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March 2014 Dual Credits – Keeping You Informed! The School College Work Initiative – SCWI www.dualcredit.squarespace.com www.dualcredit.squarespace.com
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com DEFINING DUAL CREDITS Students participate in apprenticeship training and postsecondary courses earning credits that count towards both their high school diploma and their postsecondary diploma, degree or apprenticeship certification.
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com A Partnership between: St. Lawrence College (SLC) & 5 area school boards: Algonquin Lakeshore CDSB CDSB of Eastern Ontario Hastings & Prince Edward DSB Limestone DSB Upper Canada DSB Together we plan Activities, Forums & Dual Credit opportunities. PASS: PARTNERING TO ACHIEVE STUDENT SUCCESS 3
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com The Primary Focus is on: Students who might be at risk of not graduating but have the potential to succeed Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) students Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) students Dual Credit Policy Document 2013 DUAL CREDITS: WHO ARE THEY FOR? 4
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com WHY TAKE A DUAL CREDIT?
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com Support Dual Credit Students Assist in the transition to college Liaise with college and school board instructors and staff Report progress throughout the semester SECONDARY SCHOOL DUAL CREDIT TEACHERS : ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES 6
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com 2009 – 2010 7,500 secondary students 2010-2011 10,000 secondary students 2011-2012 15,000 secondary students 2012-2013 18,000 secondary students 2013-14 20,000 secondary students DUAL CREDITS: PROVINCIAL STATISTICS 7
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com Kingston Campus Nursing / Developmental Psychology Taste of the Trades (Plumbing, Gen. Carpentry, Brick & Stone, Millwright) Limestone DSB Dual Credit programs: Summer Dual Credit- July 8/14 – August 1/14 Emergency Response - K Law & Security - K DUAL CREDITS: CONGREGATED – ALL BOARDS 14
How do students apply for a Dual Credit? Talk to their Guidance Counsellor Applications are available in Guidance Offices and online. You can apply for: Fall 2014 Programs: April 17 – May 9/14 Winter 2015 Programs: October 20 – Nov 7/14 15
www.stlawrencecollege.cawww.dualcredit.squarespace.com Good News Stories on Dual Credits at SLCGood News Stories For more information on Dual Credits at St. Lawrence College go to our website: www.dualcredit.squarespace.com Email us at : DualCredit@sl.on.ca DUAL CREDITS 16