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1 Secondary Education Initiatives: College Credit Now!

2 24 TCSG Colleges Albany Tech Moultrie Tech Altamaha Tech
North Georgia Tech Athens Tech Oconee Fall Line Tech Atlanta Tech Ogeechee Tech Augusta Tech Okefenokee Tech Central Georgia Tech Savannah Tech Chattahoochee Tech South Georgia Tech Columbus Tech Southeastern Tech Georgia Northwestern Tech Southern Crescent Tech Georgia Piedmont Tech Southwest Georgia Tech Gwinnett Tech West Georgia Tech Lanier Tech Wiregrass Georgia Tech

3 Three Types of Credentials
Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) 8 weeks to 1 year Professional Diploma Usually 1 to 1 ½ years Applied Associate of Science Degree (AAS) Usually 2 years Flexible class schedules Classroom – day and evening courses Online courses Faculty are industry experienced

4 TCSG Education Includes
Business Programs Healthcare programs Trade & Agriculture Accounting Nursing Automotive Banking & Finance Dental Diesel & Truck Driving Marketing Medical Assisting Logistics Management Pharmacy Welding Education & Technology Programs Biomedical Machine Tool Dental Hygiene Electrical Surgical Tech Aviation Early Childhood Ed Radiology Cosmetology Mechatronics Paramedic HVAC Computer Information Respiratory Construction CAD & AutoCAD Security Programs Horticulture Game Development Landscape Design Digital Media Criminal Justice And Many More! Television Production Fire Science Homeland Security

5 Georgia’s HOPE Program
Tuition payment of $62.57 per credit hour Each are measured at checkpoints for eligibility Each has a CAP on credit hours in which they can receive payments. HOPE Grant Pays towards TCC and Diploma programs Normally only found at a technical college HOPE Grant GPA of 2.0 or greater HOPE Scholarship Pays for Associate Degrees and Bachelor Degrees HOPE Scholarship GPA of 3.0 or greater HOPE Grant GPA of 2.5 or greater

6 College compared to Alternative Investments
Washington Post June, 2013

7 The FACTS: 90% of fastest growing and highest paying jobs in America require some post-secondary education Nationally, one third of students (about 1.3 million) each year leave high school without a diploma having a high school diploma and the skills to succeed in college and the workplace are essential

8 Secondary Initiatives - Vision
Improve high school completion rates Increase Post-Secondary Transition Improve transition of students from high school of college Prepare students for college and careers

9 Earn College Credit While Still In High School

10 High School Dual Enrollment
**Includes MOWR, Dual Enrollment, Joint Enrollment, and Accel

11 Dual Credit Benefits High Schools
Encourages high school completion Encourages postsecondary completion Expanded course offerings HB186- Retain FTE funding Increase student performance Provide efficiency for tax payers

12 Dual Credit Benefits Colleges
Increase student performance Create postsecondary pipeline Provide early entry into workforce Instruct efficiently Enable tax payer efficiency

13 Dual Credit Benefits High School Students
College savings Enhanced high school experience College experience Expanded course offerings Smaller class sizes Job skills acquisition Quicker entry into the workforce Guaranteed Transfer Courses

14 DE Students are… DE Research Shows…
More likely to earn a high school diploma More likely to pursue a bachelor’s degree More likely to earn higher first-semester GPAs Having significantly higher cumulative college GPAs three years after high school More likely to earned more college credits than non-participating peers DE Research Shows… Male and low-income students seem to glean a particularly strong benefit from the dual enrollment programs Students with lower high school grades benefit more than students with higher grades Read more: Inside Higher Ed

15 Secondary Education Initiatives ACCEL/Dual Enrollment
College Credit Now! ACCEL/Dual Enrollment Move On When Ready Joint Enrollment

16 ACCEL High School students 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 for core courses. Funding Options 100% Tuition Paid - Georgia Student Finance Commission Fees May Apply HS keep FTE funding

17 Dual Credit High School students 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. Funding Options HOPE Grant Fees may apply HS keep FTE funding Sheila

18 Joint Enrollment High school students take courses at a postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive college credit only at the postsecondary institution. Funding Options HOPE GRANT Student Can Self Pay HS keep FTE funding Sheila

19 Move on when ready High School Juniors and Seniors satisfy high school graduation requirements while enrolled full-time (12-15 semester hours) at a postsecondary institution. Funding Options State FTE Funds: Covers 100% Tuition and mandatory fees HS get administration fee Sheila

20 Classes taken at College or HS 100% paid Tuition* DUAL
ACCEL Academic Courses PT/FT Classes taken at College or HS 100% paid Tuition* DUAL Technical Courses All/Partial tuition paid* JOINT Academic/Technical Courses Classes taken at College Only MOWR FT (12 to 15 Hours) 100% Paid Tuition and fees

21 Seamless Education HB 186 – Section I (7)
Every state education agency, postsecondary institution, and local school system should provide all high school students with opportunities for accelerated learning through dual credit coursework leading to at least six postsecondary credits and have as a collective goal to graduate every student with postsecondary credit.

