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Graduation Coaches Training October 26, 2006 Goodwill Conference Center Macon, GA. Mike Light, Executive Director, Office of Communications, [email protected] Heather Fredeking, Coordinator, Technical College Connections, [email protected] 2006 Survey of Current Technical

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Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

Graduation Coaches TrainingOctober 26, 2006 Goodwill Conference CenterMacon, GA

Mike Light, Executive Director, Office of Communications,

[email protected]

Heather Fredeking, Coordinator, Technical College Connections, [email protected]


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

2006 Survey of Current Technical

College Students Rated:

  • Facilities and Equipment

  • Quality of Instruction

  • Overall Education Experience


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

75% of the current state technical college students rate the quality of their college facilities and equipment as very good to excellent.


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

Almost 90% of the students currently attending a state technical college rate the quality of instruction as very good to excellent.


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

Two-thirds of students currently attending a Georgia state technical college are very satisfied with their overall education experience.


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

2006 Survey of Georgia High

School Students found:

High Student Interest in Technical College

Dual Enrollment Programs


So what is dual enrollment

So, what is Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment is a process through which high school students take courses from a state public or private postsecondary institution while still enrolled as a high school student and receive credit both at the high school and at the postsecondary institution

(DOE Board Rule 160-4-2-.34).


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

Two-thirds of Georgia high school students are aware they can enroll and take college credit classes at one of Georgia’s technical colleges while still in high school.


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

Among students in grades 9 to 11, nearly six in ten express an interest in taking classes at one of the state’s technical colleges while they are still in high school.


Graduation coaches training october 26 2006 goodwill conference center macon ga

  • Based upon a 2006 market research study for the Technical College System of Georgia,

  • it’s estimated that:

  • 57,000 Georgia high school students are very interested in attending a Georgia state technical college to further their education.

  • 117,000 Georgia high school students are very interested in attending a Georgia state technical college when informed about the HOPE grant and the fact it will pay for most college expenses.


Why is dual enrollment hope a win win

Why is Dual Enrollment-HOPE a Win-Win?

  • The high school receives FTE funding, and can provide additional course offering for students

  • Technical college receives HOPE funding

  • Students can explore career interest, earn postsecondary credit, and prepare for college entry & success


How is de delivered to students

How is DE Delivered to Students?

  • Dual enrollment courses can be taught one of two ways:

    • Dual Enrollment Class of Students – refers to a group of high school students enrolled together in a Technical Certificate of Credit or Diploma and taking the same courses at the same time.

    • Dual Enrollment Individual Student – refers to a high school student attending a postsecondary institution and enrolled in an approved class of choice that is part of a Technical Certificate or Diploma program.


What s the purpose

What’s the purpose?

  • To allow students to begin a postsecondary program in their chosen career field while they are still in high school.

  • To allow students to earn dual credit at both the high school and a GA DTAE technical college or USG college with atechnical divisionwhile they are still in high school.


Why dual enrollment

Why Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment in High Schools and Technical Colleges of Georgia: Final Report, by Drs. Richard Lynch & Dottie Harnish, et al. released September 2006.


Report findings increased access

Report Findings – Increased Access

  • 54% of DE students transitioned into a Technical College System of Georgia college, or a University System of Georgia college or university.


Report findings academic success

Report Findings – Academic Success

  • 91% of students earned either an A, B, or C in their dual enrollment classes.

  • After transitioning, 81% of former dual enrolled students in technical colleges earned a letter grade of an A, B, or C on all college-level work, including general and technical education courses in technical colleges.


Report findings academic success1

Report Findings – Academic Success

  • 77% earned and A, B, or C in all college level course work at USG colleges or universities.

  • 75% of students did not require academic assistance to be successful in college-level coursework


Report findings academic success2

Report Findings – Academic Success

  • 24% of DE students earned one or more Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC) prior to high school completion.


Report findings other impacts

Report Findings – Other Impacts

  • 75% of HS Administrators & 60% of Instructors said DE-HOPE prepared students for postsecondary education.

  • 75% of High School Administrators said that DE-HOPE contributes to high school completion for more students.


In conclusion dual enrollment participation contributes to

In Conclusion, Dual Enrollment participation contributes to:

  • High school completion

  • Decreased need for postsecondary remediation

  • Increased postsecondary access

  • Increased postsecondary success


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