Presentation on theme: "Presented by: Dr. Elaine Johnson, VP of Academic Affairs & Workforce Development Mike Hopkins, Board Member, John A. Logan College Dr. Robert Mees, President,"— Presentation transcript:
Presented by: Dr. Elaine Johnson, VP of Academic Affairs & Workforce Development Mike Hopkins, Board Member, John A. Logan College Dr. Robert Mees, President, John A. Logan College Dr. Julia Schroeder, Vice President, John A. Logan College Dr. Denise Crews, Associate Dean, John A. Logan College
Bill sponsored by Senator Edward Maloney and Representative David Miller in 2007; Re- authorized in 2010 $750,000 Appropriation to the Illinois Community College Board Part of a Larger College & Career Readiness Effort going on at the state and national levels
Round 1: Southwestern Illinois College South Suburban College Moraine Valley Community College John A. Logan College Shawnee Community College Round 2: Kankakee Community College College of Lake County
Diagnose college Readiness Reduce the need for remediation Align high school and college curriculum Enrich the senior year Establish an evaluation process CCR Pilot Program: Objectives
Seven Sites contacted 12,575 students and enrolled 884 students in interventions. To improve curriculum alignment, the five sites had 251 separate meetings with high schools and interacted with hundreds of college and high school staff. CCR sites partnered with 75 high schools. Approximately 384 CCR students transitioned to credit bearing courses or higher levels of developmental coursework.
In-district high school graduates Approximately 75% need developmental math Over 27% need some form(s) of developmental English
John A. Logan College students could spend as much as $1,932 in additional tuition costs (starting summer 2011)
Developmental Education Committee Board initiated Committee members District High School Boards Superintendents
Gains with curriculum alignment of HS exit & CC entry requirements Gaps identified in HS to CC curriculums = Change in textbooks/materials/projects/assessment tools
Essentials for College high school course for seniors High school readiness tutoring sessions after school & over lunch face-to-face & online Readiness materials developed for district- wide sharing High school secured grant based on readiness partnership
Located on campus Content based activities Career spotlights Team-teaching strategies Navigating the college system College survival skills Online college success & career exploration course Educational guides
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