presentation transcript:
Youth Options Program State statute allowing high school students to take college level classes for high school and college credit. Students in grades 11 and 12 Good academic standing Not a child at risk, no disciplinary problems Attend technical college or university for one or more classes
Responsibility of School District School counselor will aid student in choosing courses School board determines if requested courses are comparable to classes offered in district School District pays for tuition and fees for non- comparable courses – 18 credit limit over Jr. & Sr. years School District pays for books and other necessary materials directly related to the course that will not become property of student
Responsibility of Student Work with high school guidance counselor to choose class(es) Send YO form to school board for approval – March 1 for fall; October 1 for spring Send YO form to NWTC after approval is granted – May 15 for fall; November 15 for spring Attend orientation and register for class(es) Inform school district of enrollment Pick up textbooks before semester starts Attend class(es) at NWTC Return textbooks and materials to school at end of semester, except for those paid by student
Responsibility of Parent Make sure student is in compliance with compulsory school attendance Pay for comparable courses or over 18 credits Reimburse school district for dropped or failed courses Class must be dropped prior to the 1 st day for 100 % refund.
Responsibility of NWTC NWTC will provide: Youth Options Support through Amy Schultz and Advising Services through The Academic Advising Team
Youth Options Support Amy Schultz, Youth Options Coordinator Receive and process Youth Options forms Admit students to Youth Options program and inform of acceptance Assist student in enrolling in classes Inform high school of student enrollment at NWTC Bill high school for tuition Notify NWTC Bookstore of Youth Option status so you are not obligated to pay for books associated with coursework covered by Youth Options Program Send final semester grade to high school.
Accommodations If you have an IEP, you must contact the Accomodations office (Kelly Schumacher, 498- 6390 or Sue Peterson, 498-6267) Your school does not contact our office. Accommodations provided in high school may or may not be offered during college. There are differences!
Academic Advising Assists with scheduling courses Answers questions about programs of interest and requirements – Contact the assigned program advisor – Find AdvisorFind Advisor Follow-up with any academic referrals 920-498-5444 to schedule an appointment Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 7 PM Friday 8 AM – 5 PM Saturday 8 AM – 11 AM
Additional Information Differences between high school and college – Courses, instructors, studying, testing, grades – Time management formula: One credit = 3 hrs/week for attendance and homework – FREE ! Tutoring available Acceptance to Youth Options is NOT acceptance to an NWTC program Notify Amy if you choose to drop classes 920-498- 5416 or 800-422-NWTC x5416
Transferring Youth Options Courses Verify with the college you are interested in pursuing your education Request an official transcript to be sent when you are applying to your college
Take charge with my.NWTC Student email Grades Financial aid Class schedule Enrollment dates Student life activities Much more!
Be Prepared! Go to www.nwtc.edu to find out when books are availablewww.nwtc.edu – The bookstore is on the first floor, Rm # SC146 right inside the main entrance of the Student Center Building. – Bring Student Class Schedule, Student ID number – Tell bookstore you are a Youth Options student – At the end of the semester return the books to your high school Check Student Class Schedule for specific dates and times Please call Amy Schultz at 920-498-5416 if you have questions.
Let’s Register for classes! To register through your my.NWTC you need : – Student ID – Youth Options Form (showing approved classes) – Class Title – Catalog Number Check mode of instruction: – In Person (P) - Online (NET) – Blended (B) - Technical College of the Air (TCA) – Accelerated (AC) - Self-Paced (SP) – Video Conference (ITV ) Course sequencing: – Prerequisites and co-requisites – Class offerings by semester Check start-end dates Days: – M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, U=Sunday