22 Statewide Articulation Alliance: University System of GA
TCSG USG Student Success

23 27 Courses Guaranteed! TCSG & USG Statewide Articulation Agreement
 TCSG Course USG Course Equivalent American Literature ENGL 2130 Art Appreciation         ARTS 1101 World History I            HIST 1111 World History II           HIST 1112 U.S. History I               HIST 2111 U.S. History II              HIST 2112 Intro to Humanities    HUMN 1101 Intro to Psychology PSYC 1101 Intro to Sociology SOCI 1101 American Govt.           POLS 1101 Economics (Principles) ECON 1101 Economics Macro ECON 1199 Economics Micro         ECON 1998  TCSG Course USG Course Equivalent English Composition I ENG 1101 English Composition 11 ENG 1102 Public Speaking SPCH 1101 Biology I                      BIOL 1111 (L) Biology II                     BIOL 1112 (L) Chemistry I                  CHEM 1151 (L) Chemistry II                 CHEM 1152 (L) Intro to Statistics         MATH 1127 Pre-Calculus MATH 1113 Calculus                       MATH 1131 College Algebra MATH 1111 Math Modeling MATH 1101 Intro to Physics I         PHYS 1111 (L) Intro to Physics II         PHYS 1112 (L)

24 Georgia Independent College Association (GICA) Articulation Agreements
Agnes Scott College Andrew College Berry College Brenau University Brewton-Parker College Clark Atlanta University Covenant College Emmanuel College LaGrange College Mercer College Oglethorpe University Paine College Piedmont College Point University Reinhardt University Savannah College of Art & Design Shorter University Spelman College Thomas University Toccoa Falls College Wesleyan College Young Harris College

25 GICA Articulation Agreements
52 courses are included in the Articulation Agreement

26 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 the college exemption exam and matriculate to receive credit. Sheila

27 Statewide Articulation Alliance: GA Department of Education
TCSG GA DOE Student Success

28 Round I Official Assessments – Spring, 2013
GA DOE Course # Course Name Principles of Accounting I Introduction to Construction Intro to Culinary Arts Intro to Early Childhood Care & Education Marketing Principles Introduction to Metals TCSG Course # Course Name Cut Scores ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 75 COFC 1010 Introduction to Construction 70 CUUL 1000 Culinary Art 79 ECCE 1101 Intro to Early Childhood Care & Education MKTG 1100 Principles of Marketing 76 WELD 1000 Intro to Welding Technology 73 SC

29 Round II Pilot Launch - Fall, 2013
TCSG Course # Course Name Cut Scores ALHS 1040 Introduction to Healthcare 70% ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology AUTT 1020 Electrical Systems COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 73% CULL 1120 Principles of Cooking DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals DMPT 1000 Intro to Design & Media GA DOE Course # Course Name Intro to Healthcare Science Medical Term in Healthcare Electrical Systems Computer Applications I Culinary Arts II Engineering Drawing & Design Graphic Design & Production

30 GA College Access Challenge Grant
For Dual, Joint, Accel, and MOWR enrollment Grant reimburses college for purchasing whole textbooks and required supplies for student. Students must be First Generation, Free and Reduced Lunch, or Documented Financial Hardship

31 GETTING STARTED Sign up with the High School Counselor or the
Technical College High School Coordinator Take ASSET/Compass Test ACT or SAT scores may be used Complete Admissions Paperwork Begin Classes!

32 What happens after I graduate High School?
You may choose to stay in the technical college and complete your course work towards your goal. Transfer to another college. **NO COLLEGE GUARANTEES THE TRANSFER OF CREDIT. IT IS UP TO THE COLLEGE FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING TO AWARD TRANSFER CREDIT.

33 Now DUAL GA College Enrollment Credit Early College ACCEL Gateway
Move on When Ready Residential ACCEL Joint Early College Articulation Soar Gateway Credit DUAL Enrollment GA College Now Accelerate Initiatives Dianne Lassai Barker Technical College System of GA Thank You! SC

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